River Jam Artist Preview: Zach Nytomt

Zach Nytomt has been a fantastic singer/songwriter creating a sizable buzz the past few years. He’s got an intense and dynamic performing style that is matched with his expressive songwriting. Nytomt brings a soulful folk approach to country songwriting that provides a fresh perspective and his voice presents these tunes in a way that stays with you long after the last note rings out. Come hear for yourself at River Jam. Performance date/time: Sunday July 14 at Lone Star Floathouse approx 5pm Years at event: Debut

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River Jam Artist Preview: Zach Pack

Fort Worth has a burgeoning music scene full of vibrant singer/songwriters of all types. Zach Pack is breaking through and sticking out with his laidback and witty spins on life, love and all that entails. He just dropped a debut EP produced by James Steinle and it’s worthy our time. Come see what he’s got to say at River Jam. Performance date/time:  Sunday July 14 at Lone Star Floathouse approx 4PM Years at event:  Debut

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River Jam Artist Preview: Jackie Darlene

Singer/songwriters of the female persuasion have always been on an uneven playing field in the music biz at large and in the Texas scene especially.  Every great once in a while, a truly remarkable talent cuts through all the hurdles in her path.  One of the recent trailblazers doing this is Jackie Darlene.  This young lady possesses a raspy, raw and powerfully evocative vocal range that is paired with a songwriting voice that is equally magnetic.  Jackie has spent and continues to spend countless hours in the woodshed, on top of gigging 6 nights a week. Performance date/time:  Sunday July

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River Jam Artist Preview: Mark Allan Atwood

Mark Allan Atwood is a music business veteran.  He’s been knocking around the Texas scene for nearly 30 years.  He’s fronted country bands and metal bands.  But, at the root of it all has been his authentic songwriting.  Inspired by the likes of legendary songwriters such as Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Townes Van Zandt, Atwood stands on their shoulders as he crafts his own tunes.  He pairs his genuine lyrics with an immediately identifiable singing voice, and these combinations have allowed him success on his own terms.  MAA has decamped to South Padre Island recently and has added an island

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River Jam Artist Preview: Coby Wier

Being the son of a legend is never easy, but Coby Wier has managed to carve out his own niche by using lessons learned from his father while also happening to be one of the best guitar players in the state. A six-string whiz, Wier has only recently stepped up to the mic to lead a band…and the results are fantastic. Last year, Coby’s set at Floathouse was his first acoustic show ever and it was special This year, he’s back with his band to play at Cheatham Street with Kevin Galloway and it is sure to be something to

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