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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!
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Alright y’all, we finally have a date locked down for the release of HEBERT ISLAND (A-Bear Island). FRIDAY AUGUST 10th the record will be available for purchase and streaming. Pre-orders will start in July on the website and @itunes! Thanks again for the patience, I know it’s been a while but we needed to make sure this record was our best yet! #HebertIsland
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!
19 songs. 12 days. 2 albums. I cannot thank these guys and @DauphinStSound enough. Mobile Alabama you have a very special place in my heart. Thank you to @JakePeavy_22 and his incredible team for their incredible hospitality. #SongsFromTheExile pic.twitter.com/EVRmjTNKwi
— Dalton Domino (@MrDaltonDomino) June 28, 2018
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!
River Jam 2018@RiverRdIceHouse 1 month from today!
Get your tickets now! pic.twitter.com/VtQME9Vbw4
— Galleywinter (@galleywinter) June 28, 2018
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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