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More Great Music at Poodies in December.

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Tuesday December 12th
 
Louis Long 5PM
Kurt, Bracken & Cody 7:30PM
Hank Erwin 10PM
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 8 years ago. See Louie and "The Totally Terrific Band " every Tuesday!
Kurt Grein, Bracken Hale, and Cody Angel song-swap.

"Hank’s an American original – a compelling songwriter, natural-born storyteller, and a fine, heartfelt singer with an intriguing guitar style." — Jas Obrecht, Guitar Player Magazine
www.hankerwinmusic.com

Wednesday December 13th No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Local favorite, BB Morse hosts.    
Thursday December 14th Customer Appreciation Party 4-8PM
The Troubadillos 5PM

George DeVore 8PM
 
Louie Long has 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 8 years ago.
George DeVore is making a mark with a worldly voice, honest songs, and a stage presence that caused Playboy to name him a "Pop-Powerhouse." DeVore's solid pop-rock songwriting, boosted by textural musicianship and that evocative voice makes CD releases: "Wonderland" and "Four Under Par" pure gold. www.georgedevore.com  
Friday December 15th  
Robert Cline Jr 8PM
Leigh Rowan 10:30PM
 
Born into a deep rooted Texan family, Robert Cline Jr. is no stranger to the musical spirit and passion of the Lone Star State. His first guitar was a college graduation present, and he immediately immersed himself in learning to play. Robert began his music career on the road as an oil & gas man. Living in hotel rooms with only a guitar for company, he spent countless hours crafting his sound. Rowan teams up with classically trained guitarist and local Austinite Jimmy Pringle. The chemistry between Leigh’s vocals and his guitar playing are undeniable. Leigh and Jimmy expertly perform several country music tunes, and Leigh’s songwriting currently lends itself to a heartfelt, modern country feel. But variety is one of their many strengths, and there is something there for everyone when they take to the stage! leighrowanmusic.com  
Saturday December 16th Last chance to see original Uncle Lucius Band at Poodies!
Brandon Taylor 6PM
Dallas Burrow 8PM
Uncle Lucius 10:30PM
Brandon Taylor is a singer/songwriter from Memphis. Brandon's music is a blend of folk, rock, blues, and country and his songs are stories. Singer songwriter from New Braunfels, Dallas’ compositions, lyrics, and the rootsy, raw, organic delivery of his unique sound, offer an authentic and unedited experience that resonates with music purists, part cowboy, part Indian, part hippie and part poet. dallasburrowmusic.com The formation of Uncle Lucius is a Texas tale in the truest sense. Four unique musicians of the Lone Star State, each living in their own hamlets, brewing up a dire need to put together a soulful southern rock outfit, sometimes can't help but find each other. The band: Kevin Galloway- Vocals, Rhythm Guitar; Mike Carpenter- Lead Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals; Hal Vorpahl- Bass Guitar; Josh Greco- Drums, Percussion, Vocals. www.uncleluciusmusic.com
Sunday December 17th    
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
   
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    
Monday December 18th STEAK NIGHT!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
   
George Ensle Hosts 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 December 19th
 
Louis Long 5PM
Kurt, Bracken & Cody 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 8 years ago. See Louie and "The Totally Terrific Band " every Tuesday!
Kurt Grein, Bracken Hale, and Cody Angel song-swap.  
Wednesday December 20th No Bad Days Open Mic  
Carl Hutchens (Christmas Cheer) 5PM
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 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 Andrea Marie of Magnolia hosts this week's Open Mic magnoliamusicaustin.com  
Thursday December 21st
Tom Ben Lindley 6PM
George DeVore 8PM
 
After moving to Austin and playing in various rock bands, Tom's "Outlaw Country" roots emerged. As luck would have it, a friend of his from his home town of Del Rio “Blondie Calderon” was the long-time band leader and piano player for the legendary Ray Price. Thanks to Blondie, he had the opportunity to “hang out” with country music royalty and worked like crazy trying to get a gig as the opening act. It didn’t come over night, but after years of paying his dues he got the opportunity to open for Ray and Johnny Bush one night which then led to playing Willie Nelson's Picnic.
George DeVore is making a mark with a worldly voice, honest songs, and a stage presence that caused Playboy to name him a "Pop-Powerhouse." DeVore's solid pop-rock songwriting, boosted by textural musicianship and that evocative voice makes CD releases: "Wonderland" and "Four Under Par" pure gold. www.georgedevore.com  
Friday December 22nd    
Travis Green 10:30PM
Mike & The Moonpies 10PM
 
Travis Green is a conductor, a musican, a singer/songwriter who takes you back to the days when music was a familar feeling you tapped your feet to and tuned your heart to like a clock. The development of his unique style is the result of a lifetime of musical influences. Travis was always surrounded by different forms of music, from Chuck Berry, which he took his love for different melodies and vocal delivery, to Led Zeppelin and Muddy Waters. Travis holds country music very near to his heart and feels most comfortable stretching the boundaries while mixing his favorite genres. travisgreenmusic.com Mike and the Moonpies are the modern face of the outlaw country music movement. From their home in Austin, Texas, they carry the torch of their predecessors, while maintaining the originality and independence that the genre is infamous for. While steeped in tradition, the Moonpies rejuvenate honky tonk and traditional country music and appeal to a wildly eclectic audience. www.themoonpies.com  
Saturday December 23rd  
Danny Brooks 8PM
Audrey Malone Band 10:30PM
 
Danny Brooks 'The Hill Country Soul Man', now settled in Llano Texas has mixed the best of both Texas and Mississippi and calls it 'Texassippi'. He grew up on Hank Williams, Solomon Burke, Taj Mahal, John Lee Hooker and the Allman Brothers, Blind Boys of Alabama, and Rev. Jumpin' Jim Jericho. Older brother Greg's recordings of Solomon Burke, Joe Tex, Bobby Blue Bland and Sam Cooke added to the blend. dannybrooksmusic.com  Mike McClure writes songs. He's written a whole lot of them. So many that he probably doesn't remember how all of them go. His songs are so good that other people like to sing them. Super famous people. Mike McClure has a band. There are four of them. They have instruments and they play them. They also have a van they ride around in. Mike also makes records. He's made a lot of them. He also makes records for other people. You've probably heard some of them. Mike also likes swords and looking at weird things in antique stores. He raises ducks and geese or some kind of bird. He also raises kids. Life is funny and Mike McClure laughs at it. mikemcclureband.com  
Sunday December 24th    
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
 
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    
Monday December 25th Merry Christmas
 
Tuesday December 26th
 
Louis Long 5PM
Kurt, Bracken & Cody 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.
Kurt Grein, Bracken Hale, and Cody Angel song-swap.  
Wednesday December 27th No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Local favorite, BB Morse hosts.    
Thursday December 28th  
Tom Ben Lindley 6PM
George DeVore 8PM
 
After moving to Austin and playing in various rock bands, Tom's "Outlaw Country" roots emerged. As luck would have it, a friend of his from his home town of Del Rio “Blondie Calderon” was the long-time band leader and piano player for the legendary Ray Price. Thanks to Blondie, he had the opportunity to “hang out” with country music royalty and worked like crazy trying to get a gig as the opening act. It didn’t come over night, but after years of paying his dues he got the opportunity to open for Ray and Johnny Bush one night which then led to playing Willie Nelson's Picnic.
George DeVore is making a mark with a worldly voice, honest songs, and a stage presence that caused Playboy to name him a "Pop-Powerhouse." DeVore's solid pop-rock songwriting, boosted by textural musicianship and that evocative voice makes CD releases: "Wonderland" and "Four Under Par" pure gold. www.georgedevore.com  
Thursday December 29th    
Tejas Brothers 8PM
Silo Road 10:30PM
 
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    
Thursday December 30th  DISCO NIGHT!!
 
Bee Gees Songbook 9PM
   
Austin musicians celebrate the songs of the Brothers Gibb.    
Thursday December 31st New Year's Eve Celebration $35 adv tix/$40 Door
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 8PM
Gary P Nunn 10PM
 
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 This singer/songwriter is a Texas institution, thanks to his frequent appearances, and songs that hail the state's culture and people. Austin City Limits has made "London Homesick Blues" its theme for more than two decades. He continues to tour with the Sons of the Bunkhouse, his backing band. www.garypnunn.com  
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