Cody Canada and the Departed

A: New Favorite Band
A: New Favorite Band
Texas Music has, yet, another Lubbock-based band on the verge of big things. Flatland Cavalry's debut album Humble Folks sent ripples throughout the Texas / Red Dirt scene last year. Notoriously critical Saving Country Music can’t even deny the charisma of this West Texas band: “Young, fresh-faced and hungry, they’re looking to carve their own little spot out in Texas music and beyond for fans tha
The Top Five
The Top Five
Honorable Mention: "God Bless This Town" It's almost Bud Light Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival, presented by Tyler Ford, time in Tyler, TX! We can barely concentrate on work this week as we attempt to get our minds right for a Saturday filled with the best BBQ in Texas and live music. ...
This is it...
This is it...
May 6 is so close, you can almost pick up the scent of BBQ and red dirt in the air in Downtown Tyler. The Bud Light Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival is sold out, but there is ONE LAST pair of VIP tickets up for grabs for one lucky winner (well, aren't you lucky!?)....
Red Dirt BBQ Tickets?
Red Dirt BBQ Tickets?
Tickets for this year's Bud Light Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival have been sold out for some time now, but that doesn't mean you don't have a chance to go. The sold-out show slotted for May 6, 2017 in Downtown Tyler will feature 22 of the best BBQ joints of Texas as well as a star-studded cast of Texas and Red Dirt artists. ...
The Braun Reunion
The Braun Reunion
Reckless Kelly and Micky and the Motorcars will be taking a few of their friends back home to Idaho for their annual Braun Brothers Reunion in Challis this summer. The Brauns have earned the reputation of bringing the absolute best in Texas, Red Dirt, and Americana to the Great Northwest each year, and 2017 will be no different...
Live at Love and War
Live at Love and War
He fronted Cross Canadian Ragweed, the biggest band to ever hit the Red Dirt scene. Hell, they really helped to create it. In the process Cody Canada inspired a new generation of singers and songwriters. And while Cross Canadian Ragweed, after splitting in 2011, will only live on in our hearts, The Departed carry on the torch ignited by Ragweed twenty years ago...
Texas Heads to D.C.
Texas Heads to D.C.
Kevin Fowler and his band will make a stop at the Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball in National Harbour, MD for the Presidential Inaugural Ball. Fowler played the event back in 2009 for the Inauguration of President Obama and will have his second showing at The Ball the night before the Inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump...
This Looks Promising
This Looks Promising
Not a whole lot of details on this yet, aside from a Facebook post, but it looks like Jeremy Plato will soon be stepping into the frontman role in a new Departed project. Cody Canada and the Departed posted to their official Facebook page this week, "Who's ready for this album...
Our 11 Favorite
Our 11 Favorite
It's June 15th. Today we are halfway through June. Which means we are halfway through the halfway month of 2016. So no better day, than today, to share our picks for our Favorite Texas and Red Dirt Singles of '16... so Far. So, did a song that was released in 2015 make our list...

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