First Bite

The Rustic Aims to Be Your New Party Destination

The bar, music venue, and restaurant opens Thursday with a concert by partner Pat Green.

10/31/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Now, For Our Encore

Let's Eat Tacos and Drink Rosé With a Country Singer

Before a concert, Austin's Whitney Rose tries the grub at Goodnight Charlie's.

08/17/2018 By Jesse Sendejas Jr.

It's Lit

Review: Jump on into the Ring of Fire at Stages

The Johnny Cash musical illuminates the man—and woman—behind some of America's finest music of the last century.

07/23/2018 By Doni Wilson

She's Still the One

With Houston Show, Shania Twain Reminds Us She's a Goddess and Just as Good as Ever

Despite some bizarre intervals, the June 9 Toyota Center concert proved no one does country-pop better than Shania.

06/11/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Irish Goodbye

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 16–18

Turns out there are things to do besides drink green beer (although we recommend that, too).

03/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Opening Night

Garth Brooks Owns the Stage, Kicking Off RodeoHouston Right

The country legend was everything we expected and more.

02/28/2018 By Dianna Wray

Giddy Up

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 16–18

Roller derby, one-woman shows, and country music await.

02/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Wake Up Baby

Delbert McClinton, Even at 76, Wants to Keep You (And Himself) Guessing

The multiple Grammy winner talks his eclectic sound and career ahead of a sold-out Heights Theater show.

12/12/2017 By Chris Becker

Oldie but a Goodie

Always…Patsy Cline Shines at Stages Once Again

Houston's classic tale of friendship and country music returns to Stages Repertory Theatre.

07/03/2017 By Doni Wilson

Drinkin' Days

How Country Star Pat Green Lives by Willie Nelson's Advice

It's all about the fans, he says.

06/02/2017 By Catalina Campos

Concert

Billy Currington Loves Houstonians

We're not surprised the country music crooner is a big fan of the Bayou City.

04/13/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Music of the Heart

Country Star RaeLynn Debuts Her New Album and Launches a Diabetes Fund at Texas Children's

The Houston native, who dropped Wildhorse today (it's already No. 1 on the iTunes Country chart), returns to the hospital that saved her life.

03/24/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Texas Forever

Sorry, Internet: Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks Slayed at the CMA Awards

Our favorite Lone Starlets—and some unnecessary shade—rocked the stage.

11/04/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Music

Country Music Legend Merle Haggard Dies at 79

The Okie from Muskogee was scheduled to perform at Houston’s Arena Theatre on June 16.

04/06/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Pop Culture

Surprise! Lyle Lovett is a Downton Abbey Superfan

The country superstar was a guest on the Manor of Speaking couch on Sunday.

01/04/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Rodeo

A Chat with Country Heartthrob Hunter Hayes

Nashville’s answer to Justin Bieber makes his second Rodeo appearance on Wednesday night.

03/02/2015 By Michael Hardy

TEXAS MUSIC TRAVELS

Get Ramblin', Man

Head to Austin for the Texas Heritage Songwriter's Association induction honoring Waylon Jennings, Buck Owens, and Houston's own K.T. Oslin.

06/11/2014 By John Lomax

Nashvegas

Three Days In Music City

In which we take in Nashville's newish art museum and Country Music Hall of Fame and the revamped Lower Broad.

11/01/2013 By John Nova Lomax