Kathryn Legendre drives her Mazda around Austin, Texas with a GOD BLESS MERLE HAGGARD sticker on the bumper. You know, kind of like the "God Bless Johnny Cash" stickers, but her own take on it – custom. Her folks will tell you she's always gone against the mainstream. That encompasses Legendre's whole outlook on songwriting and, well, life.
With true purpose, Aaron McDonnell's songs explore age-old themes of love, heartache, failure, and faith. They are classic in their influence and unpretentious in their delivery. At once familiar and fresh, Aaron is both an authentic homage to the sounds of the past, and an exciting example of what is to come.
Mayeux and Broussard
While they're no strangers to small-town honky-tonks and dance halls, Mayeux and Broussard play with a gritty intensity that makes them stand out like a sore thumb from most of the Texas country music scene.
Described by Rolling Stone as "pure Americana heart and soul," the Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash are the voice and vision of songwriter Mark Stuart. Since forming the band in 2005, he's performed with most every major artist in the Country and Americana music community.
Riggs is one of those rare talents that takes off so quick, it seems like it happened overnight. His songwriting is wizardry, his on stage star appeal and his motion picture quality music videos have continued to ensnare the media's attention on a national level.
SHANE SMITH & THE SAINTS
Smith decided to take the leap of faith & devote his life to music, "Music's ability to...relieve a tough time or even causing a person to dance for the first time in year, I think that is my favorite part about doing this."
THE STATESBORO REVUE
The evolving vision of front man and primary songwriter Stewart Mann... is a journey down many roads...all in search fro that perfect, unspoiled place for his music to grow roots.
William Clark Green
With two critically esteemed album releases already under his belt, William Clark Green is back and this time it is getting personal. Give Green a pen and paper and he is a lyrical force to be reckoned with.