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River Jam Artist Preview: K Phillips

K Phillips came out of seemingly nowhere to deliver one of the finest debut albums in the history of this scene with 2012’s American Girls .  A striking collection of songs that would be quite the accomplishment for a veteran songwriter, let alone a debut album. … Read the rest

River Jam Artist Preview: Red Shahan

RedShahan

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

Meet The Gibbonses

by:  Cody Starr

Sometimes hearing about new acts and listening to a song or two isn’t enough for them to get your attention. Sometimes you have to discover them on your own, you could be consciously looking, stumble upon them, or they can run you over.… Read the rest

River Jam

Our inaugural River Jam is coming.  July 28-30, 2017.

3 days.  3 venues. 25 artists.

Fri July 28–near the banks of the San Marcos River sits the hallowed hall that is Cheatham Street Warehouse.  A place that puts the sake of the song above all else.  … Read the rest

Jub Jam Reviewed and Interviewed

by: Cody Starr

Last month we did a preview of George Dunham’s 6th annual charity event, Jub Jam, which benefits The Senior Source, a non-profit dedicated to assisting the elderly in various capacities. Hosted at the historic Kessler Theater, it was headlined by Flatland Cavalry and featured a bunch of local artists – Matt Boggs (of Prophets and Outlaws), Bobby Duncan, Kyle Rae Harris, Steve Helms, Michael Padgett, The Gordon Keith Band, and of course George’s own, The Bird Dogs.… Read the rest