Dates To Remember
Nov 23 – Thanksgiving (Thu)
Dec 7 – Pearl Harbor Day
Dec 21 – Winter Begins
Dec 25 – Christmas Day (Mon)
Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve (Sun)
Jan 1 – New Year’s Day (Mon)
Jan 15 – Martin Luther King Jr Day
Feb 14 – Valentine’s Day (Wed)
Feb 19 – President’s Day
Feb 29 – Leap Year Day
Mar 10 – Daylight Savings Time Ends
Mar 17 – St. Patrick’s Day (Sun)
Mar 31 – Easter Sunday
Kevin Fowlerhas a house full of daughters and his youngest, Kambry, just got her Driver’s License. Kevin, Brandon Kinney and Trent Willmon were talking one night and they realized that all of them had only daughters, no sons, so they sat down that night and wrote the song, “Daddies And Daughters.” The song was released by Trent in 2011 and Kevin included on his Chippin’ Away album.
Parker McCollum is from Houston, Texas and is a huge Houston Astro’s fan. At this past CMA Awards, Parker was teamed up to present an award with Texas Rangers World Series MVP Corey Seager. The two teams have a huge rivalry and Parker did great on stage.
The World’s Great Cowboy Dale Brisby recently shared some insight about his dad. If you watch the video to George Strait’s “Amarillo By Morning” you will see 2 bronc riders in the video. One of the riders is hung up on a horse and the other is wearing a brown vest. The one wearing the brown vest is Dale’s father.
The Texas State Songwriter Championship will take place December 9that Horace Hall in the World Famous Ft Worth Stockyards. 16 artists are fighting for Top Honors, doors will open at 7:45pm and you can get more info TexasStateSongwriters.com
Sunny Sweeney is ready for 2024. She has just released tour dates that start Feb 3rd in East Texas then it is off to the West Coast for the next month. Erin Enderlin will be joining Sunny on stage starting February 21st.
We will be hearing more from fellow Grammy winners Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall. The pair have joined forces to start a new record label called Big Loud Texas. The two will be involved in singing and developing new artists, while Jon will serve as the producer and head up the development side.
Reckless Kelly’s Farewell Tour at the Whitewater Amphitheatre will feature The Steel Woods and Bri Bagwell on June 28th next year and then Steve Earle and Courtney Patton join Reckless on June 29th. Get tickets before the sell out at WhiteWaterRocks.com
Curtis Grimes and his wife welcomed a new baby girl into the world on November 10th. Blair Grace weighed 6lbs 7oz. Curtis posted cute pictures of everyone and said that they are all doing great.
There is a new festival coming in 2024, the Cattle Country Music FestivalApril 12-14 in Gonzales, Texas. This 3 day event will be headlined by Eric Church, Whiskey Myers and Koe Wetzel and will feature a ton of Texas Red Dirt Americana and Country Acts. Get info online at CattleCountryfest.com
Mark Powell is teasing that there is some NEW STUFF coming soon about Outlaws & Legends 2024. 3 & 4 Day RV Spots are for sale now and prices will go up once the lineup is announced. Follow their social media pages and website for the latest scoop.
Cody Jinks and the Turnpike Troubadours will team up with Trampled By Turtles for 5 dates in February and March. The shows will be in Connecticut, Boston, Washington State, Oregon and in Idaho.
Koe Wetzel loves to hunt and has been a few times this season already. His latest trip to Illinois let Koe bag a Midwest Monster Buck.
Zane Williams and his group The Wilder Blue release their new album Super Natural on November 21st. The album features their current single “Learnin’ My Lesson” as well as one the band just released online called “True Companion.”
Nov 24 – Kevin Fowler’s Deck The Dance Halls w/Kin Faux – Buda, Tx (Bew-duh)
Nov 25 – Kevin Fowler’s Deck The Dance Halls w/Kin Faux – Fredricksburg Tx
Dec 1 – Aaron Watson Family Christmas – Amarillo, Tx
Dec 1 – Kevin Fowler’s Deck The Dance Halls w/Kin Faux – Webster, Tx
Dec 2 - Aaron Watson Family Christmas – Odessa, Tx
Dec 2 – Kevin Fowler’s Deck The Dance Halls w/Kin Faux – Katy, Tx
Dec 3 - Aaron Watson Family Christmas – Lubbock, Tx
Dec 13 – Bri Bagwell, Grant Gilbert, Big John Cannon – Blue Light – Lubbock Tx
Dec 14 - Cody Jinks, Bryan Martin, Josh Morning Star – Billy Bob’s Ft. Worth Tx
Dec 14 – Bri Bagwell, Grant Gilbert, Big John Cannon – Ft Worth, Tx
Dec 15 – Bri Bagwell, Grant Gilbert, Big John Cannon – Fischer, Tx
Dec 16 – Kevin Fowler’s Deck The Dance Halls w/Kin Faux – Portland, Tx
Dec 16 – Bri Bagwell, Grant Gilbert, Big John Cannon – Huffman, Tx
Dec 17 - Aaron Watson Family Christmas – New Braunfels, Tx
Dec 21 - Aaron Watson Family Christmas – Abilene, Tx
Dec 22 - Aaron Watson Family Christmas – Abilene, Tx
Dec 22 – Kevin Fowler’s Deck The Dance Halls w/Kin Faux – Billy Bobs – Ft Worth Tx
Dec 23 – Kevin Fowler’s Deck The Dance Halls w/Wynn Williams – Gruene Hall
Dec 30 – Kevin Fowler’s Deck The Dance Halls w/Wynn Williams – Dallas, Tx
FESTIVALS, CRUISES AND EVENTS
The Musicfest in Steamboat Springs, Colorado will be January 6-11 2024. This event is sold out and sells out quick every year. Get more info at TheMusicfest.com or BigSkiTrip.com.
Set Sail this coming Winter and hang out with Larry Joe Taylor’sCoastin’ & Cruising party out of Galveston January 7-13th. Get full details at LarryJoeTaylor.com
Mile Zero Fest down in Key West Florida is set for January 23-27. The lineup is to be announced on July 4th on their website and social media.
The Ft Worth Music Festival & Conference will take place Feb 28-Mar 2 at various venues around Ft Worth, Tx. This is great for fans, artist and people in the business.
The 14th Annual Texas Regional Radio Music Awards and Future Faces Show will be held at Texas Live in Arlington, Texas on March 24 & 25, 2024. Keep up to date with Nominations, voting and Tickets at TRRMA.net
Outlaws & Legends has their 2024 festival dates set at March 29thand 30th. Tickets, Passes, RV Slots, VIP passes and even porta-potty rentals are on sale now at OutlawsAndLegends.com
2024 Eclipse: A solar eclipse will take place on April 8th and the path of totality stretches from New England, southwest across Dayton, Ohio, Little Rock, Arkansas, Dallas, Austin and San Antonion, Texas.
Two Step Inn – is a 2 day festival at San Gabriel Park in Georgetown, Tx featuring Cody Johson, Turnpike, Hank Jr, Jake Worthington, Clint Black, Lee Ann Womack, Ian Munsick, Martina McBride, Sammy Kershaw, The Castellows, Neal McCoy, Mark Chesnutt and many more artists. Tickets and info are available at TwoStepInn.com
Larry Joe Taylor’s 35th Texas Music Fest at Melody Mountain Ranch in Stephenville, Texas will be April 22-27. Get details at LJTFest.com
Rock The Coast Cruise sails out of Galveston, Texas April 27-May 2, 2024 include Curtis Grimes, Sundance Head, David Adam Byrnes, Chad Cooke Band and Amanda Kate Ferris. You can also see Mark Wills, Rick Trevino, Chad Prather and others on this cruise. Get info at RockTheCoastTX.com
Buckeye Country Superfest featuring Zach Bryan, Billy Strings, Turnpike, Charlie Crockett and more June 22, 2024 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus