Robert Earl Keen

No upcoming concerts for Robert Earl Keen

Other Upcoming Shows

The Wall Live Extravaganza

Fri Aug 18th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $40 - $50

Chris Isaak

Sun Aug 20th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $55 - $75

The Neal Morse Band

Thu Aug 24th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35 - $45

Lil Yachty

Sat Aug 26th - 6:30PM tickets parkingSat Aug 26th - 10:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $29.50

The Second City

Sun Aug 27th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $25

An Evening With Little Feat

Wed Sep 6th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $50 - $69

Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin Hate Everyone But You

Thu Sep 7th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $17 - $82

WellRED Comedy Tour: Trae Crowder, Drew Morgan & Corey Forrester

Fri Sep 8th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $24 - $57

Rob Schneider

Sat Sep 9th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $32

The Hodgetwins Live

Sat Sep 9th - 9:45PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $22 - $55

My Brother, My Brother and Me

Sun Sep 10th - 7:00PM tickets parkingSun Sep 10th - 9:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated

Apocalyptica

Tue Sep 12th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35 - $40

Jana Kramer

Thu Sep 14th - 8:00PM tickets parking
Openers: Seaforth
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $25 - $30

Andrew Dice Clay: Live in Concert

Sat Sep 16th - 9:45PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $55

Yes

Sun Sep 17th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $54-$76

John Mark McMillan

Mon Sep 18th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $21-42

Jen Kirkman

Wed Sep 20th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $26

The Bodega Boys Live! Ft. Desus Nice & The Kid Mero

Sat Sep 23rd - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $25

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Tue Sep 26th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $30-$45

Dylan Moran: Grumbling Mustard

Wed Sep 27th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $39.50

Trevor Hall

Thu Sep 28th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $30

Jonny Lang

Tue Oct 3rd - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $40 - $65

Mike Birbiglia

Thu Oct 5th - 7:00PM tickets parkingFri Oct 6th - 7:00PM tickets parkingFri Oct 6th - 9:45PM tickets parkingSat Oct 7th - 9:45PM tickets parkingSun Oct 8th - 6:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35

Bob Marley Comedian

Sat Oct 7th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $29

Tinder Live with Lane Moore

Wed Oct 11th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $24

Frank Caliendo

Sat Oct 14th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $29 - $39

Orange is the New Black’s Star, Lea DeLaria

Sun Oct 15th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $27.50 - $47.50

Jim Gaffigan

Sat Oct 21st - 7:00PM tickets parkingSat Oct 21st - 9:45PM tickets parkingWed Oct 18th - 7:30PM tickets parkingThu Oct 19th - 7:30PM tickets parkingFri Oct 20th - 7:30PM tickets parkingFri Oct 20th - 10:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $59 - $79

Cry Cry Cry

Thu Oct 26th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $40 - $65

RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq World Tour

Fri Oct 27th - 9:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $51-$152

Colin Jost

Sat Oct 28th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $33

Gavin Degraw

Sun Oct 29th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $40-$125

The Pump and Dump Show

Thu Nov 2nd - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $27 - $40

Hari Kondabolu

Fri Nov 3rd - 7:30PM tickets parking
Openers: Liz Miele
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $28

Cameron Esposito & Rhea Butcher

Sat Nov 4th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $29

John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring

Wed Nov 8th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $50 - $75

Bruce Cockburn

Thu Nov 9th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $39 - $49

Sinbad

Sat Nov 11th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $39

Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson: YQY Comedy Tour

Sun Nov 12th - 7:00PM tickets parkingSun Nov 12th - 9:45PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $37-$102

Puddles Pity Party

Mon Nov 13th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $28-$38

JOHNNYSWIM

Tue Nov 14th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $27 - $32

John Mulaney – Symphony Hall

Tue Nov 14th - 7:00PM tickets parkingTue Nov 14th - 10:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $31 - $41

John Mulaney – The Wilbur

Wed Nov 15th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $31 - $41

Tracy Morgan

Fri Nov 17th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $50.00 - $69.50

John Mulaney – Symphony Hall

Fri Nov 17th - 7:00PM tickets parkingFri Nov 17th - 10:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $31 - $41

Whitney Cummings

Sat Nov 18th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $37

Squeeze

Tue Nov 21st - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $55-$70

Mike Epps

Fri Nov 24th - 7:30PM tickets parkingFri Nov 24th - 10:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $45

Michael Carbonaro

Sat Nov 25th - 9:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $45 - $59

JP Sears

Tue Nov 28th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $22-$102

An Evening with Hot Tuna

Thu Nov 30th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35-50

Nick Offerman

Sat Dec 2nd - 7:00PM tickets parkingSat Dec 2nd - 9:45PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $39-$49

NEEDTOBREATHE

Sun Dec 3rd - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $43 - $51

Joe Biden: American Promise Tour

Mon Dec 4th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $59-$125

Chris Botti

Thu Dec 7th - 7:30PM tickets parkingFri Dec 8th - 7:30PM tickets parkingSat Dec 9th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $50 - $70

Thunder From Down Under

Fri Dec 15th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $22.50 - $37.50

Martin Sexton Trio

Sat Dec 16th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35 - $45

Up and Vanished Live

Sun Dec 17th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $30

Start Making Sense

Fri Dec 22nd - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $23

Jim Jefferies Live

Fri Dec 29th - 7:00PM tickets parkingFri Dec 29th - 10:00PM tickets parkingSat Dec 30th - 7:00PM tickets parkingSat Dec 30th - 10:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $51.95 - $71.95

Michael Blackson

Fri Jan 12th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $30-$77

Maria Bamford

Fri Jan 26th - 12:00AM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $27-$35

The Fab Faux

Sat Jun 2nd - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35 - $95

Blood, Sweat & Tears – 2018

Sat Dec 15th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $39 - $69

Bio

“The road goes on forever …”

It’s not always easy to sum up a career — let alone a life’s ambition — so succinctly, but those five words from Robert Earl Keen’s calling-card anthem just about do it. You can complete the lyric with the next five words — the ones routinely shouted back at Keen by thousands of fans a night (“and the party never ends!”) — just to punctuate the point with a flourish, but it’s the part about the journey that gets right to the heart of what makes Keen tick. Some people take up a life of playing music with the goal of someday reaching a destination of fame and fortune; but from the get-go, Keen just wanted to write and sing his own songs, and to keep writing and singing them for as long as possible.

“I always thought that I wanted to play music, and I always knew that you had to get some recognition in order to continue to play music,” Keen says. “But I never thought of it in terms of getting to be a big star. I thought of it in terms of having a really, really good career and writing some good songs, and getting onstage and having a really good time.”

Now three-decades on from the release of his debut album — with well over a dozen other records to his name, thousands of shows under his belt and still no end in sight to the road ahead — Keen remains as committed to and inspired by his muse as ever. And as for accruing recognition, well, he’s done alright on that front, too; from his humble beginnings on the Texas folk scene, he’s blazed a peer, critic, and fan-lauded trail that’s earned him living-legend (not to mention pioneer) status in the Americana music world. And though the Houston native has never worn his Texas heart on his sleeve, he’s long been regarded as one of the Lone Star State’s finest (not to mention top-drawing) true singer-songwriters. He was still a relative unknown in 1989 when his second studio album, West Textures, was released — especially on the triple bill he shared at the time touring with legends Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark — but once fellow Texas icon Joe Ely recorded both “The Road Goes on Forever” and “Whenever Kindness Fails” on his 1993 album, Love and Danger, the secret was out on Keen’s credentials as a songwriter’s songwriter. By the end of the decade, Keen was a veritable household name in Texas, headlining a millennial New Year’s Eve celebration in Austin that drew an estimated 200,000 people. A dozen years later, he was inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame along with the late, great Van Zandt and his old college buddy, Lyle Lovett.

The middle child of a geologist father and an attorney mother, Keen was weaned on classic rock (in particular, the psychedelic blues trio Cream) and his older brother’s Willie Nelson records — but it was his younger sister’s downtown Houston celebrity status as a “world-champion foosball player” that exposed him to the area’s acoustic folk scene. By the time he started working on his English degree at Texas A&M, he was teaching himself guitar and setting his poetic musings to song. That in turn led to a college fling with a bluegrass ensemble (featuring his childhood friend Bryan Duckworth, who would continue to play fiddle with Keen well into the ‘90s) and front-porch picking parties with fellow Aggie Lovett at Keen’s rental house — salad days captured in spirit on the Keen/Lovett co-write, “The Front Porch Song,” which both artists would eventually record on their respective debut albums.

@RobertEarlKeen1

    • RobertEarlKeen1

      RT @Floores: ON SALE NOW! Friday November 3rd! @RobertEarlKeen1 returns to the outdoor stage! Make your plans & get your tix! https://t.co/…

      Retweet Reply Favorite (about 7 hours ago)
    • RobertEarlKeen1

      RT @Floores: CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT! Friday NOV 3rd! @RobertEarlKeen1 is back! Tickets go on sale THIS Friday AUG 18th at 10am! #Floores75 ht…

      Retweet Reply Favorite (about 3 days ago)
    • RobertEarlKeen1

      RT @HurdOnTheHill: All good things must come to an end. Don't miss the #DC2DQ finale tomorrow w/ special remarks by the man, myth, legend @…

      Retweet Reply Favorite (about 6 days ago)
    • RobertEarlKeen1

      RT @MikeBoard1200: The final stop on congressman @HurdOnTheHill's roadtrip across his district will be in Helotes, Sat, at @Floores w/ @Rob…

      Retweet Reply Favorite (about 8 days ago)
    • RobertEarlKeen1

      RT @RScountry: Glen Campbell, 'Rhinestone Cowboy' Singer Who Fused Country and Pop, Dead at 81 https://t.co/cQbvzW8uAT

      Retweet Reply Favorite (about 8 days ago)
246 Tremont St, Boston | (617) 248-9700
Copyright © 2017 The Wilbur | Privacy Policy | Site by BWG