The Cowboy Rides Again On His Own Terms

He’s got a new album, plenty of freedom and a women’s restroom named in his honor at the Broken Spoke. what more could George Strait ask for? BY JEREMY RAY BURCHARD

Mark Your Calendar–June 2019

Music Festivals and Events for June 2019

Bastrop Music Festival

May 16-19, 2019, in Bastrop, Texas

Spotlight: Adrian Quesada

The multi-talented artist and producer makes a Texas-sized statement on vintage Chicano soul, but keep an eye out for the Black Pumas. BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

When Rock ‘n’ Roll Came to the Oil Patch

The writer reflects upon his youth in Odessa — a city that attracted the notorious and the noteworthy.

Musical Mojo: Who’s Who of Odessa Notables

BY WILLIAM MICHAEL SMITH

Texas Tales: Jerry Green

The career of the country veteran, now 86, is off to yet another promising start. And he has Tripod the dog to thank. BY DAVE ZOBL

Mark Your Calendar–March 2019

Music Festivals and Events for March 2019

Trees, the Bomb Factory and Canton Hall

Dallas’ Deep Ellum neighborhood is rocking again, thanks, in part, to the husband-and-wife team behind its three biggest concert halls. BY PETE FREEDMAN

The Rebirth Of Reverend Horton Heat

With a new lineup and album, Whole New Life, Jim Heath and rockabilly punk cohorts are stretching boundaries but still kicking ass. BY TREY GUTIERREZ