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The Texas Gentleman join The Tennessee Help for Willie Nelson revue

    Photo credit: Joseph Llanes "We're like a Swiss Army knife," says producer Beau Bedford. "We love being used in any kind of helpful way." He's talking about the Texas Gentlemen, a Dallas-based collective of sidemen, singers, and ringers who’ll be joining members of Nashville-based musical co-op The Tennessee Help for tonight’s... Read More

Chris Shiflett brings West Coast Town to The High Watt

Photo credit: Brantley Gutierrez When Chris Shiflett answers the phone during a tour stop in Spokane, he immediately apologizes for his shot-to-shit voice. "We just had two shows in Seattle," he rasps. "We heard that Social Distortion was in town, and they were kind enough to let us open for them. Then we drove across town and played our own show at the Sunset Tavern later... Read More

Karen Elson celebrates new record at Third Man

Two decades ago, 18 year-old Karen Elson appeared on the cover of Italy's Vogue, her eyebrows shaved off and her red hair chopped into a harsh pixie cut. The fashion industry was changing, and newcomers like Elson — whose lanky frame and milk-white skin literally paled in comparison to the decade's reigning supermodels — were replacing the Cindy Crawfords and Christy... Read More

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