Sip, Shop and StrollThursday, April 13, 5:15pmCome out and see your friends, sip a little wine, shop for in-store specials, and enjoy live music in Historic Downtown Elgin, Texas.A longtime member of Austin's legendary music scene, Mandy Mercier'sresume is as impressive as her live performances. Mercier burns up the stagewith her fiery vocals and raw, original songs.
Judy & RoseSaturday, April 15, 7:30pmRose Kimball and Judy Painter have been playing together since 1990.Painter is from Chicago originally and started out playing open mics andstages in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. She relocated to Texas inthe early 80's and continued to play the circuit in Austin, when she teamedup with Rose Kimball a native Texas musician. They were introduced by amutual friend who said they "really needed to hook up together" becausetheir styles were so complimentary.
Saturday, April 22, 7:30pmA project of Hot Pickin Bluegrass’s Eddie Collins and Max Zimmet, theAustin-based duo features acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo, and vocals,playing originals, bluegrass, country (Hank Williams, Willie Nelson,MerleHaggard, etc), and Texas Swing.
Thursday, March 18, 5:15pmSince 2010, Mark and Robbe have performed at coffeehouses, farmer'smarkets, wineries, breweries, bistros, pubs, bars, cafes and other venuesin and around Austin and from Dallas to Port Aransas and La Grange toFredericksburg. Acoustic finger-style guitar, vocal harmonies andengaging original songwriting highlight their truly unique musical stylethat encompasses vintage country, vintage rock, folk and blues.
Saturday, April 8, 7:30pmKathy Murray on guitar and ukulele, along with her longtime musicalcompadre Bill Arthur Jones on guitar, ukulele and accordion. Murray developed her vision of the blues in the formative days ofthe Austin blues scene, jamming with luminaries like Stevie Ray Vaughan,W.C. Clark, and members of the Fabulous Thunderbirds. Kathy first burston the Austin music scene with her early band Kathy and the Kilowatts,wowing audiences with a tremendous live show, and sharing the stagewith everyone from Albert Collins to Koko Taylor.
Bianca DeLeonSaturday, March 25, 7:30pmBorn in South Texas, Bianca DeLeon is combination of an AmericanGypsy, Texas Troubadour and Singer-Songwriter. She has lived the lifethat she writes about, and has worn many hats in places in the Worldalong her journey of musical discovery and poetry. In all of her CD’s,she features the best musicians that Austin, Texas has to offer andcontinues to grow in her craft.
Saturday, April 1, 7:30pmRoy "Ashley" Warlick was born in Oxnard, California. Hanging out in theattic of his childhood home, he came across an old record player. Fromthe first sound of Michael Murphy's "Wildfire" his love of music began.Early influences were Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard. The pursuanceof music for Roy did not come until much later in life. Roy is a self-taughtsinger songwriter musician. Not knowing a single chord, Roy found a deepdetermination. After many hours and many callouses, it finally clicked.While visiting a local farmers Market, a familiar face gave him the chanceto step on stage for the first time. Now came a new fire within him. Hefinally knew what was missing all those years.
Stephen DalyThursday, April 29, 7:30pm“Steve the Brit” (AKA Stephen Daly) comes to us via Birmingham, England,and considers himself an honorary Texan.After many years of playing in bands across the pond and all over Texas,he’s now out on his own playing solo acoustic guitar and piano in the Northeastand Southeast Texas areas. It’s fairly obvious where the influence comes fromwhen he delivers some fantastic version of classic songs from the 70’s 80’s & 90’scovering artists such as Elvis Costello, Crowded House, Squeeze, Gerry Rafferty,Super Tramp, Beatles, Elton John and many others.
Woot TalleySaturday, May 6, 7:30pmAn Austin music veteran of 30+ years, Woot settled in with an acoustic guitarwhen he found one of John Lennon’s acoustic guitars. Actually, he didn’t findthe guitar; it was a gift from his beautiful wife Tammy and Barbara -- bestmom-in law a man could have. And to be completely honest it isn’t technically“one of John Lennon’s guitars.” It’s an Epiphone EJ-160 John Lennon Signaturemodel. A guy can dream can’t he? He is inspired by Robert Johnson, MuddyWaters, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Big Bill Broonzey, Townes Van Zandt, John Prine,James Taylor, Keb Mo, Steve Earle and obviously John Lennon.
TBASip, Shop and StrollThursday, May 11 5:15pmCome out and see your friends, sip a little wine, shop for in-store specials, and enjoy live music in Historic Downtown Elgin, Texas.
Cleve Hattersly and Sweet Marywith Ella JordanSaturday, May 13, 7:30pmCleve and Sweet Mary are founding members of Greezy Wheels, an Austin,Texas-based rock/alternative/Americana band that formed in the 1970s.They played more frequently at the Armadillo World Headquarters thanany other band in the history of the venue. They are regarded as theArmadillo house band and are elected members of the Austin Music Hall Of Fame.Greezy Wheels' music is a raucous blend of rock, funk, R&B, alt-country, andOzarks. In their early days, they were the only band with a female fiddler,Sweet Mary Hattersley. Sweet Mary consistently brought the crowd to ascreaming frenzy with her version of the "Orange Blossom Special." Themusic of Greezy Wheels reflected the cultural dichotomy of Austin in the.Greezy Wheels opened Willie Nelson's first
The Better HalvesSaturday, May 20, 7:30pmThe Better Halves are an Austin, TX husband-wife musical duo specializingin making listeners smile. Jimmy Joe is a skilled guitarist. Country, bluegrass,folk, jazz, Latin and classical styles create a widely appealing repertoire. Oneof his car songs was featured on NPR's “Car Talk”. Chrissie joins him withsweet vocal harmonies and rhythm guitar. Her whimsical, melodic songwritingearned her the chance to perform on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie HomeCompanion".
TBASaturday, May 27, 7:30pmBorn in South Texas, Bianca DeLeon is combination of an AmericanGypsy, Texas Troubadour and Singer-Songwriter. She has lived the lifethat she writes about, and has worn many hats in places in the Worldalong her journey of musical discovery and poetry. In all of her CD’s,she features the best musicians that Austin, Texas has to offer andcontinues to grow in her craft.
El RanchoThe Owl International SeriesSaturday, June 3, 7:30pmEl Rancho delivers handmade music. Singing their very own desert lullabies,the duo from Munich, Germany takes the listener on a musical road trip.Their genuine style combines rhythmic guitars and catchy melodies with amodern southern vibe. The two mid-twenties Patty Roche and Luca Wollenberghave been conjointly writing music for more than ten years by now. Ever sincethey were particularly considerate of reating and conveying a powerful andoften times cinematic atmosphere in their songs. After sold out club shows in southen Germany and support shows foracts such as Ryan Bingham and Del Castillo, El Rancho is headed to Austin,Texas to record their third full-length album with award-winning producerRick Del Castillo in the summer of 2017.
TBASaturday, June 10, 7:30pmCome out and see your friends, sip a little wine, shop for in-store specials, and enjoy live music in Historic Downtown Elgin, Texas.
Brian Broussard and Kathryn LengendreSaturday, June 17, 7:30pmBrian and Kathryn bring a night of original and cover music rooted in traditionalcountry and folk, inspired by Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Guy Clark, TownesVan Zandt, Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case in a style thatis progressive in both form and substance,
Mark AmbroseSaturday, June 24, 7:30pmSinger-songwriter, Mark Ambrose has been turning out songs faithful to theTexas folk/roots tradition yet still sounding like a much needed revival for ourmodern times. His particular charm, laidback and charismatic, is deceptivelysimple but also satisfyingly profound as the very best of folk music should be.
TBASip, Shop and StrollThursday, June 8, 5:15pmCome out and see your friends, sip a little wine, shop for in-store specials, and enjoy live music in Historic Downtown Elgin, Texas.