It was a stellar year 2016 in the Texas / Red Dirt scene. We were inundated with so many great new albums, and accompanying radio singles. Wade Bowen and Randy Rogers released their second collaboration, a live album, Watch This: Vol. 1, Cody Jinks solidified his spot as the latest, and surest country music savior with, I'm Not the Devil, Cody Johnson simplified his sound and cemented his place as
This Friday (Dec. 2) Texas / Americana band Micky and the Motorcars are back in Tyler, at Cowboy's. It’ll be their first show here in over two years.
For thirteen years, the Motorcars have been touring the US, Europe, and Canada along the way releasing six studio recordings, as well as recording a Live at Billy Bob’s album in which they released as a live CD/DVD in 2009...
After two week run on top, Cody Jinks slips to No. 3, that means we've got ourselves and new No. 1. Whiskey Myers, Reckless Kelly, and Green River Ordinance each hope to take over on top, but there can only be one No. 1.
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After blazing all the way to the No. 1 spot in just nine weeks, can the power-duo of Wade Bowen and Randy Rogers hold onto the top spot for a second week? Or will Sunny Sweeney, Micky and the Motorcars, or Zane Williams take over? Let’s find out.
This week Kevin Fowler, Micky and the Motorcars and Mike Ryan all look to relieve Josh Grider of the No. 1 spot. Can one of them do it, or will Grider hang on to the top spot for a second week? Let’s find out.
Rita Ballou from RawhideandVelvet.com joins Radio Texas, LIVE! each week to keep us up to date on all the dirt in the Texas and Red Dirt Music scene. This week Cody Canada and the Departed had some surprise guests at their show -- in the form of tween-age heartthrobs, Micky and the Motorcars say farewell to a band member, Mike Eli of the Eli Young Band addresses the dreaded "Selling out"
After an incredible nine year run as drummer for Micky and the Motorcars, Shane Vannerson has decided to put a wrap on that chapter of his career. Steamboat Music Festival this January will be his final official show.
I love Reckless Kelly music! Should I be more impartial than that? --nah. Their last album 'Somewhere In Time' a collection of Pinto Bennett songs blew me away. It also saw the guys stray, successfully from their rockin' ways into a much more country/roots type of sound. 'Best Forever Yet' off the album was in my opinion the best song in Texas of 2010.