Mavericks Twenty-Five Live Tour Launches Feb 27

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Celebrating more than two decades of performing together, The Mavericks will embark on the Twenty-five Live Tour February 27 with the same fervor and euphoria they’ve become known for. The Grammy® Award-winning group, who the Village Voice proclaimed “in a word or three . . . are cool as sh*t,” scored a…

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Lukas Nelson & POTR Upcoming Dates

  Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real have lots of exciting things on the horizon, including a new album. Catch up with them on the road at the following shows: TOUR DATES SUPPORTING WILLIE NELSON Feb 26 – Houston, TX – House of Blues (Supporting Willie Nelson) – TICKETS Feb 28 – Durant, OK – Choctaw Casino…

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Blind Willie Nelson Album Fundraiser

 Johnson’s music was charred with purgatorial fire — more than sixty years later, you can still smell the smoke on it. —Francis Davis, The History of the Blues More than 60 years after his death, Blind Willie Johnson continues to capture listeners in a way that few singers or musicians have equaled. The list of…

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Robin & Linda Williams New Release Oct 2

With a rich career spanning four decades, Virginia-based duo Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism. Today some might call it “Americana,” but these two revered music masters were living and…

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Guy Clark: Stuff That Works…And Why

To be very honest with all of you, I have learned more about music in the past several years than I ever did in the early ones. To go even deeper, I’ve learned more due to the fact I am now willing to do so. My general lack of wisdom (read: cocky youth) had no…

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It’s Not Right But Lefty’s Gone

There’s a restaurant in East Nashville, Marché, where I sometimes have Sunday brunch with my parents. I would never eat there otherwise. It’s a bit fancy (read: expensive) for my taste, but who can resist a free Bloody Mary? Not me. Marché doesn’t have its own parking lot, but there are a few meter spots…

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Back To The Basics (Of What I) Love

I have found it remarkably difficult to fully convey my most recent task of putting into typed form just what my experience in Texas was, and what it means to me today. While I have a strong grasp of the English language and a thesaurus, I can also admit when I am overmatched and acknowledge…

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Peter Cooper’s Opening Day Due Out Sept 10

Red Beet Records has announce the release of Peter Cooper’s new record, Opening Day, set for Tuesday, September 10. (There will be a Nashville CD release show on Friday Sept. 13 at the Station Inn.) This is Peter’s third solo release, his finest yet — and that’s saying something. These songs – nine originals and two…

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8 Reasons to be Happy You’re Broke

Since moving to Texas last fall, I’ve experienced varying shades of broke, ranging from semi-broke to near flat broke. News Flash! Being a indie musician doesn’t always pay the bills. And while I love Austin, living here isn’t cheap. It’s been humbling to revert back to my Raman-noodle eating college existence: struggling to find employment,…

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Lukas Nelson & POTR New Tour Dates

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real announce new late summer tour dates. Yes, folks, Texans refer to September as summer.  Before you check those out, get a free download of the I Ain’t Mad Anymore demos… FREE DOWNLOAD – I Ain’t Mad Anymore Demos New Tour Dates: Aug 24 – Austin, TX – Batfest…

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