Monday Apr 14
Radio Free Arizona: Joe Ely's role in American roots rock
Forty years after The Flatlanders record went nowhere in 1972, the group consisting of Joe Ely , Butch Hancock and Jimmy Dale Gilmore is something of an alt-country super group sensation now.
'My set tonight's gonna be Dust Bowl songs,' he says over the phone, noting he'll play his own as well as some of Woody Guthrie's.
Austin American Statesman
Austin Music Source: Bob Schneider's 12-hour show caps a busy April
Legendary Texas songwriter Butch Hancock made headlines in 1990, and again in 2012, when he played a week of shows at the Cactus Cafe, doing all original songs without a repeat.