Aaron Watson’s Popularity Bodes Well For Texas Country’s International Appeal

This week, Watson announced that he would return (yes, return) to Europe in 2016, with dates in the U.K., France and Italy. Perhaps most notably, Watson will play the inaugural Billy Bob’s Texas Country Fair in Padua, Italy. Your eyes do not deceive you; Watson will headline a festival in Italy that is sponsored by Fort Worth’s most famous honky tonk. That certainly sounds bizarre, but it speaks to the growing popularity of country music in Europe, much of which has been driven by Watson himself... Read more

Josh Weathers // The Hope Home

WE WANT CHANGE:  Josh Weathers' return to the stage supports his vision to build The Hope Home in India.   The Hope Home will provide housing, food, and educational opportunities for orphaned and endangered girls in India.

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Mike and the Moonpies, ‘Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em’ Music Video [Exclusive Premier]

Mike and the Moonpies, ‘Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em’ Music Video [Exclusive Premiere]

 

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Mike and the Moonpies have a brand-new music video, for “Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em,” from their new record, Mockingbird, and The Boot is premiering it exclusively for its readers.

The six-man band is led by Texas native Mike Harmeier. “Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em” is the group’s current single from Mockingbird, the Moonpies’ third full-length offering, whic... Read more

Josh Abbott Band returns to Billy Bob’s to Headline New Year’s Day

Josh Abbott Band returns to Billy Bob's, the world's largest honky tonk, to ring in the New Year with back-to-back shows beginning January 1, 2016. The Texas country torchbearers share the bill with Eli Young Band to perform an acoustic set on New Year's Day and perform a stand-alone set January 2.

Looking to repeat last New Year's sold out back-to-back shows at their 6,000 seat home state venue, JAB will be performing new music from  ‘Front Row Seat’ (out Nov. 6 via Thirty Tigers) an album that ... Read more