Jan 21, 2014
Austin American Statesman
Austin Scoop: Tuesday: Don Walser's Pure Texas Band Reunion #4
Gone since 2006, extraordinary country singer Don Walser remains a part of Austin's beating heart.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This column was originally published in 2008. TEXAS COUNTRY SINGERS.
Erie Times News
Slaid Cleaves' 'Still Fighting' covers dark themes
Although he's from Maine, Slaid Cleaves now hails from Austin, Texas, and he has an abiding love for the Lone Star State, as he shows on the jaunty "Texas Love Song" and "God's Own Yodeler," his tribute to the late, big-voiced country singer Don Walser, "the Pavarotti of the Plains."
The Miami Herald
Reviews of pop music releases
The new Philly buzz band of the moment is Light Heat, the songwriting project of Quentin Stoltzfus, whose band Mazarin was the Philly buzz band of about a decade ago.
MUSIC: Cleaves Brings Texas Heat to Fall River
On a muggy evening in late June, Austin singer-storyteller Slaid Cleaves brought a taste of Texas folk to the Narrows Center.