Jan
21
Fri
Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed: unveiled Tour (W/Special Guests King Princess and MUNA) @ T-Mobile Center
Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm
Kacey Musgraves - star-crossed: unveiled Tour (W/Special Guests King Princess and MUNA) @ T-Mobile Center

Kacey Musgraves announces special North American headlining tour dates in support of her new record and film star-crossed. The limited 15-city tour titled, “star-crossed: unveiled” will visit T-Mobile Center on Friday, Jan. 21.

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Wade Bowen @ The Cotillion
Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm
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Twenty years and some 4,000 shows into his career, the name Wade Bowen has become synonymous with Texas country music – and for good reason. An artistic descendant of American icons like Guy Clark, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Robert Earl Keen and more, Bowen is another link in a Texan chain of roots-rock poets stretching back more than 50 years – but his ambition never ended at the state line.
“I will carry that flag proudly,” Bowen says of his well earned Red-Dirt distinction. “But I’ve always said I’m not a ‘Texas artist,’ I’m an artist from Texas, and I think there’s a difference.” Indeed, Bowen has showed the world that difference since 2001 – by going big on integrity.
Seen as one of the genre’s finest and most authentic modern voices, Bowen’s approach stays rooted in tradition, but also stands on the creative cutting edge. His focus remains on writing unique songs with a literary quality, and shifting his sonic territory to match his life. And while the hard-touring troubadour is constantly breaking new ground, his course was set early on.
Born in Waco and schooled in the clubs surrounding Lubbock’s Texas Tech University, Bowen was raised on a steady diet of hardscrabble country realism and rock showmanship. His mother loved Elvis, the Eagles and Creedence Clearwater Revival, while his father spun Texan giants like Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson. His first concert was a peak-theatrics Alabama show, but even then, it was the lyrics which spoke the loudest. He began writing poems and short stories as a boy, drawn to the page with a can’t-help-it creative spark. And then in college, the songs came.
“Writing songs is just something you have to get out of you, it’s something you have to do,” he says. “I think it’s the same reason firefighters run into a burning house to save someone, it’s a calling. You can’t really be taught, you just have to have that instinct.”
Bowen soon claimed his place as West 84’s front man, then went solo and found a home in now-iconic haunts like Stubb’s Barbecue and The Blue Light. He arrived amid a literal explosion of Texas country artists. But combining all his influence together, always stood out.
Wielding a knack for direct, poetic songwriting that never panders, Bowen slices through the B.S. of country-lifestyle posturing, and matches his gravel-road growl to a sound spanning the whole of Texas. From swaying campfire singalongs with all the mystery of a windblown West Texas sunset, to two-stepping country rockers geared toward Saturday nights in the state’s famed dancehalls, he’s earned a rep for purpose-driven diversity. And just like his heroes, does everything on his terms.

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Randall King (w/Aaron Copeland) @ The Hat
Jan 21 @ 8:30 pm
Randall King (w/Aaron Copeland) @ The Hat

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Feb
3
Thu
Flatland Cavalry @ The Hat
Feb 3 @ 8:30 pm
Flatland Cavalry @ The Hat

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Feb
5
Sat
Pecos & The Rooftops (W/Canaan Bryce) @ The Hat
Feb 5 @ 8:30 pm
Pecos & The Rooftops (W/Canaan Bryce) @ The Hat

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Feb
12
Sat
Alabama with Very Special Guests The Beach Boys @ Intrust Bank Arena
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm

Seven-time multi-platinum selling band and the most decorated country music group in history ALABAMA has added yet another arena performance to its extensive “50th Anniversary Tour.” Band members Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen have tapped very special friends The Beach Boys to join them for a “once-in-a-lifetime” concert at INTRUST Bank Arena.

Many guest artists have joined ALABAMA on the road to help celebrate its 50-year milestone. However, Wichita is the only North American city on the tour to feature a performance by The Beach Boys.

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Feb
18
Fri
Eric Church – The Gather Again Tour @ T-Mobile Center
Feb 18 @ 8:00 pm
Eric Church - The Gather Again Tour @ T-Mobile Center

Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and current ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Eric Church has his sights set on a return to the road with this morning’s announcement of a full arena tour. As first shared with the Church Choir and by Billboard magazine earlier today, The Gather Again Tour will kick off this fall and visit 55 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada, including a stop at T-Mobile Center on Friday, Feb. 18.

TICKETS ON-SALE MAY 7!

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Casey Donahew @ The Hat
Feb 18 @ 8:30 pm

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Feb
19
Sat
Cole Swindell – Down to the Bar Tour (W/Special Guests Travis Denning & Ashley Cooke @ Hartman Arena
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm
Cole Swindell - Down to the Bar Tour (W/Special Guests Travis Denning & Ashley Cooke @ Hartman Arena

Cole Swindell is coming to the Harman Arena with special guests Travis Denning and Ashley Cooke on February 19th. Tickets start at $39.75 plus applicable fees and go on-sale Friday, December 17th.

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Stoney LaRue @ The Cotillion
Feb 19 @ 8:00 pm
Stoney LaRue @ The Cotillion
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All sales are final.  No exchanges or refunds unless a show is cancelled or postponed.

COVID-19 Show Policy: There are no restrictions on this show but we encourage face masks when you can not social distance and ask that you stay home if you are feeling sick or have been exposed recently to someone with COVID-19.  

Throw away any preconceived notions you might have about country singers — especially ones from Texas — because Stoney LaRue smashes them all. Over a nearly 20-year career, the Lone Star-born and Oklahoma-raised LaRue has transformed himself into an unlikely Renaissance man. He is a deft songwriter, informed traveler and self-aware philosopher, a troubadour who converses just as easily about Indian yogis and gurus as he does about Texas barbecue and dance halls. LaRue highlights all facets of his complex persona on the inspiring new album Onward.
The title itself is reflective of his outlook on life — if LaRue has a mantra these days, it’s “keep moving forward.” His first album since 2015’s Us Time, Onward captures the husky-voiced singer looking not only ahead, but inward. This is a man unflinchingly shining a light into some dark, uncomfortable corners of his psyche and bettering himself in the process.
“You want to test your bones and see where they break,” he says, dropping one of the many bon mots that pepper his conversation. “This record is wading through all the mud and storms to hopefully come out on the other side with a wisdom that you didn’t have before. It’s a brighter way to look at things.”
Before there can be redemption, though, there must be a conflict, and LaRue dives into that head-first in the album opener “Fallin’ and Flyin’.” One of 10 songs co-written by Onward’s producer Gary Nicholson, the track was famously performed by Jeff Bridges in the 2009 country music drama Crazy Heart. In LaRue’s hands, it’s a humble admission, part of his journey toward self-improvement. “I never meant to hurt no one/I just had to have my way/if there’s such a thing as too much fun/this must be the price you pay,” he sings.
Likewise, he lays bare his soul in “You Oughta Know Me by Now,” a song that Nicholson and his co-writer Shawn Camp wrote especially for LaRue. While it’s framed around a man’s shortcomings and bad habits, it also conveys a precious honesty, like much of the vulnerable Onward does. “Gary told me, ‘You’re getting a chance with this album to show people who you truly are,’” LaRue says. “It might be too blatant for some people, but if you’re that blatantly honest, that’s a direct path to someone’s spirit, you know?”

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