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Joe's Pub goes country
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The world’s worst couples counselor plays Nassau
By Chris Gray The passion of Randy Travis has been one of the saddest and most compelling musical dramas of the past year. One of Nashville's most beloved and seemingly mild-mannered singers (now a North Texan) has suddenly gone full-on Johnny Paycheck, brawling in church parking lots, popping out ... More >>
The country star throws a summer blowout at MetLife Stadium
In this week's Village Voice, out now: Michaelangelo Matos examines the state of the EP, a format of recorded music that's become more popular for artists of all genresfrom R&B singer Miguel (above) to country superstar Dierks Bentleylooking to keep up in the digital age. Also, Brian C ... More >>
via Cats Who Look Like SkrillexWill this cat win Best New Artist?Welcome to Sound of the City's liveblog of the 54th Annual Grammys, coming to you live from a couch in Astoria. There are quite a few questions lurking around tonight's ceremony. Will Adele sweep the three major categories in wh ... More >>
Today Amnesty International releases Chimes Of Freedom, a really, really huge compilation of bob Dylan covers by artists both canonized and obscure. Trying to analyze such a huge undertaking can only be done in one way: Mathematically. Amount of music in this collection: 73 songs on four CD ... More >>
Earlier today, Maura offered a list of the 47 songs on her "2011 Awesomeness" Spotify playlist; to complement that, here are the 53 songs from my less cleverly named playlist, "2011." As is the usually the case with these mega-lists, I compiled mine a bit haphazardly, throwing together a substantial ... More >>
Main Attrakionz. Sound of the City's staff has opinions about which bands to see at the CMJ festival, happening around the city this week. Here, Nick Murray offers his seven pickswell, six festival-affiliated artists and one dude who just happens to have a couple of NY-area shows this ... More >>
No cowbell The Jägermeister Tour featuring Dierks Bentley, Josh Thompson, and Sean Patrick McGraw Long Island Community Bank Theatre at Westbury Sunday, March 27 Better than: Staving off the Sunday night blues with a screening of Talladega Nights. For much of his show on at the former Westbury ... More >>
His two-disc, 25-track Guitar Song leaves no base uncovered
Karen BlakelyAt the Grand Ole Opry, which is just like MSG, when you think about it. CREDIT.Brad Paisley/Dierks Bentley Madison Square Garden Thursday, October 22 Today's lecture topic is manhood. "There are no sissies in New York," Brad Paisley declares, bantering in the midst of "I'm Still ... More >>
In praise of Rodney, Eric, Pat, Keith, Jason, Dierks, and the women they love for loving them
Come savor the beaty delights of European multiculturalism, Arabski kjuchek included
Ignore the red states, red flags, and red herrings; Nashvilles less straight than you think
Nashville hunks appropriate past and confuse bystanders
Playboys of the Southwestern World Thrive on Certainty