Slaid Cleaves: ‘Together Through the Dark’

In leading listeners through a darkened landscape, Cleaves relies on finely drawn character portraits


The Conroe Crossroads music festival is set to take over Conroe, Texas, April 13-16, with 42 shows over four days at 11 Conroe venues....

Rhythm & News: March 2023

Kacey’s look back, CMT nominations, Freddy's marker, Stevie Ray doc, Sunny's guitar, Tortilla Factory's recognition, the Vandoliers’ fashion, Gatlin’s return and more

Todd Youngblood: ‘Moons & Mornings’

The Dallas vet with the soft tenor offers catchy rock-pop with country inflections — but he shines on the slower stuff

The Oxys: ‘A Date with the Oxys’

Looking for authentic punk rock that's an "ugly, menacing romp"? Meet the Oxys.

Matt Hillyer: ‘Glorieta’

The Dallas-based country crooner serves up stories well told on his latest album

Rhythm & News: February 2023

Willie's 90th, Beyoncés big night, Kacey channels Loretta, Norah's recollections, Lyle's menacing role, Amanda's ambassadorship, Maren's 'ACL' debut and more

Jaimee Harris: ‘Boomerang Town’

On her second album, the talented singer-songwriter returns home to explore characters wrestling with loss and dreams deferred

Robert Glasper Gets the Esperanza Treatment After Grammy Win

'WHO THE F–K IS THIS?' grouses nominee Chris Brown after Glasper wins best R&B album

Beyoncé, Lizzo, Willie Headline 65th Grammy Awards

Beyoncé sets the record for most Grammy wins but is shut out of major categories; Robert Glasper and Cody Johnson also take home top trophies