#MusicMonday: For The Barrens, All Roads Lead to Austin

by Gracie Watt on October 19, 2020

Playing country covers for weddings and farmer’s markets across San Antonio, vocalist Jordan Gibbons and guitarist Dana Smith decided it was time to showcase their songwriting and create original music. So in 2018, the duo...

Five Minutes With Rockwall Native, Rising Country Music Triple-Threat, Erin Kinsey

by Bob Valleau on October 5, 2020

A singer, songwriter and a highly skilled instrumentalist who can play seven instruments, Erin Kinsey has collaborated with hundreds of country music singers on numerous songs. That’s a sure-fire Texas triple-threat in our book! The...

Five Minutes with Singer/Songwriter, Amarillo Native James Lee Baker

by Leean Vargas on September 28, 2020

With his new album "100 Summers," which dropped September 4th, this Amarillo native reaffirms he’s one of the most gifted singers and songwriters on Americana’s musical horizons.  James Lee Baker’s success comes as no surprise...

Texas Essentials: Centrell Reed, Founder CReed Global Media

by Gabi De la Rosa on September 23, 2020

With over 20 years in the entertainment industry, Centrell Reed knows a thing or two about talent. After living in the Atlanta and Los Angeles areas, surrounded by beautiful and talented people who were not...

Saving Performing Arts in Texas, One Artist at a Time

by Julie Tereshchuk on September 10, 2020

What does it take to bring two dramatically different arts organizations together? Simple. A pandemic that has roiled theater and the arts across the globe. Rolling up their sleeves to give vital support to artists...

#TXVoices: SHAB, Dallas-based Indie-Pop Artist

by Gracie Watt on August 24, 2020

Dallas-based artist, refugee and mother SHAB is rising in popularity and on the charts with her new single “Spell On Me.” SHAB is nothing short of a rising pop goddess. Her potential shines through in...

Five Minutes With Houston Lawyer and Film Producer Derek Potts

by Bob Valleau on August 19, 2020

Derek Potts has always been a film fan. Today, Potts combines his career as a successful litigator--he founded his now national law firm in 2001 out of two rooms as a solo practitioner—with that of...

Grammy-nominated Austin Quartet Set to Release New Album

by Leean Vargas on August 17, 2020

Folk yeah, bring on the banjos!  When it comes to Grammy-nominated quartet Wood & Wire, go ahead and throw out all the expectations that might be created from the sounds by four pickers holding a...