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Music News – June 13, 2019

When Australian actor Greg Pead made the movie titled Reckless Kelly in 1993, little did he know he’d give a young band from Challis, Idaho a very cool name. Pead changed his name to Yahoo Serious and made a string of comedies in Australia in the early ‘90’s. The Reckless Kelly movie was a satire […]

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Music News – June 6, 2019

When Randy Rogers released his new album, Hellbent, he already had a string of hit albums under his belt. He could have just thrown together some songs and put out anything and his fans would have snatched it. However, that’s not how Randy rolls, anything with his name on it will be the best he […]

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Music News – May 30, 2019

Twenty four years ago, Texas rockabilly band Two Tons of Steel started playing every Tuesday night at the historic Gruene Hall. Tuesday nights were usually a slow night at the hall, and the band didn’t normally play on that night. Front man Kevin Geil, once a photographer for the San Antonio Express news, has led […]

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Music News – May 23, 2019

  Alex Meixner Plays Krause’s Cafe Memorial Day weekend is always the official kick-off of the spring and summer season in our city. What better way to get the party started than with the wild man of polka, Alex Meixner. He’s easily one of the most popular polka artists in America. He and his ace […]

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Music News – May 16, 2019

23rd Annual Americana Jam It’s Jam time this Sunday when the 23rd Annual Americana Jam returns to Gruene Hall for a full day of fantastic music. The jam has come a long way in 23 years. In the early days the lineup consisted of mainly local musicians that offered to perform for free to benefit […]

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Music News – May 9, 2019

Aaron Watson Coming To Whitewater Aaron Watson continues to sell-out out concert venues all over America and tickets go on-sale Friday for his just announced August 3 show at Whitewater Amphitheater. His special guests will be Mike Ryan and Randall King, two of the hottest new names on the Texas music scene. Watson has a […]

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Music News – May 2, 2019

The big news this week is the 16th Annual Wein & Saengerfest on Saturday in our beautiful downtown New Braunfels. The fun kicks off at noon and ends at 10pm with lots of fun activities for the entire family. Admission is free but if you want to sample all the great wine and beer, you […]

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Music News – April 25, 2019

When you think of Texas music, several iconic names always come to mind, like Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Buddy Holly. Obviously these are legendary names but there are many young Texas artists that are on the path to becoming just as important to our Texas music scene. Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Wade Bowen […]

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Music News – April 18, 2019

Hal Ketchum Retires Hal Ketchum has been a fixture on the Texas music scene for several decades now so it was sad to hear the news today that he is retiring from touring due to the onset of Alzheimers. Born Hal Michael Ketchum in Greenwich, New York, he moved to Austin in 1981. He was […]

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Music News – April 11, 2019

Willie Nelson Returns To Whitewater Whitewater Amphitheater kicks off their 2019 season this weekend with the iconic Willie Nelson. He’s been playing at the outdoor venue every April for several years now so it’s become an annual tradition. He will be there for two nights, Friday and Saturday, and newcomer Tyler Childers will open both […]

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