Category: 2015

White Elephant Saloon, finals

White Elephant Saloon, finals

| April 3, 2015 | Reply

For photos, click on the links below It’s over for another year, and the 12 bands who were involved have all made new fans and expanded their musician brotherhood base. Not bad for seven weeks of participation in the White Elephant Saloon’s 10th annual Texas Music Showdown. The final night, Wednesday, April 1, found Josh […]

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White Elephant Saloon contest, Rd 1 Wk 4

White Elephant Saloon contest, Rd 1 Wk 4

| March 13, 2015 | Reply

Click on the links below for many photos After having been iced out and postponed the previous week, the White Elephant Saloon Texas Music Showdown finalized its first round this Wednesday (3.11.15) with three judges selecting Big Joe Walker and his big band to move into Round 2. This contest was between Big Joe’s band, […]

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Rusty Wier contest finals, 2.22.15

Rusty Wier contest finals, 2.22.15

| February 24, 2015 | Reply

For all photos, click on the link below. There’s a new plaque that will be hanging inside Love & War in Texas‘ Plano restaurant. It’ll take a couple of days, because owners Tye and Tory Phelps have to add a 5th name to those already on it. It’s the plaque listing all the winners of […]

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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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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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