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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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Music News – Aug 1, 2019

When people think of Billy Bob Thornton, it’s usually about his many movie and TV rolls. Did you know that Billy Bob never wanted to be an actor? His first love while growing up in rural Arkansas was to play music. He learned drums at an early age and formed several bands around his hometown […]

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Music News – July 25, 2019

You can get your weekend started tonight with some amazing live music at Freiheit Country Store with the triple bill of Nate Rodriguez, K Phillips and the Reed Brothers. Nate is an excellent singer songwriter who just happens to be the drummer for the Reed Brothers. He’s from Victoria, Texas which just so happens to […]

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Music News – July 18, 2019

Copper Chief Embark on Summer Tour For Copper Chief, a band based in Austin and New Braunfels, being on a hit TV show like USA Network’s Real Country was a huge shot in the arm for the young band. They hung in the competition until the end and in spite of Judge Travis Tritt supporting […]

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Music News – July 11, 2019

It’s been a very good year for Texas musicians, starting with King George Strait. This iconic Texan has more Number One songs (61) and more Number One albums (27) than any other act in the history of recorded music. His closest competition is Willie Nelson with 17 Number One albums under his belt. The Okie […]

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