#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...

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Five Minutes With Texan Singer/Songwriter Chynna Taylor, The Voice Finalist

by Bob Valleau on April 6, 2020

Despite now living far from the Lone Star State, former X Factor competitor and The Voice finalist Chynna Taylor returns as often as she can. What does this talented singer/songwriter miss most about Texas? "Whataburger,"...

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Five Minutes With Award-Winning Singer Michael W. Smith

by Marika Flatt on October 15, 2019

Gospel singer Michael W. Smith is an inspiring man---both on and off the stage.  Not only has this artist and philanthropist had over 35 No. 1 hits but Smith is also adamant about using his...

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Five Minutes With DFW’s Favorite Teen Indie Pop Singer/Songwriter Remy Reilly

by Bob Valleau on September 16, 2019

Beautiful, bold and big on being kind, Remy Reilly, writes songs that speak about relationships.  How did it all begin?  I have been singing and writing since forever, but I was too shy to ever...