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{Review} Turnpike Troubadours – A Long Way From Your Heart

For nearly a decade, the Turnpike Troubadours have been standard bearers for the ragtag, raw, honest, genuine type of country music favored by folks in this region. The band, fueled by the Walt Whitman and Larry McMurtry infused lyrics of frontman Evan Felker, has always stood apart from peers and imitators because they are so damn good…and so damn real. … Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} October 2017 – No Answer

{Brads Corner}

Over the years, I’ve prided myself on always having an answer when asked a variation of the following question.

“Who should I be listening to?” “Who’s the next big thing?” “Who’s about to blow up?”

This past Sunday at our big Texas Music Flood Waco event, I had no new names when this question was posed to me. … Read the rest

Those Damn Quails Are Back

by:  Cody Starr

It’s a Saturday afternoon in early September, sound check time at Whiskey Girl Saloon in good ‘ole Cowtown. I enter the back door to an empty bar, save a handful of small tables, chairs, and a serviceable dance floor in front of the stage.… Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} September 2017: Texas Forever

{Brads Corner}

I remember exactly where I was when it happened.  I had moved away from home to college and was going through the proverbial “finding myself” phase.  Living in a shabby dorm that hadn’t been updated since campus hero LBJ had been in office (although we suspected maybe not since he was an undegrad at SWT himself), one begins to search for things.… Read the rest

Texans United Flood Relief

website: TEXASMUSICFLOOD.ORG

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I don’t own a boat. I can’t go put my boots on the ground down in greater Houston right now. But, what I can do is band together with my musical brothers and sisters to provide a fundraising network.… Read the rest