Welcome to Galleywinter 5.0!

Finally, after many a tweets claiming, “we are working on it, it’s coming,” Galleywinter version 5.0 is here. This reincarnation has been years in the making; going back to before I joined the team in early 2017.   When our editor and chief, Brad Beheler, handed me the task of reworking the site a year ago, the only direction was “it needs to look less 2007 and more 2019.” After giving it some thought, we quickly realized we needed more than a facelift, we needed to re-imagine the entire site. Galleywinter has been around in one form or another for 20

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Going Home With the Armadillo At Last

I want to go home with the Armadillo…. As an iconic phrase as has ever been written in the annals of Texas music.  The man that supplied it was an Oklahoman turned University of Texas hippie cowboy who fell in with a rowdy bunch making noise around Austin that included Ronald Clyde Crosby, Russell Wier, Michael Murphey, Ray Hubbard, Guy Charles Clark and John Van Zandt.  These guys provided a framework and network for the burgeoning musician Gary P. Nunn to ditch his pharmacist plans and begin chasing music with the same level-headed common sense he had applied to his

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The Coast City Line – Spring Acoustic Show

On this Saturday Feb 27th, I’m going to a concert in a 1930’s dancehall in Columbus, TX where 6 of the best musicians I know will be playing. I asked each one to play for many reasons and I wanted to share a very personal one for each with you. I hope it intrigues you to come check out the show… It’s going to be incredible. The Coast City Line Spring Acoustic Show – Info and tickets ($15) Jamie Lin Wilson – “The Wildfire” Jamie’s writing and singing is a wildfire burning out of control. If you get close enough,

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