Author Archive: Mary Jane Farmer

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Dustin Perkins — Music is in his Blood.

Dustin Perkins — Music is in his Blood.

| February 9, 2018 | 1 Reply

First printed in Paris News, 1.26.18; and in Buddy Magazine, March 2018 issue.Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer Dustin Perkins is the consummate musician. Singer, songwriter, guitar picker, and working businessman in the industry. Perkins started playing music, encouraged by his parents, while still in high school, and soon found himself hosting the open […]

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Terry McBride Rides Again

Terry McBride Rides Again

| January 28, 2018 | Reply

Story by Mary Jane Farmer, Courtesy photos. First appeared in January 2018 issue of Buddy Magazine Terry McBride is meeting himself coming in the music business. He’s made a full orbit, from performing, to backing other musicians, to writing songs for others, to traveling with the stars, and now he’s back to performing again. And […]

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Aaron Watson Band coming to Choctaw-Grant, Okla.

Aaron Watson Band coming to Choctaw-Grant, Okla.

| January 17, 2018 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer, first printed in The Paris News, Jan. 12,2018, edition. About two and a half years ago, the Aaron Watson band played at the Choctaw Casino (Grant) Event Center, and held the crowd captive for nearly two full hours. He was the first to play there, of the Red […]

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Rusty Wier Contest Rd 1 Wk 1

Rusty Wier Contest Rd 1 Wk 1

| January 16, 2018 | Reply

Story by Mary Jane Farmer, Photos by Mary Jane Farmer and Ken Maxwell, as noted. Click on link at bottom for photos This year’s Rusty Weir singer/songwriter contest kicked off in fine fashion Sunday, Jan. 7, (2018) at sponsor Love & War in Texas‘ Plano facility. Round 1, Week 1 saw songwriters James Nored, Tanner […]

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Baraoke at The River Bar

Baraoke at The River Bar

| January 10, 2018 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer, First published in The Paris News, Jan. 7, 2018, editon)  There were several common characteristics among those who sang in Tuesday night’s Baraoke, aka karaoke with Barry Diamond as host, at The River Bar & Grill in Grant. Those would be respect, support, and commitment. Karaoke is the […]

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