River Jam Artist Preview: Seth Jones

Seth Jones is an emergent songwriter on the Texas scene who follows his own path. He has cultivated a strong and dedicated fanbase by creating music that is accessible, independent and unique. His music is buoyed by a personable, humorous online persona facilitated across all social media platforms. The relatable nature Jones displays through interactions with his fans can also be found in the lyrics of his songs. His music is music about life, love and the struggles we all face. Come see him crack a few jokes and sing a few songs at River Jam 2021 on Sun Aug

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River Jam Artist Preview: Jade Marie Patek

Jade Patek comes from a rich musical lineage as the granddaughter of polka legend Joe Patek who delighted crowds at dancehalls for decades with his Orchestra. Using her polka roots as inspiration, Jade began writing her own music and performing it live a few years back.  Her original music is purely Texan and definitely original.  Over the past few years Jade’s star has risen and more folks are starting to take notice of her talent.  2021 marks Jade’s sixth straight appearance at River Jam. Jade has been performing for the past 9 years at various venues from the Gulf Coast

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River Jam Artist Preview: Graycie York

Graycie York was bitten by the music bug at an early age.  She recieved her first guitar at age 12 and immediately taught herself to play it.  Soon she was composing original songs.  A family trip to Nashville cemented her desire to chase this dream. York is a young artist with a shape shifting ability to perform a variety of styles.  Her music is rooted in country, but she’s also able to pull of stuff with rock and pop sensibilities too.  Being a fearless performer with great range is no small feat.  Graycie York has been grinding away at gigs

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River Jam Artist Preview: Austin Gilliam

Austin Gilliam is a New Braunfels musical treasure.  Vocals, guitar, songwriting…there’s not much he can’t do or many who he has not done it with.  He’s been frontman, sideman and co-writer.  A fixture of the local music scene who has been creeping into regional consciousness on the power of his musicality.  Float the river, have a Strawberry Lemonade singalong on the water and find out what other tricks Gilliam has up his sleeve. You never quite know what song or guest he might pull out.  This year he will be in a full band rocking format as he opens the

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River Jam Artist Preview: Austin Meade

Lyrics and melodies for days, with the young energy to push them into your consciousness.  Austin has broken through from being a very buzzed about act on the come up, to rightfully staking his claim in the middle of the scene.  Meade carries on the proud tradition of singer/songwriters hailing from Aggieland, but with a fresh twist.  Meade brings a drummer’s timing and a bluesman’s heart to the show.  It’s a rock show at its core, owing as much to Petty as it does Ragweed.  He’s charmed our River Jam audiences five previous times and this year he’s bringing the

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