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13 Jun 09 San Marcos to Host Swing Festival

The 17th Texas Natural and Western Swing Festival on Saturday will celebrate Texas history, Texas traditions and Texas music at the San Marcos Courthouse Square and on the San Marcos River.

The San Marcos Record reports that the event is free and open to the public, with a limited number of paid reserved seating tickets available for the nighttime concert. Concert goers are invited to bring lawn chairs to… Continue┬áreading

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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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