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12.01.2014 | 21 days ago | Posted at 01:50 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Over the last couple of years as the leader of the straight-forward country band Hugh Bob and the Hustle, Hugh Masterson has spent increasing amounts of time down in Nashville. It shouldn't be a surprise, then, that like a lot of career-minded musicians, he's decided to move there. He's planning to leave Milwaukee in the middle of the month, following a Dec. 12 farewell show at the Cactus Club. "I...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
As you drive into Plains states like South Dakota, chances are that you’ll come across barren wilderness like the Badlands, with nothing but seeming desolation for miles. A variety of animals call these areas home, including
07.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Earlier this week the Kenosha News ran an article about the mixed reaction Jessica Simpson's first country concert received at the Country Thunder Festival in Randall, Wis. The story was quickly picked up by national media outlets�particularly a line about audiences booing her. A thoughtful Idolator post by Dan Gibson argues "that one person at a paper in Kenosha can set off an avalanche of ne...
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

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Contemporary country music is on a bit of a sentimental streak right now, which bodes well for singer/songwriter/hitmaker Phil Vassar, who uses his weepy piano chords to tug at the heartstrings of the cowboy-boot set. After writing chart-toppers for Tim McGraw and Alan Jackson, Vassar struck out to . . .
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino - 8:00 PM

Contemporary country music is on a bit of a sentimental streak right now, which bodes well for singer/songwriter/hitmaker Phil Vassar, who uses his weepy piano chords to tug at the heartstrings of the cowboy-boot set. After writing chart-toppers for Tim McGraw and Alan Jackson, Vassar struck out to . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Moment of Forever (Lost Highway)

Amiability forms part of Willie Nelson’s legend, but it hasn’t always served him well artistically. His willingness to work with just about anybody has resulted in a few of his finest moments (for example, 19)98’s Teatro, produced by Daniel Lanois and featuring Emmylou Harris), but it has also led to many . . .
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008

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Rising country star Jack Ingram cut his teeth playing modest honky tonk in gritty, Texas roadhouses, but in the past decade he's spent in the national spotlight, he has increasingly turned his sights toward the country pop charts.

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