East Texas Music News ep8: Artist of the Week, record breaking ticketed concert attendance, the ETX concert calendar & AI – good or bad?

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In this episode:

Artist of the week: Westmoreland & Keys

George Straight breaks ticketed concert record

AI – is it good or bad discussion:

ETX Concert Calendar

Member events:

Thursday, June 27


Java Nights with guest Izaiah Forman

7pm Big Sandy Music Hall Basement – Andrew’s solo piano pieces, a set from Izaiah Forman, the amazing 16-year old blues musician from Garland, with and fresh music improvisation along with some of the best coffee in the East Texas Downstairs invite only please RSVP. Please let us know if you need an invite.

Thursday, June 27:


TD Wilt

Thu, June 27, 6:30pm

The Barrel House Winnsboro


Lee Mathis & the Brutally Handsome

Thu, June 27, 7pm

Annie Riggs Memorial Museum 301 S Main St, Fort Stockton, TX 79735


Java nights! Basement jam with guest Izaiah Forman

Thu, June 27, 7pm – 9pm

Big Sandy Music Hall 100 S Tyler St, Big Sandy, TX 75755


The Waymores

Thu, June 27, 8pm

The OilWell Club 1401 W Cotton St, Longview, TX 75604

Friday, June 28:


Anthony Riley Band

Fri, June 28, 7pm

Doc’s Taco Shop 209 N. Access Rd, Kilgore, TX 75662


Kid Icarus Project

Fri, June 28, 7pm

Davidson’s 1121 US HWY 271 S, Gilmer, TX 75644


Mike Freiley

Fri, June 28, 7pm – 9pm

Pop’s Wine Bar 7268 Old Jacksonville Hwy, Tyler, TX 75703


Sean Christopher

Fri, June 28, 7pm

The Fredonia Hotel 200 N Fredonia St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961


Caleb Hamby Band with Stoney LaRue

Fri, June 28, 8pm

Silver Saloon 1708 State Hwy 34 South, Terrell, TX 75160


Down Home Band

Fri, June 28, 8pm

Steel Horse Saloon 18567 N State Highway 94, Apple Springs, TX 75926


Mason Adams Project

Fri, June 28, 8:00pm

Happy Hippie Brewing Company 500 Lockwood Dr, Richardson, TX 75080


Duffy Douglas Music

Fri, June 28, 8:30pm

Racks Billiards Bar & Grill 118 W Cedar Creek Pkwy, Kemp, TX 75143

Saturday, June 29:

Black Ice

Sat, June 29, 8:30pm

The American Legion Post 12 Tyler,TX


Shane Rendon

Sat, June 29, 6:30pm

Foster’s Place Restaurant & Pub 15244 SH-11, Pickton, TX 75471


Anthony Riley Band

Sat, June 29, 7pm

5 D Cattle Company 8 N Main St, Avinger, TX 75630


Kid Icarus Project

Sat, June 29, 7pm

Nauti Beaver Hut 1701 SH-87, Port Bolivar, TX 77650


Finding Shade

Sat, June 29, 7pm

Moore’s Store 1535 FM-279, Ben Wheeler, TX 75754


Neches River Boys

Sat, June 29, 7pm

The American Legion 302 E Magnolia St, Troup, TX 75789


Gary Swinard Band

Sat, June 29, 7:30pm

Red Rooster Icehouse 1470 N Beaulah St, Hawkins, TX 75765


Colton Sanders

Sat, June 29, 8pm

Leroy Tavern 121 W Commerce St, Leroy, TX 76691

Del Rio Band

Sat, June 29, 8pm

XL’N Pool Hall & Club 2109 E Fifth St, Tyler, TX 75701


Down Home Band

Sat, June 29, 8pm

Sand Bar 1798 River Rd, Kilgore, TX 75662



Sat, June 29, 8pm

Auntie Skinner’s Riverboat Club Restaurant & Bar 107 W Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657



Sat, June 29, 8pm

Gateway Bar and Grill 4119 W State Highway 154, Yantis, TX 75497

Mason Adams Project

Sat, June 29, 8:00pm

Sweetwater Grill 4884 SH-276, Royse City, TX 75189


Patrick James

Sat, June 29, 8pm

Odd Fellows Wine Bar 220 W Erwin St, Tyler, TX 75702

Sunday, June 30:


Sean Christopher

June 30, noon – 3pm

Lindale Country Market


King Booty Disco with Gypsum & The Travelers & Eve’s Road

Sun, June 30, 7pm

115 W Front St Tyler, TX, United States

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