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Greenfest 16 By the Bullets

-The river level and population was just about perfect.  Floated several times and the flow was ideal.

-Met many new, cool people this year.

-Reunited with some folks I hadn’t seen in too long.

-Billy’s Ice was a dang good time on Friday night.  … Read the rest

Why Greenfest is Different

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There are thousands of music festivals each year.  They all share many common elements.  Large crowds. Long lines. Multiple bands. Multiple stages. Various settings.  A few bands you know. A few bands you don’t. And so on.

Greenfest has a few of those things, but it is truly different.  … Read the rest

Greenfest Sunday: Kickstarting the Tip Jar at the Live Concertwindow

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In this day and age of modern music the Kickstarter method of raising funds to make records is very common.  That concept is becoming so murky that recently, as a bit, a man started a Kickstarter to fund a potato salad purchase to prove a point.  … Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} July 2016: Peace Loving Redneck

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As has happened so often over the decade plus of writing this monthly ramble, I was well down the road to publishing something about one particular topic when life shook me suddenly and violently in another motivational direction.  The events that unfolded in Dallas the other night did just that.… 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