Category: – Festivals

Toyota Texas Music Revolution line-up announced

Toyota Texas Music Revolution line-up announced

| January 7, 2017 | Reply

Photos and review by Mary Jane Farmer, For all photos, click here Plano — The three sponsors of this year’s Texas Music Revolution met with media Thursday morning, (Jan. 5, 2017) where they announced the 2017 line-up. If the press conference is any indication of just how spectacular Toyota TMR will be, festival-goers are in for […]

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Kerrville New Folk songwriting contest now accepting entries

Kerrville New Folk songwriting contest now accepting entries

| December 15, 2016 | Reply

Attention emerging songwriters! The 2017 Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk competition is accepting entries. A project of the non-profit Kerrville Festival organization, this New Folk competition has gone on for decades, and continues to appeal to songwriters from all across the U.S. and often from other countries as well. In all, nowadays, about 800 songwriters enter […]

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WoodyFest 2016

WoodyFest 2016

| July 31, 2016 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer — Click on the links below for many photos. WoodyFest, short for Woody Guthrie Festival, 2016… what a great experience. Three daytime stages — indoors at The Crystal Theater and Brick Street Tavern, and the outdoors CIA tent. Also, several outreach sites, including a church, a senior lunch […]

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Marshmallow Jam kicks off Thursday

Marshmallow Jam kicks off Thursday

| June 22, 2016 | Reply

by Billy Keith Bucher Now it’s summertime in East Texas and that means one thing. It’s time for the Marshmallow Jam on June 24 through 26. There will be about 42 groups and individual acts involved in this event. “But it didn’t start like a Woodstock take off,” said Chaz West recently. He is the […]

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Straw Hat Society headlining Marshmallow Jam

Straw Hat Society headlining Marshmallow Jam

| June 20, 2016 | Reply

Story by Billy Keith Bucher and Rachel Williams, Photos by Mary Jane Farmer Rachel Williams was the first person to tell me (Bucher) about Straw Hat Society when I went hear Porter’s Bluff at Wings Over Kaufman. Her excitement was so sincere and contagious that I knew I had to check them out. Talking with […]

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