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Hill Country Portal
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HILL COUNTRY MUSICIANS, SINGERS & BANDS
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THE 350 Z's:
A PROPER CUP OF COFFEE: 512-858-0428; 951 Longview Cr, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. FB. 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. Web. For profit and some charity Solo Musician: Folk, folk rock, country
ALLAN RAY REED: 512-944-0070; 250 W Flag Creek Ranch Rd, Llano, TX. Web. Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist
ALMOST PATSY CLINE BAND: 210-844-8549; Web. Classic C&W
ASHLEE ROSE: 210-618-9710; 8418 Cimarron Dr, San Antonio, TX 78218. Web. Country singer who branches beyond country with her sultry voice and gutsy guitar skills.
BEN BECKENDORF: Fredericksburg, TX. Web. Blues
BENKO: An Austin-based trio, the only pop group around featuring vibraphone, bass, drums and vocals. YouTube, Facebook. Contact: Charles Ewing, 512-517-6614, firstname.lastname@example.org
BETTY SOO: Singer/songwriter. Booking Contact: KT Gardner, Nancy Fly Agency, 512-288-2023
BILLY MATA AND THE TEXAS TRADITION: Web. Contact: Joanne Heston, 210-693-5959
BO PORTER: 512-745-1113; Web
BOB CHEEVERS: 615-300-1213; Austin, TX. Web. Singer/songwriter
BOBBY FLORES BAND: Web. Contact: Brenda Ullevig, 830-534-3569
(THE) BOERNE VILLAGE BAND: Oldest German band in the US.
BOOMER NORMAN TRIO: 512-448-3542; Web. Guitarist
BRIAN BURNS: 214-354-1861; Web. Acoustical, guitar, singer, songwriter. Texas/Southwest-centric
BRIAN HUDSON: Web
BRITT BALLENGER & COUNTRY CONNECTION: 210-882-8693; 125 Mustang Run, Boerne, TX 78006. www.reverbnation.com/brittballenger. Traditional Country, Newer Country, Western Swing.
(THE) BUCKSHOT BAND: Web. 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 Graves
CAMERAN NELSON & GUARDRAIL DAMAGE AHEAD: Web. Country Western
CAMERON & ANDREW STEVENS:
CEDAR SQUEEZERS: Web. Two-Stepping for all ages. See Cedar Squeezers at Tejas Rodeo.
CLEPPER-GEORGE: Web. Russell Clepper & Jimmy George; Booking: 512-553-0661
CHRIS AUSTIN MARTINEZ: Web
COUNTRY BOYS UNION BAND: 210-389-5628; 10080 Braun Rd, San Antonio, TX 78254. Original songs that relate to who we are. Web
COURTNEY REED BAND: Country/Blues/Acoustic Rock
DANNY FISK: Web
DAVIN JAMES: 281-382-9725; Kingwood, TX. Web. Singer/songwriter
DEAN STRICKLAND: 323-719-1277; 1307 Cedar St, Bandera, TX. Web. The Hitchhiking Cowboy!
DEREK SPENCE: email@example.com
DEWAYNE DAVIS BAND: 512-626-9258; 614 S 1st #240, Austin, TX 78704. Web. Blues/Rock/Country band, 50 original songs, 300 cover songs, 2 cd's, 1 movie soundtrack. We play festivals, clubs, and restaurants.
(THE) DIRTY WHITE BOYS:
DONNIE BLANZ: Web. Performs hit songs from the 60s through today
DONNIE MALDON: Johnson City
DOS AMIGOS BAND: 210-601-7772; www.DosAmigosBand.com, Facebook. Boerne, TX. Richard Vidmer & Judy Moore: Together they form a very diverse duet with Richard on guitar and vocals and Judy on percussion and vocals. Musical styling's of Americana, Country, Classic Rock, Blues and Originals. Available for any occasion: parties, weddings, regular gigs and more.
DOUG FESLER: Web
DUST DEVILS: 512-525-1493; cMarble Falls, TX. Web. Award winning Texas music
EXIT 505: Kerrville, TX. Web. Country, Rock, Swing, Folk, Gospel, Blues. Chris Booker: 830-238-3260
FIREWATER BAND: Web. Great acoustic music. Pop, rock, hip hop.
FRANK DICK: Web
GALE REDDICK: 830-997-9641; Guitar & fiddle, lessons, music store
GARY P. NUNN: 512-373-8511; Web. Guitar, singer
GEORGE MARTINEZ: 210-887-9122; 9815 Burr Press Ln, San Antonio, TX 78245. Web. Guitarist/Singer
GOBLE FAMILY STRING BAND: Burnet. Bluegrass/Traditional
(THE) GOOD OLE BOYS: Web. Country
GRAHAM WARWICK: 830-990-0779; Cell: 830-456-6372; Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Graham-A-Phone Productions, singer/songwriter/performer.
Web. Anything Blues
GREG WALL: Web
HANNAH STARR: 615-426-5327; 947 RR 2831, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. Web. Country Western
HILLBILLY SOCIAL CLUB: San Antonio, TX. Web. 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: FB; Web. 512-426-0301; Jazzy, Swingy, Bluesy Singer/Songwriter and Covers
HOMER WHISENANT & THE PLAINSMEN: Johnson City. Homer Whisenant. Country swing
HOT TEXAS SWING BAND: 512-264-2182; Austin, TX. Web
IN A JAM BLUEGRASS BAND: 210-870-4321; 30520 Huntington Cr, Bulverde. Faceboook. Traditional acoustic bluegrass (banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, bass), some non-traditional (pop, folk) done with bluegrass styling. Peyton Starr
JAKE PENROD: 830-330-0380; Country Western. Booking Agent: Randy & Jenifer Holland, "Real Country Booking, LLC", 602 W Pecan, Johnson City, TX 78636. Web
JAMES WATSON: 830-998-0748; Blanco, Some charitable performing singer/songwriter/piano. Blues to Broadway. James Watson
JASON ALLEN: Dance the night away
JEFFREY CHARLES: 210-745-1335; Web. singer/songwriter/entertainer
JERRY JEFF WALKER: 512-477-0036; Web. Singer, guitar
JIM THOMAS: 210-497-6925. Web. Acoustic rock, country, blues and folk
JIMMY LEE JONES: Web
JIMMY LEE SAURAGE: 830-225-0216; FB. 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. Web. Texas singer and songwriter
JOHN ARTHUR MARTINEZ: Texas singer and songwriter; Web
JOHN AUSTIN HARDAWAY:
JOHN EMERY: t. "The King of Hillbilly Rock-N-Roll", A Troubadour for All Ages
JOHN M. GREENBERG: Marble Falls, TX. t. 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: t. 50's/60's Rock n' Roll group has been performing 30 years all over Texas. Contact: Marylyn Landers, 512-948-5036
JOSH DODD & THE SHRUGS:
JULIA LANGENBERG: 512-924-3836; Dancer, performer, teacher, musician
KEITH SYKES: Booking: Jerene Sykes, Eads, TN; 901-867-7175; Web
KELLI KING: San Antonio Texas: Web. Singer Songwriter
KIMBERLEE M. LEBER: 512-995-0585; Austin, TX. Web. 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; Web. Fiddle player
LANDERS/MARSHALL DUO: 512-888-8113; 1508 Southport Dr, Austin, TX 7874.Web. 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
LARRY JOE TAYLOR: 254-968-8505; Stephenville, TX 76401. Web
LARRY NATWICK: Jazz Pianist. Blanco. Web. A seasoned veteran of the jazz scene.
LINTONMANCILLA: 512-579-7910; 18709 Double Canyon Dr, Jonestown, TX 78645. Web. 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. YouTube. 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. Web
LONE STAR PICKERZ BAND: Web. 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. Web. An R&B, Pop and Hip-Hop singer who has developed a triple career in music, dance and production.
MARTY WHITE: Web. "Marty White and the Hired Guns". Traditional country
MEAN STREET RIDERS: Web. Rock n Roll on the Open Road.
MIKE CLIFFORD BAND: 512-280-5657; Web. Country western
MIKE BLAKELY: Web. A novelist and singer/songwriter.
MICHAEL HEARNE: Singer, guitarist
MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY: Singer, guitar, western music; Web
(THE) MOONLITES: 800-568-6458; I-10, Exit 501, Kerrville, TX. Web. 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. Web. Songwriter, guitarist.
PAT MITCHELL: 210-392-1481; Kerrville, TX 78028. Singer and songwriter
(THE) PEARL SNAPS: Country dance hall band. Lefty Rainbolt - vocals, Bill Aydam - vocals, guitar, harmina, Robert Carrow - bass beast, Gordon Dowdy - pedal steel, John Christian - lead guitar, Billy Mansell - drums. Hometown: Austin, TX. Web, Booking Agent: Lefty Rainbolt, 512-663-5530
PENNY NEY: 512-914-5188; Johnson City, TX 78636. www.pennyney.com Facebook: FB
POLKAMATICS OF FREDERICKSBURG: Bill Smallwood, firstname.lastname@example.org
(THE) POWER SECTION: 830-997-2271; www.thepowersection.com
408 East Morse St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624.
Rock, Blues, and R&B. No piercings, no tattoos, no attitudes. Just great music. They've entertained audiences with their wide ranging repertoire at public and private venues, corporate events, special occasions, parties and festivals.
Graham Pearson, email@example.com
QUINCY HARPER: Bookings: Ned Brown: 830-739-7274; Web
(THE) RCD SHOW: 512-847 5191; 180 Lonesome Trail, Driftwood, TX 78619. YouTube. 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: Web
ROB MAHONEY: 830-868-0250; 239 Pedernales Oaks Dr, Johnson City, TX 78636. The Piano Man. Web
ROGER MOON AND THE JOHNSON CITY LIMITS BAND: , 830-868-7034; Traditional Country to Southern Rock originals and covers.
RODNEY JOE SMITH: Web
RUSSELL CLEPPER: Web
(THE) SAM BENTLEY BAND: 512-443-2051; Austin, TX. Web
SARAH McSWEENEY: Web. Plays all styles but leans towards blues, contemporary, classical, vocal and keyboard music
SCOOTER PEARCE: Hye, TX. Americana/Country/Folk Rock. Web
SHADES OF BLUE: Band Members: Bryan Anders - guitar/vocals; Dean Kuhlmann - bass; Skipper Scott - drums. Blues, Rock, Etc. The band plays the music of Muddy Waters, BB King, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, etc. Johnson City, TX. 210-606-3732. Banders1975@yahoo.com. Facebook
SHAKE RUSSELL TRIO: Booking: GiGi Benno: 512-847-6400; Web. Shake, Doug Floyd, Mike Roberts
SHANNIE: Fredericksburg, TX. Web. Shan and Annie
SOL PATCH: 830-997-2921; Fredericksburg, TX. Web. Melissa and Bryan. Jazz, Blues, R&B, Latin, Roots, & Rock n' Roll
STAN GILLESPIE: 830-554-0473; Web. Texas singer, Songwriter
STEREOSCOPE: 512-888-8113; 1508 Southport Dr. Austin, TX 78704. Web. 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; Web. 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. Web. Americana, Country, and Folk-Rock
TERRY THEIS - ACCORDIONIST: 830-864-4438; 21452 FM 2093, Harper, TX 78631. Web
(THE) TEXAS KGB: 404-821-0292; 421 Marble Falls TX. Web. Original Americana/folk rock band. Jeff Burnett
THOM SHEPHERD: Kyle, TX. Singer/songwriter. Web
THOMAS MICHAEL RILEY: 210-274-1081; Blanco, TX 78606. Web. Singer, songwriter. Country
TIM MUETING: Booking: 512-751-3169; Web. Americana, Folk & Country
THAWIND MILLS: 512-925-5414; Web. Native Texan singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Bookings: Angela Kennedy @ Pilot Agency, 817-521-9685
TOM TEBOE BAND: Web. Contact: Bri Brewer, 830-570-3151
TOM GOSSETT: Web. Folk, Country, and Rythmn & Blues
TOMMY ALVERSON: Booking: 817-304-4262. Web. Country
TWO TONS OF STEEL: Band
WAKE EASTMAN: 512-639-4661, Marble Falls, TX. Web. Singer/songwriter
WALT WILKINS AND THE MISTIQUEROS: Booking: Neal Brown, 830-997-7629; Web
ZYDECO BLANCO: Web. 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. Web
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. Web
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; email@example.com
MUSIC OFFICE: 888-610-1709; Kerrville, TX 78028. Resources for musicians, recording studio, CD duplication, video production, and syndicated music video program. Web
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. Web
(THE) ZONE RECORDING STUDIO & DIGITAL MASTERING LAB: 512-894-0057; Dripping Springs, TX 78620. Professional CD production studio. Web
ASCAP (AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSER, ARTISTS AND PRODUCERS): Web
AUSTIN360: The place to go for the Austin music scene. Web
WWW.BANDERAMUSIC.COM: A Showcase of Texas Music. CDs by local music icons are available. Web
BEST IN TEXAS: Music articles, "Stars on the Horizon", key notes, music charts, dateline, and CD reviews. Web
BLUEGRASS IN THE HILL COUNTRY: Web. Jeff White: info@BluegrassInTheHillCountry.org
CENTRAL TEXAS BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION: Web
EMA: Media manufacturing and digital distribution. Web
FESTIVALS OF TEXAS: Comprehensive newspaper and web site provide information on festivals and events by Texas Regions as well as interesting articles. Web
HEART OF TEXAS COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION: 325-597-1895; booking agents, museum, oprys; 1701 S Bridge St, Brady, TX 76825; 325-456-5316. Web
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: 940-453-9002. Web
KERRIMINAL RECORDS: 830-522-7703; 1006 Guadalupe St, Apt 2G2, Kerrville, TX 78028. Web. Booking Agent for bands, singer/songwriters, gigs, or help promoting.
LLANO OPRY: 325-247-5354; Lantex Theater, Llano, TX. See schedule at Web
MARBLE FALLS OPRY: 830-693-9996; Uptown Theater, Marble Falls, TX. See schedule at Web
MASON OPRY: 325-597-2119; Odeon Theater, Mason, TX. See schedule at Web
MUSICIAN'S FRIEND: 800-776-5173. Web. Excellent on-line store for music-related gear.
(THE) HILL COUNTRY SOUND SITUATION: Web. 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. Web
TEXAS HERITAGE MUSIC FOUNDATION: Web. 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; Web
TEXAS MUSIC: Web
TEXAS MUSIC GUIDE: Provides information on festivals, a concert calendar, and other music related information. Web
TEXAS OUTSIDE - MUSIC LANDING: Events, festivals and links. Web
TEXAS REBEL RADIO: KFAN 107.9 FM. Web
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. Outreach program is called: Chemo Sabe. 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. Web
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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
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Come Relax & Enjoy!