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Mini-Super Yard Dog coming to Wrong Marfa Saturday

March 3rd, 2016

MARFA — Wrong Marfa has plans for you on Saturday, March 5 from 6-10 p.m. Wrong is hosting an opening with friends from Austin’s Yard Dog and the evening will wrap up with Chris Sand, The Sandman aka The Rappin’ Cowboy. Sandman will be singing songs from his new CD, American Road Trip.

Many …

Student Cowboy Poetry Contest results announced

February 25th, 2016

ALPINE – The Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering announced the results of the Student Poetry Contest today. The contest is held each year in association with the event. This is the 30th year for the Gathering.

The winners are:

Level 1 – Noah Ivy, “Cowboy Hat”, Carol Holt Elementary, Mansfield, 1st Place; Maizie Corbin, “My …

Road warrior Eric Sommer to take residency in Terlingua and other area dates

February 25th, 2016

Eric Sommer

TERLINGUA, ALPINE – City-hopping troubadour Eric Sommer will begin a five-date, 16-day residence in the Big Bend Area – which includes four Terlingua shows – at 9pm on Saturday, February 27 at the Starlight Theatre.

Sommer, who has performed his pop-Americana music in Marfa, Alpine, and Terlingua in the past three years, …

Comedy Reefer Madness opens Friday

February 25th, 2016


SOUTH BREWSTER COUNTY—This Friday, February 26, Last Minute Low Budget Productions premiers its first play of 2016. Come at 7pm for the Grand Opening Gala, featuring lots of munchies and prizes for the best 1950s attire, followed at 8pm by the comedy Reefer Madness by Joe Landry. The performance will be staged at …

The 30th Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering opens Friday at Sul Ross

February 25th, 2016

(staff photo by BARBARA RICHERSON) Chris Isaacs will be a headliner at the 30th Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering which takes place Friday and Saturday on the Sul Ross State University campus.

ALPINE – The 30th Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering kicks off Friday, February 26 on the Sul Ross State University campus in Alpine. The …

Joel Nelson, Don Cadden among headliners for 30th Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering

February 18th, 2016

ALPINE – Locals Joel Nelson and Don Cadden will be two of more than 50 cowboy musicians, poets and story tellers as the 30th Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering kicks off on the Sul Ross State University campus. Nelson and Cadden are headliners at Saturday night’s “Night Time Under the Western Stars” program in Marshall …

Austin Indie Rock? darlings to take Lost Horse stage Saturday

February 18th, 2016

P.T. Banks band

MARFA – Austin’s P.T. Banks will make their first stop on their seven-date tour in support of their latest self-released album “Moonlight is Sunlight” at the Lost Horse Saloon this Saturday.

The band will take the Lost Horse at 10:30pm-ish.

The new indie rock? band (question mark added by the group) …

Eco-conscious country band at Lost Horse tonight

February 18th, 2016

MARFA – Although Tucson-based band OHIOAN has been traversing the United States and Europe for roughly a decade, the eclectic group will be making their Marfa debut this evening at the Lost Horse Saloon.

OHIOAN will hit the Lost Horse stage at 9:30pm* and is free of charge.

The folk/country band, led by singer/songwriter …

Honey shadow puppet performance and dinner at the Lumberyard

February 11th, 2016

Honey shadow puppet

MARFA – The Lumberyard presents a night of shadow puppetry and food on Wednesday February 17. “The Story of the Skeleton Bee” will be performed by Rae Red at 7:30pm in the Adobe Room and is open to the public.

The honey themed feast will start at 6 pm. It is …

Late Terlingua musician honored with four-day festival

February 11th, 2016

Slim Richey

TERLINGUA – Although “the most dangerous guitar player in Texas,” Slim Richey, passed on to the great unknown last year, his memory lives on as The Boathouse in Terlingua kicks off Slim Fest oNe, a four-day festival including music, food, and fun.

The festival, which is dedicated in memory of the world-famous …

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