River Jam Artist Preview: M.E. Lollar

Mary Ellen Lollar cut her musical teeth singing hymns and leading youth groups until the open mic bug came crawling. Bouncing around the usual DFW establishments, Lollar looked to local heavy hitters like Zac Wilkerson and Heather Little for song writing inspiration. She’ll cover some Loveless, Lee Ann Womack and even REK, while mixing in some originals of her own. She’s been holding down the Tuesday night slot at Adair’s as of late, but you’ll get to see her do her thing on Sunday at Lone Star Float House. Performance date/time:  Sun Aug 1 at Lone Star Floathouse Years at

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Stoney LaRue

While Stoney LaRue was down in Key West with everyone living his best Buffett life, he dropped a new live record to kick off what looks to be a more open and music filled summer. Double Live 25 is exactly what it says it is… 25 tunes plucked straight out of the modern day Stoney LaRue experience. Familiar favorites, groove-filled extended interludes, lots of guitar, soul and Stoney energy. We got to chat with him to discuss the record, his goings on, and of course the other random questions we bring to the 20 Questions segment. You just got back

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Opening Day 2021: Music, Baseball and Bits with Chuck Morgan and Grubes

You’d be hard pressed to find a name more synonymous with Texas Rangers baseball than PA announcer Chuck Morgan. I was born in 1974, just after the Washington Senators moved out of Washington D.C. to the DFW Metroplex. Outside of the David Clyde years shortly following the team’s arrival in Arlington, I’ve seen it all. As a kid, I saw a diving Buddy Bell stab line drives down the third base line. I saw Danny Darwin and Charlie Hough bring their stuff to Jim Sundberg. I watched Pete Incaviglia sprint from left field to take part in a brawl. I

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Music Premiere: Prophets and Outlaws – “Little Bit of Love”

We’ve got some feel good for you this Friday to keep you warm on what looks to be a historically cold (and snowy) weekend in Texas… Those suited up, soul shopping gents from Big D, better known as Prophets and Outlaws, dropped a new single and video with a little bit of help from friends George Dunham and the OG himself, Pat Green. According to lead man Matt Boggs, “Little Bit of Love” was conceived when Pat Green called his buddy George with the hook…from the golf course. The P&O boys and PG share a common friendship through Dunham, the

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Texas/Red Dirt Songs That Describe 2020

Looking back and seeing the title of my end-of-year piece for 2019 was “It’s Been a Hell of a Year” seems laughable at this point because, without question, 2020 pulled a “Hold My Beer.” While the media likes to show us the world on fire and how we can’t agree on much of anything, I think most of us can agree on a common pool of emotions to describe the past twelve months. Sick, tired, lonely, worried, irritated, angry, dismissive, sad, skeptical are all almost certainly there, with a few other choice words thrown in to customize your recipe for

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