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More Great Music at Poodies in May.

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Wednesday May 20th  No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
Thursday May 21st    
Midland 6PM
Johnson 8:30PM
BB Lee 3 10:30PM
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. See their videos: midlandofficial.com 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 May 22nd
 
Annalise Emerick 6PM
Charlie Harrison Band 8PM

Tejas Brothers 10PM
Emerick’s acoustic-driven style and earnest, contemplative lyrics have situated her among fans of Eva Cassidy, Patty Griffin and Brandi Carlile—Emerick’s musical idol, whose 2010 concert in Nashville inspired Emerick to commit to following her truest heart as an artist. She’s claimed a scattering of cities as musical muses, growing up in Austin and Seattle before studying music at Belmont University in Nashville. Charlie and the Contraband is an Alt Country outfit that traces its roots back to the country bars and honky-tonks of Austin and Houston. The band plays deceptively simple songs ranging from fun, crowd-moving barroom rants to melodic tunes inspired by old loves and/or the county jail. With a catalog of songs born in beer, whiskey, and women, Harrison's storytelling and sense of humor often allows the band to transcend their form. www.charlieharrisonmusic.com/

he Tejas Brothers use the stage like a weapon, attacking your heart and poking at your funny bone. Their sound is unique, yet familiar… it’s like something brand new on top of something we’ve all known and loved forever.  Hailing from Fort Worth, they have been recognized as one of the best live acts in Texas.  DO NOT miss this show! www.tejasbrothers.com

Saturday May 23rd
 
Austin Mayse 6PM
Lost Sounds of Honky Tonk 8PM
Canvas People 10:30PM

Mayse writes songs that are about the world he sees. Sometimes they’re funny, sometimes they’re sad, but they are always true to his perception. In his relatively young career, he’s been fortunate to share stages with heroes, strangers, and close friends he’ll treasure forever. The Lost Sounds is a band on a mission, to resurrect the traditional country music that once knocked the sawdust off the hardwood floor. The Lost Sounds of Texas Honky Tonk band members:  Donnie Mauldin, Bill Middleton, Rick Donald, Dennis Challman and Dobie Benson. Canvas People is an indie rock/folk band based out of San Marcos. "We like to play music for people who like to listen."
Sunday May 24th
 
Carl Hutchens 4PM
Jon Napier Band 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    
Monday May 25th STEAK NIGHt!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM

   
WC Jameson Hosts Special Guest
Woody 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 May 26th
 
Texas KGB Unplugged 6PM
Tommy Elskes 8:30PM
 
This IS NOT the Russian KGB hiding behind your sofa or coming to get you from the cold war. Instead you will find the "Texas" KGB in your local club playing the music you love. The Texas KGB (Kelly Green Band) is a quartet of professional musicians that play "Original Americana Music" including Rock, Country, Blues, Alternative and more. Visit their website>> 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 May 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 May 28th
 
Midland 6PM
Johnson 8:30PM
 
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. See their videos: midlandofficial.com 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 May 29th
 
Ru Coleman 6PM
Rambler Rose 8PM

Brother Nothing 10:30PM
  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. "We are but a group of kids on this stage...no matter the age... chasing the dream... and proclaiming to be....BROTHER NOTHING"! www.brothernothing.com
Saturday May 30th
 
Austin Mayse 6PM
Cactus Operandi 8PM
No Dry County 10PM
Mayse writes songs that are about the world he sees. Sometimes they’re funny, sometimes they’re sad, but they are always true to his perception. In his relatively young career, he’s been fortunate to share stages with heroes, strangers, and close friends he’ll treasure forever. Since the release of their 2014 EP, Cactus Operandi has been focused on hitting the ground running playing live shows in Texas. 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. www.cactusoperandi.com Country and Americana music infused with classic rock and roll, then left to simmer. It’s heartfelt music filled with lyrics about real life, real places and real people. It’s the kind of music that everyone can relate to.
Sunday May 31st
 
Carl Hutchens 4PM
   
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    
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