In the aftermath of SXSW, there are only a few things left standing in the path of the festivals dervish chaos. One of the survivors will be the Texas bluegrass band, The Whiskey Shivers. Fiddle, banjo, up right bass, and washboard rode the storm as Austinites and as champions of great new Texas music.
There is a lot of great Texas music out there. With every one great artist or band you find, there are five more waiting to be discovered. To help you in your search of great Texas music, here are three talented Austin, Texas-based musicians and bands you need to know about.
Pat Green takes a second break from writing his own songs to honor ten artists who’ve influenced him on ‘Songs We Wish We’d Written II.’ The lead single finds the Texas-born hitmaker taking a rock n’ roll approach to ‘All Just to Get to You’ by Joe Ely.
KNUE and Radio Texas Live with Buddy Logan present one of the premiere Texas artists in the industry, Robert Earl Keen Friday, December, 9th at Tyler's Oil Palace. This is a once in a lifetime chance to see what the New York Times considers "One of the Best."
Memorial Day weekend activities continue today in Longview at the 6th Annual 'Party In The Pines' at the Longview fairgrounds. This includes a biker rally, music, parades, vendors and more.
8:00am - Guided bike tour
1pm - on the main stage - Patriotic Tribute with Flag Retirement Ceremony,National Anthem and Military Tribute, and then the Patriotic Parade leaves from the fairgrounds.
6pm - Sgt. 1s
I know I am not alone in feeling this --Today is a good day. I am definitely a very happy veteran today. In that vein there is a song I'd like to share with you from probably the most legendary band in The Texas/Red Dirt Scene. Cross Canadian Ragweed.
Some of my in studio guests last week on Radio Texas, Live were John David Kent (JDK) and The Dumb Angels. The name Dumb Angels comes from Beach Boy Brian Wilson while JDK's music comes from the heart. Growing up in Texas and influenced by the likes of John Denver and Willie Nelson JDK feels like he is finally writing what comes natural to him...
I get to meet a lot of musicians doing this job that I am so privileged to do. The very first time I met the guys from JB and the Moonshineband (JBMB) was nearly 2 years ago on a Saturday night, live on the radio and since then I've watched as their music career has been catapaulted into hyperdrive. Article continues after "the jump"
Granger Smith will be stopping by The KNUE Front Porch tomorrow for lunch and to play a few songs.
Courtesy of GrangerSmith.com And a few lucky Radio Texas, LIVE! listeners will be included in the special performance.
Kyle Park's Fall 2010 EP came out in ummm Fall 2010. And his latest single 'All Night' is making it's way up the Texas Music Chart and Texas Regional Radio Report, as of January 21st it was 12 on both charts.