| Jun 16, 2011
| 9:13 AM
This season isn't turning out to be a great one for modern rock concerts. If you want to see giant country acts, you're covered. Choose among Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Toby Keith, Trace Adkins and Kenny Chesney. Classic rockers can enjoy Bruce Hornsby,...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 9:14 AM
Norfolk's Grant Austin Taylor has done his growing up in public. The 16-year-old guitarist has been impressing and rocking local audiences for years.
As a musician and entertainer, he's got chops and experience. Many high schoolers day dream about...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:11 AM
Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum were among Keith Urban’s opening acts last summer. Doesn’t mean they’re not stars in their own right. But it does mean they’re not Keith Urban.
Same goes for Mike London...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:52 AM
Keith Urban's new album, "Get Closer," had an inauspicious start.
The guitars he had long used — some for 20 years — and that he counted as a key component of each recording session, as vital as some of his musicians, were all under water....
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:00 AM
The week ended and Michael Lohan still doesn't have a place for his party. Boo hoo. His much promoted party was so toxic it was canceled within hours of its announcement on this blog. In other news, the Dew Tour is expected to draw over 50,000 people to...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:03 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Cowboys & Aliens
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Mongo Wrestling Alliance (season finale; 12:15 a.m. Monday; Adult Swim)
There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (special; 9 p.m. Monday; HBO)
The A-List: New York...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 6:54 AM
Suddenly, country-singing Australians seem to have a thing for Hampton.
Tonight, July 26, Keith Urban plays Hampton Coliseum. Next week, the less famous but still excellent McClymonts will perform a free show at Hampton's Peninsula Town Centre.
| Jul 26, 2011
| 11:40 AM
It's a good week for music in the region. Pretty much every day has a a major headliner perform in Baltimore or nearby. There's three country music acts (Emmylou Harris, Keith Urban, Dolly Parton), a corporate punk rock show (Vans Warped) and one that's...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 5:41 AM
Tuesday was ladies night at Hampton Coliseum as Keith Urban rolled into town, seemingly intent on breaking hearts and lifting spirits with soaring pop-country tunes.
Women outnumbered men by probably 4 to 1 at the concert and Urban seemed to enjoy the...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 2:23 PM
As Kenny Chesney wraps up singing about a bottle of wine and two Dixie cups, Darlene Evans punches up the usual noon voiceover, and a robust male voice says:
To those who serve, from all of us in South Florida … thanks.
And LeAnn Rimes begins:...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 6:28 AM
The temperature was in the 30s Saturday evening in downtown Chicago, but you wouldn't know it from looking at Lee DeWyze.
The former "American Idol" winner and Mount Prospect native was wearing flip-flops and a black t-shirt while smoking a cigarette...