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!!
COUNTDOWN TO VOTING FOR OUR
What a year it’s been! Each of our two great lead artists released a great recording, and now they’re both in the running for Grammy nominations! If you’re a member of the voting academy, please consider their efforts when you submit your ballots. Below are the categories for which they’re being considered; for more information, visit www.grammypro.com, and remember, your ballots must be received by Wed., Nov. 5. If you’re not a voting member, we urge you to just get out there and purchase these fine recordings: click on the images above for a link.
GRAMMY NOMINATION VOTING INFORMATION
FIELD: AMERICANA ROOTS MUSIC
Best Americana Album: LET IT GO, Jay Boy Adams
FIELD: GOSPEL/CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC
Best Gospel Album: RESURRECTION, Zenobia
Best Gospel Performance/Song: GLORY, Zenobia
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