Natalie Rhea is an independent filmmaker and photographer, with a strong focus on story-driven documentaries and music video production. She is originally from Fort Worth, where she earned her film degree at Texas Christian University, and now resides in Austin with her husband, Sam Riggs. During her time as a radio deejay, she was inspired by the artists coming in studio and took her art deep into the heart of the Texas Music scene. Check out her work at http://natalierhea.com.
JB and the Moonshine Band Unveil Patriotic ‘Shotgun Rifle and a .45′ Music Video
JB And The Moonshine Band have caused quite a stir with their current single "Shotgun, Rifle and a .45," which touches on the right to bear arms and standing up for those rights:
Texas Country Acts Dominate Spotify Streaming Across Texas
While streaming Texas Music, commercial free, at RadioTexasLive.com is always best (shameless plug), Spotify's Texas Country section, too, is booming.
Top 10 Signs You Are a True Texas Music Fanatic
Yeah, you like Texas Music, but are you fanatical about it? I have been thinking about the similarities between all of the fans in this big Texas family, and there are only three things we all want: 1) Good. 2) Country. 3) Music.
STOLEN: Shane Smith & The Saints Guitars + Fiddle
Not even a week had passed after the incident with Mike Ryan's stolen trailer when Shane Smith & The Saints became the next target. On May 7th, Shane's van was broken into where two guitars and a fiddle were stolen:
STOLEN: Texas Singer / Songwriter Mike Ryan’s Gear + Trailer
Last night, Mike Ryan and their band had their trailer stolen with all their gear inside. More details regarding the items stolen will be released soon but be on the lookout for a red single axle trailer with paper tags.
Our Top 5 Picks: Texas Artists That Will Dominate 2015
Throughout the history of "Texas Music" there have been certain artists that stepped forward as... "leaders" per-say. These leaders made headway for the rest of our favorite artists. In the beginning, we had Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Roger Creager step up, followed by Randy Rogers, Wade Bowen etc etc etc.
SXSW Cares Fund: Caring for Victims of SXSW Accident
It was announced Monday that a third victim of the tragic DWI accident at SXSW passed away due to injuries from a drunk driver. The Austin Community Foundation has launched a fundraiser to help raise financial support for the victims and their families:
Part Two: Top 10 Spring Break Texas Music Jams
Warm weather has finally arrived, which means Spring Break is just around the corner ! And if you're anything like me, you're getting your playlists beach-ready. Here is part two of our favorite jams to take with you on your Spring Break adventure: 5...
Alison Krauss + Willie Nelson Set to Co-Headline Summer Tour
In case you haven't heard the exciting news -- music icons Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station will be kicking off a co-headlining tour throughout the summer. At various stops in the tour expect other artists to join them, including Kacey Musgraves and Jason Isbell.
Help Bart Crow’s Newborn Twins
Are these not the sweetest little twins you've ever seen? Newborns River and Parsons Crow were diagnosed at 6 weeks old with RSV (respiratory syncytial virus).
This Week Only: Early Bird Sale to Larry Joe Taylor Fest!
This Week Only: Early Bird Sale to Larry Joe Taylor Fest! If I'm not mistaken, that means more money in your pocket for food and brewskis. Your ticket includes access to the uhh-mazing Chili Cook-off, a fantastic music lineup, and of course -- the time of your life.
Top 5 Music Videos of 2013
It has been quite the year for music videos in our scene -- from claymation to animation, short films and videos for a cause -- Texas Music has picked up some serious speed for high-quality videos. Needless to say, artists have their work cut out for 'em in 2014 to keep up with the pace...