Nashville singer-songwriter Will Kimbrough shares the memorable lyric from his first song and time spent cornering the Mobile AL skating rink concert circuit as a teenager.
David Ball on why he prefers salads while touring and the day job that lasted a month when he moved to Nashville.
There’s a talented group of young musicians establishing themselves in Dallas. Their choice of musical genre may vary but they share a determined commitment to craft that shines bright in their music. If they are any indication, our musical future is in good hands. Have a listen to Parker Twomey, Remy Reilly, Frankie Leonie and […]
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Every year in mid-April I head to Austin for the Old Settler’s Music Festival. Here are some of the highlights for me of the 4 day line-up. Kickin’ It Off: The first night of music at OSMF is always in the campground and a nice welcome to get things started right. The first band was […]
Every year in mid April I head to Austin for the start of the outdoor music season. No, I’m not headed to SXSW, but rather to the Old Settler’s Music Festival. It’s become my favorite outdoor festival with a mix of good vibe and good music I haven’t found elsewhere. Let’s start with the music. […]
Life on the road is hard. As the glass of water metaphor describes, though, optimists and pessimists see that challenge differently. You can put Ted Russell Kamp firmly in the former. Between his own performances and as a long-time member of Shooter Jennings’ band, Kamp gets double the opportunity to travel. On his latest record, […]
Canadian soul-bluesman Matt Andersen talks about a day-job working in a factory, his record for the number of strings broken in a night and the uncertain future economic value of music.
Austin Thompson of Chicago quintet The Way Down Wanderers talks about brewing coffee while on the road, their movable rehearsal space and where the most important band work happens.
The Last Bandoleros passed through Dallas on their way to this past weekend’s Old Settler’s Music Festival. Technical difficulties at times got comical but the band brushed it off while unleashing a rip-roaring set that included several new songs and covers that ranged from Billy Joel to Buck Owens. Here’s a triple play that includes […]