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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River Jam Artist Preview: Jonny Burke

Jonny Burke is a folk Americana singer/songwriting marvel.  Hitting stages and roads since his teens, Burke has honed his own style that is heavily in the vein of Dylan, Van Zandt and Clark.  Burke writes songs that mean something and performs them with a genuine ferocity that is hard to find.  He’s the type of musician and songwriter that other musicians and songwriters are drawn to and inspired by.  He may have problems, but writing songs isn’t one of them. Burke was unable to perform for a while and that makes each performance even more precious and vital.  Join us

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River Jam Artist Preview: Lucas Jagneaux

Lucas Jagneaux has been on some of the biggest bills this scene has to offer despite still being a relative newcomer.  The Louisiana native, pronounced Jag-No, has a powerful singing voice and a unique turn of phrase when it comes to writing a song.  His talents and drive have made him one of the most buzzed about young songwriters in the region.  We are beyond stoked to have him on the bill at River Jam this year.  If you already know him, you know how good this is going to be.  If you’re new to him, come see why he’s

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River Jam Artist Preview: Slade Coulter

Slade Coulter is yet another fantastic songwriter cut from the cloth of time spent in Lubbock, TX. He is quickly amassing a following of fans who have found his personal, yet relatable songwriting to be one of the true bright lights in a crowd of mediocrity. Coulter is part of the next generation of Texas singer/songwriters belonging to a class that includes peers such as Kat Hasy and Kolby Cooper. It’s a generation that is doing things their own way and making music on their own terms. The brass rings they chase are theirs alone. Coulter is cutting his own

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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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