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More Great Music at Poodies in April.

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Tuesday April 16th
 
The Troubadillos 5PM
Jimmie Dreams 8PM
 
The Troubadillos have been an institution at Poodies since 1992. Louis Long 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 9 years ago. See "The Totally Terrific Troubadillos" every Tuesday! A lifelong Austinite, Jimmie Dreams’ life trajectory forever changed when an infant Jimmie escaped from his stroller, only to be taken in by roving Austin Musicians. His first full-sized guitar was purchased from a protoge of Lightnin’ Hopkins. His long-time childhood teacher learned from SRV himself. Today his guitar playing, described as “ingenious” by Offbeat Magazine, has taken him nearly around the world. His recent endeavors have found him venturing out to center stage, under the spotlight, and on to making his name as a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and bandleader for Crescent Soul Revue, the Gritones, and a slew of other bands. jimmiedreams.com
 
Wednesday April 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 April 18th    
  The AGT Project 8PM

 
  BB Morse joins Appa Perry, George Rarey and Ty Grimes to their blues-based Rock Trio! You have seen them play all over the Ausin music scene with legends like: Rick Nelson, Capt. Beefheart , Tim Weisberg, Dan Fogelberg, Rusty Weir, Bubble Puppy, Gary Clark Jr., Alan Haynes, Guy Forsyth, Miss Lavelle and WC Clark.  
Friday April 19th    
Jeff Warren Johnston 8PM
Jamie Hanks/2 Timin Country 10:30
 
Outlaw country, rockabilly, singer/songwriter, farceur.
Variety Dance Band: Country Western, Rock & Roll, Jazz, and Blues.
 
Saturday April 20th    
Sean Lucy 6PM
Robert Cline Jr 8PM
Vinyl Flashback 10:30PM

Leigh Rowan has spent her entire life onstage in her home state of Texas
and also in Nashville, where she lived for 6 years. More recently, she has
moved closer to Austin and teamed up with classically trained guitarist
and local Austinite Jimmy Pringle. The chemistry between Leigh’s vocals
and his guitar playing are undeniable.   
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.

Classic Rock cover band in Austin, playing songs from the 60's, 70's & 80's. "If it is classic rock and came out on vinyl, we play it!"

Sunday April 21st Happy Easter  
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
Andrea Marie & Magnolia Band 8PM
Lucas Johnson 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 The Magnolia Band has been bringing their own brand of Americana and country music to audiences across the country for the past decade. With Andrea Marie at the helm on lead vocals and guitar, John Fink on guitar and mandolin, and Matt Ramirez on percussion and backing vocals, this amped up trio charms listeners as they showcase their original songs and a repertoire of tributes covering everyone from Merle Haggard to Fleetwood Mac. magnoliamusicaustin.com I'm a 21-year-old songwriter out of Spicewood, Texas. I've been a working musician for well over three years, but I have been on stages and playing for live audiences since the age of 12. There have been many musicians that have passed through my life; all leaving a lasting impression. During the summer of 2016, we traveled to Seattle, Washington to record my debut full-length album (Been Away) under producer Phillip Peterson.
Monday April 22nd Steak Night!!
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
Alex Harvey


WC Jameson Hosts Alex Harvey
   
Tuesday April 23rd    
The Troubadillos 5PM
Jimmie Dreams 8PM
 
The Troubadillos have been an institution at Poodies since 1992. Louis Long 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 9 years ago. See "The Totally Terrific Troubadillos" every Tuesday! A lifelong Austinite, Jimmie Dreams’ life trajectory forever changed when an infant Jimmie escaped from his stroller, only to be taken in by roving Austin Musicians. His first full-sized guitar was purchased from a protoge of Lightnin’ Hopkins. His long-time childhood teacher learned from SRV himself. Today his guitar playing, described as “ingenious” by Offbeat Magazine, has taken him nearly around the world. His recent endeavors have found him venturing out to center stage, under the spotlight, and on to making his name as a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and bandleader for Crescent Soul Revue, the Gritones, and a slew of other bands. jimmiedreams.com
 
Wednesday April 24th No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
BB's back! BB Morse hosts this week's Open Mic    
Thursday April 25th
The Love Sprockets 6PM

The AGT Project 8PM

 

The Love Sprockets = Rompin' Stompin' Gospel-Grass to get your blood boiling, and Melancholy Indie-Pop-Folk to make you feel good inside. No matter what realm of auditory exploration we find ourselves in, the focus of our writing and performing is to bring the listener on a journey, tell them a story, and explore with them some of the many aspects of what it is to be human. www.thelovesprockets.com

BB Morse joins Appa Perry, George Rarey and Ty Grimes to their blues-based Rock Trio! You have seen them play all over the Ausin music scene with legends like: Rick Nelson, Capt. Beefheart , Tim Weisberg, Dan Fogelberg, Rusty Weir, Bubble Puppy, Gary Clark Jr., Alan Haynes, Guy Forsyth, Miss Lavelle and WC Clark.  
Friday April 26th    
The Greers 6PM
Graveltooth 8:30-12:30AM
 

The Greers are a collection of singer/songwriters originally from the Beaumont/Port Arthur area. Their music is a blend of influences from the area, ranging from Americana, Classic Country, and Blues, with touches of Cajun and Blue-Eyed Soul, all with a Texas texture underneath. Featuring: Douglas Greer, Dick LeMasters, Joe Greer and Barbara Greer.

Since forming in 2015 in Hudson Bend, TX, Graveltooth has become known for their explosive and gutsy rock and roll, heartfelt lyrics and soulful grooves that often venture into psychedelic terrain. Their sound is an amalgamation of many influences but is ultimately about taking an old school, down and dirty approach to music. It’s a sound that transports the listener to a seemingly long lost era of high-flying guitars and rock'n roll bravado.
www.graveltoothmusic.com
 
Saturday April 27th    
Vinyl Flashback 5PM

Leigh Rowan with Paul Logan Band 8PM
Emmerson Biggins 10:30PM

Classic Rock cover band in Austin, playing songs from the 60's, 70's & 80's. "If it is classic rock and came out on vinyl, we play it!"

During her shows, Leigh always performs a wide range of both original and cover music. Her writing currently lends itself to more of a heartfelt, country/Americana feel. But she has plenty of variety in her sets to please all types of audiences, and she regularly receives praise about her song selection. Leigh’s vocal influences (whom she calls her ‘teachers’, as she honed her craft and taught herself to sing by listening to these artists) include Bonnie Raitt, Patty Griffin, Trisha Yearwood, the Wreckers, Aretha Franklin, Patsy Cline, Etta James, Ruthie Foster, Bekka Bramlett, Reba McIntire, among many, many others. leighrowanmusic.com For the past four years Emmerson Biggins has been one of the hardest working bands in south Texas. Averaging more than 100 dates a year the boys have played dance halls (AND DIVES) from Laredo to Austin and Eagle Pass to Houston. If you believe that Haggard trumps Chesney, if you turn up your radio when Buck comes on and change the channel when Rascal Flatts starts whining…. This is your band. One word: “Real”
Sunday April 28th Swing Dance Lessons @3PM  
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
Anthony Wright Band 8PM

 
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 The Anthony Wright Band is based out of New Braunfels with a sound that leans toward a mixture of blues, rock and southern rock. Starting back in June 2013 as a cover band, the band has since then expanded to playing original material alongside covers of other artists. Each member's different musical backgrounds combined with their talent, tight chemistry, and unpredictability makes for an explosive, dynamic and diverse sound. anthonywrightband.com
 
Monday April 29th STEAK NIGHT!!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
with Both Hosts!
 

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

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
 
Tuesday April 30th
 
The Troubadillos 5PM
   
The Troubadillos have been an institution at Poodies since 1992. Louis Long 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 9 years ago. See "The Totally Terrific Troubadillos" every Tuesday!    
Click here to see our monthly calendar-at-a-glance.