Jack Barksdale (Podcast style)

At Galleywinter, we pride ourselves on sharing music from promising new artists that we think you’ll dig. At age 12, Jack Barksdale is about as young and up and coming as it gets. It takes all of 30 seconds watching Barksdale play guitar that you realize there’s something different about this kid. There’s no G, C, D campfire strumming to his style. It’s guitar slinging, a beautiful melodic fit of chicken pickin’ and slide playing that would make Muddy Waters or Robert Johnson smile. But Jack Barksdale is more than just a guitar phenom. He’s first and foremost a songwriter,

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Kyle Nix

You know Kyle Nix as the fiddle player from the Turnpike Troubadours, but the entire country music world is about to know him as singer/songwriter Kyle Nix as he is set to release his debut solo project Lightning on the Mountain and Other Short Stories on June 26. In this edition of 20 Questions, Kyle details the moment he felt like Turnpike had made it, explains what happened in that famous Rich O’ Toole incident and gives some the complete breakdown of writing and recording his new album. Nix will also soon be a guest on our Galleywinter The Co-Write

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Micky and the Motorcars

Last fall Micky and the Motorcars released their 7th studio album, Long Time Comin’. It’s been almost five years since the younger Brothers Braun, Micky and Gary, put out new material. After a busy fall, we were finally able to catch up with front man Micky Braun and have a good conversation. Here you go. 1. So your new record is aptly named Long Time Comin’. It’s been a while since “Hearts From Above.” Why the long drought? We named the record Long Time Comin’ because of the song I wrote with Bruce Robison, plus it had been four years

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Josh Weathers, 2nd ed.

I first interviewed Josh Weathers back in 2012. At the time, he was riding a rocketship of buzz that was created from a career making set at LJT and the start of a viral sensation from his cover from the Kessler in Dallas of “I Will Always Love You” (now over 2 million views). He was beating around Texas in a beat up van playing anywhere that would have him. That was then, this is now. Weathers is now an established headliner who plays when he wants to. He’s become one of the most well-known entertainers in the region and

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Josh Ward

Josh and Heather Ward have been a part of the Galleywinter family for years. Way before my time here, Heather and others from the “Tore Up From Floor Up” crowd would live out Pat Green’s life of a road trip weekend, show jumping across Texas with lukewarm beer and burritos in tow. During those adventures she met Josh, a quiet rodeo cowboy who picked a guitar now and again. The two would marry and start their life together with Josh scratching it out in the oilfields of West Texas while playing the occasional show. But we all know how dreams

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