Natalie Rhea is an independent filmmaker and photographer, with a strong focus on story-driven documentaries and music video production. She is originally from Fort Worth, where she earned her film degree at Texas Christian University, and now resides in Austin with her husband, Sam Riggs. During her time as a radio deejay, she was inspired by the artists coming in studio and took her art deep into the heart of the Texas Music scene. Check out her work at http://natalierhea.com.
Austin’s Renowned Nutty Brown Cafe and Amphitheater Relocating
Renowned landmark Nutty Brown Cafe and Amphitheater, just off Hwy 290 in Austin will officially be moving to Round Rock, just north of the metroplex. Rumors have been circulating for quite some time on whether the venue would would withstand the test of time, especially after the property was p…
Texas Country Acts Dominate Spotify Streaming Across Texas
While streaming Texas Music, commercial free, at RadioTexasLive.com is always best (shameless plug), Spotify's Texas Country section, too, is booming.
Top 10 Signs You Are a True Texas Music Fanatic
Yeah, you like Texas Music, but are you fanatical about it? I have been thinking about the similarities between all of the fans in this big Texas family, and there are only three things we all want: 1) Good. 2) Country. 3) Music.
Natalie Maines Inducted into West Texas Walk Of Fame
The Dixie Chicks released a statement on their Facebook page claiming the West Texas Walk Of Fame is honoring lead Chick, Natalie Maines. Former "Walk of Fame" Inductees include Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings, and her father, Lloyd Maines.
Top Five: Kacey Musgraves Resting B**ch Faces
Kacey Musgraves, our favorite female outlaw, is turning heads all around the world with her new album "Pageant Material," released June 22nd. To promote her album release, she did an interview with Buzzfeed where they discussed her notorious resting-bitch faces, or the multipl…
STOLEN: Texas Singer / Songwriter Mike Ryan’s Gear + Trailer
Last night, Mike Ryan and their band had their trailer stolen with all their gear inside. More details regarding the items stolen will be released soon but be on the lookout for a red single axle trailer with paper tags.
Top 5: Moments from Larry Joe Taylor Music Fest 2015
Last week was my first LJT experience... and it was just that. A very fast-pace, insane yet amazing experience - not only to witness but to be a part of, I was on the media crew running video production, and got to see every corner of the Texas Music Fest...
Our Top 5 Picks: Texas Artists That Will Dominate 2015
Throughout the history of "Texas Music" there have been certain artists that stepped forward as... "leaders" per-say. These leaders made headway for the rest of our favorite artists. In the beginning, we had Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Roger Creager step up, follow…
Natalie Rhea Acoustic Sessions: Sam Riggs ‘Dark As A Dungeon’
"Dark as a Dungeon" is an extremely heartfelt song written by singer/songwriter Merle Travis in the early 1940s. It is a lament about the danger, labor and grind of being a coal miner. It was made famous by Johnny Cash when he recorded it in 1968.
Our Top 5: Songs Covered by Texas Artists
I saw an artist perform the other day, who may or may not be on this list *cough cough* that did a phenomenal rendition of a song outside of their genre. It got me thinking about the artists in our Texas Music scene - the songs they choose to cover at their shows and why they choose those particular…
Ray Johnston Debuts ‘More Crown Than Coke’ Music Video
Ray Johnston and his band are fairly new on the music scene, but are quickly making a name for themselves. Last week Ray debuted his newest video, “More Crown Than Coke,” directed and edited by yours truly!
‘Would You Rather? Texas Music Edition’ | Episode One
When I do an interview with an artist, I like to start with a little game of “Would You Rather” – a nifty trick I learned from a friend to relieve the tension and make the interview for the artist quick and painless.