Posts tagged "Texas music"
Winners Named in 2017 Songwriter Serenade

Winners Named in 2017 Songwriter Serenade

Andrew Delaney has been named the first-place winner in the 2017 Songwriter Serenade competition. He was among 15 songwriters who were invited to showcase several of their original songs and compete for $7,000 in prize money at Moravia Performance Hall in Moravia, Texas, on Saturday, May 6. [To continue reading this article and see the complete list of winners and semifinalists, click on the headline.]

Finalists Named in 2015 Wildflower! Performing Songwriter Contest

Ten finalists have been named in the 2015 Wildflower! Performing Songwriter Contest. Each will perform two songs on the Singer Songwriter Stage during the 23rd annual Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival at Galatyn Park Urban Center in Richardson, Texas, just a few minutes north of Dallas. Billed as North Texas’ largest music festival, it takes place, May 15-17. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
Steven Fromholz, Texas Singer-Songwriter, 1945-2014

Steven Fromholz, Texas Singer-Songwriter, 1945-2014

Steven Fromholz, a well-respected Texas singer-songwriter, engaging and witty performer, author, actor, humorist, “singing cowboy,” acclaimed whitewater rafting guide, and one-time poet laureate of the Lone Star State, died Jan. 19 following a hunting accident. He was 68. {To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Finalists Named in 2013 Wildflower! Performing Songwriter Contest

Ten finalists have been named in the 2013 Wildflower! Performing Songwriter Contest. Each will perform two songs on the Singer Songwriter Stage during the 21st annual Wildflower! arts and music festival in Richardson, Texas, just a few minutes north of Dallas. Billed as North Texas’ largest music festival, it takes place, May 17-19. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Winners Named in 8th Annual Texas Music Awards and 2010 Wildflower Performing Songwriter Contest

Winners of both the 8th Annual Texas Music Awards and the 2010 Wildflower Performing Songwriter Contest were named last weekend during separate events in the Lone Star State. [To view the entire article, click on the headline.]

Stephen Bruton, ‘the Soul of Texas Music,’ 1948-2009

Stephen Bruton, an Austin, Texas-based guitarist, songwriter and actor, has died at age 60, after battling throat cancer for more than two years. Bruton died peacefully in his sleep on May 9, at the Los Angeles, California home of his childhood friend, musician and producer T Bone Burnett, who considered him “the soul of Texas music” and with whom he was working on the soundtrack for Jeff Bridges’ film “Crazy Heart.” [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]

A Quick Q & A with Terri Hendrix

Terri HendrixSome folks may be quick to label Terri Hendrix' music as acoustic Americana. And although the San Marcos, Texas-based singer-songwriter calls The Spiritual Kind, her ninth independent release, a folk record, Hendrix -- no relation to 'that Hendrix,' although her dad's name is Jim -- professes to like all styles of music, and her own musical stylings cannot be easily pigeonholed. Kathy Sands-Boehmer recently posed questions to this gifted artist. [To read Kathy's Q & A with Terri Hendrix, click on the headline.]