Listen as the talented Ally Venable performs her version of Bill Withers “Use Me.” Fans sometimes catch her at live shows in the Upper East Side of Texas near her Kilgore hometown. She’s touring out of state in July and plays at the Granada Theater in Dallas on August 7.

Still in her early twenties, the guitarist’s breakneck two decades moved as fast as her fingers, her path winding from childhood church choirs to the teenage influence of local heroes like Stevie Ray Vaughan and Miranda Lambert.

Learn more about her on and in the County Line archives.

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