John Baumann’s Van Was Stolen In Austin, Texas

A RIFF on what country is really about.    

Texas Observer, legendary crusading liberal magazine, is closing and …

The 68-year-old progressive publication, which published Ronnie Dugger, Molly Ivins and Kaye Northcott, hit financial troubles…

Search for missing Texas boy takes strange turn as family flees country without him: police

Police in Texas are looking for a missing 6-year-old disabled boy after learning he has not…

Yippee ki-YMCA! 3rd Annual YMCA Texas Independence Day Gala to support local youth program

   

Police: 6-year-old Texas boy still missing as family flees country

Everman police say Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez is still missing after his family fled the country on a…

Terry Bradshaw’s Daughter Rachel Is Married! Inside Her ‘Whimsical’ Wedding at a Texas Country Club

Rachel Bradshaw, the daughter of former pro football player and FOX NFL Sunday analyst Terry Bradshaw…

Red Raiders conclude Masked Rider Open – Texas Tech Red Raiders

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech track and field team wrapped up its first outdoor home meet…

Willie Nelson honored with Texas educational endowment

Weeks after winning more Grammys, Willie Nelson is getting a new kind of honor: a university endowment…

RaeLynn to perform in Texas City – A Night of Country Music and Fun in the Sun

Baytown native, and two-time ACM “New Female Vocalist” nominee, RaeLynn, will be performing at Texas City’s…

Texas Eats: Texas-Sized Country Fried Steaks, Giant Wood-fired Calzones, & All-You-Can-Eat Japanese BBQ

This week on Texas Eats, David Elder takes us to Sisterdale for some authentic Texas BBQ…

Texas Hippie Coalition release video for ‘Hell Hounds

Heavy southern rock band Texas Hippie Coalition have unveiled the video for their new single ‘Hell…

‘I’ve Always Been a Transplant’: A Global Perspective on Texas Hip-Hop

David Shabani’s life took him on an international journey from France to the Live Music Capital…

“CLUE the Musical” takes the Texas Theater stage

The curtain goes up Friday for the opening weekend of the Palestine Community Theater’s production of…

IRISH MUSIC SCENE: Texas music feast caps a bumper week for Irish music

HOWDY from Texas, where our Northern Winds writer finds himself currently ensconced, taking in the sights…

TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION Release Music Video For “Hell Hounds” Single; The Name Lives On Album Details Revealed

Heavy southern rock band, Texas Hippie Coalition, is set to release their new album, The Name…

Lana Del Rey has the internet weeping over this North Texas town

Fans are in their feels over her song named after the Texas town.    

Governor Abbott Announces Corsicana Designated Music Friendly Texas Certified Community

Governor Abbott Announces Corsicana Designated Music Friendly Texas Certified Community    

Ernest Talks About Working With Koe Wetzel At The Sonic Ranch: “We Wrote A Swing Record… Texas Country”

A RIFF on what country is really about.    

This Small Texas Town Has Less Than 1,000 Residents — and It’s the ‘Cowboy Capital of the World’

Bandera, Texas, offers visitors the chance to experience rodeos, horseback rides, and Hill Country’s sprawling landscapes,…

Corsicana now a Music Friendly Texas Certified Community

Governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday that the City of Corsicana, having completed the multi-step certification process,…

Country superstar Chris Stapleton adds North Texas stop to his all-American tour this fall

Chris Stapleton is bringing his “All-American Road Show” back to North Texas this fall. The eight-time…

2023 CMT Music Awards Reveals Host Of Austin, Texas, Events Leading Up to Show

The 2023 “CMT MUSIC AWARDS” will air LIVE from Austin, Texas’ Moody Center on Sunday, April…

The Texas Tornado Spins Again for Record Store Day

It wasn’t quite subterfuge, and it wasn’t exactly a scam. But during the mid-‘60s any band…

Modern pop, hip-hop musical about Jesus coming to a North Texas tent auditorium in May

“His Story: The Musical” depicts the life of Jesus in a contemporary pop and hip-hop style,…

North Texas American Red Cross celebrates ‘Giving Day’ in Big Country and across the region

   

Texas bands ruled SXSW this year

Ben Kweller, Dende, and a reunited Voxtrot were among the home-state heroes who rocked…    

Freddy Fender to be honored with historical marker in South Texas

The late Tejano singer, a Grammy Award winner, will be remembered in an April 15 ceremony…

Texas Latino plans 30th anniversary album

The award-winning band will celebrate 30 years with anniversary album filled with classic hits and new…

Peter Gabriel bringing ‘i/o – The Tour’ to Texas in October

Dates scheduled in Austin, Dallas and Houston.    

Willie Nelson honored with Texas educational endowment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Weeks after winning more Grammys , Willie Nelson is getting a new…

PHS alumni take Texas to New York City

Adam Hill (left) and John Carroll backstage at Terminal 5 in New York City. ANDREW QUINN…

Buddy Mondlock tours Texas and stops at Harmony House Concerts to bring in spring!

Buddy Mondlock’s songs have been recorded by Garth Brooks, Joan Baez, Guy Clark, David Wilcox, Janis…

The Voice judges fight for Texas contestant after heartfelt performance of Selena

DALLAS, Texas – A Texas contestant on The Voice left two coaches very impressed after performing…

Texas Musician Robert Earl Keen Honored in the Texas House of Representatives

Texas Musician Robert Earl Keen Honored in the Texas House of Representatives    

Meet rising Texas grasser Riley Gilbreath

Riley Gilbreath is an 18 year musician in Crowley, TX who is making noise on both…

Not One But TWO Texas Cities Rank Inside the Top 10 for Happiest

Texans are an all around happy people.    

Texas Country Artist Case Hardin Hits Fourth-Consecutive Number One With “Most Beautiful Place I’ve Ever Been”

Texas Regional Radio hitmaker Case Hardin scores his fourth consecutive #1 spot with Most Beautiful Place…

St. Paddy’s Texas Style celebrates Irish and Texan culture over the weekend

St. Paddy’s Texas Style was in full swing in Old Town Lewisville on Saturday, March 18,…

Frisco hits all the right notes as Texas’ newest Music Friendly Community

The Texas Music Office has confirmed what many residents already know: Frisco is a Music Friendly…

Peter Gabriel brings the ‘Sledgehammer’ to Texas on upcoming tour

He’ll be signing from his first new album in over 20 years.    

The Voice judges fight for Texas contestant after heartfelt performance of Selena

DALLAS, Texas – A Texas contestant on The Voice left two coaches very impressed after performing…

WATCH: Thousands get ‘Rickrolled’ by hundreds of drones at SXSW in Texas

600 drones lit up the night sky in downtown Austin, Texas, on Friday night, creating a…

Texas Reggae Band Lion Heights Announce New Album False Reality

Outlaw Reggae outfit Lion Heights are excited to announce their long-awaited album False Reality. Lion Heights…

WATCH: Thousands get ‘Rickrolled’ by hundreds of drones at SXSW in Texas

600 drones lit up the night sky in downtown Austin, Texas, on Friday night, creating a…

Turkish Cafe & Lounge Brings Istanbul To Plano, Texas

By day, Turkish Cafe is a quaint eatery where guests can enjoy hummuses, tzatziki dips, Mediterranean…

Annual Texas Onion Festival in Weslaco, March 25th

For more information contact the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce at 956.968.2102 or visit www.weslaco.com    

Texas State Music: Western Swing

The 2011 Legislature’s resolution asserts western swing’s “origins are firmly tied to the Lone Star State,”…

Best west Texas music coming to Odessa

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- The West Texas Symphony will be holding it’s Downtown Classics concert at the…

Aberdonian duo travel to Texas to record album with legendary producer

Steve Crawford and Spider MacKenzie will play from the album in a homecoming show    

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Carthage’s Texas Country Music Hall of Fame leads Texas Music History Trail marketing effort

It’s been more than 20 years in the making with roots deep in Panola County, but…

Texas contestant wows on ‘The Voice’ by singing Selena classic

Kelly Clarkson loved it.    

Carthage’s Texas Country Music Hall of Fame leads Texas Music History Trail marketing effort

It’s been more than 20 years in the making with roots deep in Panola County, but…

Machine Gun Kelly Ain’t Doing So Hot and He’s Talking About Slumming His Way to Texas

MGK told a crowd at Rodeo Houston that his “life’s in shambles” and the only thing…

Corsicana’s Crouch earns spot on Texas Regional Radio Awards Show

Texas recording artist Chaser Crouch of Corsicana, is one of eight new Texas country music artists…

Freddy Fender to be honored with Texas State Historical Marker in hometown of San Benito

The late Tex-Mex legend will be honored on April 15 in San Benito, Texas    

How did ‘Texas, Our Texas’ become the official state song?

Nearly 100 years ago, Texas politicians began their quest for finding the best song to serve…

The Scenic Texas Hill Country Route That Leads To 4 Old-Fashioned Bakeries, Furniture Stores, And More

One of the best Hill Country road trips in Texas leads to an Amish furniture store,…

Texas Eats: Hill Country BBQ, Double-Layered Pizza & Greek Favorites

David Elder challenges a New Braunfels pizza parlor to create a one-of-a-kind pie    

Texas: ASCAP Hosts “On The Come Up Showcase: SXSW Edition” In Austin

Last night, the ASCAP, the only U.S. performance rights organization (PRO) from Harlem to Harare, that operates…

Mid-Texas Symphony presents a journey through the wild west at New Braunfels’ Canyon HS

The Mid-Texas Symphony will bring stories of the wild west to New Braunfels during its April…

East Texas swept Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards in February

   

St. Patrick’s Day events happening across Central Texas this weekend

   

Lauded Texas winemaker uplifts Hill Country town with new vineyard and tasting room

One of Texas’ most acclaimed winemakers is stomping on new grounds. William Chris Wine Company is…

Willie Nelson’s OUtlaw Music Festival to stop in North Texas this summer

Willie Nelson’s OUtlaw Music Festival to stop in North Texas this summer    

Review: Texas band Pozo-Seco Singers gets its due in new documentary

‘Nobody Famous’ reflects on the checkered career of the group that included country singer Don Williams.…

Jake Worthington On His Texas Upbringing, Debut Album, Collaborating With Country Music Superstars, & More

Worthington’s 13-track album arrives on April 7.    

Cultural Center “Our Texas” presents The Homegrown New Music Ensemble

The Homegrown New Music Ensemble is a group of musicians dedicated to creative placemaking and community…

Country star Jon Wolfe to headline Great Texas Balloon Race

Oklahoma native Jon Wolfe, the voice of 14 No. 1 singles, will be the featured musical…

Pat Green, one of Texas country’s modern-era founding fathers, plays the Vilar

About 25 years ago, Pat Green paved his musical path on his own terms, and he…

Country star Jon Wolfe to headline Great Texas Balloon Race

Oklahoma native Jon Wolfe, the voice of 14 No. 1 singles, will be the featured musical…

Birthplace of Freddy Fender honors legend with Texas State Marker

The late South Texas music legend Freddy Fender will be honored with an official Texas…    

Birthplace of Freddy Fender honors legend with Texas State Marker

The late South Texas music legend Freddy Fender will be honored with an official Texas…    

West Texas Symphony to perform in downtown Odessa

The Odessa American is the leading source of local news, information, entertainment and sports for the…

Crossroads of Texas Film and Music Festival: films, food and live music

The Crossroads of Texas Film and Music Festival invites film and music lovers to celebrate Texas-made…

Chris Stapleton adding more stops in Texas, including one in San Antonio

   

Birthplace of Freddy Fender honors legend with Texas State Marker

The late South Texas music legend Freddy Fender will be honored with an official Texas…    

TEXAS Outdoor Musical announces 2023 Artistic Team

CANYON, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the TEXAS Outdoor Musical announced new additions of the cast…

Chris Stapleton adds 2 Texas stops to his all-American tour this fall

As if the fact that the upcoming CMT awards are coming to Texas were not exciting…

The Great Texas Balloon Race returns with a star-studded country music lineup

The Great Texas Balloon Race is back this June with more hot air balloon flights to…

Country star Jon Wolfe to headline Great Texas Balloon Race

Oklahoma native Jon Wolfe, the voice of 14 No. 1 singles, will be the featured musical…

Randy Rogers discusses career sustainability, Texas’ resurgence in country’s mainstream

The 44-year old San Marcos, Texas native discusses two decades of acclaim, plus the uniqueness of…

East Texas swept Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards in February

Gospel music has been used to soothe one’s soul. To heal when one feels lost. To…

Southern Living names Texas Hill Country hot spot a top Southern small town

In a win for the Hill Country, Fredericksburg was the only Texas town to make the…

East Texas swept Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards in February

Gospel music has been used to soothe one’s soul. To heal when one feels lost. To…

Willie Nelson & more artists coming to Texas — touring at 89 years old for 2023 Outlaw Music Festival

Willie Nelson is going to bless us with a tour, and coming to the Lone Star…

Celebrate Spring Wildflowers in Texas at These Festivals and Trails

From Fredericksbug to Washington-on-the-Brazos, towns across the state host events during blooming season, which lasts until…

Bluebonnet displays in full swing in Central Texas

   

East Texas swept Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards in February

Gospel music has been used to soothe one’s soul. To heal when one feels lost. To…

Fast & Furious Comes to Life at Texas Motor Speedway on April 15

Gates for the Dallas-Fort Worth FuelFest open to the public from 1 to 8 p.m. on…

East Texas Native Rodney Carrington Brings His Unique Humor And Mildly Offensive Songwriting To Whitney Hall

Rodney Harrington speaks with Audience Magazine ahead of his Friday, March 24, show at the Kentucky…

Considering race, class and power in Texas Education Agency’s takeover of Houston Independent School District

The Texas Education Agency is seizing control of the largest school district in the state. For…

How did ‘Texas, Our Texas’ become the official state song?

Nearly 100 years ago, Texas politicians began their quest for finding the best song to serve…

Blair Howerton of Why Bonnie on SXSW, Being a New York Based Texas Band + More

An interview with Why Bonnie before their SXSW and Comet Ping Pong shows.    

Young Texas Artists Announces 2023 Competition Winners

Montgomery County, TX – Young Texas Artists Announces 2023 Competition Winners after its the Bach, Beethoven…

Willie Nelson’s Outlaw Music Festival coming to North Texas this summer

To celebrate his 90th birthday Willie Nelson is going on tour this year and bringing his…

Tortilla Factory recognized for 50 years of music with Texas state proclamation

The Grammy-nominated band was honored with Tortilla Factory Day on Feb. 17 by Gov. Abbott    

Governor Abbott Announces Music Friendly Texas Community Workshop In Texarkana

Governor Abbott Announces Music Friendly Texas Community Workshop In Texarkana    

Cakes Not Plates: A Quick Review Of Texas Cottage Laws Food Law

Texans have a refreshing amount of freedom to cook for profit as they please- if they…

PBR to Host Star-Studded 30th Anniversary Celebration on May 17 During 2023 World Finals in Fort Worth, Texas

Net proceeds from PBR’s Dirty 30 will benefit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF), an organization…

Why 1980 Was the Year Texas Went Worldwide

In a matter of months, ‘Dallas’ and ‘Urban Cowboy’ turned Texas into a pop culture juggernaut.…

What Our Restaurant Critics Ate This Month Around Texas

Here’s our take on the state’s new restaurants, along with a few updates to longtime favorites.…

PBR to host star-studded 30th anniversary celebration May 17 during 2023 World Finals in Fort Worth, Texas

Dirty 30 to be emceed by renowned comedian Larry the Cable Guy, musical performances headlined by…

Country hitmakers Little Texas headed to Rocky Mount

The show is set for Sunday, July 16.    

Nearly 10 years after last performing at The Texas Theater, Brandon Rhyder to help reopen venue

Chris Roark, croark@cherryroad.com It seems fitting that one of the last musicians to perform at The…

Local Texas country superstar Cody Jinks gears up for RodeoHouston debut performance

   

Dallas music fans! Drake, 21 Savage going on tour & coming to Texas: Here’s what you need to know

21 Savage once said, “The same way that I be goin’ in and out of Texas.”…

McKinney-based artist ‘Ghost Cloak’ is bringing a new sound to North Texas radio waves

Hasan Naeem likens his songwriting style to a bag of potatoes.    

Belfast music, innovation and virtual production takes to the stage at SXSW, Austin Texas

Belfast music, creative industries and innovation talent are getting the opportunity to shine at this year’s…

Heart of Texas Concert Band- A Night at the Movies- Music of John Williams

Heart of Texas Concert Band- A Night at the Movies- Music of John Williams If you’ve…

Time to dance! Here’s where Houston, other Texas teams will begin NCAA tournament

The road to the Final Four in Houston begins now.    

Symphony of Southeast Texas weighs in on Oscar-nominated Tár believability

“As an active professional conductor, I did find it very interesting. I liked it more…    

Classical musicians take stage in downtown Conroe for Young Texas Artists Music Competition

Gifted artists on the cusp of launching classical music careers took the stage in…    

Megan Thee Stallion To Headline March Madness Music Fest in Texas Mar

The three-day Music Festival (March 31 – April 2) held at Discovery Park in Houston, will…

San Antonio-born music icon Pepe Aguilar to make 2 Texas tour stops, plus more top stories

Editor’s note: It’s that time again — time to check in with our top stories. Here…

Texas Ranger Waylon Gates Returns to ‘Blue Bloods’ — Let’s Revisit His Character

Waylon Gates makes a glorious return to ‘Blue Bloods’ in the show’s thirteenth season. Let’s revisit…

10 Best Songs about Texas

Texas has been the subject of countless songs over the years, from classic country anthems to…

Huge mural to honour Texas musician who filled High River with music and confidence

He was born in Texas and died four years ago, but a tribute to Melvin Wilson…

North Texas artists making some noise at South by Southwest 2023

North Texas is making a ferociously strong showing at the music portion of this year’s South…

BURTON TO CELEBRATE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF TEXAS RANGERS’ FOUNDING SATURDAY AT TEXAS RANGER DAY

The history and legacy of the Texas Rangers will be honored tomorrow (Saturday) in Burton at…