It might miff some country music listeners that one of their most beloved stars, Keith Urban, is New Zealand-born and Australian-raised. Regardless of his Southern hemisphere roots, Urban has brought a pop sensibility and a knack for inescapable hooks to the rootsy genre. After topping the country charts fifteen separate times, Urban has settled into superstar territory with lovestruck and love-lost guitar-barbed tracks. Expect a whole lot of charisma and feel good tenderness from Nicole Kidman’s husband.
Wed., Jan. 29, 7 p.m., 2014
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 22, 2014