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05 Jan 10 Blues Festival To Benefit Community Radio

Community radio station KNON will bring the Texas music blues to downtown Dallas with its 11th annual Blues Festival. Continue reading

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11 May 09 Blues Icon Dies in Corpus Christi

Rocky Benton, honoree of the South Texas Music Walk of Fame, dies in Corpus Christi. Continue reading


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17 Feb 09 A G-Chord on an Old Martin – An Evening with Quinten Hope

Texas Music Journal caught up with Quinten at the Granada Theater in Dallas on Sunday, February 8, 2009 where he was opening for Andy McKee (quite a guitar player in his own right). Since the show highlighted acoustic guitars, Quinten left his Strat in the case and played his repertoire on an old acoustic – his Dad’s Martin. Continue reading


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27 Jan 09 Why Texas Music?

A common misconception is that Texas music is the familiar red dirt sounds of musicians such as Cross Canadian Ragweed, Stoney LaRue or Jason Boland. It is also misclassified as the outlaw sound of Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, David Allan Coe, Waylon Jennings or Billy Joe Shaver. The truth is that Texas music is much more complicated than any simple classification scheme can represent. All of these musicians are fine Continue reading


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