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A Great Texas Honky Tonk American

2021 Feb 1

The country music community took a hard punch to the gut when Austin’s own icon James White, proprietor of the world famous Broken Spoke, passed on 24 January 2021. 

About thirteen years ago, I came to Austin…

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2020 Dec 7 - Let's End This

Hey kids,

It's been ten months, TEN MONTHS, since this country was locked down. First it was 15 days to 'flatten the curve'. Then it was, we have to be careful but no masks. Then it was, wear a mask…

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Hell of a Halloween

2020 Oct 28

Hey kids,

Well it's been 228 days so far since the lockdown started as of this blog post. I can't believe it. I've been the gambit of emotions. At first I thought, 'OK, we'll get through this…

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2020 Sept - Stop The Madness!

Hey Kids,

I can't believe it's been so long since I have seen all your smiling faces, dancing along to not only the music of the Rugged Gents, but also all the the fantastic musicians and bands here in Austin.

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Honky Tonk Groundhog day

4 May 2020 - Groundhog Day continues 

Howdy kiddos and kiddettes, 

I was told that when fisherman can't fish, they mend their nets. So over the past month I've been busy doing just that. 

Around 15 years ago I had…