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New Song "The Open Road" Live at Java jAm

September 22, 2011

Java Jam This Friday Night

August 25, 2011

Come to Milam Street Coffee this Friday night in Wharton, TX for this months Java Jam. Show starts at 6 PM and cover is only $15, but remember you can BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine)!

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The Country Start Page Interview

July 06, 2011

Why country music ?
~ I play country music, because I was born a country boy, raised on the ranches and farmlands of my grandfathers. My father kept the dial of his Chevy truck on KVET 98.1 while my mother absolutely loved the music of Hank Williams, Sr. Even after a degreen in English and Communications I could never outlearn my Texas twang, which becomes more prominent the more tired I get! Plus it's real..

If everything would be possible (waking the dead included) , which two people should sing the ultimate country
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Catching up with John Arthur Martinez

May 26, 2011

North Lake Travis Log | Wednesday, May 25, 2011 | Mike Parker

Whether it is playing a show, hanging out and collaborating with Texas musicians or competing on a reality TV series, John Arthur Martinez has always stayed true to his roots. Along with Todd Snider, Terri Hendrix, James McMurtry, Bruce Robison and others, Martinez gained experience on stage at Cheatham Street Warehouse in San Marcos. After some coaxing from a good friend, Martinez opted to try out for TV’s “Nashville Star,” which sent his music to
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Hill Country Dayz Schedule Announced

May 23, 2011

Hill Country Dayz is a festival held on May 28th in Lago Vista at Bar K Park on the North Shore of Lake Travis approximately 35 miles NW of Austin. Hill Country Dayz is a day long event for folks of all ages. Hill Country Dayz will feature; Live Music, Food & Drink. Fun & Games, Vendors, Silent Auction, Turnback Canyon Regatta & More

Band Schedule:

Chad Allen Band 1:00-3:00 pm

Drew Womack   3:30-5:30 pm

Stooch 6:00-8:00 pm

John Arthur Martinez 8:30-10:30 pm

Singer-songwriters gather for birthday show at Uptown

May 21, 2011

Tuesday, 17 May 2011 10:02 The Picayune TV

MARBLE FALLS — Hill Country singer-songwriters will come together May 26 at the Uptown Marble Theater to celebrate the birthday of one of their own, Highland Lakes resident and award-winning performer Mark Allan Atwood.

Atwood, john Arthur martinez, Kevin Higgins, Mike Ethan Messick and Heath Childs will perform a five-man songswap 8-10 p.m. at the downtown theater, 218 Main St.

Made popular by the early round-robin style episodes of the now legendary
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Country Fest Weekend Tickets Now On Sale

April 01, 2011

country fest weekend john arthur martinez

Special Show Tonight at River City Grille

January 27, 2011

Jessie Wallace, whose single "Consume Me" charted on the TX Country Gospel Charts, joins me, co-writer Jan Landry, & fiddlin' Kurt Baumer, formerly of LoneStar, at the River City Grille tonight, 7-9. Make a reservation and order the pork chop to support free concert series.

Mel Tillis & Gruene Hall Show

January 25, 2011

john arthur martinez and mel tillis

Mel Tillis poses with john Arthur martinez, Margie Marshall of Kyle, TX and Francis Jette, of Marble Falls after Saturday's show at Gruene Hall in New Braunfels.

~photo by Rick Shope

jAm, Blakely & Greenberg at RCG Tonight

January 06, 2011

John M. Greenberg will join Mike Blakely and me at the River City Grille, 7-9, tonight for the weekly Treaty Oak Bank Acoustic Series. We suggest you reserve a table! Order Paul's Chicken with the green chile rice to show support for the free concert series or your favorite.

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