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Billy Joe Shaver's new album, "Long in the Tooth" , comes out Aug. 5. Listen to an exclusive track, "Checkers and Chess," from the album below.
Despite its reputation for traditionalism, the genre has long welcomed outside influences - a fact that's as true today as it was in the period covered by Country Funk 1967-1974 .
The Salvation Army is introducing a new event to the Texas music scene: the Most Good Music Festival on Sept.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming - Despite the Braun brothers being born in Idaho and having founded the band Reckless Kelly in Bend, Oregon, before moving to Austin in 1997, they more or less define the "Texas country" tag.
CHEERS, KENNY: He's 75, he's sold more than 120 million albums, and he recently played to a crowd of 130,000.
The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale features 16 interpretations of Cale's typically laid-back repertoire and is named after a 1972 release Call Me The Breeze .
As great as it was, the music was almost beside the point at the Wussy show on Thursday night at the Low Beat .
Eric Clapton calls his new album of J.J. Cale songs an appreciation rather than a tribute, and that word choice gets at the appealingly modest vibe of this record.
Eldredge's single "Don't Ya," from his debut album, "Bring You Back," has climbed into the Top 10. He's also become familiar to country fans by opening for acts such as Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Trace Adkins, Willie Nelson and Taylor Swift.
In early October, when a certain music festival juggernaut sets up shop in Zilker Park, a group of entrepreneurs are debuting their new whiskey named after Texas' nine-banded armadillo and made in the spirit of Austin during the 1970s and 1980s.
On A Letter Home , the old man takes a look at his life through the voices and visions of his folk-rock, blues, and country peers and heroes on the ultimate lo-fi cover album.
Christopher Denny's voice wasn't the easiest to place when he debuted with Age Old Hunger in 2007.
If country music rests on a bedrock of tradition, there's good cause for an album like "Bridges," the likely breakout of Mary Sarah.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 01:10 am
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