Tag Archives: Billy-Joe-Shaver

Americana Music Conference & Festival Picks

Below you’ll find my picks for the 2012 Americana Music Conference showcases. This was one of the the toughest  years to winnow down the performances I’m going to attend. And I still did a poor…

Americana Music Festival Announces Confirmed First-Round Performers

Though we might not always see eye to eye the Americana Music Association know how to put on a party. The Americana Music Festival & Conference is annually held in Nashville and this year will…

Mavis Staples Added to Pickathon Line-Up

The Annual Pickathon (Aug 5-7) is one of the best festivals going. The low-key event is held on a the forested Mt Scott 80 acres of Pendarvis Farm  near Portland, OR. featuring multiples stages generally…

Friday Video Rodeo: Whitey Morgan

What’s better than Whitey Morgan singing Waylon Jennings with Dale Watson? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sa7NAjfOJSU&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] …how about Whitey Morgan singing a song written by Dale Watson about Billy Joe Shaver’s shooting incident outside of Waco, Texas? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ek6QLhz7Ao[/youtube]

News Round Up: Billy Joe Shaver To Be Honored In Home Town

Saving Country Music posts that Texas Country Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver is set to be honored by Corsicana, TX, the town he was born in. The city will rename a portion of thier  15th Street…