Natalie Rhea is an independent filmmaker and photographer, with a strong focus on story-driven documentaries and music video production. She is originally from Fort Worth, where she earned her film degree at Texas Christian University, and now resides in Austin with her husband, Sam Riggs. During her time as a radio deejay, she was inspired by the artists coming in studio and took her art deep into the heart of the Texas Music scene. Check out her work at http://natalierhea.com.
JB and the Moonshine Band Unveil Patriotic ‘Shotgun Rifle and a .45′ Music Video
JB And The Moonshine Band have caused quite a stir with their current single "Shotgun, Rifle and a .45," which touches on the right to bear arms and standing up for those rights:
Austin’s Renowned Nutty Brown Cafe and Amphitheater Relocating
Renowned landmark Nutty Brown Cafe and Amphitheater, just off Hwy 290 in Austin will officially be moving to Round Rock, just north of the metroplex. Rumors have been circulating for quite some time on whether the venue would would withstand the test of time, especially after the property was purchased by H-E-B earlier this year.
Texas Country Acts Dominate Spotify Streaming Across Texas
While streaming Texas Music, commercial free, at RadioTexasLive.com is always best (shameless plug), Spotify's Texas Country section, too, is booming.
Top 10 Signs You Are a True Texas Music Fanatic
Yeah, you like Texas Music, but are you fanatical about it? I have been thinking about the similarities between all of the fans in this big Texas family, and there are only three things we all want: 1) Good. 2) Country. 3) Music.
Natalie Maines Inducted into West Texas Walk Of Fame
The Dixie Chicks released a statement on their Facebook page claiming the West Texas Walk Of Fame is honoring lead Chick, Natalie Maines. Former "Walk of Fame" Inductees include Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings, and her father, Lloyd Maines.
Top 5: Stereotypes of Fans You See at Concerts
I've been to more shows than I can count on my fingers and toes. As I'm sure you have, too! Each show is unique in its own right - new venue, different town, evolving lineup. However, something that seems to remain the same through the ages are the fan-stereotypes that come out of the wood works, at every single one.
STOLEN: Texas Singer / Songwriter Mike Ryan’s Gear + Trailer
Last night, Mike Ryan and their band had their trailer stolen with all their gear inside. More details regarding the items stolen will be released soon but be on the lookout for a red single axle trailer with paper tags.
Our Top 5 Picks: Texas Artists That Will Dominate 2015
Throughout the history of "Texas Music" there have been certain artists that stepped forward as... "leaders" per-say. These leaders made headway for the rest of our favorite artists. In the beginning, we had Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Roger Creager step up, followed by Randy Rogers, Wade Bowen etc etc etc.
‘Would You Rather? Texas Music Edition’ | Episode One
When I do an interview with an artist, I like to start with a little game of “Would You Rather” – a nifty trick I learned from a friend to relieve the tension and make the interview for the artist quick and painless.
Alison Krauss + Willie Nelson Set to Co-Headline Summer Tour
In case you haven't heard the exciting news -- music icons Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station will be kicking off a co-headlining tour throughout the summer. At various stops in the tour expect other artists to join them, including Kacey Musgraves and Jason Isbell.