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More Great Music at Poodies in July.

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Thursday June 30th
 
Bobby Boyd 8PM
   
Bobby Boyd makes his home right here in Spicewood, Texas. He began his musical career at the age of 12, singing in Tennessee with his brothers in a band called the Boyd Brothers. While in Nashville, Bobby wrote songs recorded by Garth Brooks, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Earl Thomas Conley, Billy Dean, Vern Gosdin and various others in the country field. bobbyboydmusic.com    
Friday July 1st
 
Ru Coleman 6PM

Carl Hutchens 8PM
 

Ru Coleman is a young, guitar virtuoso from Spicewood, specializing in Americana, blues and roots music. His musical influences include: Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Delbert McClinton, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Miles Davis.

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 July 2nd
 
Teddy Long 8PM

The Derailers 10:30PM
 
Teddy Long is a singer/songwriter who has been a working musician in Austin for the better part of a decade. He has shared the stage with Jack Ingram, Paula Nelson and Django Walker, to just name a few. He writes songs for "real people with real problems." teddylongmusic.com In a career that has given rise to more than a decade’s worth of fine-tuned, highly anticipated and wonderfully received music, the Derailers continue to build the relationship between song, listener and dance floor. Their music celebrates the legacies of Buck Owens, George Jones, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, Charlie Rich and the Beatles, while still being on the edge of today’s country music. derailers.com
 
Sunday July 3rd
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, Gene Douglas.  
Monday July 4th STEAK NIGHT!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
   
Bracken Hale Hosts Special Guest
Cornell Hurd
Bracken Hale is the bandleader and frontman of Austin’s hippest original country dance band. This band delivers the real deal, no top 40, no bubble gum, just a heaping helping of pure Fender twang and well crafted honkytonk music. During a ten year stint as a bassist for Texas acts (Gary P. Nunn, Chris Wall, Danni Leigh, Chaparral) Hale covered a whole lot of highway and played nearly every honkytonk and dancehall in the state, toured Europe, played on Willie Nelson’s Farm Aid Concert, the Black Tie and Boots Ball at the 2004 presidential inauguration, opened shows or shared a bill with Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Steve Earl, Jerry Lee Lewis, Government Mule, Kenny Chesney, Susan Tedeschi, Jack Ingram, Reckless Kelly, Kevin Fowler, Charlie Robison and more. brackenhale.com
   
Tuesday July 5th
 
Louis Long 6PM
Innate Space 8:30PM
 
Louie's been an institution at Poodies since 1992. He started the first open mic night, and when he started the Troubadillos with BB Morse, they were the house band for 11 years, until Poodie passed away 6 years ago.
"We're a young two piece band that's bringing psychedelic blues rock to the forefront. Filling the void with soulful guitar riffs and funky bass lines."  
Wednesday July 6th No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Local favorite, Jon Napier hosts.    
Thursday July 7th
Tommy Elskes 6PM
Bobby Boyd 8PM
 
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 Bobby Boyd makes his home right here in Spicewood, Texas. He began his musical career at the age of 12, singing in Tennessee with his brothers in a band called the Boyd Brothers. While in Nashville, Bobby wrote songs recorded by Garth Brooks, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Earl Thomas Conley, Billy Dean, Vern Gosdin and various others in the country field. bobbyboydmusic.com  
Friday July 8th Ru Coleman & The Big Hurt Blues Takeover #2
Ru Coleman 8PM

   

Ru Coleman is a young, guitar virtuoso from Spicewood, specializing in Americana, blues and roots music. His musical influences include: Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Delbert McClinton, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Miles Davis.

   
Saturday July 9th
Gene Douglas 6PM
James Hand 8PM
 
Sounds Like: Chris Whitley, Jeff Buckley, Mark Lanegan, Dwight Yoakum, Neil Young 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...  
Sunday July 10th
 
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, Manzy Lowry.  
Monday July 11th STEAK NIGHT!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
   
WC Jameson Hosts Special Guest
Wake Eastman

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 July 12th
 
Louis Long 6PM
Innate Space 8:30PM
 
Louie's been an institution at Poodies since 1992. He started the first open mic night, and when he started the Troubadillos with BB Morse, they were the house band for 11 years, until Poodie passed away 6 years ago.
"We're a young two piece band that's bringing psychedelic blues rock to the forefront. Filling the void with soulful guitar riffs and funky bass lines."  
Wednesday July 13th

No Bad Days Open Mic

 
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Local favorite, BB Morse of the Fabulous Chevelles and Troubadillos hosts this week's Open Mic    
Thursday July 14th
Tommy Elskes 6PM
Bobby Boyd 8PM
 
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 Bobby Boyd makes his home right here in Spicewood, Texas. He began his musical career at the age of 12, singing in Tennessee with his brothers in a band called the Boyd Brothers. While in Nashville, Bobby wrote songs recorded by Garth Brooks, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Earl Thomas Conley, Billy Dean, Vern Gosdin and various others in the country field. bobbyboydmusic.com  
Friday July 15th    
Ru Coleman 6PM

Earl Poole Ball 8PM
Pearl Snaps 10:30PM

Ru Coleman is a young, guitar virtuoso from Spicewood, specializing in Americana, blues and roots music. His musical influences include: Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Delbert McClinton, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Miles Davis.

Earl Poole Ball could slide through the rest of his life flashing credentials for his 20-year stint as Johnny Cash's right-hand piano man, but that would be overlooking his curriculum vitae. Ball's shot-glass tinkling of the 88s has come to define the term "honky-tonk piano," though a glance at his résumé achieves the same result: Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Jerry Lee Lewis, Rick Nelson, Marty Robbins, and the Flying Burrito Brothers. www.earlpooleball.com Classic country dance hall band plays in Central Texas dance halls for people who love to dance to the tunes of Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard, Johnny & June, Elvis, Eilen Jewell, Dolly Parton, Ray Price, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams and much more. www.thepearlsnaps.com
Saturday July 16th    
Lucas Cook 6PM
The Dan Foz Band 8PM

David Touchton 10:30PM

Lucas plays original music with a Texas style that spans many genres, a unique blend of Southern Rock, Funk and Soul and a little bit of Español. Keith Urban likes to call it “Funktry” – you can’t do much better than that. www.lucascookmusic.com Formed by guitarist/songwriter Dan Fassnacht, this Austin collaboration pulls from genres ranging from country, southern rock, blues and bluegrass, and is driven to create a memorable live experience. Born in Huntsville and raised in Houston, David Touchton is a singer/songwriter currently living in Austin. He is prolific in old-school country and blues. www.davidtouchtonmusic.com
Sunday July 17th    
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, Dickie Lee Erwin.  
Monday July 18th STEAK NIGHT!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
   
George Ensle Hosts Special Guest Tony Ramey
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 July 19th
 
Louis Long 6PM
Innate Space 8:30PM
 
Louie's been an institution at Poodies since 1992. He started the first open mic night, and when he started the Troubadillos with BB Morse, they were the house band for 11 years, until Poodie passed away 6 years ago.
"We're a young two piece band that's bringing psychedelic blues rock to the forefront. Filling the void with soulful guitar riffs and funky bass lines."  
Wednesday July 20th No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Andrea Marie of Magnolia hosts this week's Open Mic magnoliamusicaustin.com    
Thursday July 21st
Wink Keziah 6PM
Bobby Boyd 8PM
 
"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. Bobby Boyd makes his home right here in Spicewood, Texas. He began his musical career at the age of 12, singing in Tennessee with his brothers in a band called the Boyd Brothers. While in Nashville, Bobby wrote songs recorded by Garth Brooks, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Earl Thomas Conley, Billy Dean, Vern Gosdin and various others in the country field. bobbyboydmusic.com  
Friday July 22nd    
Ru Coleman 6PM

Jeremy Vasquez 8PM
Guy Forsyth Band 9:30PM

Ru Coleman is a young, guitar virtuoso from Spicewood, specializing in Americana, blues and roots music. His musical influences include: Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Delbert McClinton, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Miles Davis.

From Colorado, The 11 Mile Band is the Pikes Peak Blues Community winner of the best band category, with Jeremy Vasquez, on guitar and vocals. It’s been a long and dusty, winding road for Austin singer/songwriter Guy Forsyth that’s led to a recent surge in praise over his dazzling live shows and his rich Americana roots sound. Forsyth (vocals, acoustic, electric, & slide guitar, harmonica, ukulele, singing saw), along with Will Landin (bass/tuba) and Jeff Botta (drums/Cajon), bring a unique mixture of styles such as folk, rock, country, and Tin Pan Alley to create a sound that’s as heterogeneous, raw and compelling as America itself. www.guyforsyth.com
Saturday July 23rd    
  Cornell Hurd Band 10PM
 
 

The Cornell Hurd Band serves up a delicious combination of Western Swing, classic country, and boogie-woogie, spiced with a dash of rock ‘n roll. When the band kicks into high gear, the dancers hit the floor and the joint starts jumpin! cornellhurdband.com/tx

 
Sunday July 24th    
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, Casey Shaw.  
Monday July 25th STEAK NIGHT!!!
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
 
WC Jameson Hosts Special Guest
Jon Napier

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 July 26th    
Louis Long 6PM
   
Louie's been an institution at Poodies since 1992. He started the first open mic night, and when he started the Troubadillos with BB Morse, they were the house band for 11 years, until Poodie passed away 6 years ago.
   
Wednesday July 27th

No Bad Days Open Mic

 
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Local favorite, BB Morse of the Fabulous Chevelles and Troubadillos hosts this week's Open Mic    
Thursday July 28th    
Tommy Elskes 6PM
Bobby Boyd 8PM
 
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 Bobby Boyd makes his home right here in Spicewood, Texas. He began his musical career at the age of 12, singing in Tennessee with his brothers in a band called the Boyd Brothers. While in Nashville, Bobby wrote songs recorded by Garth Brooks, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Earl Thomas Conley, Billy Dean, Vern Gosdin and various others in the country field. bobbyboydmusic.com  
Friday July 29th    
  Linda Gail Lewis 10PM
 
  Linda Gail Lewis, sister of Jerry Lee Lewis, plays piano and has recorded with Stephen Ackles, Van Morrison, and with her brother (among others). She started a solo career in the late 80s, recorded several solo albums and is permanently on tour performing all over Europe and USA with her daughter, Annie Marie Dolan. Her website>>
 
Saturday July 30th    
  Jennifer B & The Groove 10PM
 
  Jennifer B & the Groove could not be more excited than right now to be alive in music, to share it and bring joy to others through song! We have some super things to share with you, including a fantastic tribute to Janis Joplin, wedged right in the center of our show!
 
Sunday July 31st    
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, Keith Rea.  
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