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{Brad's Corner} July 2019: A Fan Looks at 40

{Bradís Corner}

A while back I read an article that claimed one’s music taste and choices caps out at what they dug around age 17. I incredulously tossed aside the data in the article because it certainly did not apply to me. Long ago, I resigned myself to the fact that I’m an abnormal, obsessive music consumer. […]

River Jam Artist Preview: Juliet McConkey

Juliet McConkey is a name and artist to take note of. This Virginia transplant is turning heads and catching ears across the Hill Country, and for good reason. She is the proud winner of the prestigious Blue Light Live Songwriter Competition for 2018 and that’s just the start. McConkey has the type of earnest, honest […]

River Jam Artist Preview: Zach Nytomt

Zach Nytomt has been a fantastic singer/songwriter creating a sizable buzz the past few years. He’s got an intense and dynamic performing style that is matched with his expressive songwriting. Nytomt brings a soulful folk approach to country songwriting that provides a fresh perspective and his voice presents these tunes in a way that stays […]

River Jam Artist Preview: Mark Allan Atwood

Mark Allan Atwood is a music business veteran.  He’s been knocking around the Texas scene for nearly 30 years.  He’s fronted country bands and metal bands.  But, at the root of it all has been his authentic songwriting.  Inspired by the likes of legendary songwriters such as Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Townes Van Zandt, […]

Shane Smith and The Saints Are Having a Moment

The natural order of anything works like a pendulum. Swinging to and fro, life tends to balance itself out in the end. Sports, politics, relationships. Music is much the same. Shane Smith and the Saints have had a steady climb as they’ve ridden that unstable, yet dependable pendulum for the past few years. They’re on […]