#TXVoices: Kilgore’s Ally Venable, Award-Winning Blues Rock Guitarist & Singer

by Bob Valleau on March 17, 2021

Ally Venable has found her passion. And it's going to make this young Texas musician a powerhouse. The turning 22-year-old, leader of the Ally Venable Band, started singing at an early age in her church...

#Music Monday: Singer, Songwriter Israel Nash Soothes Texas with “Topaz”

by Gracie Watt on March 15, 2021

Recorded near his home in the Hill Country, Topaz, the new album from singer/songwriter Israel Nash, hits close to home in more ways than one.  Released March 12, the candid, textured album was recorded at...

Five Minutes With Austin-Based Country Music Artist Mark Willenborg

by Leean Vargas on December 7, 2020

If you like cold beer and country music, then you should give this album a listen!  Mark Willenborg, a native Texan singer-songwriter, is stepping into the Austin music scene with the release of his debut...

Five Minutes With Dallas Rock Band “The Dirty Shirts”

by Leean Vargas on November 11, 2020

Cameron Moreland and Nick Santa Maria met as kids doing volunteer work in Mississippi. Little did they know that fateful meeting would turn into a lifelong friendship that would shape them not only as friends,...

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...

Five Minutes With Rising Artist Rudi Gutierrez

by Leean Vargas on June 29, 2020

With her incredible pipes and fearless nature that captured the attention of fans all over the world, Rudi Gutierrez is on the path to being the next big thing. Born with a love for music...

#TXVoices: “Harp! Who Goes There?”

by Haven Lindsey on June 15, 2020

Spider Mackenzie’s harmonica emotes the feelings that emerge from the lyrics and music of Steve Crawford. Together, the Scottish pair has introduced a version of Americana music that raises the bar for everyone. Question: What...

Austin-based Soul Band Tomar and the FCs Debut New Album, ‘Rise Above’

by Leean Vargas on February 17, 2020

Tomar and the FCs bring rock and soul to Texas. Tomar and the FCs, an Austin-based soul band debuted their new album “Rise Above” February 1st at the storied downtown Austin nightclub, Antone’s. The ‘Rise...