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–Several good shows this weekend, so it was a little difficult to pick one, but Matt’s Pick this week goes to Quintron and Miss Pussycat. This looks like a really fun show!
Thursday, August 13th
- The Doodlin’ Hogwallops at Harry’s Tinaja, 8:00 PM.
- A Few Too Many at Reata’s Patio, 8:00 PM. For more information, Click Here
Friday, August 14th
- The Dry Creek Pickers at Harry’s Tinaja, 8:00 PM.
- Quintron and Miss Pussycat at Marfa Ballroom, 9:00 PM. For more information, Click Here
- Kevin Dean at La Trattoria, 6:30 PM.
- When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth and S.P.I.C. at Ray’s Bar, 10:00 PM. For more information, Click Here
Saturday, August 15th
- Ramblin Wrecks with Alpine artist Charlie Bell at Padres Marfa. 8:00 PM. For more information, Click Here
- Jeff Strahan Band at The Railroad Blues, 10:00 PM.
- Open Mic Night at Harry’s Tinaja, 8:00 PM.
Tuesday, August 18th
- Big Mountain Boogaloo at Harry’s Tinaja, 8:00 PM.
- Betty Soo, Charlie Faye, Will Sexton and the Border Blasters at Padres Marfa, 8:30 PM.
Wednesday, August 19th
- Open Mic Night hosted by Dave Simpson at The Railroad Blues, 10:00 PM. Hopefully my band will be able to make it this time!
I got a chance to check out a couple of bands that played. Unfortunately I was only able to get usable video of one of them.
- The Side Show Tragedy is a fantastic rock and roll three piece that played mostly original music for free. Powerful wide ranged vocals with a strong rhythm section made it easy to see why they were able to fill an Ozarka water cooler bottle with tips.
- Back Porch Mary is a southern-styled mellow rock and roll with a hint of rock-a-billy that had a remenesence of Mike Ness from Social Distortion. Overall, they were a well rounded original band that at times if I closed my eyes could have sworn I was listening to Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers with some new material. Videos from that show can be viewed Here.