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If Bob Wills Were Alive Today…

The Old 97s and The Drams New Year’s Eve at The Longhorn Ballroom, Dallas There’s something about the Longhorn Ballroom. Something that hits you the minute you walk through the door. The room just permeates history from every corner and … Continue reading

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Now that the haze is starting to dissipate…

47 Drams – Straight To Hell Add to My Profile | More Videos What can I say- that Tequila Brad sure knows how to throw a damn party.  Saturday night at Dan’s Silverleaf was a total liquor fueled, pull-out-all-the-stops, crank … Continue reading

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Kid’s Night Out

The little kids almost stole the show from The Gourds Thursday night at Central Market in Ft Worth. They hit the dance floor early, by the first verse of the opening song. Two little girls at first, cute as all … Continue reading

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Stalking Todd Snider

Don’t you just hate it when one person has to ruin it for everybody? I’m sure it was nothing, probably just a fan who wanted to ask Todd Snider to play a favorite song. Or something. But she definitely took … Continue reading

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Amanda Shires @ The Sons of Hermann Hall

Dallas, June 29, 2007 The Todd Snider show at the Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas Thursday night was called off at the last minute when word came that Todd’s flight out of Nashville was cancelled. Damn rain! We arrived … Continue reading

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God-Fearing Atheists – Rustbelt Sun

One of the more interesting discs to find its way to SlackerCountry’s player of late is something called Rustbelt Sun by God Fearing Atheists, a band from Glasgow, Scotland. Some of my favorite roots-rock – alt country music has come … Continue reading

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At The Races with Robert Earl Keen

April 14, 2007 There’s a big race down in Dallas. Don’t you wish that you were there? You can bet your bottom dollar On that iron grey mare. Won’t you bet on Stewball? – She might win, win, win. Bet … Continue reading

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