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Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Kent Finlay’s name forever synonymous with Texas music

Finlay died at about 1:35 a.m. Monday at his country home near Martindale, surrounded by family and friends who sang his favorite songs as he was passed.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Texas talent racks up the Grammy Awards

WITH VIDEO | Led by R&B baroness Beyoncé of Houston, eleven Texas-born or -based artist won the recording industry’s highest honors in Los Angeles this weekend.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Pat Green’s fiddler named to head Texas Music Office

Gov. Greg Abbott has tapped Brendon Anthony, known for playing fiddle in singer-songwriter Pat Green's band, to head the Texas Music Office.

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.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Center for Texas Music History goes unplugged

The 11th annual Texas Music History UnPlugged concert, scheduled for 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, will feature performances and discussion by Joe Ely, Willy and Cody Braun of Reckless Kelly, Kevin Welch, Terri Hendrix, Lloyd Maines,...

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Stars align for Texas musical evening

This year's Stars of Texas Music Legacy series will present Texas State University alumnus Randy Rogers, who will share the stage with the Trishas and Walt and Tina Wilkins for an evening of unique, Texas-inspired music.

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