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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

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #21–30

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #21–30

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Aug. 31, we’re featuring #21–30. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

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The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2019 on Oct. 14 at the Music City Center: Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon, Kostas, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn.