*** Sound Bites *** Who’s Doing What in FWSA - May 3, 2013
Kem Anderson - Kem and The Sun Dogs, have finished 3 tracks on their upcoming EP titled “Howling at the Sun” and have completed their second music video in the series, “The Song and the Story Behind It – The Letter”, by The Boxtops. For information, go to www.kemanderson.com.
Dan Binkert - Dan Binkert and The Daddy Cats perform at different venues in the area. For information, check out www.thedaddycats.com.
Bob Bryan - Bob (“The Old Cowboy”) performs Thursday afternoon for shut-ins at retirement and assisted living centers throughout the Metroplex, and on Saturdays, from 6:00-9:00pm, at the Dan Echols Senior Adult Center in North Richland Hills, TX.
Curtis Campbell - Curtis and Averill Lovely has formed a new band called “The Saloon Dawgs”. Official play dates will be forthcoming.
Marty Clifford - Marty will be appearing as follows: 05/04, Scranton Comm Center, Scranton, TX. 05/18, Anson Opera House, Anson, TX. 05/25, Clyde Pizza House, Clyde, TX.
Joe Cruz - Joe’s CD, “Good Luck Man” is now available on-line at www.cdbaby.com/joecruz.
Catherine Elsey - Catherine participated as the opening act for the No Parachute Music Group SXSW Recording Party in Austin, TX. She recorded a couple of original and cover songs in Austin and the songs will become part of Catherine's first CD.
Randy “Flash” Galbreath - Randy will be playing on 05/08, Chubby’s Burgers, with James Nored, Fort Worth, TX.
Ron Harmon - Ron’s CD of “classic message rock” music, “Things I Don’t Talk About” is available through retail and on-line outlets, including www.cdbaby.com/cd/ronharmon. Songs may also be previewed at his web site, www.ronharmonmusic.com.
Theodore “TAJ” Henning - Theo has completed a 10-song album, “Kasihnya Yang Sejati” in the Bahasa Indonesian language; the CD comes with a lyric sheet, including translation, and is available for a free 2-song download at www.apostlecredo.com/music. Theo offers his “Texas Roadside Blues” CD at a discount to FWSA members. For more information go to www.cdbaby.com/cd/theodoreahenningii.
Tom Horneman - Tom plays at the Monday Night Open Mic and would be interested in doing some co-writing with some experienced songwriters Tom’s music is posted at www.sonicbids.com/tomhorneman and at www.myspace. com/594958080. He can be contacted at thorn4000music @ gmail.com.
Allen Hurt - Allen will be playing as follows: 05/24, Texas Country Music Hall of Fame, 7:00pm, Gatesville, TX. Allen is currently producing a music video for “She’s a Country Girl”, a song just released on his “Always Country” CD through Mountain Valley Records (MVR). His label, MVR has just launched a new on-line radio station called “Showmen Radio” spotlighting independent Country and American Roots artists who write and perform their own music. For info go to www.allenhurt.com or www.mountain valleyrecords.com.
Redd Knight - Redd has recently released an EP at www.reddknight.com.
Marilyn Komechak - Marilyn has recently given 3 book reviews in Fort Worth for her book, “Deborah Sampson: The Girl Who Went to War”. Her new book is , "Morals and Manners for the Millennium, 2nd Ed." (Both are available on Amazon.com.)
Averill Lovely - Averill and Curtis Campbell has formed a new band called “The Saloon Dawgs”. Official play dates will be forthcoming.
Damon Miller - Damon new CD "Two Sides" is now available on damonmiller.bandcamp.com.
Cheyenne Moore - Cheyenne has been working on an acoustic EP at SG Studios that is very close to completion.
Lou Nelson - Lou is now managing “The Newmans”, along with producing compilations on Texas Drover Records. The Nelson-Jones Entertainment Group is a booking agency for independent artists. For more information, visit their web site, www.lounelsonpromo.com, or email LNPM@aol.com
Ruby Nevels - Ruby is putting the finishing touches on a few songs, and hopes to be performing them soon.
James Nitschke - James has several songs listed on the “In the Music Room” website at www.inthemusicroom.com.
Steve Obermiller - Steve has a new E.P. that can be heard on his website. For details on his upcoming performances, visit his web site, www.obermillermusic.com.
Rob Owen - Rob’s song “Send You Home” is receiving airplay on NBRN-FM, Nashville, TN. Rob is currently working on his 2nd CD and plays each Monday at the Dixie House Café, Fort Worth, TX. His website is 6stringentertainment.com.
Lou Ann Petty - Lou Ann’s song “Soldier's Wife" has been nominated for SONG OF THE YEAR" at the Texas Music Awards.
Bill Rainey - Bill Rainey at www.nbrn.fm. Patty Patrick has formed a Radio Alliance with over 110 radio stations connected worldwide!! "NuCountry with Bill Rainey" is constantly being streamed to at least 185 radio stations including the 110 Radio Alliance!! www.rsf1.at.
Shari Raye - Shari has signed a recording contract with Tate Music Group and will be recording a gospel album in 2013.
Sylvia Saenz (a.k.a. “Delua”) - Sylvia is now singing at Diamond Jim’s in Arlington, TX., every Thursday. Her song, “Forgotten Soldier You Will Not Be” has been posted to YouTube and her CD, “After the Rain Comes the Sun” is available for sale. She is also interested in working with musicians on some new material. For more information, check her website at wwwconnectingtocreate.com.
Randy Steppick - Randy has just finished recording three new songs and his Christmas/Comedy single, “Somebody Help Santa”, is being promoted Nationally and Internationally, on AM and FM radio. His CD’s are available at CDBaby.com and at Ernest Tubb Record Shop, Fort Worth, TX.. His music is also available for play on Touchtune Jukeboxes nationwide. For information on Randy’s music, go to www.randysteppickmusic.com.
Mel Strait - Mel served on the committee for the Sam Houston Folk Festival in Huntsville Texas; performing acts were recorded for cable television programming.
Rick Tate - Rick has been co-writing with Erin Johnston and David Fryar. He also likes performing at the Farr Best Opry in Mansfield, TX. and FWSA Open Mic events.
Randy Tredway & Helen Kennedy - Randy and Helen host “In The Music Room” and concert venues with many artists and bands. They have recorded several FWSA members and their concerts are the best in Texas. For information, go to www.inthemusicroom.com.
Delaney Watts - Delaney has recorded 35 original songs and is beginning to produce an EP. She recently went to Nashville and worked with musical professionals and performed at the Blue Bird Café and other venues. Check out her website at www.delaneyann.com.
Gus Wolman - Gus Wolman – Gus’ song, “Mom’s Blue Envelope”, by recording artist Laurie Shaw/Banner Records, charted in the Top 40 on Europe’s HotDisc chart eight weeks in a row. To listen/buy, https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/moms-blue-envelope-single/id609032947). Vince Hatfield recording “Lie, Cheat And Steal”. Recording artist Abbey Cone has recorded five songs with WCCMP. “What You Started” will be recorded by Seleen McAlister, Australia. Lou Ann Petty will be re-releasing her song, “Soldier’s Wife”, donating gross profits to a soon to be announced major national/international organization that supports our military, veterans and their families. We at WCCMP thank the Lord, Jesus Christ, for His help, Love and Grace.