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More Great Music at Poodies in August.

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Friday August 10th    
Ru Coleman 8PM
Paul Oscher 10PM

 
Welcome home Ru! Paul Oscher is a blues legend, who while still in his teens, became the first white member of the great Muddy Waters Blues Band (1967-1971). Paul lived in Muddy’s house on Chicago’s South Side and shared the basement with blues piano player Otis Spann. He traveled the world with Muddy. Besides Muddy, he has performed and/or recorded with T-Bone Walker, Otis Spann, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy,Johnny Young, Johnny CopeIand, Big Joe Turner, Louisiana Red, Big Mama Thornton, Victoria Spivey and many others. www.pauloscher.com  
Saturday August 11th
 
Robert Cline Jr 8PM
Ben Johnson 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.    
Sunday August 12th  
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
The Railbenders Authority 7:30PM

BB Morse Friends & Family 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 They've been called "country," "alt-country," and "outlaw country," but the phrase that might best describe the Railbenders is "hard country." This Denver band has been playing unabashed, straight-no-chaser music that pulls no punches since 2000. The Railbenders have opened for country greats Willie Nelson, Dwight Yoakam, Charlie Daniels, and David Allan Coe. As well, they've shared bills with rock legends like ZZ Top, John Fogerty, Peter Frampton, the Doobie Brothers and .38 Special. www.railbenders.com

B.B. Morse has recorded and played with Huey Lewis, Commander Cody, Red Vokaert, Gary P. Nunn, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Johnny Gimble, Iris DeMent, Lloyd Maines, Dale Watson, Joe Ely and Flaco Jimenez among various other performers.
Monday August 13th STEAK NIGHT!!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
   
WC Jameson Hosts Tanner Miller
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 14th
 
Louis Long 5PM
Westgate 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 August 15th 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 16th
 
Appa-George-Ty 6PM
Grand Old Grizzly 8PM
 
Appa Perry, George Rarey and Ty Grimes have formed a 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. The band is comprised of seasoned vets who have played in nationally recognized bands. Members of the band have played with such diverse and esteemed artists as Katie Stuckey, Mike Stinson, The Small Sounds, and Beetle, among others. Grand Old Grizzly is: Will Thomas (vocals/guitar), Paul Beebe (guitar/vox), Mark Riddell (bass/vox), Chris Lewis (drums).  
Friday August 17th    
Gerald McClendon 8PM

The Texas KGB 10:30PM
 
Known in Chicago as the “Soulkeeper,” Gerald McClendon has graced the stage to many sellout crowds. If you love R&B Soul music, you’ll truly fall in love with Gerald McClendon and his extraordinary style of performing R&B standards such as classic soul music and sounds of Motown, Stax and Atlantic records. www.geraldmcclendon.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  
Saturday August 18th  
Electron Donors 8PM
Troy Hanna 10:30PM
 
Electron Donors started as a song-writing/recording collaboration. We all decided that we really wanted to play some of our favorite classic Rock and Roll as well, so we mixed the two and started playing local venues over a year ago under the "Oak-Hill Boys" moniker. We are engineers and professionals who enjoy musical comradery and never lost our teenage desire to be in a band and play good music. electrondonors.com From sound man to seasoned recording artist backed by a legendary country band, Troy Hanna has experienced many different sides of the music industry. The Paradise native has recorded four albums of "outlaw country" music with several members of Willie Nelson's band.  
Sunday August 19th  
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
Andrea Marie & Magnolia Band 7:30PM
BB Morse Friends & Family 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 Everywhere that Andrea Marie goes, the Texas music scene gets a little cheerier, a little twangier, and a little sweeter. In 2006, this Spicewood sweetheart released her debut CD, "Someday." magnoliamusicaustin.com B.B. Morse has recorded and played with Huey Lewis, Commander Cody, Red Vokaert, Gary P. Nunn, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Johnny Gimble, Iris DeMent, Lloyd Maines, Dale Watson, Joe Ely and Flaco Jimenez among various other performers.
Monday August 20th 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 21st
 
Louis Long 5PM
Westgate 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 August 22nd No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Local favorite, BB Morse hosts.    
Thursday August 23rd
Eric Bettencourt 6PM
Appa-George-Ty 8PM
 
With a quick wit and controlled-intensity Bettencourt brings his live shows to life using an expansive catalogue of original crowd-pleasing songs. Where so many artists are content recycling the same old sounds and songs, Bettencourt is one of the rare few able to forge his own. www.eric-bettencourt.com Appa Perry, George Rarey and Ty Grimes have formed a 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 August 24th  
Flatbed Ford 8PM
Austones 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! The Austones are Blues Rockers that combine the feel of Chicago Style Blues with the raw energy of Classic Rock to form their own take on Juke Joint Jumpin' Party Music! Frontman Kevin "K-Dawg" Cheney is a Ball O' Fire when he gets going! Growlin' vocals, gritty harp playin', with the occasional flute tootin' thrown in. Combine that with smooth flowing, driven guitar playing of Sommatone Jimmy Somma, the solid, driving bass of Rusty Keith,and the high energy drumming of Wes Starr and you have all the ingredients for a fantastic experience. 
 
Saturday August 25th
 
Jennifer B & The Groove 8PM
Patrice Pike 10:30PM

 
Jennifer B & the Groove could not be more excited than right now to be alive in music, to share it and bring joy to others through song! We have some super things to share with you, including a fantastic tribute to Janis Joplin, wedged right in the center of our show! It's a beautiful thing hearing this band and the level of artistry coming from this group. Long time musical partners Patrice Pike and Wayne sutton with 10+ years rhythm section Seth Orell and John Bush and Glenn McGregor with Laran Snyders skillful harmony vocals!
www.patricepike.com
 
Sunday August 26th    
Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars 4PM
Gray Gregson 7:30PM
BB Morse Friends & Family 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 Gray’s writing career includes writing songs since 1970. He has collaborated and recorded songs with hit songwriters such as Randy Sharp, Bobby Boyd, WC Clark, Coleman Head, Rusty Wier, Bill Wildes, and many more. He was introduced to the dueling piano concept and moved to San Antonio to work for Howl At The Moon. He preformed there on the San Antonio Riverwalk for almost 8 years as a dueling piano player for Howl At The Moon. He currently lives in San Marcos. graygregson.com

B.B. Morse has recorded and played with Huey Lewis, Commander Cody, Red Vokaert, Gary P. Nunn, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Johnny Gimble, Iris DeMent, Lloyd Maines, Dale Watson, Joe Ely and Flaco Jimenez among various other performers.
Monday August 27th STEAK NIGHT!!!
 
SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 6:30PM
   
WC Jameson Hosts Monte Warden
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 28th
 
Louis Long 5PM
Westgate 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 August 29th No Bad Days Open Mic  
No Bad WednesDays Open Mic 8PM
   
Julian hosts.    
Thursday August 30th    
Craig Marshall 6PM
Appa-George-Ty 8PM
 
Craig Marshall believes that as a songwriter, he’s only as good as his next song. Fortunately, the prolific Marshall always seems to have a next song on tap, with a songbook that goes back thirty-plus years. He was named 2016 Songwriter of the Year, by the Austin Songwriters' Group. www.craigmarshall.com
Appa Perry, George Rarey and Ty Grimes have formed a 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 August 31st  
The Mismatch 8PM
Kevin Galloway 10:30PM
 
The Mismatch is a 6 piece from Austin that smoothly combines folksome Americana tunes with a hometown groove, a bit of bluegrass, and just the right amount of grit. Something really special happens when The Mismatch takes the stage, the overall charisma & energy that the band brings while on stage or off is truly infectious and fun to watch. An act that is unforgettable, multi-dimensional, and tells a story you won’t forget.mismatchmusic.com After more than a decade fronting the Americana band Uncle Lucius, Austin singer-songwriter Kevin Galloway is striking out on his own. Galloway has long been one of the city’s best singers; his soulful, richly melodic voice was a signature element of Uncle Lucius’ four studio albums (plus a live record done at the Saxon Pub in 2009). That voice is right out front where it should be on his solo album, "The Change." www.kgallowaymusic.com

 
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