Friday, February 16, 2018

Country Reigns At Erwin Center

Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, and Midland stopped at the Frank Erwin Center on the University of Texas campus on February 9, 2018, as the second stop on the US leg of The Breakers Tour.





Little Big Town

Little Big Town is a Grammy award winning country music quartet formed in 1998.  The band has sold over 1.5 million records. This tour is in support of their 8th studio album The Breaker which was released in 2017.


Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild, and Philip Sweet of Little Big Town

Jimi Westbrook and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town

Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild, and Philip Sweet of Little Big Town

Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman and Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town


Little Big Town  consists of vocalists Kimberly Schlapman and Karen Fairchild, and vocalists/guitarists Jimi Westbrook and Philip Sweet.


Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild, and Philip Sweet of Little Big Town

Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town

 Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town

 Philip Sweet of Little Big Town


Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town


Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman and Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town

 Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town


Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman and Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town


Philip Sweet and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town

Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town



Setlist:

Rocket Man (Elton John cover)
Drivin' Around
Pontoon
Happy People
Front Porch Thing
Faster Gun
Little White Church
Bring It On Home
Sober
Your Side Of The Bed
Lord I Hope This Day Is Good/I Believe In You (Don Williams cover)
Wichita Lineman (Glen Campbell cover)
I'm With The Band
Save Your Sin
Better Man
Lost In California
Can't Go Back
Rollin'
Tornado
When Someone Stops Loving You
Day Drinking (with Midland)
Stay All Night

Encore:
Girl Crush
Boondocks


Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild, and Philip Sweet of Little Big Town

Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town

  Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, and Philip Sweet of Little Big Town

 Philip Sweet of Little Big Town


Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town

Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town

 Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town




Kacey Musgraves

On tour with Little Big Town is Kacey Musgraves. Kacey is a singer songwriter from Golden, Texas. Kacey participated in the USA networks "Nashville Star" singing competition in 2007.


Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves


To date, Kacey has released two critically acclaimed albums and a Christmas album. Her next album Golden Hour is set to release in 2018.  Kacey has won 2 Grammy Awards and numerous Country Music awards.


Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves


Setlist:

Slow Burn
Wonder Woman
Follow Your Arrow
Space Cowboy
Butterflies
Lonely Weekend
Velvet Elvis (Alex Winston cover)
Mama's Broken Heart (Miranda Lambert cover co-written by Musgraves)
Merry Go 'Round
Neon Moon (Brooks and Dunn cover)
High Horse (Katy McAlister cover)



Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves



Midland

Opening the evening was Midland. Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy, and Jess Carson are Midland, an Austin, Texas based country trio. They perform country music with a more traditional sound and style. Their debut album, On The Rocks, was listed as #7 on Rolling Stone Country's 40 Best Albums of 2017. Their single, "Drinkin' Problem" was nominated for a Grammy award and has already gone Platinum.


Jess Carson, Mark Wystrach, and Cameron Duddy of Midland

Jess Carson of Midland

Mark Wystrach of Midland

Cameron Duddy of Midland

Midland



setlist:

Check Cashin' Country
This Old Heart
Burn Out
Make A Little
More Than A Fever
Medley
Drinkin' Problem



Midland

 Mark Wystrach of Midland

 Cameron Duddy of Midland

Mark Wystrach of Midland

Midland

Friday, February 2, 2018

Margo Price At Emo's

Back by popular demand, country star Margo Price stopped by Emo's in Austin, Texas on January 30, 2018, to entertain her growing fan-base.  Margo has said Austin is one of her favorite places to perform, which is evident from her multiple visits since her debut album dropped in 2016.














Margo has been busy making a name for herself in the music world since the release of Midwest Farmer's Daughter.  The singer-songwriter released her critically acclaimed second album in 2017. All American Made was named the #1 country album in 2017 by Rolling Stone Magazine, ahead of Chris Stapleton and Jason Isbell's Grammy winning releases.













Margo Price is backed by a six-piece band which includes lead guitarist Jamie Davis, bassist Kevin Black, pedal steel guitarist Luke Schneider, drummer Dillon Napier, harmonica player/guitarist Jeremy Ivey and keyboardist Micah Hulscher.



















SETLIST:

Don't Say It
Do Right By Me
Hurtin' (on the Bottle) - including parts of "I Think I'll Just Stay Here" and "Whiskey River"
Since You Put Me Down
Heart of America
New Cut Road  -Guy Clark cover
This Town Gets Around
Cocaine Cowboys
All American Made
Nowhere Fast
Tennessee
Weakness
Loner
Most Likely You Go Your Way (and I'll Go Mine) -Bob Dylan cover
A Little Pain
Paper Cowboy

Encore:
Four Years of Chances
You're The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly (performed with Paul Cauthen)
          Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn cover


























Paul Cauthen

Opening for Margo Price with a 50 minute set was Texas singer-songwriter Paul Cauthen.  Cauthen's debut album My Gospel was released in Oct 2016.