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THE 350 Z's:
A PROPER CUP OF COFFEE: 512-858-0428; 951 Longview Cr, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. www.facebook.com/apropercupofcoffee. Austin based trio playing folk, blues, and swing, featuring Mark Warren on lead guitar, Dan Perkins on bass, and Gail Lewis on rhythm guitar and vocals. Original and cover songs serious and funny.
ALAN "BONES" DAVIS: 512-466-3170; Jonestown, TX 78645. www.bonesdavis.com. For profit and some charity Solo Musician: Folk, folk rock, country
ALMOST PATSY CLINE BAND: 210-844-8549; www.almostpatsyclineband.com. Classic C&W
ART AND LISA: Bandera, TX. www.myspace.com/artandlisa. Americana, rock, southern rock
ASHLEE ROSE: 210-618-9710; 8418 Cimarron Dr, San Antonio, TX 78218. http://www.AshleeRose.com. Country singer who branches beyond country with her sultry voice and gutsy guitar skills.
BEN BECKENDORF: Fredericksburg, TX. www.myspace.com/benbeckendorf. Blues.
BILLY MATA AND THE TEXAS TRADITION: www.billymata.com. Contact: Joanne Heston, 210-693-5959
BO PORTER: 512-745-1113; www.boporter.com
BOB CHEEVERS: 615-300-1213; Austin, TX. www.bobcheevers.com. Singer/songwriter
BOBBY FLORES BAND: www.bobbyfloresband.com or www.bobbyflores.com, Contact: Brenda Ullevig, 830-534-3569
(THE) BOERNE VILLAGE BAND: Oldest German band in the US.
BOOMER NORMAN TRIO: 512-448-3542; www.boomernorman.com. Guitarist
BRIAN BURNS: 214-354-1861; www.brianburnsmusic.com. Acoustical, guitar, singer, songwriter. Texas/Southwest-centric
BRIAN HUDSON: www.brianhudsonmusic.com
(THE) BUCKSHOT BAND: www.buckshotband.com. A dancehall favorite
BUDDY GRAVES PROJECT: 713-657-9789; CR 4016, Mont Belvieu TX, 77580. Singer/Songwriter The BGP is an acoustic act playing 50/50 original Texas music mixed in with some classic rock and country songs as well. Buddy Gravesbuddygraves62@hotmail.com
CAMERAN NELSON & GUARDRAIL DAMAGE AHEAD: http://camerannelson.com. Country Western
CAMERON & ANDREW STEVENS:
CEDAR SQUEEZERS: www.cedarsqueezers.com. Two-Stepping for all ages. See Cedar Squeezers at Tejas Rodeo.
CLEPPER-GEORGE: www.jimmygeorgearts.com. Russell Clepper & Jimmy George; Booking: 512-553-0661
CHRIS AUSTIN MARTINEZ: www.ChrisAustinMartinez.com
COURTNEY REED BAND: Country/Blues/Acoustic Rock
DANNY FISK: www.DannyFisk.com
DAVIN JAMES: 281-382-9725; Kingwood, TX. www.davinjames.com. Singer/songwriter
DEAN STRICKLAND: 323-719-1277; 1307 Cedar St, Bandera, TX. www.deanstrickland.com. The Hitchhiking Cowboy!
DEWAYNE DAVIS BAND: 512-626-9258; 614 S 1st #240, Austin, TX 78704. www.DeWayneDavis.com. Blues/Rock/Country band, 50 original songs, 300 cover songs, 2 cd's, 1 movie soundtrack. We play festivals, clubs, and restaurants. DeWayne Davisdewaynedavis@hotmail.com
(THE) DIRTY WHITE BOYS:
DONNIE BLANZ: www.donnieblanz.com. Performs hit songs from the 60s through today
DONNIE MALDON: Johnson City
DOS AMIGOS BAND: 210-601-7772; Richard Vidmer. www.dosamigosband.com
DOUG FESLER: www.myspace.com/dougfeslermusic
DUST DEVILS: 512-525-1493; cMarble Falls, TX. www.cosmicdustdevils.com. Award winning Texas music
EXIT 505: Kerrville, TX. www.exit505.com. Country, Rock, Swing, Folk, Gospel, Blues. Chris Booker: 830-238-3260
FIREWATER BAND: www.thefirewaterband.com. Great acoustic music. Pop, rock, hip hop.
FRANK DICK: www.frankdick.com
GALE REDDICK: 830-997-9641; Guitar & fiddle, lessons, music store
GARY P. NUNN: 512-373-8511; www.garypnunn.com. Guitar, singer
GEORGE MARTINEZ: 210-887-9122; 9815 Burr Press Ln, San Antonio, TX 78245. www.georgemartinezrocks.com/. Guitarist/Singer
GOBLE FAMILY STRING BAND: Burnet. Bluegrass/Traditional
(THE) GOOD OLE BOYS: goodoleboystexasdanceband.com. Country
GRAHAM WARWICK: 830-990-0779; Cell: 830-456-6372; Fredericksburg, TX.
Graham-A-Phone Productions, singer/songwriter/performer.
www.livebluesworld.com/profile/GrahamWarwick. Anything Blues
GREG WALL: www.gregwall.net
HANNAH STARR: 615-426-5327; 947 RR 2831, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. www.hannahstarrmusic.com. Country Western
HILLBILLY SOCIAL CLUB: San Antonio, TX. www.myspace.com/hillbillysocialclub. Bass, banjo, guitar, and fiddle
HILL COUNTRY PICKERS: Contact Gale Reddick, 830-997-9641; Legendary group of local musicians who gather at various venues
"HIM & HER" - BRENDA FREED & MICHAEL D'EATH: www.facebook.com/himhertx; www.himandhertx.com. 512-426-0301; Jazzy, Swingy, Bluesy Singer/Songwriter and Covers
HOMER WHISENANT & THE PLAINSMEN: Johnson City. Homer Whisenant. country swing
HOT TEXAS SWING BAND: www.hottexasswingband.com
JAMES WATSON: 830-998-0748; Blanco, Some charitable performing singer/songwriter/piano. Blues to Broadway. James Watson, firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
JASON ALLEN: Dance the night away
JEFFREY CHARLES: 210-745-1335; www.jeffreyhcharlesmusic.com. singer/songwriter/entertainer
JERRY JEFF WALKER: 512-477-0036; www.jerryjeff.com. Singer, guitar
JIMMY LEE JONES: www.jimmyleejones.com
JIMMY LEE SAURAGE: 830-225-0216; www.facebook.com/jlsaurage. A Korean blend Elvis, Prince Keith Richards. Blues, classic country & rock, golden oldies, motown & fun originals
JOEY SCHWAB & JW KLAUS, "OTTO & STUMP": Joey: 512-784-1107, Georgetown; JW: 512-560-0440, Buda; German, Czech, Cajun, Zydeco, Classic Country & oldies
JOHN ANDREWS PARKS: 310-455-3672; Fredericksburg, TX. www.johnandrewparks.com. Texas singer and songwriter
JOHN ARTHUR MARTINEZ: Texas singer and songwriter; www.JohnArthurMartinez.net
JOHN AUSTIN HARDAWAY:
JOHN EMERY: www.jonemery.com. "The King of Hillbilly Rock-N-Roll", A Troubadour for All Ages
JOHN M. GREENBERG: Marble Falls, TX. www.myspace.com/johnmgreenberg. Plays a lot with Walt Wilkins but also on his own. Texas Music's top producer for 2006. Country and Alternative Country. "Johnny Gringo"
JOHN HARDAWAY AND 30-06 BAND: 830-997-0099; 9821 RR 965, Fredericksburg. Singer, Songwriter. Originals, Texas country and Classics
JOHN SANDERSON & RICH DONALD: pickers and songwriters
JOHNNY RODRIGUEZ: Country/Latin; MySpace;
JOHNNY DEE'S ROCKET 88'S: www.johnnydeesrocket88s.com. 50's/60's Rock n' Roll group has been performing 30 years all over Texas. Contact: Marylyn Landers, 512-948-5036, firstname.lastname@example.org
JOSH DODD & THE SHRUGS:
JULIA LANGENBERG: 512-924-3836; Dancer, performer, teacher, musician.
KEITH SYKES: Booking: Jerene Sykes, Eads, TN; 901-867-7175; www.keithsykes.com
KELLI KING: San Antonio Texas: www.myspace/kellikingmusic. Singer Songwriter
KIMBERLEE M. LEBER: 512-995-0585; Austin, TX. www.Kimberlee.com. Christian Music Ministry Original Singer/Songwriter & Recording Artist, Kimberlee, performs a soulful expression of Bluesy Folk-Jazz with an inspiring Gospel message that reflects her heart's appreciation for the Bible. Her Texas-based ministry releases and promotes Indie Christian music.
KURT BAUMER: 512-924-4419; www.fiddletrax.comFiddle player
LANDERS/MARSHALL DUO: 512-888-8113; 1508 Southport Dr, Austin, TX 7874.www.landersmarshall.com. Musicians Singer/songwriters Justin Landers and Samantha Marshall have developed a unique sound, converging dynamic harmonies with layers of rhythm guitar and instrumental leads with a loop pedal and lap drum that makes every live performance captivating and unforgettable. Think Americana Country/Blues! Contact: Samantha Marshall email@example.com
LARRY JOE TAYLOR: 254-968-8505; Stephenville, TX 76401. www.larryjoetaylor.com
LARRY NATWICK: Jazz Pianist. Blanco. www.larrynatwick.com. A seasoned veteran of the jazz scene.
LINTONMANCILLA: 512-579-7910; 18709 Double Canyon Dr, Jonestown, TX 78645. www.LintonMancilla.com. Acoustic, adult contemporary musical ensemble
LISA & GREG, "TRACE OF GOLD": Facebook. Booking: Lisa Sutphin: 512-576-3604. Country Western, & more.
LITTLE BEVERLY & THE SHADES: 512-450-8814; 29 Brookhollow Dr, Wimberley, TX 78676. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFvyyyx-hjA. Six person band, playing together over 25 years. We cover 1950's rock and roll hits.
LONDON AND DAVID: 830-613-5782; London Baileigh, David Horner, Singer/Songwriters, Marble Falls, TX. www.reverbration.com/londonanddavid
LONE STAR PICKERZ BAND: www.lonestarpickerz.com. Wayne-o and crew play a wide range of great country and dance songs.
LONNIE LETT: 830-992-5256; Fredericksburg, TX. Classic country and standards
MANNIE B: San Antonio/Kyle TX. http://thebombrecordsstudio.wix.com/thebombrecords. An R&B, Pop and Hip-Hop singer who has developed a triple career in music, dance and production.
MARTY WHITE: www.myspace.com/martywhite. "Marty White and the Hired Guns". Traditional country
MEAN STREET RIDERS: www.MeanStreetRiders.com. Rock n Roll on the Open Road.
MIKE CLIFFORD BAND: 512-280-5657; www.mikeclifford.com. Country western
MIKE BLAKELY: www.mikeblakely.com. A novelist and singer/songwriter.
MICHAEL HEARNE: Singer, guitarist
MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY: Singer, guitar, western music; www.michaelmartinmurphey.com
(THE) MOONLITES: 800-568-6458; I-10, Exit 501, Kerrville, TX. www.themoonlites.com. Acappella, doo wop
NATALIE ROSE & A BEAUTIFUL MESS: country band with sound & lighting. Play newer country & classics. Contact Tina, 830-303-7656
NELSON BROYAL: 830-385-7680; Blanco, TX 78606. www.myspace.com/nelsonbroyal. Songwriter, guitarist.
PAT MITCHELL: 210-392-1481; Kerrville, TX 78028. Singer and songwriter
PENNY NEY: 512-914-5188; Johnson City, TX 78636. www.pennyney.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/penny.ney1
POLKAMATICS OF FREDERICKSBURG:
QUINCY HARPER: Bookings: Ned Brown: 830-739-7274; www.quincyharper.com
(THE) RCD SHOW: 512-847 5191; 180 Lonesome Trail, Driftwood, TX 78619. www.youtube.com/user/THERCDSHOW. We don't charge, or pay. Features Texas singer songwriters performing their originals and interviews with the artist. From the little known gyms of talent to the more recognizable names in Texas and hill country music. Hosted by Ricky Charles Dodson.
RICHARD VIDMER: 210-601-7772; Songwriter and vocalist. Available for any occasion. Combining Blues, Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Texas Country with his own brand of Texas Americana. firstname.lastname@example.org; www.richardvidmer.com; www.myspace.com/richardvidmer
RICK BOSS & MARK SEARCY:
RICK DONALD & LYNN SNOW, "RICK & THE IMPACTS": Rick: 830-385-6416; Lynn: 512-590-1145; Singer, guitar, Johnson City, TX 78636. Classic rock & roll, country, blues
(THE) RIVERWALK RAMBLERS: www.riverwalkramblers.com
ROB MAHONEY: The Piano Man. www.riogumbo.com
ROGER MOON AND THE JOHNSON CITY LIMITS BAND: , 830-868-7034; Traditional Country to Southern Rock originals and covers. email@example.com
RODNEY JOE SMITH: www.mytexasmusic.com/rodneyjoesmith
RUSSELL CLEPPER: www.myspace.com/russellclepper
(THE) SAM BENTLEY BAND: 512-443-2051; Austin, TX. www.sambentley.com
SARAH McSWEENEY: www.myspace.com/sarahmariesedona. Plays all styles but leans towards blues, contemporary, classical, vocal and keyboard music
SCOOTER PEARCE: Hye, TX. Americana/Country/Folk Rock. www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/19476872
SHAKE RUSSELL TRIO: Booking: GiGi Benno: 512-847-6400; www.shakerussell.com. Shake, Doug Floyd, Mike Roberts.
SHANNIE: Fredericksburg, TX. www.shannieband.com. Shan and Annie
SOL PATCH: 830-997-2921; Fredericksburg, TX. www.solpatch-music.com. Melissa and Bryan. Jazz, Blues, R&B, Latin, Roots, & Rock n' Roll
SPARE PARTS BAND: 830-997-2271; E Morse St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Musicians are Steve Vidro, Jay Munson, and Graham Pearson. Pre-eminent band for special occasions such as wedding receptions, NYE parties, class reunions, etc. Play a broad variety of music with over 100 songs in their set list.
STAN GILLESPIE: 830-554-0473; www.myspace.com/stangillespie. Texas singer, Songwriter
STEREOSCOPE: 512-888-8113; 1508 Southport Dr. Austin, TX 78704. http://stereoscopeband.com. Austin's hottest cover band! Rocking hit songs from the 60's to today, this high-energy cover band will have people of all ages on the dance the floor!
STEVEN FROMHOLZ: 254-592-8632; www.stevenfromholz.com. Texas singer, Songwriter, Poet, Humorist, River Guide, Cowboy
STEVE JEFFERSON & FRIENDS:
STEWFISH AND THE COUCH POTATOES: 830-995-2231; Comfort. Band: contact Stew Crawford
SUSIE WARLEY: 830-765-1951; Horseshoe Bay, TX. www.myspace.com/susiewarley; www.SusieWarley.com. Americana, Country, and Folk-Rock
TERRY THEIS - ACCORDIONIST: 830-864-4438; 21452 FM 2093, Harper, TX 78631. www.terrytartist.com
(THE) TEXAS KGB: 404-821-0292; 421 Marble Falls TX. www.thetexaskgb.com. Original Americana/folk rock band. Jeff Burnett. firstname.lastname@example.org
THOM SHEPHERD: Kyle, TX. Singer/songwriter. www.thomshepherd.com. Booking Agent: email@example.com
THOMAS MICHAEL RILEY:
TIM MUETING: Booking: 512-751-3169; www.timmueting.com. Americana, Folk & Country
THAWIND MILLS: 512-925-5414; firstname.lastname@example.org, http://artistecard.com. Native Texan singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Bookings: Angela Kennedy @ Pilot Agency, 817-521-9685, email@example.com
TOM TEBOE BAND: www.tomteboeband.com. Contact: Bri Brewer, 830-570-3151
TOM GOSSETT: www.myspace.com/tomgossett2; www.piewedgemusic.com. Folk, Country, and Rythmn & Blues
TOMMY ALVERSON: Booking: 817-797-3893; www.tommyalverson.com. Country;
THOMAS MICHAEL RILEY: 210-274-1081; Blanco, TX 78606. www.thomasmichaelriley.com. Singer, songwriter. Country
TWO TONS OF STEEL: Band
WAKE EASTMAN: 512-639-4661, Marble Falls, TX. www.wakeeastman.com. Singer/songwriter
WALT WILKINS AND THE MISTIQUEROS: Booking: Neal Brown, 830-997-7629; www.waltwilkins.com
ZYDECO BLANCO: www.zydecoblanco.com. Blends the influences of Louisiana Zydeco and Cajun music with the feel of life in the Texas Hill Country.
BLUE ROCK ARTIST RANCH & STUDIO: 512-847-7440; Wimberley, TX 78676. A retreat and recording facility for selected producers specializing in Texas folk artists and music for film. www.bluerocktexas.com
FIRE STATION STUDIOS: 512-396-1144; 224 N Guadalupe St, San Marcos, TX 78666. Services include: digital recording, mastering, mixing, video and film post-production, CD-ROM, DVD and multimedia authoring, DV editing and audio encoding. www.firestationstudios.com
LOS SENDEROS RANCH RECORDING STUDIO: 512-565-0446; 8409 N US Hwy 281, Blanco, TX 78606-5024. Just S of the 281-290 Y. State-of-the art music recording studio. www.lossenderosranch.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
MUSIC OFFICE: 888-610-1709; Kerrville, TX 78028. Resources for musicians, recording studio, CD duplication, video production, and syndicated music video program. http://musicoffice.com/2010
RIVERSOUNDS RECORDING STUDIO: 512-217-4596; Box 53, Castell, TX 76831. Castell, TX 76831. www.enchantedrock.com/recording.html
SYNTAUR PRODUCTIONS & RECORDING STUDIO: 800-334-1288; 1418 N Walnut Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130. Keyboard sounds and accessories, for Ensoniq, Akai, Alesis, Roland, Korg, Casio, E-mu, and Kurzweil. An integral part of our sound design business is our professional 24-track digital recording studio, which is also available for outside projects. www.syntaur.com
(THE) ZONE RECORDING STUDIO & DIGITAL MASTERING LAB: 512-894-0057; Dripping Springs, TX 78620. Professional CD production studio. www.thezonerecordingstudio.com
ASCAP (AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSER, ARTISTS AND PRODUCERS): www.ascap.com
AUSTIN360: The place to go for the Austin music scene; Austin360
WWW.BANDERAMUSIC.COM: A Showcase of Texas Music. CDs by local music icons are available. www.banderamusic.com
BEST IN TEXAS: Music articles, "Stars on the Horizon", key notes, music charts, dateline, and CD reviews; Best in Texas Online
BLUEGRASS IN THE HILL COUNTRY: www.BluegrassInTheHillCountry.org. Jeff White: info@BluegrassInTheHillCountry.org
CENTRAL TEXAS BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION: www.centraltexasbluegrass.org.
EMA: Media manufacturing and digital distribution. www.cdmaker.com
FESTIVALS OF TEXAS: Comprehensive newspaper and web site provide information on festivals and events by Texas Regions as well as interesting articles www.festivalsoftexas.com
HEART OF TEXAS COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION: 325-597-1895; booking agents, museum, oprys; 1701 South Bridge Street Brady, TX 76825; 325-456-5316; email@example.com; www.heartoftexascountry.com
J&L SOUND: 512-755-1624; Marble Falls, TX. The Hill Country's Premier DJ Services and Live Sound Reinforcement Company. Weddings, Live Music, Bands, Singers, Entertainment. Jason Guenther
JAKE HOOKER AND THE OUTSIDERS: http://www.jakehookermusic.com. 940-453-9002 or firstname.lastname@example.org
KERRIMINAL RECORDS: 830-522-7703; 1006 Guadalupe St, Apt 2G2, Kerrville, TX 78028. www.hchappenings.com. Booking Agent for bands, singer/songwriters, gigs, or help promoting.
LLANO OPRY: 325-247-5354; Lantex Theater, Llano, TX. See schedule at www.heartoftexascountry.com
MARBLE FALLS OPRY: 830-693-9996; Uptown Theater, Marble Falls, TX. See schedule at www.heartoftexascountry.com
MASON OPRY: 325-597-2119; Odeon Theater, Mason, TX. See schedule at www.heartoftexascountry.com
MUSICIAN'S FRIEND: 800-776-5173. www.musiciansfriend.com. Excellent on-line store for music-related gear.
(THE) HILL COUNTRY SOUND SITUATION: 210-569-9744; 608 4th St, Blanco, TX 78606. http://soundsituation.com. Music school
TEXAS COUNTY LINE: A weekly 30-minute television program featuring Traditional Country Music, Cajun Music and Western Swing filmed at locations throughout the Lone Star State, began airing in July, 2008. Local, regional and nationally-known artists are featured. In addition, vintage footage of interviews and musical performances by artists from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s will frequently be included on the program. www.texascountyline.tv
TEXAS HERITAGE MUSIC FOUNDATION: www.texasheritagemusic.org. 830-792-1945; Kerrville, TX 78029-1945. Mission is to preserve and perpetuate the traditions of Texas music, to examine the background of Texas music, to trace influences and patterns in Texas music and to document the role Texas music has played in society, and to provide free educational programming to the Texas community.
TEXAS MUSIC CHARTS: Music venues and artists, top twenty charts, and articles; Texas Music Charts
TEXAS MUSIC: www.texasmusic.org
TEXAS MUSIC GUIDE: Provides information on festivals, a concert calendar, and other music related information; Texas Music Guide
TEXAS OUTSIDE - MUSIC LANDING: Events, festivals and links; www.texasoutside.com/musicLanding.html
TEXAS REBEL RADIO: KFAN 107.9 FM; www.texasrebelradio.com
TEXAS SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND (TSR): www.texassongwritersintheround.com. Contact: 512-217-4596; Jerialice Arsenault. A non-profit organization that provides great, non-stop Texas Music presented in family venues across the state! From it's inception in Art, Texas in 1999, the group has continued to support and activate live and recorded original music and musicians in a variety of styles and talent levels. Many of the budding songwriters have gone on to become performing musicians and are entertaining audiences far and wide. Artists hail from Dallas to Houston, Austin, the Hill Country, San Antonio and more, and consider a starring role at a TSR showcase one of the highlights of their tour or yearly stops. The home venue is Sandstone Cellars Winery in Mason Texas. The group also provides live performances at M. D. Anderson in Houston Texas to support cancer patients, families and Aim at Melanoma for the Cure, as well as other cancer charitable events. Call them if you need live music for your fundraiser or personal in-home music for your family. www.Chemo-Sabe.org for more info.
THE STATE OF TEXAS: Comprehensive site for music and other events. The State of Texas
YOUR TEXAS MUSIC: Distribute only Texas music for non-major label artists. Tickets available on-line for Texas music events. www.yourtexasmusic.com
SANDY ROAD GUEST HAUS:
An upscale Western-style Guest House Bed & Breakfast
in a Beautiful Ranch Setting in the Gorgeous Texas Hill Country
B&B Reservations & Information: 281-300-7177
9242 RR 1320 (Sandy Road), Johnson City, TX 78636
Web: www.SandyRoadGuestHaus.com Email: info@SandyRoadGuestHaus.com
Come Relax & Enjoy!