Author Archive: Mary Jane Farmer

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Music on Main 2018 Line-up

Music on Main 2018 Line-up

| March 22, 2018 | Reply

Friday Nights in Texas just took on new meaning, what with Denison’s Main Street announcing its 2018 Music on Main line-up this week. And it’s a good one, that includes local musicians opening for each touring act. The concerts are always free to the public, always at Heritage Park on Main Street, always start at […]

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Merrol Ray — Happiness to the ear!

Merrol Ray — Happiness to the ear!

| March 14, 2018 | Reply

First printed in Paris News   Story By Mary Jane Farmer; Photos by Joe Watson Happiness is listening to Merrol Ray. Merrol has been making people happy through his music for decades… well maybe not dozens of decades, but a couple or so anyway. Miles From Nowhere was Merrol’s band’s name when it took top honor […]

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Wynonna coming to Choctaw/Grant, Okla.

Wynonna coming to Choctaw/Grant, Okla.

| February 21, 2018 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer, first appeared in Paris Life Magazine, March 2018 issue Wynonna asks in one of her songs, “Is It Over Yet?”. The answer is a firm and definite ‘No, it is not over yet.’ Though her career and her life seemed to be on hold for a while, she’s […]

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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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