Category: Poor David’s Pub

Poor David’s Pub open mic, featuring Bill Hearne

Poor David’s Pub open mic, featuring Bill Hearne

| November 13, 2013

Photos and notes by Mary Jane Farmer — for many photos, click on the link at the bottom of this page Bill Hearne has been around since the mid-70s, walking through and enjoying the heyday of the original Texas music revival, aka, the Progressive Country, Redneck Rock, Outlaw music brought to popularity by Hearne and […]

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Cartwright takes B.W. Stevenson 2013 songwriter title

Cartwright takes B.W. Stevenson 2013 songwriter title

| April 25, 2013

  For photos, click on the link below Troy Cartwright Dixon didn’t hang around long after learning he’d won the 2013 B.W. Stevenson songwriting competition, but when he left, the smile on his face said it all, and his fan of $100 bills, the winning $1,000 prize, didn’t hurt either. Cartwright may have also delivered […]

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Shake Russell Trio +1 Michael Hearne

Shake Russell Trio +1 Michael Hearne

| August 12, 2012

You get these four Texas musicians on the same stage, at the same time, and the total of their musical experience and the number of musicians with whom they have worked and the results can be staggering — more than 100 years combined. True Texas Troubadours, Shake Russell, his trio members Doug Floyd on mandolin […]

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B.W.Stevenson ends with Emily Elbert as top finalist

B.W.Stevenson ends with Emily Elbert as top finalist

| May 3, 2012 | Reply

It may be a quickie singer/songwriter contest, compared with several others that can go on for weeks and into months, but the B.W. Stevenson 26th contest by far had its fair share of incredible musicians, great audiences, and judges beyond compare. Poor David’s Pub hosts the B.W. Stevenson contest teach year. After accepting all the […]

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Jason Elmore sets the perfect stage for Bugs Henderson

Jason Elmore sets the perfect stage for Bugs Henderson

| November 6, 2010

MARY JANE’S NOTE:  David Card, aka Poor David, sent me this quote after Friday night’s show and after reading the story on Jason. “Jason Elmore was one of the most engaging, mesmerizing and successful opening acts I have ever had. He WILL be back, and so will the fans.” By Mark Bickham Bugs Henderson meets […]

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