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Tunes of Independence

Each summer, July 4th rolls around and people make playlists of their favorite patriotic tunes related to the holiday.  Here are a few you can crank this weekend at your bbq, parade or firework extravaganza!

 

 

Greenfest Artist Preview: Kensie Coppin

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Kensie Coppin was bitten by the music bug at an early age.  She moved to Nashville at age 13 to chase her dreams before ending up back in Texas several years later to put her new knowledge to work.  This young artist has a shape shifting ability to perform a variety of styles.  Her music is rooted in country, but she’s also able to pull of stuff with rock and pop sensibilities too.  Being a fearless performer with great range is no small feat.  Kensie has been grinding away at gigs across the state and beyond making new fans with each stop.  Come see why at GF16.

Greenfest Tickets:  GF TIX

Performance date/time:  Sun July 24 at Lone Star Floathouse, approx 4PM

Years at Greenfest:  Debut

 

 

Greenfest Artist Preview: Jade & Bryan

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Jade Patek comes from a rich musical lineage as the granddaughter of polka legend Joe Patek who delighted crowds at dancehalls for decades with his Orchestra. Using her polka roots as inspiration, Jade began writing her own music and performing it live a few years back.  … Read the rest

Greenfest Artist Preview: Red Shahan

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Few artists come out of the gate stronger with their debut record than Red Shahan did in 2015.  Men and Coyotes is a masterwork.  It’s a record full of lyrical punches and tumbling styles.  Strains of Chris Knight ride alongside bits of Stoney LaRue’s vocal timbre, and there are even guitar tones that echo Doyle Bramhall’s singular phrasing and style.  … Read the rest

Lloyd’s Best Blueprints

Happy  65th birthday to the most prolific and influential producer in the history of modern Texas Music. In the early days, the stamp of having Lloyd Maines name listed in the liner notes as producer meant the album was guaranteed to be great.… Read the rest