Posts Tagged ‘Brett Dillon’
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. &#...



BIG JOE WALKER MIXED COUNTRY, BLUES, ROCK, AND PERSONALITY TO WIN LAST NIGHT'S ROUND OF THE COMPETITION. (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Big Joe Walker Stands Tallest At White Elephant Showdown

Jeff Prince
A White Elephant Saloon regular patron watched Big Joe Walker climb onto the stage to kick off the latest round of the 9th Annual Texas Music Showdown. Then he made an astute observation. “Not many people can make a jumbo...


FRANKENTELLY, THE SEA FOAM GREEN GUITAR MADE FROM SPARE PARTS. (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Koe Wetzel & Konvicts Steal White Elephant Saloon Contest

Jeff Prince
You’d think somebody named Mary Jane Farmer would be a pot grower. But she’s not (as far as I know). Farmer is a pleasant, middle-aged woman who traverses the Metroplex nearly every night checking out Texas Music en...



GREEN LIGHT PISTOL TAKES THE PRIZE (all photos by Jeff Prince)

There’s A New Sheriff In Town — Green Light Pistol

Jeff Prince
Two months of band battling came to a head last night at the 8th Annual Texas Music Showdown at White Elephant Saloon, pitting finalists Green Light Pistol against The Tyler Rogers Band.   The grand prize included studio t...


"HI AND WELCOME TO WHITE ELEPHANT SALOON!" (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Green Light Pistol And Shawn Fussell Battle It Out

Jeff Prince
You know it’s a party when Bob Camillone walks in the door. He’s a honcho at Forty Creek Whiskey Distillery and the first thing he did upon entering White Elephant Saloon last night was to buy a round of the amber c...



GREEN LIGHT PISTOL'S WOMANLY FOOTWEAR (all photos on this post by Jeff Prince)

Estrogen Infuses Battle Of Bands At White Elephant

Jeff Prince
Female power ruled the White Elephant Saloon during last night’s 8th Annual Texas Music Showdown. Red Dirt/Texas Music is densely populated by hairy-legged guitar slangers singing about home, heartache, hangovers, and hea...


PHIL WALLACE AND HIS FRESHLY SHORN LOCKS CAME JUST SHY OF WINNING THE 3RD ANNUAL RUSTY WIER SONGWRITING CONTEST ON SUNDAY IN DALLAS. (facebook photo courtesy of Phil Wallace)

Singer-Songwriter Phil Wallace Comes Close In Rusty Wier Contest

Jeff Prince
Two Fort Worth singer-songwriters were among the seven finalists appearing in the Rusty Wier Songwriting Contest that wrapped up on Sunday in Dallas after a weeks-long competition. Neither Cowtown crooner took home the grand pr...



Tom Cheatham Wins Texas Music Showdown

Jeff Prince
You know the competition is fierce at a battle of the bands contest when a three-piece band rocks its ass off — complete with onstage acrobatics — and still comes in third. Dallas’ Rodeo Clown Dropouts opened ...


Unusual Night At Battle Of Bands

Jeff Prince
Rules were broken last night at the 7th Annual Texas Music Showdown in the Stockyards semi-finals competition. But that’s okay. It means next Wednesday’s championship at White Elephant Saloon will feature three band...