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Music News – May 2, 2019

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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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Music News – April 4, 2019

  Paul Thorn Gets Unplugged How many Americana singer songwriters can you name that have fought six rounds in the ring with boxer Roberto Duran? If you answered Paul Thorn, you are correct. Born in Wisconsin, Paul’s family moved to Tupelo, Mississippi when he was just an infant. He started playing music and writing songs […]

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Music News – March 28, 2019

I first heard Austin Meade sing a year ago during an all-star tribute to Tom Petty shortly after Petty’s untimely death. I was very impressed with his performance and made a mental note to keep an eye on his career. Fast forward to a few months ago when I received a copy of his latest […]

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Music News – March 21, 2019

VIVA Jerry Jeff As Texas icon Jerry Jeff Walker recovers from a rough fight with throat cancer, his many friends are planning a musical salute to him on Sunday at Gruene Hall. Titled Viva Jerry Jeff – Pals of Scamp Share Stories and Songs, the show starts at 7pm on Sunday night. Many musicians from […]

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Music News – March 14, 2019

SXSW Blues This week, if you happen to be anywhere near Austin, you will notice the city and the traffic are much more crowded that normal, if that’s actually possible. The reason for the crowds? It’s South By Southwest week, that’s why. Known by it’s shortened name of SXSW, it has become one of the […]

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Music News – March 7, 2019

Bob Seger Comes to Texas Detroit rocker Bob Seger released his hit single Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man in 1968 and it seemed that his music career was off to a good start. However, things don’t always work out as planned. It would take him another seven years to get a song on the charts and by […]

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Music News – Feb. 28, 2019

Texas Independence Day Texas declared independence on March 2, 1836 and this week, we all get to help celebrate this very special day. Many venues around town will have concerts planned around this important day in Texas history. Listing them alphabetically is really the fairest way so we will start with The Lawless at Billy’s […]

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