Jenni Finlay SXSW Showcase
4:00 James McMurtry
3:30 Caitlin Rose
3:00 Slaid Cleaves
2:30 Dustin Welch
2:00 Rod Picott
1:30 Gurf Morlix
12:30 Kevin Russell
12:00 Tony Magee Band
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Texas singer/songwriter James McMurtry, known for his hard-edged character sketches, comes from a literary family; his father, novelist and screenwriter Larry McMurtry, gave James his first guitar at age seven, and his mother, an English professor, taught him how to play it....
Kevin Russell is primarily known as a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, mandolin, and banjo) for eclectic Austin, TX, roots-rockers the Gourds. On his own, Russell (using the moniker Kev Russell's Junker) stepped out with the album Buttermilk and Rifles on Sugar Hill Records in 2002....
The music of Austin-based singer/songwriter and guitarist Slaid Cleaves is rooted in country and traditional folk songs, but it is unusual enough to have held interest in a sea of singer/songwriters across the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s....
After making a name for himself as a record producer for a roster of other artists that includes Robert Earl Keen and Lucinda Williams, Gurf Morlix struck out on his own with a solo effort when Catamount Records issued Toad of Titicaca in 2000....
Born in New Hampshire but raised in South Berkwick, ME, Rod Picott started his musical journey performing with a number of high-school and after-school rock and punk bands. After graduation, Picott headed west for Boulder, CO, performing in various coffeehouses and perfecting his craft with the help of Steven Allen Davis....
Austin-based singer/songwriter Dustin Welch was raised in Nashville, Tennessee in a community made up of people involved with various aspects of the music business. Welch was playing music and writing songs from an early age, starting bands as a youth with other children of musicians, including Steve Earle's kid and talented young vocalist Cary Ann Hearst....
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