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Keen hits the road

Thursday, February 14, 2019 – Robert Earl Keen is hitting the road in March and April.

Keen kicks off a new slate of full-band concerts with the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo on March 17 and ends in Baton Rouge, La. on April 20 for a 20-date run. More dates will be added.

The shows are:
March 17 Houston, TX - Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (with George Strait and Lyle Lovett) **
March 22 Ithaca, NY - Hangar Theatre
March 24 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live
March 26 Alexandria, VA - The Birchmere Music Hall
March 27 Richmond, VA - The National*
March 30 Plano, TX - KHYI's Texas Music Revolution
April 6 Little Rock, AR - The Rev Room
April 7 St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway
April 8 Cincinnati - Memorial Hall
April 9 Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theater
April 10 Raleigh NC - Lincoln Theatre
April 11 Charlotte NC - The Neighborhood Theatre
April 12 Winston/Salem NC - The Ramkat
April 13 Savannah GA - Savannah Music Festival
April 15 Asheville, NC - Orange Peel*
April 16 Franklin Tn - Franklin Theatre
April 17 Franklin Tn - Franklin Theatre
April 18 Jackson MS - Duling Hall*
April 19 New Orleans LA - House of Blues
April 20 Baton Rouge LA - Varsity Theatre
* On sale Friday at 10 a.m. central

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Ready for Confetti CD review - Ready for Confetti
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal – Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved. In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well. The clear winners... »»»
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