Thursday, August 24, 2017

Sam Chatmon Blues Festival Oct 6, 2012

October 8, 2012 by  
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They call it a festival for a reason.  It was a day of fun and celebration of Delta Blues.  Most importantly, the  Sam Chatmon Blues Festival is held each year to celebrate the life of the late Sam Chatmon of Hollandale, Mississippi.  I earned my place at the festival by being mentored by Mr Chatmon […]

Songwriters in the Round – KE Cellars

September 7, 2009 by  
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I had a blast last weekend sharing the stage with two great Texas Songwriters. Connie Mims (winner of the 2009 Texas Music Award’s Songwriter of the Year award) and Randy Brown (winner of last year’s Americana Music Festival – Songwriter of the Year Award).

Nashville Songwriters Association – Houston Chapter

December 6, 2008 by  
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I had the privilege to attend a mini-meeting of the Nashville Songwriters Association International in Houston in 2008.  Connie Mims is the organizer and a great songwriter on her own.  The session was a chance to hear some exceptional southern talent and enjoy the ambiance of Dosey Doe of Houston. The main room is a […]

The Ultimate Outdoor House Concert

November 22, 2008 by  
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I had the opportunity to play at “The Ultimate Outdoor House Concert” on November 22, 2008. Earlier in the year, family friends Jeff and Kelly Hunter successfully bid on a house concert.  Tyler’s First Baptist Church auctioned the house concert along with many other (much more valuable) items to raise money for the FBC youth […]

Preston Signs Autographs for Two

November 1, 2008 by  
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In October of 2008 Preston and I got to perform with Beatlegras in Winnsboro, Texas.  Crossroads Coffeehouse is a great venue and is situated in the heart of downtown Winnsboro.  It is operated by Lynn Alder and Lindy Hearne, along with daughter Kate Hearne.  All three are exceptional performing artists and they have booked some incredible […]

RiverSide CD Release Concert

June 4, 2008 by  
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The RiverSide CD release concert was the highlight of the RiverSide CD project. The musicians that provided their talents in the studio appeared at the CD Release Concert. Musicians included Billy Bob Dempsey, Andrea Holcek, Dirje Smith, David Smith, Doug Algood, Jay Abercrombe, my producer Randy Brown, and naturally, Preston.  Because of the way digital […]