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FEST 2017 FREDERICKSBURG, TX
MARCH 31 – APRIL 2

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ARTIST LIST

Camden Jordan is a country singer from Fredericksburg, Tx. At only 16 years of age Camden Jordan has a very strong , deep vocal range . He’s played all over Texas and has had some amazing opportunities in the music business. He’s played at the Legendary Firehouse Saloon, Luckenbach Dance Hall, Victory cup in Austin, TX and in New York and more.

With Texas strong vocals and traditional country songwriting, Lisa Beck-Crawford will take you back to the “good old days” with soulful performances of her original songs as well as some of the country music from days long gone.

Discovered at Mickey Gilley’s club, Kathy made her appearance on the Billboard country music chart with the #82 hit, Hold Me Till The Last Waltz is Over. Today Kathy performs at various locations throughout the Texas live music scene. Her blend of classic country sounds with a fresh Americana twist makes her music a natural representation of what makes the Texas sound the future for country music.

Jason Scott is a folk singer/songwriter from San Antonio Texas. The former front-man for Texas Alt-country rock band “Pitchfork” from 2009 to 2015 with a two year hiatus from 2013 to 2015. J.R. was born in Oklahoma and grew up in the west Texas panhandle. Having a guitar in hand from age 8, J.R. has been honing his craft in the San Antonio/New Braunfels area since 2008.

Andy Armendariz is from San Angelo, TT, now living in Cedar Park,TX. He is the front man for the Eight From The Gate Band. Andy loves real country music and the outdoors.

Janelle Nichole is an 18 year old singer/songwriter/artist from Texas. She loves telling stories and touching others hearts through sharing her music. She performs for various benefits, and events, and is currently working on an all original music CD. She also regularly releases music videos on her youtube channel

Ben B. Beckendorf (aka The Reverend Bennie B. – and yes, he really is a reverend) was born in Austin, Texas in 1955 – Texas was already in the groove of the Blues with the likes of T-Bone Walker, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Freddie King, and many more. little did they know another bluesman had been born. Ben’s family moved to Los Angeles, California for a while, then to Houston, Texas, and eventually located to central Texas on a ranch just North of Fredericksburg.

Born in Dallas, Texas and raised through several towns in Texas the music of Boone Holding comes from many emotions. Whether the pain of an upbringing less than satisfactory or the joy of songwriting helping save a lost sole from self destruction, all of the songs from this young songwriter come from a real place in time.

A native Texan, Sam Watson bring songs fused with hard hitting clever lyrics and poignant punch lines. She carries the classic Texan rebel style with soft bluegrass and blues influence. Sam has been paying her dues, playing in honky tonks and sleeping in her truck bed, working with every songwriter along the way in hopes of continuously improving her craft and her passion.

Singer Cydney Walker got her start singing in Harper, Texas at local churches and cafes. Now, at 17 years old, she strives to entertain with a mix of classic and modern country music.

Raised in the Texas Hill Country, Karneigh Royal is a Singer/Songwriter whose music reaches across multiple genres. Her music draws influence from some of her favorite Country artists such as Waylon Jennings, Kacey Musgraves, and Alison Krauss. Nominated by Nashville Universe Awards for Newcomer of the Year and Song of the Year. Her style of writing is a breathe of fresh air in the country music scene and brings a new level of honesty to the listeners. Karneigh is currently working on her first studio EP.

The Dirty River Dixie Band is a traditional style jazz band hailing from San Antonio, Texas. Originally meeting at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas where the first members of the band studied music, sparks ignited instantly.

Art and Candy sounds so sweet, you’ll be begging for another taste! Candy DeClue has a classic voice, reminiscent of the late female jazz queens, with a hint of contemporary stars and a twist of her own unique Austin jazz flavor. Art Carvajal’s six-string tones are the perfect complement, whether hearkening back to the dulcet tones of jazz guitar’s golden era or indulging in the most memorable pop and rock riffs. From smooth and mild to thrilling and wild, Art and Candy is a one-of-a-kind musical tonic.