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More Great Music at Poodies in August.

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Thursday August 27th
 
Stephen K Morris 6PM
Johnson 8:30PM
Stephen turned his early music experience toward guitar and writing songs during college in Wichita Falls. He is now performing his own shows regularly at many venues across the state. You can find him many weekends somewhere on Highway 290 between Austin and Fredericksburg, Texas at various Wineries, Cafes, Bars and small venues that support independent music.
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 August 28th
 
Taylor & The Wild Now 8PM
Canvas People 10:30PM

 
Their music encompasses alternative, indie, and soul which blends effortlessly into their unique sound. With influences from Alabama Shakes, Local Natives, Chet Faker, & Bahamas; their music has a vibe that is both innovative and captivating.
www.taylorandthewildnow.com
Canvas People is an indie-rock band based out of Austin. Infusing elements of modern age indie rock with a blend of superb songwriting and velvety three part harmonies, Canvas People produces a humble, classic, sophisticated sound. Inspired by the likes of Dr. Dog, Radiohead, Dawes, and many others, the group consists of Kyle-Matthew Taylor on rhythm guitar and lead vocals, Wes Maxwell on lead guitar/backing vocals, Luke Williams on bass guitar/backing vocals, and Pat Epley on drums. canvaspeoplemusic.com
Saturday August 29th
 
Flatbed Ford 8PM

Midland 10:30PM
 
Flatbed Ford Band is a group of experienced Austin-based musicians who love what they do and love playing for YOU! Rock- Blues- Americana - Vintage R&B! From Dripping Springs, Midland picks up in the spirit of the greater Austin country music heyday of the 1970's and 80's. An EP is due out late 2015, recorded in Nashville and produced by Nathan Chapman and Shane MacAnally. Midland is touring this summer with Aaron Watson on the East Coast as well as Texas and Arizona. midlandofficial.com  
Sunday August 30th
 
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, Bruce Salmon.  
Monday August 31st 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
 
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