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Justin Kemp Is Writing Songs and Touring Texas

“The thing I like most about being a songwriter is the ability to create. I like performing because it gives me a chance to hone-in on my songs — the ability to see which parts people react to the most. This helps in my writing process.”
June 21, 2019

Play It Forward With Music City Texas

When Play it Forward first started about nine years ago, the organization was presenting guitars just about every month. They intend to kick the program back off in the fall when the kids return from their summer break, and the plan is to make presentations every two or three months.
June 21, 2019

Reading Program Bonds Children With Incarcerated Mothers

Women’s Storybook Project of Texas connects incarcerated mothers with their children through the power of reading. The organization’s volunteers visit women’s prisons in Texas once a month to record eligible mothers reading books aloud to their children, as well as short, personalized messages. The volunteers then mail a copy of the book with the recording to the children.
June 21, 2019

Summer Musicals Feature Fun for Audiences Young and Old

The hills are alive with the sound of music in the Upper East Side of Texas this summer. Stages in Greenville, Mineola, Athens, Tyler, Longview, Nacogdoches, Palestine, and Henderson are bringing great entertainment to audiences of all ages with some classic and favorites.
June 21, 2019

Take a Summer Art Class From Best of 2018 Artist

County Line Magazine’s 2018 Best Artist winner Maureen Killaby teaches a variety of art classes from her Lindale studio.
June 21, 2019

Artist Creates Mother and Child and Other Art Series

Judith A. Smothers has pursued her love of drawing and painting since she was a young girl. She earned a bachelor’s degree in art and education from Eastern New Mexico University.
June 21, 2019

Mount Vernon Music Presents Wind Synergy

Mount Vernon Music proudly presents Wind Synergy,” a concert of music for wind instruments and piano at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1 in Mount Vernon Music Hall.
May 26, 2019

Reading Program Bonds Children With Their Incarcerated Mothers

Through a nomination from the Texas Center for the Book, Women’s Storybook Project of Texas was selected for the 2019 Library of Congress State Literacy Award Program.
May 26, 2019

Lulu and the Black Sheep - Best Local Band

April 17, 2019

Blueberry Bluegrass Show Comes to Nacogdoches

The Jeff Robertson Band performs at this year’s Blueberry Bluegrass concert during the Blueberry Festival in Nacogdoches.
April 15, 2019

Marty Stuart Appears at Music City Texas

Hillbilly Rock’s Marty Stuart performs at Music City Texas in Linden May 10. Tickets are $50. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
April 15, 2019

Ben Dickey Meets Ben Wheeler

Singer-songwriter/actor Ben Dickey is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. May 17 at The Forge Bar and Grill in Ben Wheeler. Dickey made his acting debut in Blaze, Ethan Hawke’s biopic about doomed Texas singer-songwriter Blaze Foley last year. That led to more acting roles on the horizon.
April 15, 2019