Marty Stuart

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    July 28, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts of the week: 7/28-8/3

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar!

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    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 >>

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    March 21, 2013

    Top 13 country songs about whiskey

    Today's a big day in whiskey history. As legend tells it, it was on this day in 1983 that Merle Haggard set a new world record for purchasing the largest round of whiskey, after buying 5,095 shots of Canadian Club at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth at an appearance to promote his "C.C. Waterback" du ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    The Ten Best Country Albums of 2012

    By Alan Scherstuhl This list of the year's best country albums is assembled with two important premises in mind: First: If the people who record and listen to these records consider them country, than they're damn well country. Purists who argue that country should still sound like '68, '76, '84 or ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    The Cactus Blossoms revive classic country

    A fresh take on a traditional sound

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    December 16, 2010

    Best Country Shows of 2010

    ​Given our proximity to an abundance of casino venues, the popularity of state and county fairs, big summer festivals in every neck of the woods (and on lakes and in fields), and the recent influx of urban and suburban Western-themed bars, it's no surprise we've seen plenty of great country ac ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010

    Toby Keith meet-and-greet, Trailer Choir, and Marty Stuart this weekend

    ​Many of us, our friends over at Hot Dish not excluded, have buzzed about Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, which opened earlier this summer in St. Louis Park. "I hear they have a mechanical bull!" "Mechanical bull?!?" "Down-home Southern comfort food? Say what?" "Will Toby really put a bo ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010

    Ode to Marty Stuart and Connie Smith: Top 10 songs fer gettin' hitched

    Had my father truly loved me, he would have forced Davy Jones to marry me at gunpoint. ​Today, I've got love on my mind. Is it because I've been invited to a wedding every goddamned weekend the month of July, and so love has been striking in the form of RSVP cards, Target gift registries, swea ... More >>

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    February 28, 2007
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    July 21, 2005

    Robert McCreedy on high praise and needless malaise

    Robert McCreedy, former member of the reverb-drenched country outfit The Volebeats, will mark the release of his second album at the Turf Club this Friday. McCreedy was introduced to country while working in his grandpa's record store in the Detroit suburbs. He played in psychedelic garage bands as ... More >>

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    August 21, 1996