When: Thu., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m. 2016
What’s that godawful bumper sticker say — I wasn’t born in Texas but I got here fast as I could? For guitarist Clint Black, his parents made sure of it, moving from his birth state of New Jersey to the Lone Star state before his first birthday. For Black, nurture trumps nature — the twangy hits of boozy details of his 1989 debut Killin’ Time are as East Texas country as any Jerry Jeff or Robison brother. Three decades into his career, Black is still trucking on with a lick-heavy sound and a good-times attitude, one interspersed with the occasional jealous-again drinking-on-the-porch tune.