Week of 1/28/2013

Billy's Ice
Monday: Wes Nickson
Tuesday: Moonlight Social
Wednesday: Kyle Reed Band
Thursday: Cody Lawson
Friday: The No Refund Band
Saturday: Shinyribs!
Sunday: KennCentric + The Knowhow

River Road Ice House
Monday: Empty-Handed Vagabonds
Tuesday: Open mic night
Wednesday: TC Taylor
Thursday: Seth Candan and friends
Friday: The Damn Quails (Anson Carter opens)
Saturday: Roadside Libby
Sunday: John Boyd

Gruene Hall
Monday: Bret Graham
Tuesday: Jordan Minor with Owen Temple and Mark Jungers
Wednesday: Warren Hood & The Champeens
Thursday: A.C. & The Bad Billys
Friday: Radney Roster
Saturday at 1: Jon Christopher Davis & The Lone Star Attitude
Saturday: Rob Roy Parnell opens for Joe Ely
Sunday: Hill Country Gentlemen 12:30-4:30

Tavern in the Gruene
Monday: Court Nance and friends
Tuesday: Roots and Branches of Americana followed by The Blooms
Thursday: Happy hour with Tony Taylor, then Matt King and friends
Friday: 3 Man Front
Saturday: Dave Jorgenson Band

The Phoenix Saloon
Thursday: Happy hour (5-7) with James Pardo
Friday: Happy hour (5-7) with Daniel Thomas Phipps then Lucas Taylor & Old Soul
Saturday: The Beaumonts + A.C. & The Bad Billys
Sunday: Al Barlow and friends at 2!

The PourHaus
Thursday: Austin Gilliam
Friday: Little Brave
Saturday: Bryan Boyce Band

Vino En Verde
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Saturday: Alli Mattice Band

Buffalo Wings & Rings
Wednesday: Steven Roloff

Los Cucos
Tuesday: Alli Mattice Band
Friday: Alli Mattice Band

Oma Gruene's Secret Garten
Friday: Pepper's Blues at 6
Saturday: Charlie and the Cool Cats at 1 then The Texas Saints at 6
Sunday: Slim Bawb at 2

Watering Hole Saloon
Wednesday: Allan Goodman and Matthew Briggs

Black and Tan Pub
Friday: T-Bone & The Bluetones

Herbert's Taco Hut (NB)
Friday: Buddy Boy

NB Farm to Market
Saturday: Claire Cunningham and Jackson Parten (10-1)

Riley's Tavern
Wednesday: Mike Ethan Messick
Thursday: Shannon Lee Nelson
Friday: Cover Girl
Saturday: Roy Heinrich & The Pickups

Cheatham Street Warehouse
Monday: Hayes Carll & Adam Carroll
Tuesday: Ed Jurdi & Gordi Quist of The Band of Heathens
Wednesday: Kent Finlay's Americana Songwriter's Series
Thursday: Bri Bagwell Band
Friday: The Trishas
Saturday: Adam Johnson & The Pay Mes
Sunday: TBA

Texas Music Theater
Tuesday: Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu
Friday: Stoney LaRue with Rob Baird
Saturday: Aaron Watson with Cody Johnson

Triple Crown
Monday: For Elise at 6 then Chief & The Doomsday Device
Tuesday: Tony Taylor at 6 then Fine Fellows + Ashley Monical
Wednesday: Little Boy Blue at 6 then Dry River Religion + Landon Bullard
Thursday: Erickson at 6 then Are You Crazy + Dangerous Animal Relief + Swimming w/Bears
Friday: Mark Jungers at 6 then A.C. & The Bad Billys + The Blue Flames + The Sonomatics
Saturday: Buzz n' Bangs + BeerGnomes + The Death Dodgers + Giant Salvinia
Sunday: Open mic + Grant Ewing + Slim Glover & Furly

Sam's Burger Joint
Monday: The Marshall Ford Swing Band
Thursday: Michael O'Conner + Adam Carroll
Friday: Junior Brown with Matt King
Saturday: What Made Milwaukee Famous with Ghosts & Rivers
Sunday: TBA

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Thursday: 5:00-7:00 Austin Gilliam & Brian Pounds
Friday: 5:00-7:00 Jennifer Lynn Martinez & Jeromy Hooper
7:00-9:00 Aaron Tilt & Tyler McCumber
Saturday: 12:00-2:00 Joe Teichman & Josh Peek
2:00-4:00 Cowboy Nemo Band & Denny Herrin
4:00-6:00 Matt Begley Band
Sunday: 12:00-2:00 Scott Wiggins & Forest Allen
2:00-4:00 Court Nance & Luke Huggins
4:00-6:00 Mandi Powell & Josh Spivey

Blowin' Off Steamboat: The Aftermath

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From the dust of a conversation on Facebook was born a concept; organize a music festival here at home in the spirit of The Music Fest in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. After a very rapid planning and booking process as well as obtaining and coordinating with a venue and coming up with a promotion and advertising strategy; the day of the Blowin' Off Steamboat Music Festival arrived less than two weeks after its inception.

Early on the morning of the festival things were already buzzing at Freiheit Country Store. Tables were rearranged, outdoor lighting was restrung, things were being put into shape for this event and you could feel the anticipation for things to get rolling. Dave Jorgenson was kind enough to come in early and set up his sound system that he uses on the road, and he literally constructed a wall of sound that we were not expecting for the day. Dave, his lead guitarist Slim and rhythm guitar and vocalist Dawn were kind enough to run the sound all day and they did a fantastic job making everybody sound their best.

The first group of musicians which was Steven Vee, Kori Free, Fallon Franklin and Blake Powers arrived early and were kind enough to help Dave do sound checks so he could fine tune the sound system to Freiheit's great dance hall. Chris King was scheduled to join the first set at noon but was unable to due to time constraints. When the first set began; Blake, Fallon, Steven and Kori delivered some great songs to us. Fallon is among alumni of the television show America's Got Talent where she reached the top 25 contestents in 2007 and Blake Powers is an accomplished singer and songwriter on his own and joined Fallon (his cousin) to form the singing duo Blake and Fallon in 2002. They have released 4 albums together and sometimes perform as Blake and Fallon as well as a full band named The Boxers. They have a new self-titled album due out this spring. Steven and Kori have played together for several years, and Kori has been playing guitar in public since the age of 8, and it shows! Kori can be seen often playing on a custom cherry sunburst Epiphone Les Paul that was a gift from non-other than her idol Nancy Wilson of Heart whom she met after a few years of playing guitar. She first saw Nancy on an episode of CMT: Crossroad performing with her sister Ann Wilson in their band Heart. Kori began taking lessons from Steven at the age of 7; and quickly became fluent in blues. Steven retired after a 20 year career with the US Air Force and later worked as a district sales manager for Fender, Inc. Steven writes and performs many styles of music and performs solo, with Kori as a duo and Steve and Kori also perform in a full band known as The Groove Hounds.

Carol Cochran and Two Way Street took the stage at 1 and started cranking out an impressive big classic country sound on a wide variety of country favorites. Carol hosts karaoke night at Freiheit Country Store on most Friday nights throughout the year. I've witnessed the crowd that gathers for Carol's karaoke night and she really pulls in the people! Two Way Street consist of Clark Grein (lead guitar/vocals), Pat Nichols (bass guitar/vocals), Frutoso Balderas (drums/vocals) and Kim Hanney (steel guitar/keyboard/vocals). This band has been playing together for over 30 years and they can play an impressive variety of classic and contemporary country as well as classic rock. Carol often joins them to add a feminine touch to their vocals and you can tell she is at home on the stage.

Brian Keane, Jeremy Steding and Mike Ethan Messick were next up and were joined by guitarist Jason Mills of The Bad Intentions for the set. All 3 are very talented songwriters and performers and have many accomplishments to be proud of. Brian Keane was a founding member of The Band of Heathens, co-wrote "She Left Me For Jesus" with Hayes Carll (which was released by Hayes and won American Song of the Year in 2009), co-wrote "I'll Sing About Mine" with Adam Hood which has been recorded by Keane, Hood as well as Josh Abbott and has quickly become a favorite of many gaining significant airplay. Jeremy Steding has had multiple songs on the Texas Music Chart and has 3 albums under his belt including his last album "I Keep On Livin', But I Don't Learn" which was produced by Walt Wilkins. Mike Ethan Messick is a songwriting dynamo, and has had songs recorded by the likes of Roger Creager, The Trishas and more and also turns on the diversity switch as a well respected writer/blogger for Texas Music TV and he's the Gibson Austin Backroom Bootlegger (look these up, seriously you won't regret it).

Jordan Minor and the Bottom Dollar Band then came in for a full band set and sounded great delivering some of the great songs Jordan has written over the years. Jordan's band consisted of Slim Bawb on lap steel, Court Nance on lead guitar, Stan Little on upright bass and Tony Taylor on drums. Jordan won the "Student Songwriter of the Year" at the Kerrville Folk Festival in 2006, and has gone on to perform in venues such as Gruene Hall and Cheatham Street Warehouse, but has also opened for the likes of Hayes Carll, Bruce Robison, Gurf Morlix, Chris Knight, Band of Heathens and others!

Kyle Reed, Court Nance, Tony Taylor and Jordan York are 4 local musicians that not only play in others bands, but also front bands of their own. Kyle Reed delivers powerful vocals and is a skilled guitarist and recently opened for Guy Clark at Sam's Burger Joint Music Hall. Court Nance plays a weekly residency on Monday nights at Tavern in the Gruene, and can often be found at numerous locations playing with other bands or doing his own show. Tony Taylor regularly plays happy hour at Tavern in the Gruene on Friday nights with Claire Cunningham, and like the other guys keeps busy filling in various positions in other bands. Tony can sit in on drums, lead guitar or pretty much any spot in most any band around and he knows the material of most of the local musicians. Jordan York not only plays full-time bass for Seth Candan, but is an amazing singer on his own.

B.J. Thibodeaux and Backwater Blvd is a New Braunfels based band that has a cool, bluesy, soulful feel but can at the same time rock the place. B.J. is backed up by James Thompson on lead guitar, Stan Little on bass and C.J. Gore on drums. This band plays original tunes that are fun and infectious and we'll definitely be seeing more of them.

Pitchfork is a roots rock and americana band that plays both original and cover tunes. Pitchfork front man J.R. Scott brings Fred Fechter on lead guitar, Rob Hankosky on bass and Frank Lewis on drums. This band is incredibly tight and well rehearsed and drew alot of questions and compliments Saturday since they've primarily played San Antonio bars and clubs up until recent semi-regular shows at Tavern in the Gruene and even a show last week with The Grackles at River Road Ice House. I would compare them to an early Ragweed or Reckless Kelly and wouldn't be surprised to see much more from them soon in our area.

Dave Jorgenson is a pure country band. He brought Slim Laurence on lead guitar, Ray Rios on bass and Randall Niemtschk on drums. Dave was also joined by Dawn Tietze on vocals for part of his set. He is clearly heavily influenced by some of the country music greats and plays many classic country hits as well as many of his own great originals.

Bryan Boyce, Steven Roloff are more local musicians that can hold their own as frontmen as well as play lead or rhythm guitar along with most anybody and deliver some great harmonies. Bryan and Steven were joined by Paul Rogers and percussion and John Doolittle on upright bass. These guys have clearly spent alot of time playing gigs and just jamming together because they clearly know each others songs and they can both play and sing in a variety of styles.

T-Bone and the Bluetones is a bluesy, jazzy and "funk infused" band that has a powerful lead guitar and lead vocals from Travis Wheeler, and Ruben Colon puts the t-bone in the Bluetones with his big, brassy sound and his vocals as well. Cameron Moreland plays is on bass and Jay SaldaƱa is on drums/vocals. This band packed a powerful punch and entertained the crowd and got them moving on the dance floor.

Walt Wilkins took the stage with just his cool voice and his cool guitar and blew us away with a set that could only be delivered by Walt himself. I've heard some great covers of Walt Wilkins tunes by many very talented people, but nobody does it like the man himself. I had narrowed down in my head a list of songs I really hoped he'd play, and almost as if he read my mind he handed them to us one at a time with an energy I've seen from him to much larger crowds with a full Mystiqueros band backing him up and his wonderful wife Tina by his side. Not only is Walt a highly accomplished songwriter, but when he plays that guitar and sings you just get drawn in and you feel the music in your soul. Before his set began he handed me a brand new CD titled Wildcatpie & The Great Walapateya which is an amazing assortment of Walt Wilkins classic, Mystiquero originals and Mystiquero favorites. When this is released you WILL want to buy a copy!

Britton Pyeatt, Justin Bravo and John Reynolds closed out the night with an acoustic set of Red Dirt Ramblers and Stoneface Cowboys tunes. Justin Bravo is the front man for the Red Dirt Ramblers are an "Americana-Rock Band" from Killeen, TX. John Reynolds is the front man for Stoneface Cowboys which is a "Cosmic Americana" band also from Killeen, TX. Britton Pyeatt is a part of a musical family with father Rodney Pyeatt who has played with Rick Trevino, Mike McClure, Stoney LaRue, Blacktop Gypsy, Houston Marchman and more and brother Mitchell Pyeatt who is currently the drummer for Midnight River Choir. Britton has songwriter credits on Midnight River Choir's debut album Welcome To Delirium.

As if the regular line up wasn't enough, we had an amazing local singer/songwriter Alli Mattice join us and play between sets. Alli was accompanied by Dave Clary on guitar and she played mandolin and sang originals by her father as well as some of her own songs plus a great number of covers that she delivers with confidence and great stage presence. Alli also plays piano/keyboard and guitar. I see a bright future for Alli!

Thank you to all the musicians, to Freiheit Country Store and the TX Citizen for helping make the Inaugural Blowin' Off Steamboat Music Festival a success!

Week of 1/21/2013

Billy's Ice
Monday: Wes Nickson
Tuesday: April Hall on RFT then Austin Gilliam
Wednesday: Whiskey Rodeo
Thursday: Corey Kane Band
Friday: Sam Riggs and The Night People
Saturday: Midnight River Choir (Nick's Birthday Party!)
Sunday: Band of Bandits

River Road Ice House
Monday: Empty-Handed Vagabonds
Tuesday: Open mic night
Wednesday: Seth Candan and Eric Middleton
Thursday: Big Red Drum Showcase
Friday: Adam Hood, Brian Keane and Jason Eady
Saturday: Daniel Thomas Phipps
Sunday: Waylon Gruene Malone Benefit!

Gruene Hall
Monday: Bret Graham
Tuesday: Tom Gillam & Lisa Morales
Wednesday: Warren Hood & The Champeens
Thursday: Aaron Einhouse
Friday: Van Wilks
Saturday: Flat Top Jones at 1 then Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights
Sunday: Slim Bawb at noon then Chris Ruest and friends

Tavern in the Gruene
Monday: Court Nance and friends
Tuesday: Roots and Branches of Americana then The Blooms
Thursday: Dry River Religion
Friday: Tony Taylor
Saturday: Smoke Wagon

The Phoenix Saloon
Thursday: Happy hour with Lucas Taylor
Friday: Happy hour with Steven Vee followed by DJ B.READ
Saturday: The Georges
Sunday: Al Barlow and friends at 2 then True Audio Outland Presents

Brauntex Theater
Thursday: The Blooms do the hits of Springsteen!

The PourHaus
Tuesday: Open mic with Jon Magill
Thursday: Brian Pounds
Friday: The Sweet Nuthin
Saturday: AC & The Bad Billys

Vino En Verde
Friday: Aaron Stephens
Saturday: Dry River Religion

Vineyard at Gruene
Thursday: B.J. Thibodeaux (acoustic 7-9)

Los Cucos
Tuesday: Alli Mattice Band
Friday: Alli Mattice Band

Buffalo Wings & Rings
Wednesday: Steven Roloff

Watering Hole Saloon
Tuesday: Vagabonds Del Sol
Wednesday: Josh Holden of 3 Man Front

Oma Gruene's Secret Garten
Thursday: Jam Night
Friday: MC & The Mystyx
Saturday: Kim Meeks and Her Bad Habits at 1 and Jumbo Funk at 6
Sunday: Smokehouse Blues at 2

Herbert's Taco Hut (NB)
Thursday: Buddy Boy

Iron Horse Grill
Friday: Buddy Boy with Randy Clark and Randy Miller

Riley's Tavern
Tuesday: Kris Smith
Wednesday: Philip Gibbs
Thursday: Pepper's Blues
Friday: Jesse Dayton Hardcharger
Saturday: Cornell Hurd

Happy Cow Bar & Grill
Tuesday: Tenacious Tuesday open jam!
Friday: 3 Chord Rodeo
Saturday: Two River Trio
Sunday: New Braunfels Blues Society: Blues Jam 3-7

Cheatham Street Warehouse
Monday: Grant Ewing
Tuesday: Will Arrington then Brett Hauser
Wednesday: Kent Finlay's Songwriter's Circle
Thursday: Dirty River Boys
Friday: Carolyn Wonderland
Saturday: 6 Market Blvd

Texas Music Theater
Friday: Reckless Kelly with Micky and the Motorcars
Saturday: Sam Riggs and The Night People with Andy Evans and The Brotherhood

Triple Crown
Monday: Molly & the Fish at 6 the Chief & the Doomsday Device
Tuesday: Ripe Honey at 6 then Fine Fellows + The Sniffs
Wednesday: David Harris at 6 then Bonsai NAtion + Sp_ces + Standard Series
Thursday: Eric Hisaw at 6 then Taylor Louis & the Lifeguards + Autumn Impov + more!
Friday: Callous Taoboys at 6 then Antiques + Those Nights + Major Major Major + more!
Saturday: Ghosts of Dixie + Featherfae + The Handshaks + Canvas People

Sam's Burger Joint
Monday: Michael Holt & The Trophy 500s
Thursday: The Wagoneers
Friday: Terry Allen with Rodney Hayden
Saturday: Swan Song (Led Zeppelin Tribute)
Sunday: SoldierSongs and Voices Workshop

Week of 1/14/2013

Freiheit Country Store *sponsored event
Saturday: Blowin' Off Steamboat Music Festival

Billy's Ice
Monday: Wes Nickson
Tuesday: Chris Edwards on RFT then Jordan Minor
Wednesday: Whiskey Rodeo
Thursday: Forest Wayne Allen
Friday: Rodney Parker & 50 Peso Reward
Saturday: Dave Matthews Tribute Band
Sunday: Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

River Road Ice House
Monday: Empty-Handed Vagabonds
Tuesday: Open mic night!
Wednesday: The Southern Strangers & Roadside Libby
Thursday: Jeremy Steding
Friday: Dave Matthews Tribute Band
Saturday: B.J. Thibodeaux & Backwater Blvd
Sunday: Whiskey Rodeo

Gruene Hall
Monday: Rodney Hayden CD release
Tuesday: Tommy Elskes & Danny Brooks
Wednesday: Warren Hood & The Champeens
Thursday: Hill Country Gentlemen
Friday: The Georges
Saturday: Poor J Brown at 1 then John Evans opens for Max Stalling
Sunday: Ruby Jane Smith at noon then Jeff Straham Band

Tavern in the Gruene
Monday: Court Nance and friends
Tuesday: KNBT's Roots and Branches of Americana w/Ray Wylie Hubbard then The Blooms
Thursday: Adam Johnson & The Payme's
Friday: Happy hour with Tony Taylor & Claire Cunningham
Saturday: Anson Carter

The Phoenix Saloon
Thursday: Happy hour 5-7 with Lucas Taylor
Friday: Happy hour 5-7 with Daniel Thomas Phipps then Indivine + The Groove Hounds
Saturday: Chris King CD release show + Scott David Band
Sunday: Al Barlow and friends at 2 then True Audio Outland

The PourHaus
Wednesday: Nick Lawrence
Thursday: Kurt Grein
Friday: Mike Gutierrez
Saturday: Brian Keane

Buffalo Wings & Rings
Wednesday: Steven Roloff

Vino En Verde
Friday: Jon Magill
Saturday: Empty-Handed Vagabonds

Los Cucos
Tuesday: Alli Mattice Band
Friday: Alli Mattice Band

Black and Tan Pub
Friday: Benefit for family of Melissa Eason with ALLus KILLus and more

Iron Horse Grill
Friday: Buddy Boy
Saturday: Buddy Boy

Riley's Tavern
Tuesday: Steven Roloff
Friday: The Derailers
Saturday: Ruby Dee and the Snake Handlers

Cheatham Street Warehouse
Monday: En Route
Tuesday: Brett Hauser then Will Arrington
Wednesday: Kent Finlay's Songwriter's Circle
Thursday: Jason Boland (acoustic)
Friday: Adam Johnson and The Payme's
Saturday: Colin Gilmore then James McMurtry

Texas Music Theater
Friday: The Departed with Stewart Mann and the Statesboro Revue

Triple Crown
Monday: Aaron Stephens at 6 then Chief & the Doomsday Device
Tuesday: Ripe Honey at 6 then Fine Fellows + The Sniffs
Wednesday: Stevie Tombstone at 6 then The Hill Country Gentlemen + Emily Bell + The Pistolsmiths
Thursday: Pepper's Blues at 6 then Three Leaf + The Couch + Lion & the Giraffe + Edison Chair
Friday: Callous Taoboys at 6 then Antiques + Those Nights + Major Major Major Harrison Anderson
Saturday: Ghosts of Dixie + Featherface + The Handshake + Canvas People

Sam's Burger Joint
Monday: The Georges
Wednesday: SA Blue Society Wed. Nite Blues Jam
Thursday: Oz Noy feat Roscoe Beck
Friday: Beetle Corps
Saturday: Los Texmaniacs with The Krayolas
Sunday: Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers

Festival for the rest of y'all

If you've ever experienced soaking in a live music set by a songwriter that writes not from a drive to rake in huge piles of cash or because somebody told them what they should be writing about; but they are writing real songs about real experiences and feelings their own life has handed to them; then you know my perspective.  I've been a life-long lover of a wide variety of musical genres, but it wasn't until the last few years that I discovered there is more to music than listening to studio albums and the radio.  When you actually hear somebody perform a song live and hear and feel the emotion as they deliver a song that came from their heart it brings new meaning to it.

The Blowin' Off Steamboat Music Festival was born not from an urge to take a jab at a certain event that happens up north in the snowy mountains around this time of year; it's actually quite the opposite.  In this day of rabid usage of social media (I also cast those stones in my own general direction) you get to see post after post of pictures of people enjoying themselves up in the mountains watching their favorite artists play full band and acoustic sets over several days and nights.  A conversation on Facebook was started by a fellow music lover as he joked about how we needed something down here for those of us that are left behind while our friends enjoy that music festival.  That's when a moment of inspiration hit Chase of the TX Citizen and his brain went into overload thinking about how if we could pull together a venue and a few bands we could do that very thing!  That next morning I issued a handful of random invitations to a music event that Music of New Braunfels and the TX Citizen was organizing, and within a 24 hour period between a couple of great additions from Chase and what I pulled together we had enough amazing talent booked to do not 6 or 9, but 12 hours of live music!

In the group that has been assembled, we have several guys that play together regularly in different combinations to form different bands.  They pitch in and help each other pull off amazing full band sets.  These guys also stand alone with complete competence and all entertain on their own as well as they do as a member of a buddy's band.  This group of New Braunfels songwriters and musicians are Jordan Minor, Tony Taylor, Slim Bawb, Bryan Boyce, Kyle Reed, Court Nance, Keith Hickle, B.J. Thibodeaux, Jordan York, Steven Vee, Carol Cochran, Stan Little and Paul Rogers; and that's just the ones that are in this music festival, there are MANY more not represented here!  We also have great talents from nearby such as Chris King, Fallon Franklin and great bands from nearby as well like Dave Jorgenson, Pitchfork, T-Bone and The Bluetones and The Red Dirt Ramblers.  No knock to these other guys but my happiest moment while booking talent for this event was when Tina Wilkins wrote me back with "Ok Brian. WW is IN!".  I was floored to say the least, and we are all very excited to have Walt Wilkins as part of this event.

I hope you'll be there too to enjoy some amazing music with us and please enjoy some of the wonderful food Freiheit Country Store has to offer, they really do have amazing burgers!

Event information page
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Blowin' Off Steamboat Music Festival

TX Citizen and Music of New Braunfels got together and brought you the inaugural Blowin' Off Steamboat Music Festival January 19th, 2012 from noon to midnight at Freiheit Country Store in New Braunfels.

Here was our thought...

Whether you went to Steamboat and want to blow off some steam after getting home, you got ditched by your buddies that went to Steamboat and need to blow off some steam or you just love to spend the day at a great venue with great food and 3 bars stocked full of great beer and hear some GREAT live music...

GREAT! This is the event for you!

Line up:
noonSteven Vee/Kori Free and Fallon Franklin
1:00Carol Cochran and Two Way Street
2:00Brian Keane, Jeremy Steding, Mike Ethan Messick
3:00Jordan Minor and The Bottom Dollar Band
4:00Kyle Reed, Court Nance, Tony Taylor & Jordan York
5:00B.J. Thibodeaux & Backwater Blvd
7:00Dave Jorgenson Band
8:00Bryan Boyce, Steven Roloff & Paul Rogers
9:00T-Bone and The Bluetones
10:00Walt Wilkins acoustic set
11:00Justin Bravo, Britton Pyeatt and John Reynolds

We also had several appearances between sets from Alli Mattice; a somewhat newcomer to the local music scene, but she blew us away and we hope to hear much more from her in the future!

Go like our event Facebook page to discuss and interact with us about this event! If we decide to repeat this next year we'll announce it on Music of New Braunfels

Sponsored by Music of New Braunfels and:

Week of 1/7/2013

Billy's Ice
Monday: Wes Nickson
Tuesday: Austin Gilliam
Wednesday: 3 Man Front
Thursday: Trevor Cole Band
Friday: Eric Neznik
Saturday: Chad Johnson Band
Sunday: April Hall Band

River Road Ice House
Monday: Empty-Handed Vagabonds
Tuesday: Open mic night
Wednesday: Roadside Libby and Southern Strangers
Thursday: Whiskey Rodeo
Friday: Bubba Westly & The Interstate Heartbreak
Saturday: The Grackles & Pitchfork
Sunday: Buddy Boy

Gruene Hall
Monday: Bret Graham
Tuesday: Tom Gillam and friends
Wednesday: Warren Hood & The Champeens
Thursday: Closed for private event
Friday: The Whiskey Sisters
Saturday: Hot Texas Swing Band at 1 then Kyle Park
Sunday: Bret Graham at noon then Warren Hood & The Goods

Tavern in the Gruene
Monday: Jackson Parten Catastrophe
Tuesday: The Blooms
Thursday: Happy hour with Allan Goodman then Kurt Grein Trio
Friday: Happy hour with Tony Taylor then Allan Goodman, Kris Farrow and Matthew Briggs
Saturday: TBA

The Phoenix Saloon
Thursday: The Groove Hounds 5-7 for happy hour
Friday: Lucas Taylor 5-7 for happy hour then Bekka Palmer Benefit
Saturday: Bryan Boyce Band + guests
Sunday: Al Barlow and friends at 2 then True Audio Outland Presents

The PourHaus
Tuesday: Open mic with host Jon Magill
Wednesday: Bryan Boyce and Paul Rogers
Thursday: Band of Bandits
Friday: Jon Magill
Saturday: Jeremiah Houston

Happy Cow
Tuesday: Tenacious Tuesday open blues jam
Friday: AC & The Bad Billy's
Saturday: Slim Bawb

Oma Gruene's Secret Garten
Friday: Susan Gibson
Saturday: Slim Bawb & Perry Lowe at 1 and Fond Kiser at 6
Sunday: The Bigsby's @ 2 and Susan Gibson matinee show in the underground at 3

Riley's Tavern
Tuesday: Mark Sebby and friends
Wednesday: Big Red Drum Artist Spotlight
Thursday: Samantha Lynn & The Love Liberation Army
Friday: Andrea Marie & The Magnolia Band
Saturday: Scott H Biram

Cheatham Street Warehouse
Tuesday: Will Arrington and Jaime Cortinas
Wednesday: Kent Finlay's Songwriter Circle
Thursday: Lisa Morales, Shelley King, Robyn Ludwick & Miss Leslie
Friday: Carolyn Wonderland
Saturday: Seth Candan then The Damn Quails

Texas Music Theater
Saturday: Granger Smith & Earl Dibbles Jr. (free show!)

Triple Crown
Monday: Ben Schane at 6 then Chief & The Doomsday Service
Tuesday: Ali Holder at 6 then Hair Farmers + Jumbofunk
Wednesday: everydays a hollyday at 6 then 2 Buck Drunks + Decathect Illustrations + Old Problems
Thursday: Beth Lee at 6 then Jack Ruby + The Sonomatics + Garrett T Capps
Friday: The Bottom Feeders at 6 then Ashleigh Stone + Roscoe Bandana + Broken Umbrella Academy
Saturday: Knael Ethereal Architect + Giant Salvinia

Sam's Burger Joint
Monday: Swing Nite: The TX Pianoman
Thursday: Ruben V and friends
Friday: Grupo Fantasma
Saturday: Age of Reason with Stoned Hollow and Freedom Level
Sunday: Soldier Songs and Voices Workshop

Week of 12/31/2012

Billy's Ice
Monday: The Blooms with Tony Taylor!
Tuesday: Kyle Reed Band and Steven Roloff
Wednesday: Daniel Thomas Phipps
Thursday: Interstate
Friday: Anson Carter
Saturday: LC Rocks
Sunday: April Hall Band

River Road Ice House
Monday: Kyle Reed Band!
Tuesday: Hannah Starr at 5 then Open mic night!
Wednesday: Buddy Boy
Thursday: Garrett Snowden and Paul Rogers
Friday: Felix Truvere & the Open Road
Saturday: LeAnn, Kenn & Shawn Trio
Sunday: Buddy Boy

Gruene Hall
Monday: Danny Brooks at 1 then STONEY LARUE!
Tuesday: Hair of the Dog Day! SA Moonlighters, Walt Wilkins then Guy Forsyth
Wednesday: Bo Porter 1-5 then The Georges
Thursday: Tommy Elskes at 1 then Jordan Minor, Pake Rossi and Tony Taylor
Friday: Slim Bawb & Cornbread at 1 then Jeff Strahan
Saturday: Bo Phillips Band at 1 then The Gourds
Sunday: Noel McKay & Brennen Leigh at 12 then John Evans Band

Tavern in the Gruene
Monday: Midnight River Choir!
Tuesday: The Blooms
Friday: Tony Taylor and Claire Cunningham for happy hour then 3 Man Front
Saturday: Lucas Hudgins and The First Cousins

The Phoenix Saloon
Monday: Javi Garcia's Big New Year's Eve Extravaganza!
Thursday: The Groove Hounds 5-7 Happy Hour
Friday: Jorge Gallegos and Steven Roloff 5-7 Happy Hour then James Pardo's Birthday Hullabaloo
Saturday: Lucas Taylor & Old Soul + guests
Sunday: Al Barlow and friends at 2 then True Audio Outland

The PourHaus
Monday: Stewart Mann & The Statesboro Revue!
Thursday: Kurt Grein
Friday: The Nick Lawrence Band
Saturday: Pawn Shop Gold

Buffalo Wings & Rings
Wednesday: Steven Roloff, B.J. Thibodeaux and a mystery guest

Freiheit Country Store
Monday: Jason Allen!

Blue Bonnet Palace
Saturday: Doug Stone & Rick Trevino w/Nick Lawrence

Riley's Tavern
Monday: Shakey Jake opening for The Beaumonts!
Tuesday: Manzy Lowry
Wednesday: Tyler Cannon
Thursday: Jeff Vaughn and guest
Friday: Pepper's Blues
Saturday: Mark Allan Atwood and Brimstone

Cheatham Street Warehouse
Monday: Doctor G & The Mudcats!
Tuesday: First Tuesday Blues Jam
Wednesday: Kent Finlay's Songwriter's Circle
Thursday: Randy Rogers with surprise guest
Friday: Michael O'Connor and Jeff Plankenhorn
Saturday: The Fossils
Sunday: ChurchUp

Texas Music Theater
Monday: Ray Wylie Hubbard with Uncle Lucius!

Triple Crown
Monday: Buzz n' Bangs, Chasca, Lesser Antilles
Tuesday: Tony Taylor at 6
Wednesday: Ike Eichenberg at 6
Thursday: Emily Herring at 6 then Deep Space Pi + Jellybones
Friday: Mark Jungers at 6 then Grant Ewing + The Shady Rest Band
Saturday: Flounders Without Eyes

The White Horse (Austin)
Monday: Sons of Fathers and more!

Sam's Burger Joint
Monday: Mingo Fishtrap!
Wednesday: SA Blues Society "Say Goodbye to Ross" blues jam
Friday: The Derailers with Noel McKay and Brennen Leigh
Saturday: Monte Montgomery with James Speer
Sunday: The Super Silas Spectacular

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