Get ready for Joshua Ray Walker. The singer-songwriter has been kicking around Dallas for many years but is poised to unleash Wish You Were Here, his solo debut, in early 2019. The album is steeped in classic country, from Walker’s soothing drawn (and occasional yodel) to stories that he tells with his songs. This video […]
Let’s start the week with a a chilling cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire”, courtesy of LA (by way of South Carolina) singer-songwriter Kail Baxley.
I’ve had the good fortune to have seen Sam Bush perform a number of times over the years. It started with the New Grass Revival back in their heyday, then his stint with the Nash Ramblers, and finally his solo act. I’ve come to realize that every time I’ve seen him, it’s exceeded my expectations. […]
It’s always fascinating to get a peek behind the artistic curtain. In this video, Travis Meadows talks about being a professional songwriter in Nashville and working with a co-writer. The story precedes the wonderful “Unfinished Business” from 2013’s Old Ghosts & Unfinished Business. Meadows shares more stories in his recent interview with Twangville.
There are so many great songwriters criss-crossing the highways of Texas but Adam Carroll is among the elite. With a gentle and reserved style, he tells richly textured stories often filled with colorful characters. The tales are set to simple yet infectious melodies that he picks out on an acoustic guitar. Here are two gems […]
Australian singer-songwriter Katie Cole talks about the path to finding her songwriting voice, the one “real” day job that she’s ever had and the importance of finding people that you can trust.
My first encounter with Ruby Boots was an acoustic set when she opened for the Waifs. As much as I enjoyed that show, it did little to prepare me for the fire and fury when she fronts a band. It’s something to behold. Although the video quality is a bit rough, here’s Boots and company […]
Larkin Poe passed through Dallas last night and served up a fiery performance of blues-based rock and roll. The group is on the verge of releasing a new album – Venom & Faith – this Friday. They previewed several songs from said album along with some choice covers. And speaking of covers, the group has […]
Happy Halloween! We’re happy as all get out to premiere a perfect Halloween video today. It’s from New Orleans-based Jon Hatchett Band. I make mention of the geography, because it’s important to the story here. Hatchett commented that New Orleans is a place that feels like Halloween all year round. I can attest to the […]
You can take the boy out of Boston but you can’t take Boston out of the boy… Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox for a tremendous season and an epic World Series victory.