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More Great Music at Poodies in September.

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Friday September 12th
 
Ru Coleman 4PM

Leigh Rowan 6:30PM
Andrea Marie & Magnolia 8:30PM
  My vocal influences (and 'teachers', as I honed my craft and learned to sing from listening to these artists) include Bonnie Raitt, Patty Griffin, the Wreckers, Aretha Franklin, Patsy Cline, Etta James, Ruthie Foster, Bekka Bramlett, Reba McIntire, Joss Stone, the Dixie Chicks, Susan Tedeschi, Shania Twain, Adele, Trisha Yearwood, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, Michael Bublé, the Judds, Norah Jones and Paul Thorn among many, many others.......  Everywhere that Andrea Marie goes, the Texas music scene gets a little cheerier, a little twangier, and a little sweeter. In 2006, this Spicewood sweetheart released her debut CD, "Someday." www.magnoliamusicaustin.com
Parker Smith 11PM
   
In 2014 Parker moved to Austin, the live music capital of the world, and has been playing with some of the area’s finest musicians. A southern rock band in an essential way, though their songs run the gamut from sprawling, fast-paced jams to tight, quiet ballads. He is currently working on the followup to his debut album “Garden Hills” and look forward to expanding his fan base in Texas.
   
Saturday September 13th
 
Eric Betancourt 5:30PM

La Tampiquena 8PM
La Tampiquena 9:30PM
With a quick wit and controlled-intensity Bettencourt brings his live shows to life using an expansive catalogue of original crowd-pleasing songs. Where so many artists are content recycling the same old sounds and songs, Bettencourt is one of the rare few able to forge his own.
www.eric-bettencourt.com
Austin's premiere Tex Mex/ Two Steppin/ Country Funk outfit! Sometimes crispy like a butter-fried biscuit and sorta salty like a Sonora Sunday. Mostly just growly though...
Austin's premiere Tex Mex/ Two Steppin/ Country Funk outfit! Sometimes crispy like a butter-fried biscuit and sorta salty like a Sonora Sunday. Mostly just growly though...
Other Lovers 10:30PM
   
Genre: Hoot Rock; Members: Megan Fowler-Vocals/Percussion, Brandon Boyd-Vocals/Guitars, Chase Dungan-Vocals/Guitars, Travis Glass-Bass, Sean Ragsdale-Drums
   
Sunday September 14th    
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
Jon Napier Song Swap 7:30PM
 
Tessy Lou and the Shotgun Stars spent a month of Sundays at the Pony Bar in Pony, Montana. Bryan Paugh fiddle, Mike Singer banjo, Kenny Williams Doghouse Bass, and Tessy Lou Williams sweet vocals and guitar born to sing the songs that tell the story of life lived in the west. "C'mon Boys!" was the rallying cry as the band worked it's magic for all that were lucky enough to be part of real yahoo time in a by God Montana bar. tessylouwilliams.com With special guest Wes Perryman.  
Monday September 15th STEAK NIGHT!!
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM

   
George Ensle Hosts Special Guest Butch Morgan
George Ensle (pronounced Enslee) is a veteran Texas Singer/Songwriter who began his career in Houston in the 60’s sharing stages with legends Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark and Billy Joe Shaver.  He has since created his own fingerpicking style of Texas Country Folk songs that tell stories of real characters making it in the real world.  He has released 5 albums/CDs in the US and Europe, and is currently recording a Movie–in-Song CD, “Small Town Sundown”, based on his original story, set in small town Texas. www.georgeensle.com
   
Tuesday September 16th    
Wink Keziah 4:30PM
Tommy Elskes 8:30PM
 
"Hard Times" marks a new direction for Keziah musically. It’s his first solo record without longtime band, Delux Motel, the first project recorded in Los Angeles and perhaps more significantly, Keziah’s exploration of wider avenues in his songwriting, with a conscious shift from a honky-tonk heavy vibe to one that is more balanced between the raucous and the spiritual. Tommy Elskes(els-kiss) is a musician's musician. He has that all too rare ability to truly affect people with his music. Ask The General Norman Shwarzkopf, Lyle Lovett or my 9 year old son Ryan. They will all tell you he is the best. Tommy's music is a wonderful combination of soulful R&B, blues, rock, country and folk. www.tommyelskes.com  
Wednesday September 17th    
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Andrea Marie of Magnolia hosts this week's Open Mic
www.magnoliamusicaustin.com
   
Thursday September 18th
 
Kem Watts 6PM
Johnson 8:30PM
 
Raised in Lubbock Texas and grew up in a family of musicians. I have been singing since I was a young girl. However, I got a late start in picking up the guitar. I first began writing songs acappella in my early 20's shortly after moving to Austin. I had things to express so I figured I better get with the program and learn how to play an instrument so that I could get my point across the way I heard the melodies in my head. I picked up the guitar and taught myself to play in 2006 and haven't stopped yet. With a sound that is equal parts Robert Johnson (their namesake) and Peter Green - the trio of guitarist Mac McNabb, bassist Chris Johnson, and drummer Kevin Lance play a version of the blues that flies north to Chicago, down through the Mississippi delta, over to late 60’s England, and back. Contrary to burgeoning legend, Johnson hasn’t made a deal with the devil…just yet…  
Friday September 19th
 
Ru Coleman 4PM

Dennis Jay 6:30PM
Deuce Coupe 8:30PM
  The critics are calling Dennis Jay's music "cowboy minimalism." Dennis calls it "Folk & Western," the label once given to the classic sounds of Ernest Tubb, Lefty Frizzell, Hank Williams, and Marty Robbins.
If you ever feel the need to forget your troubles and have a good rock-and-roll time, then come on out and check this band out. And be prepared to dance!
Gary Nicholson 10:30PM
   
Gary Nicholson describes his style as "Feel Better Blues” with songs such as “Use the Blues”, “Worry Be Gone,” “Leap Of Faith” and “Better Off With The Blues.” He learned to play guitar watching Texas legends Freddy King, Lightnin Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb, then fell in love with Robert Johnson, Muddy and Wolf and the songs of Willie Dixon. He brings a deep respect for all his heroes to his own style. www.whiteyjohnsonmusic.com
   
Saturday September 20th
 
Eric Betancourt 5:30PM

Shannon Munden with Guests 8:30PM

Poor J. Brown 10:30PM




 
Sunday September 21st    
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
Jon Napier Song Swap 7:30PM
 
Tessy Lou and the Shotgun Stars spent a month of Sundays at the Pony Bar in Pony, Montana. Bryan Paugh fiddle, Mike Singer banjo, Kenny Williams Doghouse Bass, and Tessy Lou Williams sweet vocals and guitar born to sing the songs that tell the story of life lived in the west. "C'mon Boys!" was the rallying cry as the band worked it's magic for all that were lucky enough to be part of real yahoo time in a by God Montana bar. tessylouwilliams.com With special guest, Tommy Elskes.  
Monday September 22nd STEAK NIGHT!!
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM

   
WC Jameson Hosts Special Guest
Mike Blakely

With over 300 songs to his credit, Jameson draws on a wealth of material from life and sings it from the heart. His tunes have been recorded by others, and one of his songs, “Life was a Whole Lot Better When Roy Rogers was Around,” was aired by The Western Channel as a theme for a special movie month. Award-winning songwriter and author WC Jameson has shared the stage and screen with Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, and many other famous artists. His performances have been described by reviewers as “dynamic” and “powerful,” and one critic wrote, “Listeners never tire of Jameson’s rich baritone, his memorable and captivating lyrics.” wcjameson.com
   
Tuesday September 23rd    
Kem Watts 6PM
Tommy Elskes 8:30PM
 
Raised in Lubbock Texas and grew up in a family of musicians. I have been singing since I was a young girl. However, I got a late start in picking up the guitar. I first began writing songs acappella in my early 20's shortly after moving to Austin. I had things to express so I figured I better get with the program and learn how to play an instrument so that I could get my point across the way I heard the melodies in my head. I picked up the guitar and taught myself to play in 2006 and haven't stopped yet. Tommy Elskes(els-kiss) is a musician's musician. He has that all too rare ability to truly affect people with his music. Ask The General Norman Shwarzkopf, Lyle Lovett or my 9 year old son Ryan. They will all tell you he is the best. Tommy's music is a wonderful combination of soulful R&B, blues, rock, country and folk. www.tommyelskes.com  
Wednesday September 24th    
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Local favorite, BB Morse of the Fabulous Chevelles and Troubadillos hosts this week's Open Mic    
Thursday September 25th
 
  Johnson 8:30PM
 
  With a sound that is equal parts Robert Johnson (their namesake) and Peter Green - the trio of guitarist Mac McNabb, bassist Chris Johnson, and drummer Kevin Lance play a version of the blues that flies north to Chicago, down through the Mississippi delta, over to late 60’s England, and back. Contrary to burgeoning legend, Johnson hasn’t made a deal with the devil…just yet…  
Friday September 26th
 
Ru Coleman 4PM

Leigh Rowan 6:30PM

Parker McCollum 8PM
     
Carl Hutchens 10:30PM
   
I'm blessed to be able to use a wide variety of great musicians who live and work in Central Texas. Among them bass players Bill Colbert, Lynn Daniel, and Billy D. Favorite drummer Timmy Campbell. Guitarists Richard Jessee, Kenny Grimes, and Todd Barth. Others, Dobro & Keyboards Bennett Spielvogel, pianist Curt Voelkel, and fiddler Howard Kalish.  www.carlhutchens.com    
Saturday September 27th
 
Eric Betancourt 5:30PM

Ru Coleman 7:30PM
WC Clark 9PM
With a quick wit and controlled-intensity Bettencourt brings his live shows to life using an expansive catalogue of original crowd-pleasing songs. Where so many artists are content recycling the same old sounds and songs, Bettencourt is one of the rare few able to forge his own.
www.eric-bettencourt.com
 

“If the blues is played right,” says Austin, Texas native W.C. Clark, “it makes your soul feel clean.” Indeed, master guitarist/vocalist Clark – known as “The Godfather of Austin Blues” – has been playing the blues right and cleansing souls from the east side of Austin to stages around the world for over 40 years.
Listen to WC's blues...

Sunday September 28th
 
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
Jon Napier Song Swap 7:30PM
 
Tessy Lou and the Shotgun Stars spent a month of Sundays at the Pony Bar in Pony, Montana. Bryan Paugh fiddle, Mike Singer banjo, Kenny Williams Doghouse Bass, and Tessy Lou Williams sweet vocals and guitar born to sing the songs that tell the story of life lived in the west. "C'mon Boys!" was the rallying cry as the band worked it's magic for all that were lucky enough to be part of real yahoo time in a by God Montana bar. tessylouwilliams.com With special guest, Bob Livingston.  
Monday September 29th STEAK NIGHt!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM

WITH BOTH HOSTS!!
 
George Ensle
George Ensle (pronounced Enslee) is a veteran Texas Singer/Songwriter who began his career in Houston in the 60’s sharing stages with legends Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark and Billy Joe Shaver.  He has since created his own fingerpicking style of Texas Country Folk songs that tell stories of real characters making it in the real world.  He has released 5 albums/CDs in the US and Europe, and is currently recording a Movie–in-Song CD, “Small Town Sundown”, based on his original story, set in small town Texas. www.georgeensle.com
WC Jameson
With over 300 songs to his credit, Jameson draws on a wealth of material from life and sings it from the heart. His tunes have been recorded by others, and one of his songs, “Life was a Whole Lot Better When Roy Rogers was Around,” was aired by The Western Channel as a theme for a special movie month. Award-winning songwriter and author WC Jameson has shared the stage and screen with Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, and many other famous artists. His performances have been described by reviewers as “dynamic” and “powerful,” and one critic wrote, “Listeners never tire of Jameson’s rich baritone, his memorable and captivating lyrics.” wcjameson.com
 
Tuesday September 30th
 
Kem Watts 6PM
Tommy Elskes 8:30PM
 
Raised in Lubbock Texas and grew up in a family of musicians. I have been singing since I was a young girl. However, I got a late start in picking up the guitar. I first began writing songs acappella in my early 20's shortly after moving to Austin. I had things to express so I figured I better get with the program and learn how to play an instrument so that I could get my point across the way I heard the melodies in my head. I picked up the guitar and taught myself to play in 2006 and haven't stopped yet. Tommy Elskes(els-kiss) is a musician's musician. He has that all too rare ability to truly affect people with his music. Ask The General Norman Shwarzkopf, Lyle Lovett or my 9 year old son Ryan. They will all tell you he is the best. Tommy's music is a wonderful combination of soulful R&B, blues, rock, country and folk. www.tommyelskes.com  
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