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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, […]

Tunes of Independence

Each summer, July 4th rolls around and people make playlists of their favorite patriotic tunes related to the holiday.  Here are a few you can crank this weekend at your bbq, parade or firework extravaganza!    

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 […]

Chris King – Showing His Work on “Animal”

Previewing tracks off upcoming records, to get people excited, seems like the norm these days. Personally, I’m torn about it.. I’m a traditionalist in that when a record releases, I think that should be the first time everyone hears it. But I do admit that it’s very effective when you take Chris King’s method of […]

Red River Songwriters’ Festival

  Steamboat MusicFest is one of our favorite events each year.  Yet, despite its massive nature, there are many worthy artists who aren’t on the bill.  Likewise, there are many diehard fans who can’t make the trek up to Colorado for whatever reason.  Seeing this need a few years back, Drew Kennedy created the Red […]