Walk the Line

  • News

    December 18, 2013

    Joaquin Phoenix: He's (still) here

    The eccentric actor returns to the screen with his most "normal" role yet

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Bob Dylan's most memorable Minnesota performances (1998-2008)

    As Minnesota prepares to welcome our most famous native son, Bob Dylan, back to the Xcel Energy Center tonight for what surely will be a celebratory performance given the election results yesterday, longtime fans certainly let their minds wander to the countless times they've seen Dylan over the yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Sam Phillips born on this day in country music history

    On this day in 1923, legendary producer, record executive, DJ and Sun Records/Sun Studios founder Sam Phillips was born to a pair of poor tenant farmers near Florence, Alabama. You likely know the name for his work founding this seminal recording studio/label, as well as for helping discover and fos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Notable 2011 deaths in country music

    It's an annual tradition to look back at year's end to those who've passed on in the previous twelve months. Whether it's just filler for the year's final broadcast of Entertainment Tonight, or Americans really do feel a need to reflect with sadness on the deaths of celebrities, I do not know. What ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Johnny and June Carter Cash, on this day in country music history

    ​You likely know the story, if you were one of the thousands who in 2005 walked into the biopic I Walk the Line after having seen the 2004 biopic Ray and thought, "This again?" It's too bad the film documenting the love affair of Johnny and June Carter Cash came so closely on the heels of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Merle and Kris be darned: The weekend in country

    ​After revealing just two weeks ago that - what luck! - Dwight Yoakam was to play the Mystic Showroom that weekend, but - goldangit - it was sold the hell out, I hate to again be the bearer of bad news. Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson will be playing the Mystic Showroom this Sunday (2/27 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Travis Tritt at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 10/13/10

    Photo by Nikki Miller​Travis Tritt October 13, 2010 Burnsville Performing Arts Center Prologue: How does one write sincerely yet un-self-consciously about the solo and acoustic performance of one of her favorite performers from her adolescence? She gets very drunk, that is how. Brutal, unabas ... More >>

  • Movies

    June 23, 2010

    Tom Cruise ruins Knight and Day

    Dude, just stop talking