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Toyota Texas Music Revolution line-up announced

Toyota Texas Music Revolution line-up announced

| January 7, 2017 | Reply

Photos and review by Mary Jane Farmer, For all photos, click here Plano — The three sponsors of this year’s Texas Music Revolution met with media Thursday morning, (Jan. 5, 2017) where they announced the 2017 line-up. If the press conference is any indication of just how spectacular Toyota TMR will be, festival-goers are in for […]

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Grace Pettis playing at The Forge

Grace Pettis playing at The Forge

| December 29, 2016 | Reply

Review by Billy Keith Bucher, courtesy photo When I first came to Ben Wheeler, Texas, I became an avid fan of the Forge Bar and Grill and the Moore’s Store. These music venues provided an opportunity to activate my knowledge of the local music scene. I tried to never miss a performance. It was a […]

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9 Stevie Ray Vaughan at Celebrate Austin Music

9 Stevie Ray Vaughan at Celebrate Austin Music

| December 25, 2016 | Reply

Because you asked… The Celebrate Austin Music Festival at Zilker Park, circa April 15, 1984, was filled with Austin-based touring acts with generous sprinklings of up-and-comers. A lot of that information is in Rod Kennedy’s book, Music of the Heart, written many years before his 4-14-14 death. It had been a long three-day event, and […]

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Charlie Wilson—Welcome to the WOW!

Charlie Wilson—Welcome to the WOW!

| December 19, 2016 | Reply

Photos and short review by Mary Jane Farmer — Click on the link below to view more photos To use Choctaw Casinos’ own slogan, “Welcome To The Wow!” That’s what the Charlie Wilson show brought to the Grand Theater Friday night (Dec. 16, 2016). … Wow! … Bigtime Wow! … Las Vegas style Wow! Multi-award […]

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Aaron Watson and Grand Theater — quite a combo!

Aaron Watson and Grand Theater — quite a combo!

| December 16, 2016 | Reply

Photos and very short story by Mary Jane Farmer. For more photos, click on the link below. He came, he played, he conquered. That about sums up Aaron Watson and his band’s first gig in the Grand Theater, Choctaw Casino, Friday (Dec. 9). It was the first time that a Texas/Red Dirt Band has played […]

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