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Rusty Wier contest, Round 2 photos

Rusty Wier contest, Round 2 photos

| January 28, 2016 | Reply

Round 2 Week 1 photos — Photos by Mary Jane Farmer Round 2 Week 2 photos — Photos by Stacey Shope and Diana Love Round 2 Week 3 photos — Photos by Mary Jane Farmer Moving into Round 3:  Which starts Sunday, Jan. 31, 4 p.m., at Love & War in Texas, Plano. Trace Bivens […]

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Pushwater — The Grand Family Band

Pushwater — The Grand Family Band

| January 22, 2016 | Reply

by Billy Keith Bucher While standing up by the bar at the back of Moore’s Store in Ben Wheeler, Texas, I watched as Pushwater set up their equipment. Now, the mics were ready and it was time for a sound check; but instead of playing a song, the band began to sing into the mics […]

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Rusty Wier contest, Round 1 photos

Rusty Wier contest, Round 1 photos

| January 17, 2016 | Reply

“Time’s a-wastin’,” says Snuffy Smith… So here, without further ado, are the photos from Round 1 of the 2015/16 Rusty Wier singer/songwriter contest, being held Sundays at Love & War in Texas, Plano. Round 2 is underway now, and those photos will be posted soon. Round 1 Week 1, Dec. 20, 2015 Round 1 Week […]

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Lacie Carpenter — Firecracker with a fiddle!

Lacie Carpenter — Firecracker with a fiddle!

| January 9, 2016 | Reply

Story by Billy Keith Bucher, Scene In Town staff writer; Photos are courtesy NOTES FROM BILLY:  Getting to write about people and their music is a blessing. The best thing about it is that you learn so much about the artist and new musicians. Maybe one of the best things of all is when people […]

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Guthrie Kennard — A Man on the Move

Guthrie Kennard — A Man on the Move

| December 26, 2015 | 4 Replies

By Billy Keith Bucher, Scene In Town contributor Swamp music may best be described as a dank and funky music flowing over a jagged and syncopated beat. This describes Guthrie Kennard’s music, like dark meat on a chicken bone. Guthrie Kennard grew up on the muddy banks of the James River on the south side […]

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