Archive for October, 2009
Texas Country Music Pioneer Big Bill Lister has been transfered to Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, and is currently in ICU with possible pneumonia.
The Mason Country Opry will be staged on Thursday, October 29, at the Odeon Theater in downtown Mason. Heart of Texas Recording Artists Curtis Potter will headline the monthly show. Tickets are $10.00 and will be for sale at the door.
Today we were looking for some fiddle-and-steel music that correctly identifies the traditional honky tonk song. Who better to feature today than Palestine Texas’ own Gene Watson?
Todays discovery is from the CD “This Is Tommy Duncan” by Billy Mata and The Texas Tradition. (Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young, Harry Akst /B&G AKST Publishing Co., EMI Mills Music Inc. c/o EMI Music Pub., Morley Music Co. -ASCAP)
It’s always good to hear from Gary P. Nunn. The following, used with permission, lets friends and fans know of Gary’s performance at the Salado Founders Day Festival Friday through Sunday, October 23 – 25, 2009.
The Heart of Texas Country Music Association will present a special show at the Llano River Chuck Wagon Cookout on Saturday, October 17. The performance will be stage from 10:00 AM until Noon at Badu Park in Llano. It is free to the public.
The Heart of Texas Country Music Museum is hosting an album release party for Darrell McCall on Saturday, October 17, at 1701 South Bridge in Brady.
Darrell McCall has released a new CD titled “Keeping With Tradition”. This brand new twelve song CD is filled with great Country Music in the Darrell McCall tradition.
Record producer and label executive Shelby Singleton died Wednesday (Oct. 7) at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, following a battle with brain cancer. He was 77.