Archives: Todd Purifoy

Happy Ho Ho Ho

December 05, 2013 posted by

The Texas Music Scene is excited to bring you our First Annual Christmas Special.  We will have performances and some conversations with some of your favorite artists!  Be on the lookout for the schedule! We will have special Christmas performances from Casey Donahew “When Santa Rides Through Texas,” Matt The Cat Trio “Jingle Bell Rock,” Jack Ingram “Pretty Paper,” Kevin Fowler “Santa Got Busted By The Border Patrol,” Ray Benson “Christmas In Jail’” Dale Watson

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Wade Bowen – ‘O Holy Night

November 28, 2013 posted by

I made the comment last night that one of my family traditions is enjoying Christmas Music when we decorate on Thanksgiving.  And the FIRST Christmas song we bring in the season with is The 12 Days of Christmas from an old KVET Genuine Austin Christmas album. It isn’t Christmas at our house until Wade hits the 5th Day of Christmas “5 Goooooolden Rings!  Take it away Russ!” Anyway, Wade just cut another Christmas Classic “‘O

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Willie’s Bus Involved in Accident

November 26, 2013 posted by

Willie Nelson  Three members of Willie Nelson‘s touring ensemble were injured following a bus crash early Saturday morning (Nov. 23) near Sulphur Springs, Texas. Nelson was traveling in his own bus and not on board at the time of the accident. Among Nelson’s band members, Paul English hurt his ankle and Billy English sustained a bruised hip. The brothers both play drums in the band. Meanwhile, crew member Tom Hawkins’ rib was cracked. The remaining passengers

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In September, George Strait announced the last of the concert dates for his “The Cowboy Rides Away“ tour.  There was one particular date missing though.   The last concert date was left off the official announcement. We DID know it would be at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, but he official date was not given. The wait is over.  As of this week, we now know that the date will be Saturday, June 7th.  As you may remember,

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Trigger – The Life of a Guitar

November 18, 2013 posted by

by MICHAEL HALL   The guitar—a Martin N-20 classical, serial number 242830—was a gorgeous instrument, with a warm, sweet tone and a pretty “mellow yellow” coloring. The top was made of Sitka spruce, which came from the Pacific Northwest; the back and sides were Brazilian rosewood. The fretboard and bridge were ebony from Africa, and the neck was mahogany from the Amazon basin. The brass tuning pegs came from Germany. All of these components had been

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