texas musicians

From Magnolia to Broadway: Jamestown Revival Shares the Road to ‘The Outsiders’

April 4, 2024 | By

This interview was edited for brevity and clarity.
In 2015, Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay, aka Americana-folk duo Jamestown Revival, were seeing their hard work pay off.

A Historic Beyoncé Tour in Houston Digs Into Her Texas Roots

April 1, 2024 | By

When Beyoncé announced in a commercial during this year’s Super Bowl that a new album was dropping March 29, the Beyhive buzzed with excitement.

Singing Cowboy Tex Ritter’s Legacy Lives On

January 11, 2024 | By Joe Nick Patoski

Of all the actors, musicians, sports figures, and entertainers known as Tex, the most famous is practically unknown to younger generations today.

For His 30th Album, Dale Watson Pays Tribute to Lead Belly and the 12-String Guitar

July 26, 2023 | By Anthony Head

In 2020, Dale Watson moved to Marshall, right in the same neck of the Piney Woods where early 1900s blues legend Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter began learning the musical instrument that would earn him the moniker “King of the 12-String Guitar.” Watson pays tribute to Lead Belly and his historic guitar on the title track of Starvation Box, a new 12-song collection named for the expression that Lead Belly’s father used for mocking his son’s guitar, the very symbol of his career.

Country Singer Kelly Willis Returns with Trio, Performing at Kerrville Folk Festival This Weekend

May 22, 2023 | By Michael Corcoran

Kelly Willis is feeling liberated. After decades being a wife, mother, and singer always on the verge of mainstream success, she’s ready for something new.

Radney Foster Reflects on Del Rio, Mentoring Kacey Musgraves, and Induction Into the THSA Hall of Fame

February 23, 2023 | By Michael Corcoran

Even as he’s lived two-thirds of his life in Tennessee, Radney Foster has always considered himself a Texas songwriter.

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