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Fri
3 6

Door 7 PM
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CD Release Show!
The Love Leighs
The Love Leighs
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The Love Leighs combine the ukulele strums and stunning voices of Raina Leigh and Jessica Leigh, at times angelic and sultry, with the side-man stylings of guitar star Jimmie Dreams and the formidable Josh Flowers' upright bass to play award-winning, "new-timey" 20th Century American roots music.

You'll think you've heard their songs before, though they are as fresh as the band's on-stage banter. Their tightly threaded two and three-part harmonies, lively grooves, and Vaudevillian flair have been featured in world-wide syndication on the Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour, as well as on the foremost uke-centric web hub, UkuleleHunt.com. They never fail to start toes tapping and get the dancers out on the floor, bringing you the twisted, delightful, dark, sizzling and sassy songs you've always longed for.

"They're the perfect combination of old jazz, blues, and plenty of twang with wicked three-part harmonies and a dash of devious drama. You cannot resist. Bring in a little Vaudevillian swagger and keep the humor on the twisted side." - KUTX

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Sat
3 7

Door 7 PM
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Tickets $ 25


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Chart-topping Texas Songwriter
Max Stalling
Max Stalling

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Texas based songwriter, Max Stalling, had no expectation of ever being in the music business. “I didn’t even pick up a guitar until graduate school,” notes Stalling. After attending high school in South Texas, Stalling studied at Texas A&M - College Station, where he earned a masters degree in Food Science. During this time, Stalling discovered the Three Teardrops Tavern and Dallas community radio station KNON. These outlets exposed a musical heritage to which Stalling had been nearly oblivious. Inspired by artists like Townes Van Zandt, Robert Earl Keen, Guy Clark, Lyle Lovett, and Jerry Jeff Walker, Stalling started writing songs, recording albums, and eventually touring with a full band to back him. Sixty thousand CDs later, Stalling joined musical greats Kris Kristofferson, Michael Nesmith of the Monkees, Selena, Guy Clark and many others when he received a star on the South Texas Music Walk of Fame in Corpus Christi. His song “Scars and Souvenirs” was used as the title for an episode of Grey’s Anatomy in 2007 and he is featured on the CW Network’s Troubadour, TX television series.

Despite playing the same circuit as many household names in Texas country, grouping Stalling with them would be premature. His unique voice and amusingly clever song lyrics pull him in a different direction - a direction most obviously evident in his newest record Home to You. Stalling put together an elite team for his newest project, including recording heavyweight and Grammy winner Lloyd Maines. “I’m very proud of the life that everyone has given these songs,” says Max. “They poured their hearts and souls into this project and I think people will be wowed by what they can do.”

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Sun
3 8

Door 1:30 PM
Show 2 PM
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Max Stalling Hosting
Soldier Songs & Voices
Soldier Songs & Voices
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In collaboration with The Welcome Home Project/SoldierSongs and Voices, The Bugle Boy Foundation invites veterans of our armed forces to gather with musicians and share their music in a relaxed and informal environment that encourages musical expression and healing experiences. All workshops are free to Veterans and we also supply instruments if needed.

Please Click here for workshop information and full schedule.

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Fri
3 13

Door 7 PM
Show 8 PM
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Tickets $ 18


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Chip Dolan, Danny Britt, and Marvin Dykhuis are
Grouchy Like Riley
Grouchy Like Riley
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Chip Dolan, Danny Britt, & Marvin Dykhuis are singer/songwriters and well known Austin sidemen who have joined together to form the supergroup Grouchy Like Riley.

Chip Dolan: For more than 20 years Chip has been one of Austin's most sought after and most versatile musicians. He's had a hand in recording and performing some great music made by some of Texas' finest artists. His musical ability has taken him across America and across the Atlantic, from Austin to Amsterdam ... from South by Southwest to Sweden ... from the White House to Wolf Trap. Now Chip Dolan is following his musical dreams down a new road. After years of helping make legendary music with Bruce Robison, Charlie Robison, Kelly Willis, The Mavericks, Tish Hinojosa, Greg Trooper, Eliza Gilkyson, Jimmy Lafave, Sara Hickman, Slaid Cleaves, and many more, Chip is making his own music, his own way.

Marvin Dykhuis: is originally from Racine Wisconsin. There He started his musical career playing Clubs and Colleges throughout the Midwest. In 1986 he relocated to Austin, TX, and soon became a part of the rich music scene there. In 1988 he began working with Singer/Songwriter Tish Hinojosa and has been her “right hand man”, playing on all of her recordings as well as producing and writing with her. He has been around the Globe with Ms. Hinojosa and other Texas based groups playing guitars, mandolins, banjos, Etc. Marvin has produced and played and sang on many records for Texas Singer/songwriters and groups offering a unique sound to their music.

Danny Britt: grew up in South Central Kentucky playing everything from Bluegrass to Country to Classical to Rock and Roll. After playing in assorted bands in Kentucky, Danny made his way to Texas in 1980. Danny did a couple years touring with Jerry Jeff Walker as his road manager. He began writing and playing his own music as a part of the Austin music scene and by the early 1990s was performing on a regular basis. Danny has performed around the country on shows with the likes of Guy Clark, Jerry Jeff Walker, John McCutcheon, Chris Smither, Bruce Robison, Kelly Willis, Chris Wall The Dixie Chicks, and many others.

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Sat
3 14

Door 7 PM
Show 8 PM
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Tickets $ 18


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"Like gunpowder and opium." - Ray Wylie Hubbard
Ray Bonneville
Ray Bonneville
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Ray Bonneville is a poet of the demimonde who didn’t write his first song until his early 40s, some 20 years after he started performing. But with a style that sometimes draws comparisons to JJ Cale and Daniel Lanois, this blues-influenced, New Orleans-inspired “song and groove man,” as he’s been so aptly described, luckily found his rightful calling. Born in Quebec, his family moved to Boston when he was 12. He served a year in Vietnam as a Marine, struggled and overcame drug addiction, earned a pilot’s license in Colorado, then moved to Alaska, then Seattle, and Paris and New Orleans. But it took a close call while piloting a seaplane across the Canadian wilderness to make him decide it was time to get busy writing songs – gritty narratives inspired by a lifetime of hard-won knowledge set against his gritty, soulful guitar and harmonica playing.

He’s since earned many accolades, including a Juno Award for his 1999 album, Gust of Wind. His post-Katrina ode, “I Am the Big Easy,” earned the International Folk Alliance’s 2009 Song of the Year Award, and in 2012, Bonneville won the solo/duet category in the Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge. He has guested on albums by Mary Gauthier, Gurf Morlix, Eliza Gilkyson, Ray Wylie Hubbard and other prominent artists, and shared songwriting credits with Tim O’Brien, Phil Roy and Morlix, among others. Slaid Cleaves placed Bonneville’s “Run Jolee Run” on his lauded 2009 album, Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away.

Easy Gone, Ray’s fourth album for Red House Records, takes listeners to some of the dark spaces and exotic places Bonneville has gone on his own travels. An Austin resident since 2006, Bonneville still puts the rhythms and soul of New Orleans into much of his music. His songs carry a groove and momentum that’s uniquely his — and will always be a part of him, no matter where he roams.

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Fri
3 20

Door 7 PM
Show 8 PM
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Tickets $ 22


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"A musical treasure, a fantastic player, and in these roots-conscious times, very much a pioneer."
- Rolling Stone

Bill Kirchen
Bill Kirchen
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Grammy nominated guitarist, singer and songwriter Bill Kirchen is one of the fortunate few who can step onto any stage, play those trademark licks that drove his seminal Commander Cody classic Hot Rod Lincoln into the Top Ten, and elicit instant recognition for a career that has spanned over 40 years and includes guitar work with Nick Lowe, Emmylou Harris, Doug Sahm, Elvis Costello and many more. Named “A Titan of the Telecaster” by Guitar Player Magazine, he celebrates an American musical tradition where rock 'n' roll and country music draws upon its origins in blues and bluegrass, Western swing from Texas and California honky-tonk.

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Sat
3 21

Door 7 PM
Show 8 PM
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Tickets $ 25


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"The consummate triple threat, excelling as a songwriter, performer and recording artist." - Tuscon Weekly
Terri Hendrix
W/ Lloyd Maines

Terri Hendrix
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Terri Hendrix has always preferred to celebrate the light rather than wallow in the blues — but she’s no stranger to facing the dark head-on. On her new album, Cry Till You Laugh, the award-winning Texas songwriter spins sorrow into joy and wrings wisdom from the blues with the poetic grace and uplifting melodic flair that has long been her trademark. As Jim Beal of the San Antonio Express-News observed in his review of the album, “Part of the beauty of Terri Hendrix’s music is she’s among the best at recognizing, writing about and celebrating resilience and common ground, the things we can all cry, and laugh, about.”

A classically trained vocalist and deft multi-instrumentalist (guitar, mandolin and harmonica), Hendrix is a firm believer in the theory that “life’s too short for one genre,” dodging musical pigeonholes alongside legendary producer Lloyd Maines (guitar, dobro, pedal steel), by weaving folk, pop, country, blues and swinging jazz into an eclectic style all her own that plays like a carefully compiled mix-CD. Add to that her charismatic stage presence and reputation for always delivering an energetic and spiritually uplifting live show (from intimate listening rooms to huge outdoor festivals), and it’s no wonder why the Terri Hendrix “experience” has been embraced by three generations of loyal fans across the country and around the globe. To date, Hendrix has released 14 albums on her own Wilory Records label. In the fall of 2011, she published the second edition of her first book; a tie-in with her latest album featuring song lyrics, photos and essays on life, health, business, music and “owning your own universe” called Cry Till You Laugh — The Part That Ain’t Art.

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Sun
3 22

Door 1:30 PM
Show 2 PM
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Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines Hosting
Soldier Songs & Voices
Soldier Songs & Voices
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In collaboration with The Welcome Home Project/SoldierSongs and Voices, The Bugle Boy Foundation invites veterans of our armed forces to gather with musicians and share their music in a relaxed and informal environment that encourages musical expression and healing experiences. All workshops are free to Veterans and we also supply instruments if needed.

Please Click here for workshop information and full schedule.

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Fri
3 27

Door 7 PM
Show 8 PM
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Tickets $ 18


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Award-winning songwriters and instrumentalists
Michael O'Connor and Jeff Plankenhorn
Michael O’Connor

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Jeff Plankenhorn

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MICHAEL O'CONNOR

In 2010, after well over 20 years of plying his trade in dive bars, listening rooms, theaters and festival stages across America and Europe, journeyman Texas songwriter and guitar player Michael O’Connor finally got his due. Or at the very least, a very fine next best thing: his very own star on the South Texas Music Walk of Fame — located right in O’Connor’s hometown of Corpus Christi. O’Connor’s name is now part of the same Lone Star constellation as such Texas legends as Guy Clark, Kris Kristofferson, and the late Doug Sahm and Freddy Fender.

Across the somber, gritty noir-ish sweep of Devil Stole the Moon (O'Connor's latest critically acclaimed release), his characters wrestle with addictions, broken dreams and mortality, while O’Connor himself confronts his own hardscrabble Corpus Christi roots. O’Connor honed his chops playing blues, jazz and rock ’n’ roll in the rough-and-tumble shrimper and biker bars of the Gulf Coast before finding his way into the singer-songwriter and folk circles via studio and sideman gigs with friends like Slaid Cleaves, Terri Hendrix, Susan Gibson, Adam Carroll, and Ray Wylie Hubbard. Hubbard, who produced O’Connor’s 2000 debut, Green and Blue, approvingly notes that O’Connor “has the big four: tone, taste, groove and grit. He’s cool.”

JEFF PLANKENHORN

Jeff Plankenhorn (or "Plank" as he's known in Austin music circles) was born in Ohio in the early 70's, where he began playing guitar at the age of ten. He studied and honed his skills as Dobro player learning from masters of the instrument, 'Uncle' Josh Graves and Gene Wooten. At the urging of his friend and mentor Ray Wylie Hubbard, he moved to the Texas 'hill country' and began playing alongside Ray.

There he began seriously devoting his time to songwriting and performing/recording with such Austin hard-hitters as Willis Alan Ramsey, Ruthie Foster, Eliza Gilkyson, Slaid Cleaves, Bruce Robison, Bettysoo, Susan Gibson, Gavin DeGraw, and many, many more. His multi-instrumentalist stylings gave him preferred status with Austin's best musicians. He has been called 'the swiss army knife' of sidemen and Emily Robison (of the Dixie Chicks) said of Jeff that he was 'a chameleon' of performing with anyone with ease on his many instruments. Jodi Denburg of Austin radio said, "If there's a finer dobro or lap slide player in Austin, I don't know him."

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Sat
3 28

Door 7 PM
Show 8 PM
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Tickets $ 30


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Hit Songwriter and Performer
Alex Harvey
Alex Harvey
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You might call him Delta Blues or Country Rock; depending on the song he is singing, but the one consistent thread is definitely "SOUL." Alex Harvey was born and raised in Delta country, just outside of Memphis, TN. With a multitude of influences such as the Blues his neighbors used to play on their porches, Country his mother loved, Big Band Swing his father favored, splashes of Rock and Roll and Folk and just when you think you've got a pot full of gris gris out comes deep, intimate, soulful songs like "Rueben James" and "Delta Dawn." It's no wonder he is hard to put into one category.

Alex has been successful throughout the years, selling over 200 million recordings; each recorded by a diversity of performers as his list of influences. Artists such as Sammy Davis, Jr., Henry Mancini, Andy Williams, Eydie Gorme', Peggy Lee and Andre Constelanetz have recorded songs of his which were written for film. Other artists like Bette Midler, Tanya Tucker, Willie Nelson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jimmy Buffet and many more have been successful in their own careers utilizing one or several of Alex’s songs; Kenny Rogers recorded over 17 of his.

His passion for music has crossed over to gaining recognition as an actor; in both films as well as television: “Fire Down Below” starring Steven Segall, “Country”, Jessica Lange, “The Long Summer of George Adams, James Garner, “Dallas”, “Walker Texas Ranger”, “Days of Our Lives”, and many others. Yet, even with a substantial career in the film and television industry, this talented artist could not deny his heart for music; his true love which called him home. He continues to work hard to be worthy of the ministry it has spawned. Alex sheds light on his next move by saying, "I need to deliver the message...that really moves me. I'm just gonna pray and watch for God's next opening door."

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Fri
4 3




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Closed Easter Weekend!
April 18 & 19th

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Fri
4 10

Door 7 PM
Show 8 PM
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Tickets $ 18


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"The songs are smart, and they come from his heart." - PureMusic.com
Dana Cooper
Dana Cooper
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Out of the heartland of America, stomping grounds of Truman and Twain, “powerhouse” troubadour Dana Cooper dedicated himself to a life of music over 40 years ago. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories and commanding presence. He has performed on Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage and the Kerrville Folk Festival where he was nominated for their Hall of Fame. Cooper’s songs have been recorded by top-notch artists such as bluegrass star Claire Lynch; Irish vocalist Maura O’Connell; and luminary songwriters Pierce Pettis and Susan Werner. Cooper’s mixture of flat-picking, finger-picking and percussive strumming style is legend among other guitarists. An expressive singer his voice is ageless evoking a rich lifetime of experience.

Cooper took to the road touring midwest college coffeehouses for one year then sold an electric guitar and his entire record collection to buy a one-way ticket to Los Angeles. Four months later he was signed to Elektra Records where his eponymous first album was released in 1973. The record features such acclaimed players as Leland Sklar, Russ Kunkel and Jim Horn. Cooper eventually moved to Texas writing, performing and recording with Shake Russell in the late 70s and with his own power trio, DC3 during the early 80s. Returning to his roots as a solo performer Cooper relocated to Nashville in 1988. He has become an integral figure in the Music City songwriting community collaborating with renowned writers such as Tom Kimmel, Sally Barris, Kim Carnes and Don Henry. Cooper has been invited to participate in songwriting workshops from Belfast to Copenhagen to Austin.

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Sat
4 11

Door 7 PM
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Tickets $ 25


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"It’s like mixing the hippie politics of Country Joe McDonald with the absurdist humor of Frank Zappa with the front-porch picker’s brilliance of Earl Scruggs." - Nick DeRiso
Austin Lounge Lizards
Austin Lounge Lizards
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The Austin Lounge Lizards are arguably the perfect pairing of their hometown’s moniker, “Music Capital of the World,” and its motto: “Keep Austin Weird.” For 33 years, the Lizards have been spoofing the topics American families try to avoid at the Thanksgiving table; subjects like politics, religion, romance, the music industry, and their crazy/stupid relatives. With pointed lyrics, precise harmonies and instrumental expertise, the band has become legendary for its satirical skewering through song.

The Lizards originated in 1976 in New Jersey, when Hank Card (vocals, rhythm guitar) and Conrad Deisler (vocals, lead guitar, mandolin) met as mutual history majors at Princeton University and started songwriting together. Following graduation, both Hank, a native Oklahoman, and Conrad, a Tex-Cali-Connecticut-Venezuelan, ended up in Austin. University of Georgia philosophy graduate and banjo/dobro player Tom Pittman completed the founding-troubador trifecta in 1980, and the Austin Lounge Lizards was born. The band is now made up of Hank, Conrad, Darcie Deaville (fiddle, mandolin, vocals) and Bruce Jones (electric bass, vocals). Darcie joined the boys in 2008, bringing a womanly perspective to the traditionally all-male revue, while Bruce became part of the group in late 2009.

With their unique amalgamation of highly literate Ivy League roots; the folk, country and bluegrass musical conventions of Appalachia and Nashville; creative influences like Frank Zappa, Spike Jones, George Jones, and Flatt & Scruggs; and an unquenchable thirst for the absurd, the Lizards specialize in musical eclecticism, excellence and extreme entertainment.

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Sun
4 12

Door 1:30 PM
Show 2 PM
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Michael Fracasso hosting.
Soldier Songs & Voices
Soldier Songs & Voices
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In collaboration with The Welcome Home Project/SoldierSongs and Voices, The Bugle Boy Foundation invites veterans of our armed forces to gather with musicians and share their music in a relaxed and informal environment that encourages musical expression and healing experiences. All workshops are free to Veterans and we also supply instruments if needed.

Please Click here for workshop information and full schedule.

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Fri
4 17




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MS 150 Weekend
Closed during
MS 150 Weekend

April 17th - 19th

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Fri
4 24

Door 7 PM
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Ameripolitan's Western Swing Male Artist of the Year Nominee
Doug Moreland
Doug Moreland
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Originally from the mountains of west Texas, Doug Moreland settled down in Austin at the turn of the millennium as a fiddler, songwriter, and woodcarver!

In January 2012, the multi-dimensional Country Music entertainer released The Flying Armadillos, the eighth of his fully independent albums. Named after his band, the album captured newborn songs with a traditional styling of fiddle, guitar, upright bass, and minimal drums. True to form, Doug’s original songs gathered influence from the western swing of Bob Wills and the easy-going style of Jimmy Buffett, mixed with humor the likes of Roger Miller.

Doug has received a Will Rogers Cowboy Award for Western Music Male Performer of the Year from the Academy of Western Artists. He received an Entertainer of the Year award from the Texas Music Awards. Doug also appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno with his former companion Holly-peńo (a black/white McNab dog).

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Sat
4 25

Door 7 PM
Show 8 PM
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Tickets $ 18


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Amy Speace
with Special Guest Ryan Culwell
Amy Speace
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“What Amy Speace says – what she sings – she says with a confluence of poetry and honesty, of emotional specificity,” writes The New York Times. Speace is one of the most heralded singers and songwriters of her generation, working for the past 10 years under the radar of the mainstream music industry. She began her creative life in NYC in theater, mostly in Shakespeare, mostly in fringe and experimental companies. A lifelong musician, it was a chance meeting with legend Judy Collins that changed the direction of her life when Collins invited her to join her on tour and subsequently recorded her song “The Weight of the World”, calling it “one of the best political folk songs I’ve ever heard”. That song was named as the #4 Folk Song Of The Decade by DJ John Platt of NYC's WFUV. In 2013, her next and first truly independent project, How To Sleep In A Stormy Boat and it's companion EP Same Old Storm brought her the best press of her career. An ambitious narrative that wove Speace's songs loosely around the characters ad poetry of Shakespeare, Stormy Boat was featured in an NPR “All Things Considered” piece and received raves from The New York Times, Mojo Magazine, American Songwriter and others. She will release, That Kind Of Girl in March 2015.

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Sun
4 26

Door 1:30 PM
Show 2 PM
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Chuck Hawthorne hosting.
Soldier Songs & Voices
Soldier Songs & Voices
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In collaboration with The Welcome Home Project/SoldierSongs and Voices, The Bugle Boy Foundation invites veterans of our armed forces to gather with musicians and share their music in a relaxed and informal environment that encourages musical expression and healing experiences. All workshops are free to Veterans and we also supply instruments if needed.

Please Click here for workshop information and full schedule.

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Fri
5 1

Door 7 PM
Show 8 PM
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A Very Special Evening with
Chuck Hawthorne,
J.D. Wellfed
& Soldier Songs Veteran guests
Randy Estep & Rick Schultze

Chuck  Hawthorne
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Chuck Hawthorne: An Amarillo, Texas native, Chuck Hawthorne has been writing and performing for over 20 years amassing a catalog of unique, well-crafted and starkly honest songs. They’re sometimes deadly serious; sometimes raucous, and always passionately written and delivered. As fellow musician Shawn T. Pabst once remarked, “…A man with the courage of a warrior, the heart of a poet, and a soul as old as time.” Drawing from the same well as his Panhandle music forbearers Terry Allen, Joe Ely, Butch Hancock, and Jimmy Dale Gilmore et al, his compositions strike universal heartstrings from a singularly vast and barren landscape. A debut album is in the works that promises to do just that…and be an instant Texas Music classic. Until then, catch him if you can.

J.D. Wellfed: Born in Texas in the late 60’s and growing up all over the world JD Wellfed had many influences to draw from. His songs are a of country, folk and various off shoots all blended into a style reminiscent of artists such as Guy Clark, John Prine, and Townes Van Zandt. JD writes well-crafted compact story songs with underlying notes of humor. Good honest music that happens to be from Texas, but doesn’t overplay the Texas card. From festival stages to small village taverns he is well on his way to leaving an impression on the americana/acoustic country/folk/singer songwriter scene.

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