River Jam Artist Preview: Josh Grider

Josh Grider has long been a Galleywinter favorite dating back to his earliest performing days in Waco.  Hand in hand with that, Grider has performed at Greenfest/River Jam in various forms.  Acoustic, full band, trio, special guest…you name it.  Each time he has killed it. Each time he has brought something special.  Each time he’s left the crowd wanting more.  Grider returns to River Jam this year as part of the Lone Star Floathouse acoustic songswap jam.  The past few years have found Grider on a continual career upswing;, and scoring several hits on Texas Radio. Few people are able

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River Jam Artist Preview: Nate Rodriguez

Nate Rodriguez is one of the most talented individuals we’ve ever showcased.  His voice is rich in soul, power and range.  The original songs he writes are slices of the Victoria, TX upbringing he endured.  Playing sideman as a lead guitarist and drummer has helped Rodriguez hone his skills and sharpen his artistic focus.  He’s the glue of this event and left as the talk of the festival a few times.  He epitomizes our Galleywinter focus of bringing new music to your ears.  Rodriguez is too good to be as underappreciated as he is. Performance date/time:  Sunday Aug 1 –

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River Jam Artist Preview: Bonnie Bishop

Few voices are as powerful, soulful and spell-binding as that of Bonnie Bishop.  Her career has seen her chase various musical muses over the years, but no matter the style, it’s her voice that shines through.  It’s an instrument as recognizable as Duane Allman’s Les Paul or Brady Black’s fiddle.  Identifiable, authentic, unique.  Bishop is known world-wide and we are blessed that she is gracing us with her talents on Sun August 1st at the Floathouse.  She will be part of a powerhouse trio of singer/songwriters during her set as she will be joined by Jade Marie Patek and Nate

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River Jam Artist Preview: Jonny Burke

Jonny Burke is a folk Americana singer/songwriting marvel.  Hitting stages and roads since his teens, Burke has honed his own style that is heavily in the vein of Dylan, Van Zandt and Clark.  Burke writes songs that mean something and performs them with a genuine ferocity that is hard to find.  He’s the type of musician and songwriter that other musicians and songwriters are drawn to and inspired by.  He may have problems, but writing songs isn’t one of them. Burke was unable to perform for a while and that makes each performance even more precious and vital.  Join us

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River Jam Artist Preview: Lucas Jagneaux

Lucas Jagneaux has been on some of the biggest bills this scene has to offer despite still being a relative newcomer.  The Louisiana native, pronounced Jag-No, has a powerful singing voice and a unique turn of phrase when it comes to writing a song.  His talents and drive have made him one of the most buzzed about young songwriters in the region.  We are beyond stoked to have him on the bill at River Jam this year.  If you already know him, you know how good this is going to be.  If you’re new to him, come see why he’s

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