HOUSE CONCERT: JENNIFER’S GARDENS IN AUSTIN
We’re coming to Austin for a “house concert,” and what a house this is! Jennifer’s Gardens is a magical site; we’ll be playing in the stone ampitheater at the historic Shoal Creek location of the floral designer and artist Jennifer Myers. Austin fans, you don’t want to miss this one! Showtime is 2 p.m.; there’s no cover, but donations to the band are strongly encouraged. Reserve your spot by RSVP-ing to this Facebook event.
WE’RE BACK IN HORSESHOE BAY!
We’re delighted to be playing the Annual Gala for the Phoenix Center of Marble Falls. This year’s “Blues on the Bay” party will be held on Sat., Feb., 20 at Quail Point in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., includes dinner and dancing. All proceeds will directly benefit the non-profit organization, which provides high-quality, affordable mental health care for children and families in need. For more information, or to buy tickets, click here. Don’t miss this one—it’s a rockin’ good time for a rockin’ good cause!
DON’T MISS US AT THE SANTA FE BANDSTAND ON AUG.15!
We’re thrilled to be returning to Santa Fe’s premier summer musical experience on Aug. 15. That’s right, folks—we’re playing on a Saturday evening, and we invite you to come out for a magical evening of music under the stars. Bring your friends on Sat., Aug. 15 at 7:15 p.m. We’re excited that Santa Fe Bandstand/Outside In Productions has assembled another terrific line-up this summer; click here to view the complete Bandstand schedule.
ZENOBIA WINS NEW MEXICO RECORDING OF THE YEAR!
Congratulations to our very own Zenobia! On May 30, Lady Z. won the 2015 New Mexico Music Award for the best CD recorded in N.M. in 2014!!!! We’re so proud of this well-deserved honor for her album Resurrection. Here’s a photo of Zenobia and her musical partner Jay Boy Adams right after the ceremony. Congratulations, again Z.!!!!! We invite everyone to congratulate our winner at our upcoming gigs. Check out the calendar on our Events page, and we hope to see you soon!
We were honored to be among the performers at the 2015 New Mexico Music Awards banquet, and we want to thank everyone for a wonderful evening of music and community. Shout-outs to the organizers, Lynn-Marie Rusaw and Jose and Kathy Ponce, for the months of hard work that went into making this event possible. And kudos to all of the sound, light, video and photography folks who contributed to the evening’s success. Finally, congratulations to all the winners and nominees who demonstrated the amazing scope of music in New Mexico.
JAY BOY ADAMS SOLO SET AT OPA’S SXSW RADIOTHON
Our own Jay Boy Adams is playing a solo acoustic set in Austin for OPA’s 6th Annual SXSW RadioThon, hosted by Big Kev and Rick Star. If you’re anywhere near Austin, git yourself down to OPA Coffee & Wine Bar on Wed., March 18 at 2:45 p.m.! The live broadcast is open to the public, and no badges or wristbands are necessary. Kick back in OPA’s comfy coffee & wine bar, and don’t miss this rare opportunity to get up-close and personal with our favorite moving, gifted and down-home songwriter. OPA is located at 2050 South Lamar Blvd; Austin, TX; call 512.326.8742 for details. Once again, the date is Wed., March 18, at 2:45 p.m. Don’t miss this one!
BOOTS, BLUES & BOOGIE IN TEXAS
We’re proud to be playing The Boots, Blues & Boogie Ball for the Phoenix Center of Marble Falls, Texas. The event takes place on Sat., Feb. 7, 6:30–10:30 p.m., at Quail Point in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. All proceeds for this stompin’ event will directly benefit the children in need served by the non-profit organization, which provides the highest level of care to every child and family through innovative trauma-informed therapy and education. To purchase individual tickets or a table, click here. For more information on the event, call Sarah at (830)637-7848 or email her at email@example.com; to learn more about The Phoenix Center, click here. The evening includes dinner, dancing and surprises—join us!
CATCH US AT THE HISTORIC
We’re starting off the new year with a great gig at the historic Odeon Theater on The Square in Mason, Texas! The Odeon is the oldest continually operating theater in West Texas, and we’ll be rocking it on Sat., Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended: visit http://www.theodeontheater.com/ for tickets. For more information or reservations, please call Dennis or Kay Evans at 325-347-6781, or you can also email Concerts@TheOdeonTheater.com. Happy New Year everyone—now bring it on!!
JAY BOY ADAMS TO BE INDUCTED
INTO WEST TEXAS WALK OF FAME!
On Sept. 19, our very own Jay Boy Adams will be inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame in Lubbock, Texas! Begun as a tribute to Buddy Holly in the late 70’s, the Walk of Fame’s previous inductees include Holly, Waylon Jennings, Mac Davis, Joe Ely, and a host of West Texas notables who have gained recognition in the promotion or production of the arts, music and/or entertainment. The induction ceremony will take place on Fri., Sept. 19, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, followed by a performance by Jay Boy Adams & Zenobia with Mister Sister. Details are coming soon, so stay tuned—we’re so proud of you, Jay Boy!
BUY OUR CDs!
Both of the CDs below are available for purchase at our shows, or you can order copies via email. The cost is $20/CD if the albums are ordered separately (the price includes shipping). When you order both albums together, the cost is just $35, which also includes shipping. Send your email order to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOW LONG HOW LONG captures the sound of Jay Boy and Zenobia’s exciting live shows, featuring the rhythm section of Mister Sister (Josh English and Trixie Merkin). Raw and gritty, sweet and soulful—we know you’ll want to take us home with you! Produced by Jay Boy Adams, and recorded at Jono Manson’s Kitchen Sink Studio in Chupadero, N. M.
LET IT GO places the spotlight on the songs of Jay Boy Adams. This chart-topping artist’s music and lyrics are deeply rooted in close-knit relationships with family, community and the West Texas land. Lyrical and heartfelt, rocking and soulful, the album features some of Texas’s finest musicians. Produced by Jay Boy Adams and Monty Byrom at Caldwell Studio in Lubbock, Texas.
Let It Go is now available on iTunes!! Click here to purchase your copy.
Header Photos:©Baron Wolman