On Saturday, nearly 100,000 screaming, cowboy-hat-wearing fans will fill the Meadowlands to hear two superstars—Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw—deliver the biggest country show this area has seen in years. Go if you can, but don’t sleep on Kellie Pickler’s performance at Long Island’s the Paramount tonight. In January, the former American Idol finalist (and current Maxim cover model) followed the Pistol Annies through their honky-tonk time machine and released 100 Proof, a twangy collection of songs featuring tributes to—among other things—Mom, Dad, whisky, and Tammy Wynette.
Thu., Aug. 9, 8 p.m., 2012
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