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PAULA NELSON PUT ON A BRAVE FACE DURING HER ARREST BASED ON THIS PHOTO POSTED ON HER FACEBOOK PAGE. (Photo by Kevin Lance)

Paula Nelson (Daughter Of Willie) Arrested For Marijuana In Texas

Jeff Prince
Yesterday was April 20, a special date for pot enthusiasts (a common code among marijuana users is “420″). Menard County deputies weren’t feeling festive. They arrested Paula Nelson, daughter of Texas Music ic...


ROD KENNEDY.

Kerrville Folk Festival Founder Rod Kennedy Dead At 84

Jeff Prince
The man who created the Kerrville Folk Festival, the huge and long-running celebration of songwriters, died in hospice care yesterday, according to a report published today in the San Antonio Express-News. Rod Kennedy was 84. &...



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Cliburn at the Modern Goes High with Higdon

EDWARD BROWN
If only seeing world-renown composers perform was as easy as strolling to the neighborhood art museum. Last Saturday was one of those rare days. Cliburn at the Modern is a fairly low-key event as far as Van Cliburn Foundation a...


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Thank Supreme Being It’s Friday…On The Green

Jeff Prince
The seasonal music series Friday on the Green resumes tonight, and the weather forecast, band lineup, and after-party are making my whistle yearn to be wet. The first show of the season begins at 7 p.m. at Magnolia Green Park, ...



THE WHITE ELEPHANT SALOON WAS ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC LAST NIGHT (all photos by Jeff Prince).

Buffalo Ruckus Stampedes Texas Music Showdown

Jeff Prince
The final winner of last night’s Texas Music Showdown almost turned out to be Forty Creek Whiskey. The whiskey-peddling, Texas Music-loving, buy-a-round-for-the-house kind of guy from Forty Creek, Bobby Camillone, was in ...


KONVICT KODY FOSTER HELPED BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO LAST NIGHT'S SET (all photos by Jeff Prince)

Surprise Ending At Texas Music Showdown

Jeff Prince
The five members of Koe Wetzel and the Konvicts snaked their way through the crowd at White Elephant Saloon last night. Then they disappeared into a darkened back room. An employee poked his head in to see what was going on. &#...



Here's Scott Copeland in a still from one of Mills' videos.

Benefit for Fort Worth Videographer Sunday

ANTHONY MARIANI
For years, Harriet Mills has been taking videos of her favorite blues and roots musicians in Fort Worth, including Bill Ham, Scott Copeland, Jake Robison, Steve Hill Trio, Chris “Silver Fox” Watson, and dozens more. Though ...


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SXSW: A New Surreality

STEVE STEWARD
Last night, a man allegedly got hammered, got into his car, got pulled over by the cops, and then tried to flee the scene before he could get arrested for drunk driving. During his flight, he allegedly killed two people with hi...



MARK TWAIN WON'T BE ATTENDING THE WILDCATTER EXCHANGE BUT HIS SPIRIT WILL.

Will You Love The Wildcatter Exchange? May Be

Jeff Prince
If you missed the first Woodstock, first Bonnaroo, first ACL fest, and other great cultural “firsts,” well, now’s your chance to say you were at the first Wildcatter Exchange weekend festival (You can only say...


THE SELFIE SEEN 'ROUND THE WORLD. (Maria Nunez)

UT Student’s Selfie With Justin Bieber At SXSW Isn’t What It Seems

Jeff Prince
Hating Justin Bieber is the new black. When I woke up this morning, all the morning news shows were showcasing a video of Bieber displaying a snotty attitude during a recent deposition. One of the show’s hosts even said h...