TMP News Picks: Aaron Watson’s New Video, William Clark Green’s Upcoming Album, Texas/Red Dirt Artists in Support of Sante Fe Victims, and Other Stories

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Cody Canada & The Departed, Jake Worthington to play for Santa Fe Benefit

Jake Worthington, Cody Canada and the Departed among others will play to raise money for the victims of the Sante Fe shooting. The benefit is scheduled to take place Sunday, July 15 at the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo hosted by alumni of Santa Fe high school. Admission is free and all proceeds raised from meal purchases and a silent auction will go directly towards those affected and in need.


Aaron Watson Releases New Music Video

Aaron Watson released a video this week for his hit single “Run Wild Horses” off the 2017 record Vaquero. The romantic video features Watson’s wife, Kim. Check it out below!


William Clark Green’s New Album to Release August 10

William Clark Green announced more details regarding the release of his upcoming album. “Herbert Island” is now scheduled to release on August 10 and is available for pre-order starting in July. WCG also hinted that the record, inspired by Green’s family roots, is the band’s best yet…let the countdown begin!


Robert Ray’s Next Single “Two Steppin’ at a Time” Announced

Steen Productions announced that Robert Ray’s next single will be “Two-Steppin’ at a time! This is one of TMP’s favorites off the Alice, Texas native’s debut record, Run Away With You. Give the new single a listen here!


Texas Country Music Community Teams Up to Host Benefit for Stephenville Local

If you are in the Stephenville area this Sunday, July 1, make sure to stop by Twisted J Bar and support a good cause! The new venue along with Texas Country artists are coming together to support Jody Lee Caudle, a local and “staple” who has given much to the Stephenville community for the last 40 years. The benefit will include tons of Texas artists. The event will also include an auction. Entry is by donation. See lineup and more info below.

Dalton Domino Announces Record Details

Dalton Domino shared that he has been in the studio recording for his new album, Songs of the Exile, which will feature 19 songs. Stay tuned for more details on the release!

Cody Johnson, Kevin Fowler, & Josh Ward to play in Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin’s Republic Square, one of three remaining Downtown Historical Squares, will host Josh Ward, Kevin Fowler, and headliner Cody Johnson on August 24. Tickets are on sale now!

Galley Winter River Jam 2018

Galley Winter announced that it’s River Jam 2018 is a month away! The three-day festival will take place July 27-29 in New Braunfels, Texas and will spread across Billy’s Icehouse, River Road Ice House, and Lonestar Floathouse. Check out the full line up below and get ready to get your float on!

Chilifest 2019 Announced

Save the date for the 2019 Chilifest Music Festival! The spring weekend party in Snook, Texas is scheduled to take place April 5 and 6. Stay tuned for more details and lineup announcements!


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New Music Out This Week

Cody Canada & the Departed – 3 (Album)

Been Danaher – My Father’s Blood (Single)

Cody Jinks – Lifers (Single)

No Dry County – Panhandle Music (Album)


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Author: Christina Ramirez

Editorial contributor for Texas Music Pickers and a whole-hearted collector of Texas/Red Dirt tunes and the stories behind them. You can also find me on the dance floor.

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