Kathy Mattea Coming Jan. 18 To Viroqua’s Temple Theatre

Those kinds of darker themes didn’t play as big a role in Mattea’s songs during the height of her career. But she and her female cohorts — along with such maverick male artists as Lyle Lovett and Steve Earle — from that era still represented a strong breath of fresh air as Nashville was emerging from its wretched “Urban Cowboy” phase, changing long-held perceptions about the limits of country music. Mattea was just one of several female country artists who were bucking the old-boy network on Music Row, writing and performing literate, thoughtful and still commercially successful songs that came from a perspective Nashville power brokers, and radio listeners, weren’t used to hearing.

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Kathy Mattea coming Jan. 18 to Viroqua’s Temple Theatre
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