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30 Jul 09 Performance Opportunity for Christian Musicians

Event Name: University of Dallas Ministry Conference
Event Date(s): October 23-24, 2009
Event Time(s): 9AM to 7 PM

Event Location: The Dallas Convention Center

The University of Dallas is soliciting applications from performers, either as individuals or in bands, to provide Christian music in 30-min time slots throughout the two-day conference, the musical climax of which will be a concert with John Michael Talbot on Friday evening.  Given… Continue reading

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29 Jul 09 NSAI Houston North Metro August Meeting Notice

Dear Songwriters:

This is a notice of the August workshop for NSAI Houston North Metro Chapter, for Wednesday, August 5th at Dosey Doe Coffee Shop, 25911 I-45 North, The Woodlands, TX, beginning at 7:00pm.  For directions to Dosey Doe: http://www.doseydoescoffeeshop.com.  Dosey Doe features a full dinner menu and outstanding hot and cold beverages. It is open to the public during the workshop and performance rounds, so please bring… Continue reading


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28 Jul 09 The Jeff Strahan Band at Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar in Houston

Photo by Dale Kennemer

Photo by Dale Kennemer

Dawson County is about as West Texas as West Texas gets. For all the monotony in its landscape, this part of the world has produced more than its share of gifted musicians.  

Jeff Strahan, for example, is from Dawson County. Lamesa to be precise, roughly halfway between Midland… Continue reading


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28 Jul 09 Support Your Local Performers

Practice hard, and support your local performers. Continue reading


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23 Jul 09 Texas Music Reaches to Minnesota

Hill Country performer in Minnesota brings to mind how special Texas music really is. Continue reading


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20 Jul 09 Texas Latin Music Awards to Get National Exposure

The upcoming Texas Latin Music Awards will be broadcast nationally across a Hispanic television network. Continue reading


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16 Jul 09 Summer Music Series Heats Up in Austin

Austin radio station and cafe team up to provide summer music series. Continue reading


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07 Jul 09 The Woodlands Songwriters Association July Song Swap and Critique

WHO:           The Woodlands Songwriters Association (WSA)

WHAT:         Monthly Song Swap & Group Critique

WHERE:       Borders Books, Market Street District, The Woodlands (adjacent to the Pavilion and the Woodlands Mall;

                           Intersection of Lake Woodlands Drive and Six Pines Drive); Meeting upstairs in the “Art & Architecture” section.

WHEN:         Monday July 13th, 7:00pm-10:00pm

HOW:            Put on your thick skin coat and leave your ego at home… Continue reading


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05 Jul 09 Songwriting Therapy

Songwriting, I am learning from personal experience, can be both a creative outlet and a form of emotional therapy. Continue reading


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01 Jul 09 Recording the Beatles

The Recording Academy® Texas Chapter in partnership with the Producers & Engineers Wing presents The P&E Tour 2009. The event in Houston will showcase Brian Kehew and Kevin Ryan discussing their book “Recording the Beatles”.

The event will be at the Hard Rock Cafe, 502 Texas Avenue, Houston, Tx on Saturday, July 11th. The program itself will be from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, followed by a mixer from 4:00… Continue reading


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