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11/09/2018

The Mysterious Stryker Brothers Revealed to Be Robert Earl Keen & Randy Rogers

Robert Earl Keen and Randy Rogers want to come clean about their fictional identities: They're The Stryker Brothers. After secretly collaborating on a 13-track album, Burn Band, which they released under the fake band name on Sept. 7, the Texan country stars tell Billboard they're ready to take credit for the LP, a mix of honky-tonk and the hard-driving sound of Texas' red dirt country. They plan to perform one and only Stryker Brothers show on Dec. 22 at The Moody Theater in Austin. By Glenn Peoples :
09/19/2018

Garden & Gun: An Interview with Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett

The two Texas songwriting legends share a forty-year friendship. This fall, they’ll also be sharing the stage. When fellow Texans Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen go on tour together this fall, it’ll be the latest chapter in a friendship that began when they were students at Texas A&M University. Back then, they’d sit on the porch of the house Keen rented and trade songs, just as they’ll be doing on stages around the country beginning in October.
09/07/2018

Robert Earl Keen to Preform at the 17th Annual Americana Honors & Awards

Mark your calendars! Americana music's biggest night is scheduled for 6:30 PM (CDT) next Wednesday, September 12 at Nashville’s historically cool Ryman Auditorium. You'll be able to catch once-in-a-lifetime performances by legendary mainstays and trailblazing newcomers, showcasing the best and brightest from the community like k.d. lang, Buddy Guy, Irma Thomas, Rosanne Cash, John Prine, Robert Earl Keen, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, I’m With Her, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, M
09/06/2018

Robert Earl Keen Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of A Bigger Piece of Sky with Limited Edition Vinyl Release

September 5, 2018… In honor of the 25th anniversary of Robert Earl Keen’s iconic album, A Bigger Piece of Sky, Keen and Dualtone will be releasing it on vinyl for the first time. Available on limited-edition sky-blue vinyl, this piece is a must-have for Robert Earl Keen fans. Scheduled for release on November 16, A Bigger Piece of Sky is available now for advance order at DualtoneStore.com, including autographed vinyl and exclusive merchandise bundles.
09/04/2018

Robert Earl Keen records "Do-Wacka-Do" on Roger Miller's Tribute Album

Genre borders weren’t a thing for Roger Miller, a songwriting phenomenon and enthusiastic smoker who died of lung cancer in 1992. He’s best known for his ‘65 hit “King of the Road,” which topped the country charts here, the pop charts in England and Norway. It’s fitting, therefore, that the high points of King of the Road: A Tribute to Roger Miller come from “country” artists with a similarly cavalier attitude towards convention.
08/29/2018

Robert Earl Keen Talks Back

OffBeat Magazine Article By: John Wirt Robert Earl Keen’s never had a hit—at least not in the traditional chart-topper sense. And he didn’t wear a hat for every album cover, show and publicity shot. He tried but failed to make it in Nashville. None of that matters. Keen’s songs about the good times and the hard times, and his sardonic wit, amiable stage presence and devotion to the road earned him loyal fans from coast to coast.
08/20/2018

Robert Earl Keen, Lukas Nelson rock out for public lands at MSU

Wildlands Festival raises $15K for area nonprofits By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer BOZEMAN – The Wildlands Festival on Aug. 10 at Montana State University raised $15,000 for three nonprofits that work to protect and preserve Montana’s wild and open spaces: Yellowstone Forever, Montana Land Reliance and Gallatin Valley Land Trust. The festival featured a double headliner performance by Robert Earl Keen, and Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real. Nearly 3,000 people attended MSU’s first outdoor concert in
08/14/2018

Concert Review: Robert Earl Keen at The Commonwealth Room, Salt Lake City

One of my favorite jokes goes like this: How do you know someone’s from Texas? They’ll tell you. But another surefire way to tell someone’s from Texas is their attendance at a Robert Earl Keen show—and last night the Lone Star State was packed in at The Commonwealth Room to see one of their own in action. It’s basically a required pilgrimage for any Texas ex-pat. By Christie Marcy, Salt Lake City Magazine
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