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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

Greenfest Artist Preview: John Dempsy

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John Dempsy is one of the most underrated artists in our wide scene. He’s a multi-instrumentalist and can play anything with strings in just about any band you throw him in.  Yet, it’s his own singer/songwriter side that is the most interesting thing about him.  … Read the rest

Greenfest Artist Preview: Texas Renegade

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Last year’s addition of a sidestage that provided live music during set breaks/changes was one of the most positive feedback generating moves we’ve ever adpoted at GF.  When we began planning this year’s edition, we knew just the right band for the occasion.  … Read the rest

Greenfest Artist Preview: Erick Willis

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Erick Willis comes to us in the tradition of the soulful singer/songwriters that have resonated with fans across the state the past few years such as Sean McConnell and Josh Weathers.  Erick’s sound is drawing rave reviews and well-deserved attention from a growing legion of supporters, and with good reason.  … Read the rest

Greenfest Artist Preview: Austin Gilliam

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Austin Gilliam is a New Braunfels music treasure.  Vocals, guitar, songwriting…there’s not much he can’t do or many who he has not done it with.  He’s been frontman, sideman and co-writer.  A fixture of the local music scene who has been creeping into regional consciousness on the power of his musicality.  … Read the rest