Tag Archives: Country

250 word album review: Melanie Brulée – Fires, Floods & Things We Leave Behind

Country music is stronger than it has been in decades. Tons of young artists are pushing through with really strong country and western records and that wouldn’t have happened even a few years ago. Now a new wave of the … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Jenny Lewis to The Truman in Kansas City 7/10/18

WHO’S PLAYING?  Jenny Lewis (of Rilo Kiley) (Los Angeles, CA) & The Cactus Blossoms (Minneapolis, MN) WHAT TO EXPECT?  Heart melting pop perfection and sweet rootsy country Jenny Lewis is a lot of things, sure she has been in movies and … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Robbie Fulks and Sarah Shook & The Disarmers in Kansas City 5/10/18

WHO’S PLAYING?  Robbie Fulks (Chicago, IL) Sarah Shook & The Disarmers (Chapel Hill, NC)   WHAT TO EXPECT?  Country storytelling about broken hearts and empty bottles… Robbie Fulks is a professional and accomplished musician. At 54 years old his latest record “Upland Stories” … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: John Mackey – Chasin’ Dreams

One of the best things about country music is its bluntness. It never gets too cute or loses its listeners in a web of analogies and illusions. John Mackey’s latest album “Chasin’ Dreams” abides by this, it’s just straight forward … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Nathan Kalish – I Want To Believe

Nathan Kalish has no problem embracing his country soul. The twangy guitars and vocals simply don’t lie. Kalish pops out a new record every now and then in between touring to check in with the non bar-goers and his latest … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Wayne Hancock – Slingin’ Rhythm

Wayne Hancock is going to give you a constant record every time out, without a doubt. “Slingin’ Rhythm” is no exception as he hammers out classic honky tonk with a virility that suggests he hasn’t been doing this for two decades … Continue reading

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250 Word album review: Beth Bombara – Map & No Direction

Beth Bombara is a midwest songstress in the vein of Lucinda Williams and with the delivery of Aimee Mann. Her latest release “Map & No Direction” finds her skillfully weaving her way in and out of soul searching numbers while … Continue reading

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