The Egalitarian

Chris Young: winner of the 2006 Nashville Star t.v. competition.

Rodeo Headliner Series: Chris Young

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer March 9, 2020

Chris Young is a well-known country artist in Nashville who has a great voice. He is actually the product of a show called Nashville Star lasted six seasons starting in 2003. He entered the competition...

Maren Morris: solo artist, member of the The Highwomen (a country supergroup) and expecting mother.

Rodeo Headliner Series: Maren Morris

Maren Morris is one of the leading voices in country music today—armed with incredible vocal stylings that reflect her country, folk and pop influences, sheer talent, honest lyrics and a strong presence. Morris’ latest album GIRL, released in March 2019 via Columbia Nashville, was named Album of the Year at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards, where Morris was the most nominated artist. The album shattered the record for the largest ever debut streaming week for a country album by a woman with 23.96 million streams and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and No. 4 on the Billboard 200. Single “The Bones” has just become the first multi-week country radio No. 1 from a woman since 2012.
Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer March 7, 2020

Personally I'm not a fan of Maren Morris' music, especially her sophomore major label album Girl. If the album was classified as a pop album, I would be okay with it. What bugs me is that this album is...

The Legend Himself, Willie Nelson.

Rodeo Headliner Series: Willie Nelson

Country music legend Willie Nelson’s iconic career has spanned more than five decades, dating back to the mid-1950s when he first began self-releasing music. Nelson signed his first contract with a major label in 1962 and quickly released his first studio album, “…And Then I Wrote.” Over the next 50 years, Willie Nelson would reach career highs that most can only dream to achieve.
Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer March 4, 2020

Whereas we looked at a newcomer and their early success, we'll look at the country music hero that is Willie Nelson. Back in the 70's, he along with Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kritofferson and...

Midland band members pictured left to right: Jess Carson, Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy

Rodeo Headliner Series: Midland

Hailing from Dripping Springs, TX lead vocalist Mark Wystrach fronts Midland’s rich sound that is rounded out with lead guitarist Jess Carson and bass player Cameron Duddy.
Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer March 3, 2020

This is the first of a series highlighting the headline acts at the rodeo this year. Today's article will be on the band Midland. They are a country trio comprising of Mark Wystrach (lead vocals), Jess...

Los Tigres del Norte set new RodeoHouston attendance record

Los Tigres del Norte set new RodeoHouston attendance record

Vivian Reyes, Staff Writer March 16, 2019

“Go Tejano Day” was held Sunday, March 10 at RodeoHouston by the group Los Tigres del Norte. Los Tigres del Norte are a renowned norteño band made up of five Mexican-American brothers from California....

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