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Departing For the Third Time

by: Cody Starr

Few will deny that in the late 90s, Cross Canadian Ragweed brought Oklahoma’s answer to Pat Green across the Red River, slamming it into the ears of Texans riding the wave of regional pride for all things Texana.… Read the rest

RIVER JAM 2018

3 days.  3 venues. Good music, better times. Float the river, sing along, grab a beer or twelve and your buds and join in.  Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} May 2018: Changing Minds

{Brads Corner}

I’ve written many times about the role certain people had in shaping my musical taste.  Parents, sister, friends, acquaintances.  As a father, I’m currently trying to combat the inundation of societal Imagine Dragons type musical norms on my children with heaping doses of Shinyribs, Willie Nelson and Beatles.… Read the rest

Way Back When Again With Hedley and Crockett

There’s an old saying that goes “what’s old is new again,” and with music that is often the case.  There are very few new ideas, everything is filtered by the music of the past.  Most artists take that and move the ball forward, but others take that notion and inject every bit of their art with classic sounds, images and hallmarks. … Read the rest

{Texas Treasures} Rusty Wier – Black Hat Saloon

Rusty Wier was one of the few musical heroes I had as a child that I got to actually befriend as an adult.  Anytime I was around him, it was surreal.  As if I was starring in a Truman Show style movie set amid the backdrop of Texas Music royalty. … Read the rest