A while back, we were chatting up Robert Earl Keen the best songwriter no one outside of Texas has heard of and we dropped the country bomb. Now, Keens a pretty mellow dude, but he got all worked up, saying, Ive never written a country song in my life. That phrase Texas singer/songwriter limits you. True, its both blessing and curse. Keens perpetually lumped in with the sainted likes of Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, and Nanci Griffith, but hes not a lick like any of em. We think heresy! that Keens better than any of em, a master storyteller who appeals to both sensitive types and snuff-drooling rednecks.
Fri., Feb. 8, 2008
Find everything you're looking for in your city
Find the best happy hour deals in your city
Get today's exclusive deals at savings of anywhere from 50-90%
Check out the hottest list of places and things to do around your city