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

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

decades of male-dominated mainstream country music. Recently Texas Highways spoke with Moss about how the Texas music scene is both…

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…

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

…live events, The Redbird Listening Room in New Braunfels is offering music fans the chance to take in Texas music

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…

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

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

…is best known today for a specific achievement. When the musician from Vernon stepped into a New York City studio…

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

…known as the “wood eternal.” The bald cypress grows where it floods. Water washes against its roots day in and…

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,…

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…

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…

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

music. Roughly half the crowd of 400 came to the Armadillo World Headquarters that night to see opening act Greezy…

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Revelers at last year’s Slavnost donned traditional Czech costumes and danced to polka music. Photo courtesy Texas Czech Heritage and…

At ‘Immersive Frida Kahlo,’ Visitors Can See the Famous Mexican Artist In a New Light

At ‘Immersive Frida Kahlo,’ Visitors Can See the Famous Mexican Artist In a New Light

…into a moving image while music plays in the background, and you’re transported into the life and story of one…

TH Moment with Jerry Jeff Walker

TH Moment with Jerry Jeff Walker

…rock-tinged country-and-folk sound when Austin was putting down its Live-Music-Capital-of-the-World roots in the 1970s, it is Jerry Jeff Walker who…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…part of the tree—leaves, bean pods, bark, trunk, limbs, gum, and roots. About Juneteenth –> Devil trees. Trash trees. Farmers…

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