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2015 Crazy Water Festival

The Crazy Water Festival in Mineral Wells, Texas keeps getting bigger and bigger every year.  This year was no exception.  One of my favorite things about Texas are small-town communities.  When you see a community working together, towards a common…

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106.9 The Ranch RoadHouse - Rockstar Acoustic

Hell of a time last night with on Jim's Nash's Ranch Roadhouse with 106.9 The Ranch.  I swapped acoustic songs with James Dunning and Jimmy Baldwin and it was one for the memory books.  Very blessed to be part of…Read more

True Story EP is Officially Released Today

Earlier this year I did something that was much harder than I ever fathomed.  I asked for help.  

When I started the PledgeMusic campaign I had no idea how it was going to be received.  The most powerful thing I…Read more

It Won't Write Itself

How the hell do artists of any kind find time to update facebook, twitter, tumblr blog, website, newsletter, new songs, new music, instrument rehearsal, etc.  It won't write itself, I've tried.

It's a daily struggle with me.  I write songs…Read more

Lost Immigrants Kickstarter Campaign

My good buddy James Dunning from the band Lost Immigrants is hosting a Kickstarter project to record a live record. "This time around, Lost Immigrants is recording at the historic White Elephant Saloon in the Fort Worth Stockyards. The venue…Read more

Happy SnowMas

I woke up early this morning to find this scene in my neighborhood.  From the quick research I've done it’s apparently called "snow."  

It’s an odd feeling.  There are a lot of people who deal with snow most of the…Read more

It's official: Pre-Order my new EP True Story

It's seemed like today was never going to happen.  Working an awesome full time job keeps me busy enough.  Add amazing husband (yeah, I said it), songwriting, band rehearsal, Facebook, Twitter, my website, organizing the music for the EP and…Read more

What I caught in 2014 and new Music in 2015

Happy New Year music family.  2014 was absolutely fantastic.  When I caught this 16lb catfish on a rod & reel I was pretty excited.  

Then in November I officially caught this!

I’m also officially announcing that I will be releasing…Read more

Throwback Thursday - Nepal

In 2010 my dad, myself and two of my brothers went to India and then Nepal.  One of the highlights was spending a few days in Nagarkot.  It's located in the mountains of Nepal.  One morning I took a lonesome…Read more

Lead Mouth Guitar

I found this on youtube the other day.  It's a nice throwback from years ago.  What made me laugh the most is the "lead mouth guitar."  It's not all glamor and lights.  This is the read deal. That reminds me…Read more

Help Wanted

It’s been a lot of fun playing acoustic shows and song swaps with fellow songwriters.  There is something about the acoustic guitar that I find a lot of peace with.  The acoustic guitar has become my stress reliever and creative…Read more

Jon Hogan and Scorch Folk Music

Jon Hogan plays what he calls Scorch Folk music. Jon describes it as "Well-made original songs and a blistering, rollicking take on 1930s rural America."  He takes a lot of inspiration from the 1927 - 1935 era of music and… Read more

Mark Powell - Outlaws and Legends

This is how it all started. Mark Powell was working in medical sales at the time, lived in Abilene and travelled to Lubbock on occasion where I lived 11 years ago.  He had a customer in the same office building…Read more

Daily Drive: Music In My Car

There are days it feels like I never leave my vehicle. The good news is that smart phones can do all sorts of cool things with music and that makes a happy man.

I'm currently listening to the…Read more