Richard Dobson: Music & Book Tour

A favorite creative Texas son, Richard Dobson, returns to Texas from his current home in Switzerland for a music tour as well as appearances promoting his new book Pleasures of The High Rhine: A Texas Singer in Exile.  His first book, Gulf Coast Playboys (story of Rex Bell, Mickey White & Townes Van Zandt) received a Four Star Review from Rolling Stone and is an incredible piece of work. Pleasure of The High Rhine is sure to be as well.  Dobson is a captivating and soulful storyteller both in song and written word. His songs have been embraced and recorded by many of of his peers including David Allan Coe, Guy Clark, Lacy J. Dalton, Nanci Griffith, Del Reeves, Billie Jo Spears, Carlene Carter, Johnny Cash & June Carter and many others.



October 22… Poodie’s Road House, Spicewood TX, song swap with W.C. Jameson

October 23… River City Grille, Marble Falls TX, guest of Mike Blakely

October 27… Anderson Fair, Houston TX, with Franci and Stephen Jarrard

November 10… Old Quarter Acoustic Café, with Franci and Stephen Jarrard

November 12… Giddy Ups, South Austin, song swap with George Ensle

November 17… Texas Music Barn, Linden, TX, solo performance and reading from Pleasures of the High Rhine, a Texas Singer in Exile

Here Dobson talks about the inspiration behind his song “Piece of Wood and Steel” that was recorded by David Allan Coe and recently by Jubal Lee Young:


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