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Re-Printed with permission from Katie Key at www.bestintexasonline.com/bitnew/keynotes.htm HELPING REBUILD CLEBURNE, TX Randy Rogers wanted to do something in response to the tornadoes in May in his hometown of Cleburne and that’s when Concert for Cleburne was born!  Not only will RRB be performing, but the Amos Moses Band, Sonny Burgess and the Steve Helms Band.  All proceeds going to the Cleburne Area Relief Fund to help rebuild the community. Details here: www.concertforcleburne.com CURTIS’ ROCKSTAR HAIR Curtis

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Whiskey Myers at Ranch Bash 2011. In a modest rent house in the small East Texas town of Elkhart, Texas, Cody Cannon and Cody Tate began to write music, only dreaming of the success that is sure to follow. They began to incorporate the talent and imagination of friend and guitarist John Jeffers. At that time, they called themselves Lucky Southern, though they had only three members. As time passed, with their inspiration mounting, they

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  Willy Braun, Stoney LaRue, and Randy Rogers at the 2012 Bowen Classic! Each year Wade Bowen hosts the Bowen Classic.  The Classic is a two day event that kicks off with a fantastic day of music that creates groupings like this, followed by an amazing day of golf with fans and artists playing side be side raising money. Wade & his wife Shelby have started their own foundation to raise money for kids in

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I was looking around at upcoming festivals, and saw the lineup for Ray’s Grit & Groove 2013.  This show is April 16 at WhiteWater Amphitheater.  Pretty impressive group of performers this year.  If you are planning out your shows, this is one you’ll want on the radar! This year’s lineup: Ray Wylie Hubbard, Hayes Carll, Ben Kweller, The Dirty River Boys, Wheeler Brothers, Uncle Lucius, The Trishas, Sons of Fathers and Dustin Welch.

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The Departed were just chosen as one of four bands to go see by the New York Time music critic Jon Caramanica.  This says a lot about our boys from New Braunsfels.  To be recognized by one of the most respected music critics on the planet is a big deal!  Go see this band live and you will see what everyone is so excited about!!

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