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Countdown to our next Santa Fe appearance!! That’s right, folks, we’ll be back at Evangelo’s Cocktail Lounge on Saturday, April 30, from 3–6 p.m. Something tells us that it just might get a little bit crazy, so put on your stompin’ boots and hang onto your hats, ‘cuz we’re getting ready to party!

 

 

 

 

 

WOWorrellRiverSmallerRRELL’S CONCERT BY THE RIVER

Our own Jay Boy Adams and Zenobia are playing a special Easter-weekend duo performance at Bill Worrell’s River Concert on Sat., March 26. The afternoon event will take place at Worrell’s art-filled property on the Llano River, just outside of Mason, Texas. The gates open at 1 p.m., and the music begins at 3 p.m. Bring a dish to share if you’re so inclined, or you can cook on site—grills and a fire-pit will be in place. BYOB, relax in a magical setting, and enjoy an intimate connection with your favorite musicians. A $20 donation is suggested for the event; for more information, or to let the organizers know you’re coming, click here.

 

 

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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.

 

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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!

 

 

NMMAZWinnerZENOBIA WINS N.M. 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!

 

 

NMMABandTHE BAND KILLS IT AT THE NEW MEXICO MUSIC AWARDS!

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.

JBALET IT GO 2JAY BOY ADAMS INDUCTED INTO WEST TEXAS WALK OF FAME!

In 2014, our very own Jay Boy Adams was 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 took place at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, followed by a performance by Jay Boy Adams & Zenobia with Mister Sister. We’re so proud of you, Jay Boy!

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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 slidemanj@aol.com.

How Long How LongHOW 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