Relationships Measured by the Hogleg

Relationships are the bedrock foundation of anything. And that is most definitely the key with regard to Galleywinter. So, let me tell you a little story or two. Way back in the day, in the very early internet era, some friends and I were crowded around my bulky PC connected to the net via dial-up. We were seeking information on this new guy we were hearing about from our friends in Dallas named Bleu Edmondson. He was blowing their minds. Well, while we were online we decided to see what Pat Green was up to and plan our next roadtrip

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River Jam is a Cut Above

River Jam, born of Greenfest, has been a tradition dating back 20 years.  It has evolved from a one-off let’s get together at George’s Bar in Waco and toast Pat Green and get to meet these people in real life that we only know behind a screen into a full fledged three day event.  Its evolution has mirrored that of the Galleywinter community and the Texas Music scene at large.  Underground, word of mouth has expanded into well known commodities. The format and location may have changed over the years, but the heart remains the same.  Whether we were at

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River Jam Artist Preview: Adam Hood

Adam Hood returns to Galleywinter River Jam and will be making his 9th festival appearance in 2022.   Way back in 2005, we booked Adam into an acoustic songswap as part of Greenfest when very few people were familiar with him.  Adam came down with laryngitis the day of the show but fought his way through 3 songs.  Two years later, he joined us at the Antone’s Greenfest in 2007.  Followed by the Momo’s Greenfest in 2009.  Then of course, he headlined three years in a row with his full band set-up.  In 2014, he even helped us take it

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River Jam 2022

It´s time to unveil the lineup for our 20th annual River Jam (originally known as Greenfest)! River Jam is a tradition dating back to 2002, much like the community itself. Through various locations, eras and venues, the vibe has remain untouched. That vibe is one of a family reunion. A place where the tightest knit of musical fans gather to hang out and pay homage to each other as much as the music they love. Beginning in 2009, New Braunfels came River Jam´s home base and that has continued since that time with the addition of San Marcos as the

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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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