Album reviews: Tim McGraw, Lana Del Rey

Tim McGraw, "Emotional Traffic" (Curb) In 2005, the year Toby Keith turned 44, he released "As Good as I Once Was," one of his most bellicose and smarmy singles in a career that specialized in them, and a declaration of potency in the face of encroaching middle age.

Photo essay: Tim McGraw @ Comfort Dental Amphitheatre

Tim McGraw, who last year visited Comfort Dental Amphitheatre to the same packed, adoring cowboy and cowgirl hat-wearing crowd, took a slightly different approach to opening his concert, entering from the side and wading through the audience, touching hands and weaving to a stage — in the middle of the venue — no larger than a standard table top.