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Music News – Sept. 26, 2019

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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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Music News – Sept. 12, 2019

The music community here in our city has always been a generous group. They are often the first to step up and donate their time and money to help one of their own. This Sunday the Phoenix Saloon is hosting a very special benefit concert to help local guitar player Junior Nash. For years he’s […]

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Music News – Sept. 5, 2019

Sunday brings the 2nd Annual Lennon-Aid Block Party back to Krause’s Café starting at 1pm and going until about 9pm. Lennon-Aid is the non-profit organization that Marci and Zack Walther started after their 6-month old daughter Lennon passed away from AML, Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Only about 10 in a million children are diagnosed with this […]

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Music News – Aug. 29, 2019

Garth Brooks is coming back to Gruene Hall. The secret is out and now everyone knows he will play the legendary hall on Monday night September 23rd. As you may have learned, you can’t buy tickets to this show, you must win them by listing to radio stations. The San Antonio country station Y100 is […]

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Music News – Aug. 22, 2019

Americana and Red Dirt music is easily the most popular genre in our area. One of the most influential musicians of this format is Mike McClure. He is a master singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer. His first band, Great Divide, inspired hundreds of young musicians. As a producer, he’s handled albums by Turnpike Troubadours, Cross […]

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Music News – Aug. 15, 2019

When it comes to Texas music, it doesn’t get much better than the trio of Wade Bowen, Cory Morrow and Pat Green. Whitewater Amphitheater has booked these three staples of the Texas music scene for what will surely be a sold-out show. All three have music to promote, namely Green with his latest single Drinkin’ […]

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Music News – Aug. 8, 2019

As I write this column, the news of the El Paso and Dayton shootings are on every channel. I must admit it’s tough concentrating on live music in our city while watching cell phone videos of the chaos playing on TV. I know something must be done but I honestly don’t have the answer. Hopefully […]

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