Live from state softball

I’m down here in Austin and will be blogging during Petrolia’s state semifinal against Sam Rayburn. I’ll keep updating this every half inning or so, depending on what is going on. It’s good to be back down here for state softball — it’s the area’s first appearance down here since Burkburnett in 2008. And what…

Carter: Down Home Texas

Down Home Texas Richard Carter It was probably around 2005 or 2006 that I first met Graham Wilkinson, an area guy who had done some travelling and was playing music with some people I’d known for years. It was around 2007 or so that I was in the Pub and ran into him, and he…

Carter: Big weekend

Big weekend Richard Carter Wow, what a big weekend for music this last several days. I got to interview Pat Green a week before who played the Santa Rosa Roundup Saturday night and then Jack Ingram played Shrine Fest in Wichita Falls. At the Pub, the Black and White Band played the Pub opening up…

Carter: Rolling Right Along

Rolling right along Richard Carter The summer of 2012 is rolling right along with the fifth annual Cajun Fest taking place last weekend downtown, and the playing of Gregg Martinez as well as the Black and White Band. I also understand that jazzE also played, so people got to hear a good mix of live…

Carter: Summertime Bands

Summertime bands Richard Carter So, summertime continues to wind its way around. I went to Fuzzy’s Tacos Thursday night and the Black and White Band, perhaps the hardest working band in Wichita Falls, was playing a Thursday night show from 7 to 10:30 p.m. The guys sounded good, and the vocals are really starting to…