Subject:

George Strait

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Randy Rogers on George Strait and the state of country radio

    It's a great time to be a fan of country music. Mainstream artists like Kacey Musgraves are challenging old stereotypes. And in the vast field outside the pop country stratosphere, there are songwriters whose wit and clarity transcend genre. Key among those is Randy Rogers Band, which will headline ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Womenswear Wednesdays: Lobbyist Becky Brooks on her political style

    Womenswear is always on the go because modern women are constantly progressing with their busy lifestyles. One fashionable business lady we recently spotted is lobbyist Becky Brooks, who was prepping for an important meeting. Read here to learn about her style icon, where she shops, and what her sty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Exit 2 has "Friends in Low Places"

    Like any other town, Denver has its share of cover bands, and those bands often tend to get overlooked, because, well, they're playing somebody else's music. Thus, our latest feature, Cover Band of the Week (or, perhaps more accurately, every few weeks, because let's be honest: There's a finite numb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    New Denver concerts on sale: Flobots NYE, George Strait farewell tour, Thundercat

    Flobots are set to ring in the New Year this year at the Marquis Theater. Tickets ($28-$32) for the show go on sale this Friday, October 4, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on local radio and what's selling at local record stores. Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Can we get Sirus for minute? It's time to give these six artists their own channel already!

    Craig Hlavaty I've had satellite radio in my life since Christmas. Nothing is better than falling asleep on the couch on a Saturday afternoon after a big fat lunch with Willie's Roadhouse playing; waking up every few hours to piss during a Ray Price cut and then falling back to sleep. What I love t ... More >>

  • Music

    May 17, 2012

    Jamey Johnson

    Wednesday, May 23, Grizzly Rose, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    George Strait & Reba, Sleigh Bells, Cypress Hill shows announced. Tix on sale this weekend.

    ​Country superstars George Strait and Reba McEntire have sold close to 125 million records. combined. In his career, which spans more than three decades, Strait has had more number-one singles than Elvis, and his latest effort, Twang, debuted at the number-one slot on Billboard's Top Country A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    And now, presenting thirty craptastic minutes with thirty different iPhone band apps

    ​ Sometimes we have to wonder if folks that program for Apple's App Store are hell-bent on wasting people's time. We spent an evening with as many artist-specific iPhone apps we could get our hands on and found a few amazing things, a few interesting things and a plethora of pure and total cr ... More >>

  • Music

    August 13, 2009

    Papermoons

    Friday, August 14, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    May 28, 2009
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    January 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Top 10 Country Albums of 2008

    Photo by Michael Alan GoldbergOver the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Two young blondes with toothy smiles and hard-core work ethics, Taylor Swift and Car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    The music at Sarah Palin's Jefferson County Fairgrounds speech

    Early arrivers gathered around the bandstand an hour or so before Palin was set to speak. A country band was twanging up a storm when I entered the Jefferson County Fairgrounds building where Alaska governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin was slated to appear today. Didn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    Beyond Playlist: The Offspring and More

    The latest edition of Beyond Playlist includes reviews of the Offspring's Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace, Vanessa Hudgens' Identified, Misha Alperin's Her First Dance and George Strait's Troubadour.

  • Culture

    May 1, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

  • Culture

    April 24, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

  • Culture

    April 17, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2008

    Monotonix Engages in Full-Scale Musical Riotry and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: Some bands merely play, while others engage in full-scale musical riots. In this review, Monotonix opt for the latter.

  • Culture

    April 10, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

  • Culture

    April 3, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

  • Culture

    March 27, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits.

  • Culture

    March 20, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits.

  • Culture

    March 6, 2008

    Far and Wide

    MCA Denver takes on Chinese Art, while the Lab looks at rural America.

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    Q&A With Cody Canada of Cross Canadian Ragweed

    Oklahoma-based Cross Canadian Ragweed, which stops by the Grizzly Rose on Friday, January 4 (see the appropriate Now Hear This item for more details), is an anomaly: a big-selling country band that can't get played on country radio because its music supposedly isn't country enough. CCR's frontman, C ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Taylor Swift

    This songstress is the best underage songwriter to emerge from Music Row in decades.

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    What a Country!

    Ten reasons to tune in country radio in 2006.

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    I Pity the Yule

    Separating heavenly holiday music from Hell's noels.

  • Music

    July 28, 2005
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    December 30, 2004

    Americana Pie

    Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2004

    Folk at Home

    Swallow Hill fest highlights pickin' and grinnin'

  • Music

    April 24, 2003

    Prince of Darkness

    Having moved away from Palace, Will Oldham breaks down as Bonnie Prince Billy.

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    The Latest Noels

    'Tis the season to rate another avalanche of holiday discs.

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Onward Through It All

    Jim Lauderdale has fought his way through the dregs of Nashville and emerged as a country keeper.

  • Music

    June 21, 2001

    Jim Lauderdale

    The Other Sessions (Dualtone Nashville)

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    Keeping Up With Jones

    George Jones has stuck around as one of country's greatest living legends. Now he speaks the cold hard truth about the state of the music he loves.

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Holidaze

    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings -- and beatings.

  • Music

    October 12, 2000

    Backwash

    Goodbye to Ratiocination.

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    He Done It

    His song dares to challenge the Nashville money machine. Somehow, though, songwriter Larry Cordle has gotten away with Murder.

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    He's Got It Covered

    Fans love Dustin Bogue's take on country music so much, they just might let him play a few songs of his own.

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time
    Murder on Music Row
    (Shell Point Records)

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Time of the Season

    This year's holiday CDs alternately inspire joy, nausea and terror. Which would you prefer?

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    Peace and Love, Nineties Style

    A Sixties icon becomes a weapon in Denver's promotion wars.

  • News

    September 24, 1998

    Bucks and Broncos

    Bowlen's bonus: He would nab non-sports revenue at the new stadium, too.

  • Calendar

    August 27, 1998
  • Music

    May 28, 1998
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    December 11, 1997

    Music for the Holidaze

    Digging out from a blizzard of seasonal CD releases.

  • Music

    December 12, 1996
  • Music

    October 24, 1996

    Over the Moon

    A new breed of country fan is taking a shine to Moonshine Willy.

  • Music

    July 4, 1996

    Survey Says

    Are Denver listeners getting the radio they deserve? A Backbeat investigation.

  • Music

    May 31, 1995

    DIAL "M" FOR MEDIOCRE

    WE'VE JUST LISTENED TO EVERY RADIO STATION IN DENVER--AND BOY, DO OUR EARS HURT.

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