Shane Smith

Top 6 Best Halloween Costumes in Texas and Red Dirt
It's November 1st, which means we are less than eight weeks away from Christmas, and that Halloween was last night. As such it's time for our annual "Top 6 Best Halloween Costumes in Texas and Red Dirt," and to commence stressing about Christmas shopping...
Shane Smith and the Saints Return to Coach’s and Cowboy’s
The Wednesday Night, LIVE! Music Series continues this week with Shane Smith and the Saints.
You can join me every Wednesday at Coach's in Tyler for a night of live music, good friends, and extended Happy Hour. I bring some of the best bands in the Texas and Red Dirt scene, you just come out han…
Our Top 5 Picks: Texas Artists That Will Dominate 2015
Throughout the history of "Texas Music" there have been certain artists that stepped forward as... "leaders" per-say. These leaders made headway for the rest of our favorite artists. In the beginning, we had Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Roger Creager step up, follow…
Top 5: Don’t Miss Bands At Musicfest
Steamboat Music Fest. The largest annual Texas Music party for fans and artists alike. Every year, there are Musicfest veterans, as well as newly invited artists. This year, Dickson Productions has, as always, amped up their lineup with quite a few awesome new artists.
Top 5: ‘Alternative’ Texas Country Bands
I've said it before, and I'll say it again... "Texas Music" is a very loose term around these parts. It's got a little bit of this, and a little bit of that all thrown into a massive melting pot of folk, rock, country, rockabilly, and Americana tunes. The good news i…
Top 5: The Most Underrated Artists in Texas Music
During the unsettling discussion about the evolution of country music, Tom Petty made an excellent point during an interview with Rolling Stone:
“I hate to generalize on a whole genre of music, but it does seem to be missing that magic element that it used to have...

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