The Year In Music: Top 17 Albums of 2017

Happy Holidays from Austin to all the great people and fellow music lovers in my world! I hope you’re all smack dab in the middle of an excellent holiday season and enjoying every minute of this amazing time of year with friends, family and loved ones. With a mere two weeks remaining in this rather […]

The Year In Music: Top 14 Albums of 2014

Happy Holidays, my friends! It’s been far too long since I’ve written and about damn time that I got back to the “blogosphere” and shared a bit of my world from The “Unofficial Mayor of Austin” to you. Hope that 2014 has brought much success, happiness, love and laughter in your lives. As quickly as time […]

Lone Star Tunes: Top Five Songs That Help Define The Great State Of Texas

This past January, I celebrated five years living back here in the great state of Texas, in my favorite city imaginable – Austin, and yesterday, we celebrated the 177th birthday of the Lone Star State during Texas Independence Day. While drivin’ around in my Tahoe over this weekend, enjoying the ridiculously perfect, beautiful weather we’re […]

Luckenbach, Texas: “The Official Texas Road Trip Of Choice For The Unofficial Mayor Of Austin”

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, there’s nothin’ like catchin’ a beautiful day here in Central Texas and hittin’ the open road. Throw the windows down, sunroof open and crank the tunes. Therapeutic to no end! When it comes to my favorite road trip destinations here in the Lone Star State, specifically […]

Back To The Basics Of Love: Luckenbach Blues Festival 2013

Quite simply, there’s few places in the world that I love as much as Luckenbach, Texas, located in the amazing lil’ hamlet between Johnson City and Fredericksburg, Texas that, honestly, if you blink, you’ll miss…and you DO NOT want to do that. Toward the latter part of every January, the good folks in the great […]

THE YEAR IN PICTURES 2012: What A Year It Was!

The waning hours of 2012 are upon us and, in wrappin’ up this current chapter of life, I went back through my hundreds, if not thousands, of photos from the the past 12 months and confirmed what an excellent year it’s really been. Great times spent with friends, old and new, excellent travels, much fun […]

The Year in Music: Top 12 Songs of 2012

Wow. The final two days of 2012. Once again, time just flyin’ on by. Hard to believe 2013 is already on our doorstep, but excited for what lies ahead and the beginning of a whole new chapter in this great life of ours. While we’re wrapping up another excellent year over the coming days, we’re […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – DECEMBER 27, 2012-JANUARY 2, 2013

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – DECEMBER 27, 2012-JANUARY 2, 2013 Thursday, December 27, 2012 Antone’s: “Antone’s Alumni Winter Ball” featuring Lou Ann Barton, Malford Milligan, Denny Freeman, Derek O’Brien, Marcia Ball, Mike Flanigin, George Rains, Scott Nelson, Larry Fulcher, J.J. Johnson, Georgia Bramhall, Emily Gimble The Continental Club: The Whiskey Sisters, O:A, Zapata!, Soulhat […]

The Sound Of Austin: The Perfect Holiday Gift For Every Austinite & True Music Fan

One look at my blog, my Facebook profile or just spending any amount of time around me and most know that I am an avid and passionate resident of the great city of Austin, Texas and strong supporter of our local music scene. A few weeks back, I stumbled upon an excellent representation of the […]

The Year In Music: Top 10 Albums of 2012

Despite the widespread rumors and rampant media buzz, I have not actually fallen off the face of the Earth, I have merely been inundated over the last few weeks preparing for the move to my new condo in South Austin. Yep, at long last, I am finally a resident of “the 78704,” reveling in the […]