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Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

“Just because it has hills, and it’s next to the Hill Country, does not make it the Hill Country,” declares…

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

what happened to the Dixie Chicks turned Chicks. In the much-anticipated, much-needed Her Country: How the Women of Country Music

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…life is gone,” he says. “But I didn’t give up music. These are songs that still excite me.” A whole…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

…Subscribe to Texas Highways To country fiddlers like Howard Kalish, who backed Texas country music legend Don Walser for years,…

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

…a former studio musician who had gone through a similar cultural transformation, was a model for the country outlaw look….

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

century. We were both budding music journalists for Country Music magazine back in the 1970s, and he’s one of those…

In New Braunfels, The Redbird Listening Room Caters to Songwriters—and Song Listeners

In New Braunfels, The Redbird Listening Room Caters to Songwriters—and Song Listeners

…many other performers of Americana, folk-country, and Texas country music—just like Burrow himself. “I book all the artists,” he says….

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…Kerrville Mountain Sun described what locals could expect at the town’s brand-new music festival. Founded by Rod Kennedy, an Austin-area…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

introduced the locals to Frisbee. Back in Austin in 1973, Friedman took part in the great progressive-country music explosion with…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…explores roots-based music. How has meeting the next generation of songwriters kept you in touch with new music? REK: It’s…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…has donated sheet music and instruments to the band in appreciation of its commitment to German music, while the Texas…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…people and places of small-town Texas. His music often draws inspiration from the towns where he has roots, like Lubbock,…

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

…owner of one of the Lone Star State’s most famous country western bars has put the venue up for sale….

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

…spring-fed waters or hiking at Garner State Park, located 8 miles north. Long before it was a Hill Country tourist…

TH Moment with Jerry Jeff Walker

TH Moment with Jerry Jeff Walker

…played like me—mixing folk music, country music, and a little bit of rock. TH: There’s a popular bumper sticker that…

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