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(Photos by Rob Grogan)

Rob The Roving Reporter Survives Larry Joe Taylor Fest

Rob Grogan
(Editor’s Note) Larry Joe Taylor’s 25th Anniversary Texas Music Festival & Chili Cookoff was every bit as great as Arlington native and Austin singer-songwriter Rob Grogan had hoped for. Grogan attended the event wi...


LARRY JOE TAYLOR PLAYS MARK CIGAINERO'S CHILI PEPPER GUITAR ON STAGE LAST NIGHT AT THE LJT TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL. (Photo by Rob Grogan)

Hot (As In Spicy) News Update: Chili Guitar A Hit

Jeff Prince
Coastal-and-western singer Larry Joe Taylor christened the chili pepper guitar that Mark Cigainero introduced to the world yesterday at the annual LJT music festival and chili cook-off. The event runs through Sunday. A few year...



MARK CIGAINERO AND HIS CHILI PEPPER GUITAR. (Photos by Jeff Prince)

Luthier Takes Chili Pepper Guitar To Larry Joe Taylor Festival

Jeff Prince
Most local guitar pickers go to Mark Cigainero when they need work done on their six-string babies.  Cigainero and his brother, Mitchell, have been repairing axes for three decades in Fort Worth. A few years back, Larry Joe Ta...


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 ...



"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...


SCOTT COPELAND AND GIRLFRIEND CAROL PATE CHECK OUT A PROMOTIONAL T-SHIRT AT LAST NIGHT'S SCREENING OF "THE TEXAS MUSIC HOUR WITH BRAD HINES."

Stockyards Screening: Texas Music Hour

Jeff Prince
A truncated version of The Texas Music Hour With Brad Hines was shown last night at River Ranch in the Stockyards. Texas Music Hour is seeking a home on the small screen, and producer Rand Blair held a little party last night t...



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 ...


Troubaderos, FM2865 To Face Off In Final Showdown

Jeff Prince
The Troubaderos edged out Dale Riley & The Last Train South at last night’s semi-final round of the Texas Music Showdown with KHYI’s Brett Dillon. Both band’s played entertaining sets, but the surprising c...



Blondie Abducted, Still Missing

Jeff Prince
The first time Blondie entered my consciousness was at a Larry Joe Taylor festival in about 1992. I’ll never forget her. I walked up to somebody’s campsite where musicians were standing in a circle and playing blueg...


Joe Ely Rocks The Rock Stage

Jeff Prince
Tuesday’s unveiling of the Rusty Wier sculpture (see previous Blotch post) was followed later that evening by a performance by Lubbock legend Joe Ely. Afterward, Larry Joe Taylor, Deryl Dodd, and Marc-Alan Barnette held a son...