Texas Music Scene Blog


BY ARDEN WARD 11.14.13 | 5:18 pm Blues artist Carolyn Wonderland has been a force in Texas music for nearly two decades. She spent her formative years inside Houston’s dingy blues clubs, soaking up the sounds of great Texas artists before eventually playing alongside her idols. In the late 1990s, at the urging of Texas trailblazer Doug Sahm, she landed in Austin where her modern take on the blues has flourished. “Mr. Sahm led me to the land of free guitar lessons and soul

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Music and Love Make the World Go ‘Round

November 15, 2013 posted by

By: Susan Turpin – Guest Blogger. You can follow Susan on Twitter, and also check out her blog: http://www.twitter.com/motelcowboy http://motelcowboy.tumblr.com/ Have you ever wondered why we’re so passionate about the things we love? Why we allow ourselves to become so engrossed in certain hobbies, regardless of whatever it may be?  Some people love cooking and all things culinary, while others can become easily wrapped up in movies and call themselves cinephiles. For me, that intense and

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Recipe of the Week! Statesboro Steak

November 14, 2013 posted by

With the holidays coming up, and with my general constant hunger in mind, I reached out to some of my artist buddies for some ideas.  Luckily, they came to the rescue!  So here is our first Recipe of the Week coming to you straight from Stewart Mann of the Statesboro Revue: Statesboro Steak: In order to cook a good steak you have to have something that all musicians need, a really good sense of timing.

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Today’s Music

October 24, 2013 posted by

by Todd Purifoy So I posted a quote of the day today from Neil Young: “Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today there’s a lot of images that go with the music. A lot of music is crap and it’s all commercial and the images are all trying to sell the record.” My point was just to post the thoughts of a great songwriter, on the WAY music is distributed and

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Keynotes from Katie Key at Best in Texas

October 21, 2013 posted by

Posted with permission from Katie:  http://www.texasmusicchart.com/Pages/Keynote.htm Monday – October 21, 2013 CLUTTERED CORNER Tori Martin has a date with destiny, and the favorite rest stop on the way is the Cluttered Corner where legends and legends-to-be sit a spell…watch our chat above! Saints Eleven frontman Jeff Grossman brings a timeless front-porch feel to the Cluttered Corner so genuine you can smell the bayou slowly drift on by.  Watch that incredible performance at www.BestinTexasOnline.com. The official

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