It's a question we get asked often: "What is Red Dirt?"
Those of us who live and breathe the music can spout off names such as Jason Boland, Mike McClure and Cody Canada, and sing along to songs like "Carney Man, "Oklahoma Breakdown" and "Good Lord Lorrie...
When "Squelch," the next project from Jason Boland and the Stragglers, releases on Oct. 9, it'll be the eighth studio album from the legendary Red Dirt band in just under 16 years (in addition to two live albums).
It has been several weeks since this year's Memorial Day Weekend floods ravaged the small town of Wimberley, Texas, but the Texas/Red Dirt music scene hasn't forgotten about those Central Texas families who are still trying to rebuild their community.
It's West Texas' biggest Texas and Red Dirt music festival, and for those of us who have come to expect Crude Fest to bring out all the biggest stars and hottest up-and-coming acts, 2015 will not disappoint.
I've run into a dilemma recently... some friends who just moved to Texas from New York, are in need of some new music. Naturally, my inclination is to give them a taste of Texas Country, although they aren't big country fans. Or they aren't yet... muahaha.
It's about that time of year when you get to drive down that long stretch of Texas highway with your windows down, jamming none other than your favorite Texas artists. Lemme tell ya -- our playlist is long!So we've narrowed down a few of our favorites -- some off the beaten path, some on the straight and narrow:
You probably thought it couldn't get better any better than Jason Boland -- until you heard Boland doin' Don Williams. Off his album "High in the Rockies," this week's RTX Sunday Video is “Tulsa Time...
If you ask people who attend Texas/Red Dirt concerts what they are there for, simply being in attendance to hear an artist's voice is often not high on the priority list. It's about the environment, the party and singing along with their favorite songs.
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