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More Great Music at Poodies in February.

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Friday February 5th
 
Ru Coleman 6PM

Carl Hutchens 8PM
 

 

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 February 6th
 
Keith Rea 6PM

Randall King Band 8PM

Armadillo Road 10:30PM
Keith brings a wealth of experience to the stage as well as a variety of styles and genres. From love songs to train songs, Keith’s lyrics conjure stories of people, places, and situations that feel both familiar and yet somehow fresh. keithrea.com
Randall King is a Lubbock Red Dirt Country Artist born and raised on the West Texas plains. King brings his own unique blend of Country and Southern Rock to Texas. The energy and emotion that is brought to the stage right in front of you is sure to keep your gaze and a drink in your hand!
www.randallkingband.com
Armadillo Road takes you through a journey of sorrow, heartache, and hillbilly hell raising. With their brilliant melodies, soulful harmonies, and rich lyrical content, it's easy to get completely absorbed by their music. www.armadilloroad.com
Sunday February 7th Super Bowl Party @5PM
Monday February 8th STEAK NIGHT!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
   
WC Jameson Hosts Special Guest
Matt Fleener

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 February 9th
 
Louis Long 5PM
Innate Space 7:30PM
 
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 February 10th 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 February 11th
Johnny Buck & The Gulftones 7PM
   
Johnny Buck and the Gulftones draw inspiration from the eclectic 70’s, when bands like Little Feat, Leon Russell, Dr. John, Bonnie Raitt and the Band blurred the lines between R&B, funk, country and blues.  Featuring veteran Austin musicians who have performed with the likes of Lou Ann Barton, the Blame, Flyjack and Bo Diddley.
   
Friday February 12th
 
Ru Coleman 6PM
Cascade Rye 8PM

Koe Wetzel & The Konvicts 10:30PM
  The music is roots, not genuine country, not specifically pop/rock. It is its own music, the instrumentation and arrangements conjuring the image of dusty and desolate back roads, driving a convertible in the country with the wind rustling your hair and thoughts of lost love haunting your memories. www.cascaderye.com Koe Wetzel and Konvicts is a band that was formed by a group of East Texas boys. This band has a high energy sound with a new combination of Country, Rock and Texas Music, that is associated with a genre called Texas Rock 'N Roll.
Saturday February 13th
 
Flatbed Ford 8PM
Canvas People 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! 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  
Sunday February 14th Happy Valentine's Day!!
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, Hank & Shaidri Alrich.  
Monday February 15th STEAK NIGHT!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
   
George Ensle Hosts Special Guest Michael Hearne
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 February 16th
 
Louis Long 5PM
Innate Space 7:30PM
 
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 February 17th No Bad Days Open Mic
 
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Andrea Marie of Magnolia hosts this week's Open Mic magnoliamusicaustin.com    
Thursday February 18th Sharon's Birthday Bash!!
     
     
Friday February 19th    
Ru Coleman 6PM
Eagle Eye Williamson 8PM

Ulrich Ellison & The Tribe 10:30PM
  Eagle Eye Williamson creates a uniquely raw and gritty sound reflecting his nature as a simple, work-a-day man. The organic quality of the music produces an unlikely raucous; it’s hard not to become intrigued when listening. www.eagleeyewilliamson.com Ulrich Ellison was born and raised in Graz, Austria, though his ancestral roots go back to Ireland. After paying his dues in the rich Viennese music scene, a prestigious jazz scholarship enables him to settle in one of America's musical hot spots - Austin TX. ulrichellison.com
Saturday February 20th
Lucas Cook 6PM
 Wil Willchar 8PM
 Tejas Brothers 10PM
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 Will is currently working on his debut album most of which was written while traveling around the world for a year with nothing but a backpack and his little Martin guitar. Will's songs and style reflect his Texas roots but have an undeniable island-hopping travel vibe as well. Be on the lookout for Will at more local gigs and his album "Travel Songs" to be released in early 2016. A typical trip through a Tejas Brothers medley might start out as a jumpin' tejano polka, hop into steam-engine country train song, and then drop you off into a twisting blues rocker! If you are one of those people who has all but given up on the music of today, don't worry. There are still some bands putting out the good stuff! If you come to a show, just make sure you can see the stage!
www.tejasbrothers.com
Sunday February 21st
 
Carl Hitchens 4PM

Jon Napier Song Swap 7:30PM
 
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 With special guest, Allen Ray.  
Monday February 22nd 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 February 23rd
 
Louis Long 5PM
Innate Space 7PM
Tommy Elskes 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." 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 February 24th 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 February 25th
Wink Keziah 6PM
   
"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.    
Friday February 26th    
Ru Coleman 6PM
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

 
Saturday February 27th    
FoxHarrell & Friends 6PM
Pearl Snaps 8PM
South Austin Moonlighters 10PM
The group has a textured sound, weaving male female harmonies, piano/keyboard melodies and percussion in a variety of up-beat indie pop/ indie folk tunes, as well as more introspective lovely mood songs. The band has a lively stage performance and has an eclectic vintage theatrical style. 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 The South Austin Moonlighters (SAM) play an eclectic mix of songs, from heartfelt soul to “sh*t-kickin’ country,” from greasy New Orleans funk to raucous rock-n-roll. Remarkably it all comes together; creating a magical essence that has earned the band a loyal following, and it insures that no two Moonlighters’ shows are alike. thesouthaustinmoonlighters.com
Sunday February 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, Jesse Stratton.  
Monday February 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
 
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