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White Elephant contest, Rd 1 Wk 2, 2/18/15

White Elephant contest, Rd 1 Wk 2, 2/18/15

| February 23, 2015 | Reply

Well, time’s a’wastin’, to quote the great American cartoon character, Snuffy Smith. Thus, this is now a VERY SHORT report, but with all the photographs from the night. Round 1, Week 2 of the White Elephant Saloon’s 10th yearly Texas Music Showdown was Wednesday, Feb. 18, and included the front-line duo of Larry Sumpter and Dan […]

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CD Review —The Bodarks

CD Review —The Bodarks

| February 17, 2015 | Reply

First printed in the February 2015 issue of Buddy Magazine The Bodarks The Bodarks Independent Release The Bodarks, a genre-creating string band from around the Metroplex, opens their first and self-titled CD appropriately with “Life Americana,” and then adds 12 more songs which prove they have developed their own unique Americana music. This is a freshman […]

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Rusty Wier contest, Semi-finals Wk 2

Rusty Wier contest, Semi-finals Wk 2

| February 16, 2015 | Reply

For more photos, click on the link below The second group of eight singers and songwriters competing to go into the 5th Annual Rusty Wier competition Sunday (Feb. 16) brought their best to the Love & War in Texas (Plano) stage — actually on the Rusty Wier pavilion — Sunday, and had the crowd eating […]

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White Elephant Saloon contest, Rd 1 Wk 1

White Elephant Saloon contest, Rd 1 Wk 1

| February 13, 2015 | Reply

    For many photos, click on the links below It was one duo and two trios, the first three bands that kicked off the 10th yearly White Elephant Saloon Texas Music Showdown. One of those bands, though, was from Oklahoma. Competing Wednesday (Feb. 11, 2015) were the Josh Halverson band from Denton, Moonlight Social […]

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Dix Hat Band — a West Texas storm

Dix Hat Band — a West Texas storm

| February 12, 2015 | Reply

Originally printed in the February 2015 issue of Buddy Magazine Taking West Texas by storm, Dix Hat Band is also about to come out with its first full-length CD project. And the songs coming out on that little round disc well represent the eclectic mix of each band member’s musical styles, talents, and influences. Adam […]

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