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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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Music News – July 4, 2019

For over 45 years Willie Nelson has held his 4th of July picnic in the Lone Star State and once again he’s in Austin today hosting the annual event. The original picnic was held in Dripping Springs in 1972 and wasn’t called a picnic at the time, it was considered a reunion concert. Basically a […]

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Music News – June 27, 2019

It’s no secret that Blue Water Highway is one of my favorite bands on the Texas music scene. They were formed in Lake Jackson by two high school friends, Zack Kibodeaux and Greg Essington. To round out the three point harmonies they recruited friend Catherine Clarke. Zack and Catherine are actually classically trained opera singers, […]

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Music News – June 20, 2019

Country music has had a long line of duos from George and Tammy, Conway and Loretta and Johnny and June. Here in Texas we have Bruce and Kelly, which of course are Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis. This dynamic duo is married and just happens to be excellent singers and songwriters. They met in 1992, […]

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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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