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Marshmallow Jam kicks off Thursday

Marshmallow Jam kicks off Thursday

| June 22, 2016 | Reply

by Billy Keith Bucher Now it’s summertime in East Texas and that means one thing. It’s time for the Marshmallow Jam on June 24 through 26. There will be about 42 groups and individual acts involved in this event. “But it didn’t start like a Woodstock take off,” said Chaz West recently. He is the […]

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Straw Hat Society headlining Marshmallow Jam

Straw Hat Society headlining Marshmallow Jam

| June 20, 2016 | Reply

Story by Billy Keith Bucher and Rachel Williams, Photos by Mary Jane Farmer Rachel Williams was the first person to tell me (Bucher) about Straw Hat Society when I went hear Porter’s Bluff at Wings Over Kaufman. Her excitement was so sincere and contagious that I knew I had to check them out. Talking with […]

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Remembering Guy Clark at Kerrville Folk Festival

Remembering Guy Clark at Kerrville Folk Festival

| June 16, 2016 | Reply

Photos and story by Mary Jane Farmer — First appeared in the June 2016 issue of Buddy Magazine. “The thing about writing songs is, everything is songwriting. All you have to do is remember.” — Guy Clark Guy Charles Clark November 6, 1941 – May 17, 2016 Considered by most to be the first man […]

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KFF2016, Day 13, Tuesday, Remembering Chuck Pyle

KFF2016, Day 13, Tuesday, Remembering Chuck Pyle

| June 8, 2016 | Reply

For many photos, click here. Producers of two other festivals came to the Kerrville Folk Festival to help pay tribute to the late singer/songwriter/Zen Cowboy Chuck Pyle, who passed away on Nov. 6, 2015, near his home in Colorado. This country-folk singer-songwriter and master fingerstyle guitarist had songs recorded first by Jerry Jeff Walker in the 1970s […]

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KFF2016, Day 12, Monday, June 6

KFF2016, Day 12, Monday, June 6

| June 8, 2016 | Reply

The Sundown Concert (these happen between the weekends) of Monday night featured musician and jewelry designer Rex Foster and bluegrass/country picker Peter Rowan; and was billed as them …”& friends.” One of those friends (a surprise) was Robert Earl Keen, who commented that he used to be glad to come to Kerrville (and that usually […]

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