Keith Urban

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Lady Casa: Queen of the Ravers

    Lady Casa is perhaps the country's most famous raver, and something like a cult leader to her tens of thousands of fans. When the Miami native makes a pilgrimage to L.A. and hosts an event on Venice Beach the day after seeing DJ Armin van Buuren, it quickly turns into a mob scene. Not far from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    The 10 biggest douchebags in country music

    Mainstream country music gets an unfair rap as being universally over-polished and formulaic, a notion that artists like Kacey Musgraves and Eric Church obliterate every time they strap on their guitars. But there's a granule of truth to the stereotype, and a particularly damag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 1/8-1/14

    While the Polar Vortex passes through, Minnesota Music continues on. GRRRL PARTY wrap up their monthly residency at Icehouse Friday with Dessa. Across town, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys play a sold out show at the Cedar. Icehouse will also host Buffalo Moon's (above) Album Release on S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Country Music Festivals: The good, the bad and the smelly

    Ohhh, the weather outside is... not as bad as they said it was gonna be? Okay, it still sucks. But soon -- yes, soon... too soon in fact! -- it will be summer, and it will be really stupidly hot, and we'll be going to music festivals and become reacquainted with the sweet summer smell of a beer-and- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    CANT, Mirror Mirror, and Blood Orange at the Entry, 10/15/11

    Photo By Erik Hess​CANT, Mirror Mirror, and Blood OrangeOctober 15, 20117th St. EntryThere are some bands, when confronted with a small turnout at their concert, mail-in a brief, passionless show, collect their money and quickly move on to the next city. But in the case of Saturday night's CANT ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Maroon 5 & Train at the State Fair Grandstand, 9/5/2011

    Photos by Erik Hess​Maroon 5 and TrainSeptember 5, 2011State Fair GrandstandLabor Day--always a bittersweet day for Minnesotans, marking the end to 12 food coma-inducing days.  With the hot and rainy days past, the weather was perfect for an evening with radio friendly groups Maroon 5 and Tra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Taylor Swift shoots 'em up and Shania Twain falls hard at the CMT Awards

    Photo courtesy of Rick Diamond/Getty Images ​Country music fans were abuzz last night about the CMT Music Awards, but not necessarily on account of the winners.

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Jamey Johnson to play benefit at Fine Line Friday

    Courtesy of​So you're a hipster who hates country music but loves Waylon Jennings. Despises Keith Urban and Toby Keith but digs on Cash. Thinks Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift can burn in a pyre of blonde extensions and Auto-tune processors but thinks Loretta in her black wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Taylor Swift inks deal with Target

    Screengrab via TwitPicTaylor Swift and Target: Kissing the dog means inking a deal. ​We know what Taylor Swift saw from the stage last month at the Target Center, and now we know her performance in front of Big Red's army had an even bigger upside than a quick paycheck. Swift has signed a dea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Miranda Lambert leads CMA nominations; Carrie Underwood scratches, yawns

    Photo by Nikki Miller​This week, The Country Music Association announced the last of its nominations for the 2010 CMA Awards, set to air live on Wednesday, November 10th on ABC with Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood returning as hosts for the third consecutive year. The awards, voted on by ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Taylor Swift, John Legend schmooze with Target's Bullseye [PHOTOS]

    Via TwitPicTaylor Swift gives Bullseye a kiss​Taylor Swift, John Legend, Keith Urban, Enrique Iglesias Charice and other A-list artists added some star power to Target Corp's annual national company meeting yesterday at the Target Center. Backstage, Swift and Legend schmoozed with Bullseye, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Country Festivals: Decorate your RV! Win a John Deere!

    Your guide to the hottest, the sweatiest, the smelliest country music festivals this summer. Somebody grab the cooler.

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2008
  • Music

    November 21, 2007

    What's Playing

    Top Ten Spins This Week on KEEY 102.1 FM

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  • Blogs

    March 12, 2007

    3/12 Morning Communiqué

    Over half of Americans are unhappy with their jobs, South Carolina prisoners may get time off for donating organs, 16 Springfi ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2006

    Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music

    Ten reasons to tune in country radio in 2006

  • Arts

    December 27, 2006

    Curtain Call

    Let's bring back the year's best (and worst) performances for one more round of applause (and jeers)