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The Heart of Country Music

Tracy Pitcox still remembers the first record he ever bought. “It was a cassette of Ernest Tubb’s album Thanks A…

Bilingual Dreams

Austin musician Carrie Rodriguez bridges two worlds with her most recent album, Lola, which made both Rolling Stone’s list of…

Ballast of the Beat

The Old Austin crowd loves to reminisce about all-night jam sessions with Stevie Ray Vaughan and the lost progressive-country paradise…

Dance Hall Devotion

People pack the wall-to-wall tables in Gruene Hall, and the band has hit full swing when I walk in one…

Voting open for Ameripolitan Music Awards

Coming in the February issue of Texas Highways, we’ll preview the Ameripolitan Music Awards, an annual showcase of bands playing…

State of Music

No state is more musical than Texas, whose very geography seems to hum. Even the city names remind you of…

Fostering the blues

It was in Austin that Foster released her first album, Full Circle, in 1997, followed by eight more albums over…

West Texas Jazz Party

  Since 1966, premiere jazz players from across the nation have made an annual pilgrimage to Odessa for the West…

The San Antonio Blues

Arguably the most monumental date in the history of recorded music in Texas was November 23, 1936, when Robert Johnson…

Third annual Ameripolitan Music Awards

Veteran Austin honky-tonker Dale Watson (above) grew so disgusted with the direction of mainstream country music that he set out…

Festival of Texas Fiddling

The fiddle’s enticing lilt, chop, and shuffle play a prominent role in a wide variety of Texas musical styles, from…

Now Hear This!

In a modest space that doubles as an office and the green room for performers, singer-songwriter Sara Hickman relaxes momentarily…
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