Female country singers have been evolving over the past few years, and despite her old-school pedigree Holly Williams manages to imbue her music with such a decidedly modern approach. Yes, Hank Williams is her grandfather and Hank Jr. her father, so Holly was born into a poetic lineage, but those who cry nepotism haven't taken a listen to her freight train vocals or heard her storytelling. Her latest, The Highway, can hold its own against records by both heavyweights like Miranda Lambert and newcomers like Kacey Musgraves.
Wed., Aug. 28, 8 p.m., 2013
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