Country music has always mystified me. On the one hand, the songs always seem to focus on alcohol, failed relationships, and poverty - subjects that have spawned fantastic art for years. On the other hand, popular country music has been virtually unlistenable for at least the last twenty years.
Photo Credit: Stephen IdeFolk troubadour Jonathan Edwards is a master of the less-is-more approach - so much so that his best known song, "Sunshine," still sneaks up on listeners as a catchy, acoustic pop ditty, and then, on repeated hearings, becomes a bold indictment of authority and war. T ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, November 21. Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1 University Boulevard.
9 p.m. Friday, October 17. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Friday, May 26, at 9 p.m. Lemmons (5800 Gravois Avenue)
Saturday, January 7; Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue)
Saturday, May 29; Off Broadway
The strangest fact in the George Jones bio is that he's survived at all
Friday, Jan. 11; Off Broadway
Saturday, June 9; St. Charles Family Arena.
The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000