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The Final Twelve. Next Monday. #bluelight #fall #singersongwriter #jimdixon #cletocordero #kodywest #haydenhuse #loulewis #eddieglenn #mitchellrambo #jacobfurr #davemartinez #curtispeoples #randallking #jonyoung #lubbock #lubbockmusic #livemusic
Oct 21

The Final Twelve. Next Monday. #bluelight #fall #singersongwriter #jimdixon #cletocordero #kodywest #haydenhuse #loulewis #eddieglenn #mitchellrambo #jacobfurr #davemartinez #curtispeoples #randallking #jonyoung #lubbock #lubbockmusic #livemusic

Singer_Songwriter2014Fall

Singer_Songwriter2014Fallby: Thomas D. Mooney
Editor-in-Chief

Week III in the Fall Singer-Songwriter Competition saw Dave Martinez, Curtis Peoples, Jon Young, and Randall King all move on to the Finals (Monday, Oct 27). They’ll join finalists from Week I Jim Dixon, Hayden Huse, Kody West, and Cleto Cordero and finalists from Week II Lou Lewis, Eddie Glenn, Jacob Furr, and Mitchell Rambo. 

All in all, the 12 artists from…

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Oct 21
Week III Results

Taylor Swift: The Hero

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Taylor Swift Isn’t the Hero We Deserve, But She’s the One We Need Right Now

by: Leslie Hale
Contributor

I have a lot of feelings about Taylor Swift. This isn’t a secret, nor is it something I’m ashamed of, though it’s constantly implied that I should be. After all, she only writes songs for teenage girls, and we all know that nothing teenage girls like has any merit. That’s why that Elvis guy…

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Oct 21
Taylor Swift: The Hero We Don’t Deserve, But the One We Need
Speaking with RC Edwards of Turnpike Troubadours tomorrow. They’ll be playing Kalf Fry Oct 31 in Lubbock. You can still enter our ticket giveaway as well. #kalffry #turnpiketroubadours #oklahoma #goodbyenormalstreet #diamondsandgasoline #bossiercity #rcedwards #roosteredwards #livemusic
Oct 20

Speaking with RC Edwards of Turnpike Troubadours tomorrow. They’ll be playing Kalf Fry Oct 31 in Lubbock. You can still enter our ticket giveaway as well. #kalffry #turnpiketroubadours #oklahoma #goodbyenormalstreet #diamondsandgasoline #bossiercity #rcedwards #roosteredwards #livemusic

Crooks is at Blue Light this Friday.  It can’t get much better than this. #crooks #lubbock #texasmusic #texas #livemusic
Oct 20

Crooks is at Blue Light this Friday. It can’t get much better than this. #crooks #lubbock #texasmusic #texas #livemusic

Singer_Songwriter2014Fall

Singer_Songwriter2014Fallby: Thomas D. Mooney
Editor-in-Chief

Today is the final preliminary round in The Blue Light Fall Singer-Songwriter Competition. So far, we’ve heard a total of 48 songs from some 24 artists. From those 24, eight have moved on to the Finals on Monday, Oct 27.

Some combination of four from below will join Week I Finalists Jim Dixon, Cleto Cordero, Hayden Huse, and Kody West and Week II FinalistsLou…

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Oct 20
Week III: The Final 12
Week III is tomorrow. Next Monday is the finals. #bluelight #lubbock #lubbockmusic #singersongwriter #texas
Oct 19

Week III is tomorrow. Next Monday is the finals. #bluelight #lubbock #lubbockmusic #singersongwriter #texas

Oct 18

Buy you a drank. #shinyribs #buyyouadrink #tpain

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Kevin Russell of Shinyribs. Photos by Landan Luna/New Slang.

Kevin Russell of Shinyribs. Photos by Landan Luna/New Slang.

by: Thomas D. Mooney
Editor-in-Chief

We caught up with Kevin Russell, the always entertaining Shinyribs last week. He’s playing tonight (Friday, Oct 17) at The Blue Light. The third Shinyribs album, Okra Candy, should be coming out in the spring of 2015. 

Watch/Listen to “Sweeter Than the Scars” below.

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Oct 17
Interviews: Shinyribs
Shinyribs is playing Blue Light tonight. Absolutely, one of the best artists playing. You’ll regret missing. #shinyribs #lubbock #livemusic #okracandy #gulfcoastmuseum #wellafterawhile #texas #texasmusic
Oct 17

Shinyribs is playing Blue Light tonight. Absolutely, one of the best artists playing. You’ll regret missing. #shinyribs #lubbock #livemusic #okracandy #gulfcoastmuseum #wellafterawhile #texas #texasmusic

Patty Griffin was amazing last night. More photos/review to come. Photo by Trace Thomas. #lubbock #pattygriffin #livemusic #americankid #downtownchurch #flamingred #1000kisses #livingwithghosts
Oct 16

Patty Griffin was amazing last night. More photos/review to come. Photo by Trace Thomas. #lubbock #pattygriffin #livemusic #americankid #downtownchurch #flamingred #1000kisses #livingwithghosts

The Roomsounds. Photo by Will Von Bolton.
The Roomsounds. Photo by Will Von Bolton.

The Roomsounds. Photo by Will Von Bolton.

by: Thomas D. Mooney
Editor-in-Chief

Hype a band? I’d never do such a thing. Seriously. The Roomsounds, there’s substance in that band. No hype here.

It’s pure rock and roll made by twenty-something-year-olds for twenty-something-year-olds–not that you can’t enjoy it if you’re older. But it’s that state of mind. It’s a little fuzzy and driving.

There’s…

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Oct 16
Interviews: Ryan Michael of The Roomsounds
❤️ #pattygriffin
Oct 15

❤️ #pattygriffin

FALLSS

FALLSSby: Thomas D. Mooney
Editor-in-Chief

This past Monday, singer-songwriters Jacob Furr, Eddie Glenn, Lou Lewis, and Mitchell Rambo moved on in the Blue Light Fall Singer-Songwriter Competition. There was plenty of great songs played that night though. Here’s a live recording of Monday in it’s entirety.

You’re getting from Furr to Jones. 24 songs. We’ve not cut it into individual tracks or…

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Oct 15
Week II Audio
Four Finalists from last night. Photos by Jon Taylor. Jacob Furr, Mitchell Rambo, Lou Lewis, Eddie Glenn. #lubbock #lubbockmusic #livemusic
Oct 14

Four Finalists from last night. Photos by Jon Taylor. Jacob Furr, Mitchell Rambo, Lou Lewis, Eddie Glenn. #lubbock #lubbockmusic #livemusic