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Like The Light Crust Doughboys, Shotgun Friday harks back to the days when bands had sponsors.

Slammin’ Sounds

Shotgun Friday is blending music with craft beer know-how into an eclectic mix of sounds that co-frontman and banjoist Tony Drewry has dubbed “hill-hop,”...

Cody Jinks Hits 30

The lanky stoner-looking dude at the bar at the White Elephant Saloon in the Stockyards might seem a little out of place amid all...

James McMurtry’s White Noise

James McMurtry has wrapped up a new album, and he’s playing Magnolia Motor Lounge on Friday. The album will be the follow-up to the...

Rest in Peace, Nick T.

I met Nicholas Tijerina the same place most people would have met him. Nick T., as he was known, was basically ever-present behind the...

Tulips FTW Arrives

When a small stretch of St. Louis Avenue was recently renamed T Bone Burnett Avenue (in honor of the Grammy-winning musician, producer, and Fort...

Music Awards

We’ve come a long way. When I took over as associate editor in 2002, a job that also included helming the music section and writing...

Critical MASS

It’s not unusual for a bar, restaurant, or music venue to have a small army of investors. To get a project off the ground,...

Drake Milligan

As a child, Drake Milligan fell in love with music from listening to his father’s record collection. The Mansfield native would spend hours spinning...

Jack Barksdale

For nearly five years, Texas singer-songwriter circles have been enamored with Jack Barksdale. Since the age of 9, the skinny kid in his signature...

Vodeo Pulls Out a New Album

Bald beneath a backward snapback and bearded in a way that is somewhere between “lazily unshaven” and “edgy youth pastor,” Vodeo bassist/co-songwriter Jacob Pullig...