Texas Country/Red Dirt

William Clark Green Has a Home Run [AUDIO]
William Clark Green debuted in 2008 with "Dangerous Man." The CD boasted some Incredible songs with "Gypsy", "New Orleans," and "Nothing to Lose." A FLint, Texas native, going to Texas Tech, William Clark Green has "plowed the field" so to speak an…
Check Out John David Kent [AUDIO]
John David Kent and the Dumb Angels are an amazing band with moving parts of rich 3-part harmonies, and sonically lie somewhere a little West of Waylon Jennings or Creedence Clearwater Revival with a fresh twist. Three members sing, John himself plays drums, guitar, and piano and changes instrument…
Beer, Bait and Ammo [AUDIO]
Rolling into the weekend on 99.5 The Bear, it's not unusual to hear one of my favorite songs, and often called the national anthem of Texas, "Beer, Bait and Ammo" by Kevin Fowler. Not only does it set the tone for the upcoming no frills, lots of beer, and, well, you get the point kin…
Rich O’Toole Live Saturday Night [VIDEO]
Join 99.5 The Bear Saturday night for Rich O' Tool and special guest Brian Burke at Wild West. Rich came by the Bear studio's on Valentine's day to serenade some of our special listeners and guests. While he was in our studio I took a moment to get a shot of Rich along with Rick and…
I Love The Maines Brothers [AUDIO]
Just thought I would let you know.  The Maines Brothers, in my opinion are at the very core of what we industry folks call "Texas Country," or "Red Dirt."  Whatever you call it, their music remains a force to be reckoned with even today.  I am proud to say that 99.5 The Bear prou…
Twin Fiddles Turn Me On
99.5 the BEAR is proud to announce the release of Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboy's newest CD "Twin Fiddles Turn Me On."  This is Texas Country in its purest form.  Known for carrying the torch of Western Swing for many years, Jody and the Cowboys are excited about thi…