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Robert Earl Keen Announces Five-Stop Holiday Tour in Nashville, Austin & Fort Worth

Robert Earl Keen Announces Five-Stop Holiday Tour in Nashville, Austin & Fort Worth

Robert Earl Keen will once again hit the road this holiday season for his ninth annual Christmas tour—albeit, an abbreviated one due to the pandemic. This year’s five-stop holiday extravaganza, which always features a festive theme, is dubbed REK’s Merry Christmas From the Fam-O-Lee Secret Santa Christmas Tour. “The magic of the holiday season is…MORE

2020 Fourth of July Concerts: Performers, Times, Channels & Streams

2020 Fourth of July Concerts: Performers, Times, Channels & Streams

The COVID-19 pandemic may have put the kibosh on your favorite Fourth of July celebration, but there are still plenty of virtual concerts to keep you entertained on our nation’s birthday, including performances from Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Lady A, Trace Adkins, Brantley Gilbert, Lauren Alaina, Tenille Townes, Willie Nelson, Robert Earl Keen and more.…MORE

Willie Nelson’s “4th of July Picnic” to Feature Virtual Performances by Willie, Sheryl Crow, Robert Earl Keen, Margo Price & More

Willie Nelson’s “4th of July Picnic” to Feature Virtual Performances by Willie, Sheryl Crow, Robert Earl Keen, Margo Price & More

Willie Nelson’s 47th annual Fourth of July Picnic boasts a full slate of performers this year, without its customary crowd due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The online event will feature virtual performance from more than 20 acts, including Willie Nelson & Family, Asleep At The Wheel, Charley Crockett, Devon Gilfillian, John Doe, Johnny Bush,…MORE

Robert Earl Keen Launches 2nd Season of “Americana Podcast: The 51st State”

Robert Earl Keen Launches 2nd Season of “Americana Podcast: The 51st State”

Robert Earl Keen had such a good time hosting the likes of Lucero, Bruce Robison, Reckless Kelly, Cody Canada and more during the 2019 debut season of his Americana Podcast: The 51st State that he has signed on for Season 2. Over the course of his 30-year career and countless number of performances, REK has…MORE

2019 AmericanaFest: By the Numbers

2019 AmericanaFest: By the Numbers

2019 AmericanaFest took over Nashville during the week of Sept. 10–15, with the Honors & Awards ceremony on Sept. 11 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium serving as the week’s centerpiece. The Honors and Awards ceremony was taped for broadcast and is scheduled to premiere on Nov. 23 in a special episode of Austin City Limits on…MORE

Robert Earl Keen Announces 8th Annual Holiday Tour

Robert Earl Keen Announces 8th Annual Holiday Tour

Robert Earl Keen will once again hit the road this holiday season for his eighth annual Christmas tour. This year’s 15-stop holiday extravaganza, which is dubbed REK’s Countdown to Christmas Tour: Lunar Tunes & Looney Times, will pay homage to the space race and all things celestial in honor of the 50th anniversary of the…MORE

Robert Earl Keen to Launch New Americana Podcast, “The 51st State”

Robert Earl Keen to Launch New Americana Podcast, “The 51st State”

Over the course of his 30-year career and countless number of performances, singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen has grown accustomed to standing onstage behind the mic. On April 30, Robert Earl will finally get to sit behind the mic as the host of the new project, Americana Podcast: The 51st State. The new podcast is dedicated…MORE

Cowboy Up

Cowboy Up

Congrats to Robert Earl Keen, who was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. REK joins Willie Nelson, George Strait, Lyle Lovett & more in the Lone Star State institution.MORE

Robert Earl Keen Announces “Cosmic Cowboy Christmas Tour”

Robert Earl Keen Announces “Cosmic Cowboy Christmas Tour”

Lone Star State luminary Robert Earl Keen will once again hit the road this holiday season for his annual Christmas tour. This year’s eight-stop holiday extravaganza, which is dubbed Robert Earl Keen’s Cosmic Cowboy Christmas, will kick off on Dec. 18 in Oklahoma City and make additional stops in Houston, Nashville, Dallas and more. The…MORE

Circle of Influence: Robert Earl Keen

Circle of Influence: Robert Earl Keen

Country music maverick Robert Earl Keen is a Lone Star State legend whose circle of influence roams far and wide, from the friendly confines of Texas to parts unknown. Lyle Lovett In the late 1970s, neighbors Robert Earl and Lyle Lovett became friends in College Station at The University of Texas A&M, where they co-penned…MORE

Robert Earl Keen Announces New Summer Tour Dates

Robert Earl Keen Announces New Summer Tour Dates

Texas troubadour Robert Earl Keen announced a new slate of summer tour dates, including visits to Indianapolis, Denver, Tulsa and multiple stops in his home state. REK will also host his sixth annual concert on the 4th of July in Kerrville, Texas, where he has lived for nearly 30 years. In addition, Robert Earl and…MORE

Nashville’s Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival to Feature Robert Earl Keen, Dustin Lynch, Carly Pearce & More

Nashville’s Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival to Feature Robert Earl Keen, Dustin Lynch, Carly Pearce & More

More than 250 artists will descend upon Nashville on April 3–7 for the 26th annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. During the five-day festival, 10 Nashville venues will play host to two shows per night, featuring some of the industry’s best singer/songwriters, including Robert Earl Keen, Dustin Lynch, Lindsay Ell, Aaron Tippin, Carly Pearce, Lori…MORE

Robert Earl Keen: REK’s Fam-O-Lee Back to Country Jamboree Tour

Robert Earl Keen: REK’s Fam-O-Lee Back to Country Jamboree Tour

Lone Star State luminary Robert Earl Keen will once again hit the road this holiday season for his annual Christmas tour. This year’s holiday extravaganza is dubbed REK’s Fam-O-Lee: Back to the Country Jamboree Tour and will feature REK’s band members dressed as Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Dwight Yoakam. [Editor’s Note: I…MORE

Check Out Our Cinco de Mayo Playlist Featuring Some of Our Favorite Odes to Mexico

Check Out Our Cinco de Mayo Playlist Featuring Some of Our Favorite Odes to Mexico

Let the festivities begin on May 5—it’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, a holiday to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory over the French in 1862. In addition to partaking in traditional Mexican food and libations, enjoy the holiday with our Texas Country/Red Dirt playlist that features cinco of our favorite odes to Mexico. “Somewhere…MORE

Holiday Playlist: The 10 Manliest Christmas Songs This Side of Paradise

Holiday Playlist: The 10 Manliest Christmas Songs This Side of Paradise

What would the Christmas season be without music? It’s the soundtrack for trimming the tree, wrapping presents and cooking Christmas dinner. While those activities are fun for a lot of folks and Martina McBride’s White Christmas is must-have musical accompaniment, I decided to create the manliest of holiday playlists, perfect for listening to while splitting…MORE

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Sophomore Symphony

Sophomore Symphony

Russell Dickerson will release his sophomore album, Southern Symphony, on Dec. 4. The 10-song project features his recent No. 1 lead single, “Love You Like I Used To.” photo by TCD