Music News – Jan. 24, 2019

Randy Rogers To Release New Album

Local singer songwriter Randy Rogers has been very busy these past few years but found time to record a new album, his first in three years. Titled Hellbent, it’s scheduled for an April 26 release date. The title comes from the song Hell Bent on a Heartache, which is a Guy Clark song that he co-wrote with Chris and Morgane Stapleton. It appeared on Clark’s final album, My Favorite Picture of You. The first single from the album will be Crazy People, which goes to radio stations next month. Another track on the upcoming album, We Never Made It To Mexico, was premiered locally at Randy’s recent acoustic show at SeeKatz Opera House. As I mentioned earlier, Randy has been a blur of activity. He toured with pal Wade Bowen, contributed songs to a Pat Green tribute album, a Michael Martin Murphey tribute album and recorded a record with Robert Earl Keen using a secret name of Stryker Brothers. Randy plans on touring hard to promote the new CD and will kick the trek off at Floores Country Store on March 29. Tickets are on-sale now at LiveAtFloores.com. You can pre-order the CD at RandyRogersBand.com.

 

Dave Fenley Comes Home

Lufkin native Dave Fenley was once a regular on stages all over our city when he lived in nearby San Antonio. Then Dave moved to Nashville and started opening for acts like Dwight Yoakam and Miranda Lambert. He appeared on America’s Got Talent along with fellow country singer Marty Brown. In 2018 Dave appeared on the NBC show The Voice and was selected to be on Blake Shelton’s team. Fenley’s coming back to Texas this weekend for two shows at Billy’s Ice, starting Friday night with special guests Brent Michael Wood and Adam Hood. On Saturday night Dave’s guests will be Kayley Hill and Keith Paluso. Both shows start at 8pm and you can get more info plus tickets Billy’s Ice Facebook page.

 

Birthday Bash at Freiheit Country Store

This Saturday Freiheit Country Store will host the 3rd Annual Larry Martin Sweeney Birthday Bash featuring our very own Stewart Mann & Statesboro Revue. It’s Statesboro’s first show in town since they played a local show on New Year’s Eve. I checked in with Stewart to see what he’s been up to recently and learned that he was in a car accident last week in Seattle. He’s ok, just banged up and bruised, but admits he’s very lucky. “The EMS guy told me that if this had happened about 10 years ago, I’d be dead now,” explained Stewart, “because cars are safer now. God was definitely watching over me.” Mann did mention he’s planning to start recording a new album this spring, which is great news for all his many fans. The show on Saturday starts at 8pm and according to their Facebook page, it’s a free show.

 

Whitewater Amphitheater Announces More Shows

Whitewater Amphitheater continues to announce new shows scheduled for their upcoming summer concert series. Earlier this week tickets went on-sale for the April 20 show featuring Maren Morris with special guest RaeLynn. Tomorrow morning at 10am tickets go on-sale for the June 29 concert staring Midland with Paul Cauthen handling opening duties. Whitewater continues to bring some of the biggest names in pop, rock and country music to our city. Get tickets to all shows at Whitewaterrocks.com.

 

ATT Center Offers Many Options

It’s almost rodeo time in San Antonio and the ATT Center will host 21 concerts mixed in with this popular event. Artists as varied as country singer Aaron Watson to classic rocker Sammy Hagar will entertain capacity crowds. The ATT Center also has many major acts coming this year including Pink, Michael Buble, Carrie Underwood, New Kids on the Block, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Kiss and Iron Maiden, just to name a few. Tickets for all events at the ATT Center can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com. Remember when buying tickets on-line; be sure you go to the official website of the venue before placing your order. If you are unsure about the website, call the venue directly to get their website info.

 

CONCERT CALENDAR:

 

Aztec Theater  (104 N St Mary’s Street, San Antonio  210-812-4355)

Sun – Los Lonely Boys / Los Lobos – 7pm

Tue – Reel Big Fish – 6:30pm

 

Billy’s Ice (1193 Loop 337, 830-692-8169)

Fri – Brent Michael Wood, Dave Fenley, Adam Hood – 8pm

Sat – Kayley Hill, Keith Paluso, Dave Fenley – 8pm

 

Black Whale Pub (367 Main Plaza, 830-625-6605)

Tue – Aaron Stephens – 8pm

 

Brauntex Theatre (290 W. San Antonio, 830-627-0808)

Fri – Kingston Trio – 7:30pm

 

Cheatham Street Warehouse (119 Cheatham Street, San Marcos, 512-353-3777)

Sat – Wight Lighters / Read Southall – 7pm

Wed – Kent Finley Songwriters Circle

 

Farmer’s Market (Castell Street Downtown)

Sat – Anthony Wright – 9:30am

 

Faust Brewing Company (499 S. Castell Street, 830-609-9086)

Fri – Nate Guthrie – 7pm

Sat – Highway Hypnosis – 7pm

 

Floores Country Store  (14492 Old Bandera Rd  210-695-8827)

Fri – Wight Lighters / Chris Colston/ Read Southall Band – 7pm

Sat – Six Sanchez / Kyle Park – 7pm

 

Freiheit Country Store (2157 FM 1101, 830-625-9400)

Sat – Statesboro Revue / Larry Martin Sweeney BDay Bash – 8pm

Wed – Zack Walther Band – 6:30pm

 

Gruene Grove (1263 Gruene Road 830-765-0300)

Tonight – Jeffrey Ryan Vaughn – 6pm

Fri – Will Souther – 7pm

Sat – Gray Gregson – 7pm

Sun – Manzy Lowry – 1pm / Nate Guthrie – 4pm

 

Gruene Hall (1281 Gruene Rd   830-606-1281)

Tonight – Powell Brothers – 6pm

Fri – Thomas Csorba / Amanda Shires – 7pm

Sat – Flat Top Jones – 1pm / David Beck / Dirty River Boys – 8pm

Sun – Slim Bawb – Noon / Shake Russell & Michael Hearne – 4pm

Mon – Bret Graham – 6pm

Tue – Josh Grider & Friends – 6pm

Wed – The Georges – 6pm

 

Happy Cow (9103 FM 1102, Hunter, TX. 512-667-7510)

Fri – Preachers of Hell County / AC & the Bad Billys – 8pm

Sat – Hell Camino – 8:30pm

 

Luckenbach Dance Hall (412 Town Loop, Luckenbach 830-997-3224)

Tonight – Stephen K. Morris – 5pm

Fri – Jimmy L Jones & A Creep at the Steel – 7pm

Sat – Tessy Lou & Shotgun Stars / Asleep at the Wheel – 8pm

Sun – Dan West – 1pm / ShAnnie – 5pm

 

Middleton Brewing (101 Oakwood Loop, San Marcos 512-847-3435)

Fri – Marvin Bottera & Friends – 7pm

Sat – Grateful Saturday w/ Gerry Burns – 2pm

Sun – Aurazora / Keleny Brent Dio – 3pm

 

NB House Concerts (250 Timber Wild, 210-617-3765)

Sun – Johnsmith – 4pm

 

Phoenix Saloon (193 W San Antonio, 830-643-1400)

Tonight – Ethan Hanson – 5:30pm

Fri – Junior Nash – 5pm

Sat – Lesser Antilles / RAGE – 9pm

Sun – All Mixed Up – 3pm / Lucas Taylor Songfest – 7pm

Wed – Open Mic w/ Billy Roy – 8pm

 

Pour Haus  (343 W San Antonio, 830-214-6033)

Tonight – Brent Michael Wood – 8:30pm

Fri – Logan Timberlake – 8:30pm

Sat – Roadside Libby – 9:30pm

Sun – Myles Smith – 8:30pm

Mon – Ty Dillion – 8:30pm

Tue – Open Mic Night – 8:30pm

Wed – Jade Marie Patek – 8:30pm

 

Riley’s Tavern (8894 FM 1102 512-392-3132)

Tonight – Doug Garrett – 8pm

Fri – Basil Trio – 8pm / Reeves Brothers – 9pm

Sat – The Revs – 9pm

Sun – Blues Jam – 4pm

Tue – Troy Stone Band – 8pm

Wed – Nate Guthrie – 8pm

 

River Road Ice House (1791 Hueco Springs Loop 830-626-1335)

Fri – Matt Castillo & the Herdsmen – 6pm

Sat – James Steinle / The Derailers – 7pm

 

Rudy’s BBQ (844 Loop 337, 830-609-3337)

Tonight – Code 2 & the Extinguishers – 5:30pm

 

Sam’s Burger Joint (330 E Grayson St   210-223-2830)

Tonight – Whitey Johnson – 7pm

Fri – Zack Walther / Bob Schneider – 7pm

Sat – Skyrocket – 8pm

 

Tavern in the Gruene (830 Gruene Rd, 830-608-0438)

Tonight – Jordan Minor & Bottom Dollar Band – 9pm

Fri – 3 Man Front – 9pm

Sat – Silvercloud – 9pm

Sun – Shawn Hart – 9pm

 

Villa at Gruene (1190 Gruene Rd,   830-625-9463)

Fri – Easy Jim & the Hard Way – 8pm

Sat – Kinky Wires w/ Myles Smith – 8pm

Sun – Hudson Road – 4pm

Wed – Bo Brumble & Garrett Mann – 7pm

 

Vino En Verde  (2351 Gruene Lake Dr.  830-620-4404)

Fri – Pete & Sean Williams – 8pm

Sat – Beau Daniels Band – 8:30pm

 

Watering Hole  (1390 McQueeney Rd  830-625-0045)

Tonight – Aaron Kantor – 8pm

Fri – Jesse Stratton Band – 8pm

Sat – Knotty Grove – 9pm

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