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Oct. 24, 2019

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Asleep at the Wheel – Keeping The Swing Alive

It’s hard to imagine that one of the most popular bands in Texas didn’t get their start in the Lone Star State. In fact, they aren’t even from Texas; they got their start in tiny Paw Paw, West Virginia. Back in 1969, Ray Benson and pal Reuben Gosfield formed the band and began playing all […]

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Music News – Oct 17, 2019

If you happen to be a fan of tribute shows, you are in luck. This week there’s ten tribute shows all happening within our area that will offer just about every genre of music you want. First up is the mighty Soul Sessions and their tribute to the Motown hits that topped the charts for […]

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Music News – Oct. 10, 2019

The big news this week is the 33rd Annual Gruene Music & Wine Fest held at Gruene Hall and the surrounding area. Live music is a huge part of this festival that benefits the United Way of Comal County. Hopefully you have your tickets for the main concerts featuring the Bacon Brothers, Tanya Tucker and […]

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Sept 23 – Garth Brooks Comes to Town

Having friends in low places was definitely an asset when it came to snagging a spot inside Gruene Hall on Monday night when superstar Garth Brooks played the iconic dance hall. It was his third stop on his Dive Bar tour that when finished will see him performing at seven small venues in America. His […]

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Music News – Oct. 3, 2019

Shortly before he passed away, Merle Haggard told his son Ben to take his band, go out on the road and keep his songs alive. Ben made good on his dad’s wish and is partnering with his brother Noel to spend a few years paying tribute to their father’s music. Once they complete this task, […]

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Music News – Sept. 26, 2019

Season Ammons Releases Groundbreaking Album It’s always a pleasure to hear an album by a new artist that really catches your attention. It’s especially sweet when that artist calls New Braunfels home. I admit that I had never heard of Season Ammons when I received a press release introducing her new Steel Hearts album. After […]

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Music News – Sept 19, 2019

This week we lost two more singers from the music world, Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek. Money was battling esophageal cancer and had recently undergone heart valve surgery. Born Edward Joseph Mahoney in Brooklyn, New York, he came from a long line of police officers. A young Eddie was enrolled in the police academy when […]

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Live Music Venue Guide for NB Magazine

While it’s true that Austin is known for their live music, New Braunfels is quickly gaining ground as a music hotspot in America. The music scene can be easily traced back to its most famous building, the historic Gruene Hall, located at 1281 Gruene Road. Pronounced “Green,” this legendary dancehall has remained virtually unchanged since […]

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Zack Walther – NB Magazine Feature Story

It’s Wednesday afternoon in New Braunfels and Zack Walther is unloading the band’s gear onto the stage at Freiheit Country Store. In a few hours he and best friend Matt Briggs will take the stage and run through several dozen songs. In addition to one of his many original tunes, you are just as likely […]

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