Yeah, you like Texas Music, but are you fanatical about it? I have been thinking about the similarities between all of the fans in this big Texas family, and there are only three things we all want: 1) Good. 2) Country. 3) Music.

This is something we have in abundance in our scene, which some grasp onto much harder than others -- you know who you are.

Here are the Top 10 signs You Are a True Texas Music Fanatic:

1. You find yourself constantly explaining "real country" music.

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...and have had this conversation multiple times:
Friend: "What kind of music do you listen to?"
Self: "Country!"
Friend: *grimace*
Self: "Wait, let me explain..."

2. You regularly cancel plans because your favorite band is in town.

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3. You know every word to Pat Green's "Wave On Wave."

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4. You have your two cents on the "bro-country" phenomenon, and share it regularly.

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5. You take off the week AFTER LJT Fest. You're wise enough know it'll take that long  to recover from the hangover.

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6. You have fallen into at least one of our "fan stereotype" categories at some point in your life.

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7. You have a different band's koozie for every night of the week (month?) (year?).

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8. You have waited on hold for hours to get Steamboat tickets... probably while at work. Ya know, instead of working.

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9. You go ape sh** when your new favorite song comes on Radio Texas, LIVE!


10. You would defend "Texas Country Music" 'til you die. Till. You. Die.

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What makes you a Texas Music fanatic?


Natalie Rhea is a freelance writer, photographer and videographer who regularly contributes to She also is the owner of Natalie Rhea Productions, which specializes in documentaries, music photography and music video production. Click here to visit Natalie’s website for exclusive content.

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