Jo James Is Bringing His Polished Gospel-Soul Rock to Waco

Jo James has blues in his blood and the spirit of the church in his soul. The Austin-based singer/guitarist is taking his electrifying live show on the road, with a special studio taping performance at the new Texas Music Cafe in Waco on Saturday August 24th 2024. For those unfamiliar with Jo James’ incendiary brand…

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Homegrown Singer-Songwriter JJ Watt Brings His Rootsy Rock to Texas Music Cafe®

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Get ready for a night of heartfelt, down-home music as Iowa-bred singer-songwriter JJ Watt takes the stage at Waco’s beloved Texas Music Cafe® on July 13th, 2024. With his gravelly vocals and deft work on guitar, harmonica and keys, Watt will be serving up a healthy dose of Americana-infused rock for a can’t-miss show. Watt’s…

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New Frontiers: Blackbird Sing’s Evolutionary Sound

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Blackbird Sing Brings Texicana Sounds to Texas Music Cafe® We caught up with Vito Salinas of Blackbird Sing ahead of their upcoming show at Texas Music Cafe in San Antonio. The Texicana band is set to bring their unique blend of sounds influenced by Texas classics, yacht rock, and the music they grew up listening…

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From Punk to Folk: The Journey of Tribe & King

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Growing up on the East Coast, Tribe & King was heavily involved in punk rock and metal music as a youth. Playing with a popular punk band and building a strong fan base took a toll on a young Benjamin Defibaugh. After a decade-long break from the industry, Benjamin moved to Texas and fell in…

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Interview with James Hollingsworth


James Hollingsworth is a talented singer-songwriter with a unique history in the music business. From touring Europe in his early days playing classical music to writing about the stories that matter most to him, James has established himself as a serious presence on the stage, with a style that is both personal and introspective. With…

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Ryan Paul Davis:Rising Son of the Piney Woods

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Born in New Orleans, raised traveling the country with his father’s work as a pipeline welder, and finally settling in East Texas in his teenage years, Ryan Paul Davis has always been surrounded by art and music. His parents were heavily involved with the arts, with his mother teaching high school English and his father,…

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Griffin Holtby Doesn’t “Rock A Little”

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Griffin Holtby “Rocks A Lot”. Griffin Holtby is a Texas-based musician who discovered his love for music when he was living in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico in middle school. He had previously attended The Paul Green School of Rock in Dallas, but it was in Mexico that he truly began to understand the power…

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Interview with Isaac Sloane of Isaac Sloane and the Sound Brigade

Isaac Sloane and The Sound Brigade is a six-piece band that combines psychedelic jazz with blues and rock ‘n’ roll. Based in Denton, Texas, the group was formed in October 2021 and has quickly become a local favorite due to their distinctive sound, which seamlessly blends in-your-face rock ‘n’ roll with soulful blues and virtuoso…

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