Posts Tagged ‘Tommy Alverson’
Bar napkin autographed by Rusty Burns after playing with him in 1995. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Mourning Rusty Burns, Rockin’ Ron Thompson

Jeff Prince
One of Fort Worth’s most pivotal, pioneering rock guitarists has gone to that great jam in the sky. After a long battle with lung cancer, Rusty Burns died on Friday, Feb. 19. He was 63. Burns, who played left-handed with his ...


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 ...

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 ...

Fat Stock Show Song Benefits Students

Jeff Prince
Students who pursue an agricultural education at college will be tipping cows with joyous hearts — a new scholarship fund has been established for them. Jason Manning and Tommy Alverson released a new song with a timely t...

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...

Clubhouse’s Last Waltz Is Sunday

Jeff Prince
An era ends on Sunday when the Clubhouse Concert Series hosts its final show after eight years of Texas Music goodness. And just like The Band tapped into its talent-rich pool of friends for The Last Waltz back in the day, Joni...

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...

Casey Damn James Topped By Four Left Turns

Jeff Prince
Two young, guitar-slinging rockers named Casey James hail from these parts. Only one got sent home from a singing competition last night. Fort Worth’s Casey James performed well and will certainly remain in the American Idol ...

Randy Brown Nominated As Entertainer of Year

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s own Randy Brown will vie for Entertainer of the Year at the 8th annual Texas Music Awards. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 15 at the Marshall Convention Center in Marshall. Host and legendary si...