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More Great Music at Poodies in August.

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Tuesday August 15th
 
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 songswap.  
Wednesday August 16th No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Andrea Marie of Magnolia hosts this week's Open Mic magnoliamusicaustin.com    
Thursday August 17th
Tom Ben Lindley 6PM
Forrest Jourdan 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.
Jourdan's songs bear a semblance to those of Guy Clark or Charlie Robison in that they contain a similar sense of Texas seasoning ...  
Friday August 18th    
Ronda Ray 6PM
Amanda Cevallos 8PM
Mayeux & Broussard 10PM
Ronda Ray
Ray's authentic, gritty cowgirl nature and love of rock and roll contribute to her unique Americana sound. www.officialrondaray.com
Texas born and raised singer/songwriter Amanda Cevallos, depicts her sweet and personal dreams and life events through her own folk and country songs. She also performs Classic Country tunes, and hits by other songwriters. Amanda Cevallos grew up listening to old country legends such as Hank Williams, Sr., Merle Haggard, and Willie Nelson along with rock and roll icons like Buddy Holly. Amanda was also influenced by great female vocalists Crystal Gayle, and Linda Ronstadt. amandacevallos.com The term “whiskey-soaked” gets thrown around a lot when talking about good ol’ Texas country, but upon listening to this band, it’s hard to deny them that title. The group was formed in the summer of 2011 by frontmen Tate Mayeux (pronounced “My-You”) and Brian Broussard. www.mbtxmusic.com
Saturday August 19th  
Leigh Rowan 8PM
The Warhorses 10:30PM
 
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 The term “whiskey-soaked” gets thrown around a lot when talking about good ol’ Texas country, but upon listening to this band, it’s hard to deny them that title. The group was formed in the summer of 2011 by frontmen Tate Mayeux (pronounced “My-You”) and Brian Broussard. www.mbtxmusic.com  
Sunday August 20th    
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 August 21st STEAK NIGHT!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM

 
George Ensle Hosts David Lee
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 August 22nd
 
Louis Long 5PM
   
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 August 23rd No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Local favorite, BB Morse hosts.    
Thursday August 24th  
Tom Ben Lindley 6PM
Forrest Jourdan 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.
Jourdan's songs bear a semblance to those of Guy Clark or Charlie Robison in that they contain a similar sense of Texas seasoning ...  
Friday August 25th    
Dan Tedesco 8PM
George Ensle Trio 8PM
Gary P Nunn 10PM
Dan Tedesco is the quintessential modern-day troubadour, narrating the American experience in song honestly and intimately, and with a big sound to boot. Overall, you can expect the twang of John Prine, the attitude of Ike Reilly, the picking of Steve Goodman, and shades of Paul Simon. Similarities aside, however, Dan Tedesco is one extremely talented and intensely original. dantedesco.com 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 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
Saturday August 26th    
Gene Douglas 6PM
Jordan Cody 8PM
The Texas KGB 10:30PM
Sounds Like: Chris Whitley, Jeff Buckley, Mark Lanegan, Dwight Yoakum, Neil Young Influenced by old rock and roll, soul, and country, Jordan is taking the music scene by storm and ready to rock! She currently performs in the Texas area and hopes to see you at some of her shows! www.jordancody.com
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 (formerly the Kelly Green Band) is a quartet of professional musicians that play "Original Americana Music" including Rock, Country, Blues, Alternative and more. www.thetexaskgb.com
Sunday August 27th    
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 August 28th STEAK NIGHT!!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
 
WC Jameson Hosts Stephen K Morris
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 August 29th    
Louis Long 5PM
   
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!
   
Wednesday August 30th No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Andrea Marie of Magnolia hosts this week's Open Mic magnoliamusicaustin.com    
Thursday August 31st
 
Tom Ben Lindley 6PM
Forrest Jourdan 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.
Jourdan's songs bear a semblance to those of Guy Clark or Charlie Robison in that they contain a similar sense of Texas seasoning ...  
Click here to see our monthly calendar-at-a-glance.