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George Ensle- Home – CD review

Written by James Killen George Ensle has just released his latest CD, “Home”, recorded with Berkalin Records. George is a Texas singer songwriter writing from the same tradition that Willie Nelson, Guy Clark and Stephen Fromholz wrote from. George recorded his first record in 1978 and has stayed true to the traditional country/ folk roots….


Old Settler’s Music Festival -Tilmon, TX – Review

Written by Jane Ponte This year’s Old Settler’s Music Festival, In Timon, TX, could have easily been dubbed “the friendliest music festival that never was.” Fortunately for music lovers across Texas, the country, and even the world, this did not turn out to be the case. Last week, from April 11th through April14th, music lovers…


George Thorogood and the Destroyers – House of Blues – Houston, TX – Photos

Photos by Eddie Ferranti


George Thorogood and the Destroyers – House of Blues – Houston, TX – Review

Written by Eddie Ferranti Forty-five years is a long time to do anything in life.  Especially something that you like.  A seasoned musician by the name of George Thorogood has accomplished that and then some playing his brand of boogie woogie rock your ass stuff to adoring crowds.  You get what you come to see…


Raising a Hand (for Rett Syndrome research) – Dave Clements & Kevin Black

  Written by James Killen I like keeping a music oriented coffee table book out on the table for the occasional visitor to peruse in my sitting room. I was lucky enough to acquire one that was put out by photographer, Dave Clements, and Houston singer songwriter, Kevin Black (yes, he is Clint’s brother). It’s…


Delbert McClinton – Heights Theater – Houston, TX – Photos

Photos by Jim Bille


Delbert McClinton – Heights Theater – Houston, TX – Review

Written by Jim Bille Texas Blue –Eye soul singing legend Delbert McClinton stopped by The Heights Theater last weekend to perform before a sold out house. The place was so sold out it barely accommodated a few standing room only fans tucked in tight against the walls. Delbert’s live shows are known to be incredible…


Ordinary Elephant / Libby Koch / Chuck Hawthorne – McGonigals Mucky Duck – Houston, TX – Photos

Photos by James Killen


Ordinary Elephant / Libby Koch / Chuck Hawthorne – McGonigals Mucky Duck – Houston, TX – Review

Written by James Killen I had the good fortune a few nights ago to catch Ordinary Elephant at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, touring in front of their latest CD, “Honest”. The evening felt doubly blessed because Libby Koch and Chuck Hawthorne were present to open up by swapping a few of their tunes. Libby and Chuck…


One Day SWRFA Event in Houston- The Americana- Houston, TX – Photos

Photos by James Killen