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Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Stoney LaRue booked for CTMC Hospice barbecue

Stoney LaRue, a rootsy Oklahoma Red Dirt musician hailing from small-town south Texas, is booked to perform at Hats Off For Hospice, the annual shindig benefiting CTMC Hospice.

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Q&A: Bob Schneider on facing down depression to make brilliant music

On channeling anger into art: “I have to keep using that energy. I think everything kind of adds up and I spent my life not dealing with things and now I'm dealing with things, with that energy....

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Q&A: Kent Finlay on the soul of an artist

The San Marcos live music pioneer talks about the soul of an artist, the plasticity of pretenders — and how Cheatham Street Warehouse looks to separate one from the other.

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Q&A: Kent Finlay on the birth of San Marcos music

The Texas Country guru talks about Luckenbach as an inspiration for the San Marcos music scene, the birth of Cheatham Street Warehouse and San Marcos as Austin-in-miniature.

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