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Steve Earle To Play Two Shows at Rams Head On Stage: February 10th & 11th

Steve Earle’s life could easily serve as proxy for last year’s Inside Llewyn Davis, a film loosely based on the life of folk musician Dave Van Ronk (personally I think it would have done better at the box office too).  Earle began playing guitar in his early teen years and worked his way up to a staff songwriter job, educating himself under the tutelage of country legends Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark in Texas and Tennessee, before developing his own whiskey-throated, one-man country blues show. Differentiated from his peers by his ability to meld up-and-coming, rough-edged, alternative guitar styles with the tried and true drawl of down-home country, Earle’s early albums would prove the eventual bridge between the popular folk rock of the 60s and 70s (the Eagles, Byrds, etc.) and the surge of early 90s new country and… Read More >

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