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Whiskey Myers member John Jeffers & wife welcome first child!

Whiskey Myers member John Jeffers & wife welcome first child!

Whiskey Myers band member John Jeffers announced on his Instagram that he and wife Hope welcomed their first child Sunday (Nov 22). The baby boy came in at just over 8lbs and 20 inches long! Something to definitely be thankful for given all the craziness that has been 2020. You can read John’s Instagram post…

Billy Joe Shaver passes away at 81

Billy Joe Shaver passes away at 81

In the last 10 days, Texas music has lost 3 of her most treasured icons, Johnny Bush, Jerry Jeff Walker, and now, word that Billy Joe Shaver has passed at the age of 81. Our entire family and all those in Texas and around the world who love our brand of music, share our thoughts…

THIS Is What Being a Texan Is All About!

THIS Is What Being a Texan Is All About!

THIS is what being a Texan is all about!!!! Kindness & love & watching out for each other. God bless you and your neighbor, Kyrie. Thank you both for for being a light!

Are You Up For A Concert Tonight???

Are You Up For A Concert Tonight???

Most of us are at home practicing safe social distancing measures BUT it doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun! Willie Nelson and a ton of his friends are hitting the internet (from their own homes) for their Until Further Notice Tour. Ray Benson will host. Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, Jewel, Lucinda Williams, Paul…

LJT Fest POSTPONED until October 2020

The annual Larry Joe Taylor Music Fest & Chilli Cook-Off, originally set for April 20-25, has been postponed. The event is being rescheduled to October 19-24. You can read the official statement from our friends in the LJT camp below. Stay safe and we will see everyone in October!   ***LJT Fest postponed to October…

JUST ANNOUNCED: Aaron Watson at Wolf Mardi Gras Texas Style 2020!

JUST ANNOUNCED: Aaron Watson at Wolf Mardi Gras Texas Style 2020!

Aaron Watson is headed back to Dallas! The Honky Tonk Kid will be joining Roger Creager, Josh Ward, Shane Smith and the Saints, Flatland Cavalry and 15 other bands for the 19th annual Wolf Mardi Gras Texas Style, Feb 22, 2020 inside the Automobile Building at Fair Park! 20 bands, 5 stages, 1 incredible day/night to…

Granger Smith: They Were There; A Hero’s Documentary

Granger Smith: They Were There; A Hero’s Documentary

In November 2018, Granger Smith released ‘They Were There: A Hero’s Documentary’ which highlighted a 5 day journey Granger embarked on to honor a soldier a day. In the film, which Granger narrated, he reads letters from soldiers, meets family members and loved ones. When asked about the film, Granger said “I’m lucky enough to…

Did you know: Radney Foster’s ‘Angel Flight’?

Did you know: Radney Foster’s ‘Angel Flight’?

Today is Veteran’s Day. Radney Foster sat down with Hondo to talk about his song Angel Flight and gave the backstory behind the song. If you see a veteran today, thank them for their service. It’s because of them we have the freedoms we enjoy.

New Turnpike Troubadours music!

New Turnpike Troubadours music!

Turnpike Troubadours have released a new song, “Unrung” off their current album “A Long Way From Your Heart.”   Get your Front Porch First Listen to the new song this Sunday night (Nov 10th) at 6:37p on 99-5 The Wolf!

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It’s Beginning To Look A lot Like Country

It’s Beginning To Look A lot Like Country

The holiday season is here and lots of our country favs are ready to celebrate!!! A Nashville Christmas Carol will air on The Hallmark Channel this weekend and lots of our favs will be in the show including Sara Evans, Kix Brooks, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Wynonna! CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS will air November 30th on ABC! Kelsea…

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