Houston native Sunny Sweeney has come a long way since she played her songs in bars for tips and free beer in the early 2000's. Lately, she keeps plenty busy touring with the likes of Miranda Lambert, when she's not enjoying her home life in Austin. Notably Texan caught up with Sunny on the heels of a big spring tour schedule.
Ruby Allmond was a singer and songwriter whose skills on the fiddle garnered her the title of "National Champion Lady Fiddler" in 1947. Her legacy lives on through her numerous recordings, including a new version of her song by Brad Davis.
For almost 30 years, Jim Heath has been creating unique rockabilly sounds under the moniker of Reverend Horton Heat. Fromhis humble beginnings in Dallas' Deep Ellum district, to song placement in video games and thousands of live performances, "The Rev" has carved his stage name into the pillars of Texas music and beyond.
Stanley Hammond is a guitarist, songwriter, and luthier who has lived in Texas for less than a year, but was already compelled to write his first country song. Hammond stopped by KETR recently for an interview and live performance.