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Ally Venable, an award-winning 21 year-old guitarist from Kilgore, Texas, just released her fourth long player, Heart of Fire via Ruf Records.

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The city of Corsicana extends its hospitality through a unique group of ambassadors who stand throughout the town on street corners and in front of key buildings and memorials — permanently.

The sixties rock group Mouse and the Traps recently released a new album. Walking in Dylan’s Shoes is a recording of iconic songs from Bob Dylan’s most prolific writing period. The album is the band’s homage to a songwriter who created the soundtrack they feel most completely captures the es…

Hank O’Neal has a fondness for the game of baseball — he says in his book Sincerely Ty Cobb, recently released by TCU Press, that just thinking about baseball magnifies the happy times and suppresses anything bad.

Sunny Sweeney didn’t have great aspirations of being a singer-songwriter while growing up in Longview. She said she just did “regular kid stuff” but she was surrounded by country music and somewhere along the way she developed her own fiercely independent, country-girl vibe.

Tune in from the comforts of home at 4 p.m. CST March 13 to see the dynamic We Banjo 3 perform together live on stage for the first time since the Pandemic Pause from the Pearse Lyons Distillery in Dublin, Ireland.

Grammy Lifetime Achievement award-winner and folk icon Tom Paxton teams up with the Grammy-winning singer songwriter duo The Don Juans — Don Henry and Jon Vezner — to do seven livestream performances in April. The shows promise an intimate concert experience full of harmonies and original so…

With dozens of international performances, soundtracks, and recordings behind them, the Wiley College A Cappella Choir is continues its 123-year tradition as a premiere musical and artistic force in Marshall, Texas, and beyond.

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When it came to town in 1872, the railroad spurred Palestine’s growth and left a broad impact on the town’s history and building styles. It served as an artery from larger metropolitan areas, drawing thousands of newcomers, new money, and skilled laborers capable of building enduring public …

One of the things people are doing more during the Pandemic Pause is learning to play a musical instrument. At the new Brick Row Music store in Commerce, Texas, guitar, bass, fiddle, mandolin, ukulele, and voice lessons are taught by professional musicians Brad Davis and Joel Weaver.

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Martha Swope, famed photographer of some of the nation’s top dancers and actors, was born February 22, 1928, in Tyler, Texas.

At age 14, Hector Maldonado attended his first Native American powwow in Chicago. He saw tribe members dressed in regalia dancing ceremoniously, performing traditions of their ancestors. He captured the event with his father’s 35 millimeter camera and realized he found a lifelong passion.

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Little did 23-year-old Alyson Gurney of Washington, DC, know that making tiny felted versions of people’s pets would gain her so much attention. She’s an internet success with 50,000 followers on Instagram and is making the TV talk show rounds. People send photos of their pets and she create…