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James McMurtry

- US Austin, TX Rock


Label: Lightning Rod Records

Bio: The son of acclaimed author Larry McMurtry (Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment), James grew up on a steady diet of Johnny Cash and Roy Acuff records. His first album, Too Long in the Wasteland (released in 1989), was produced by John Mellencamp and marked the beginning of a series of acclaimed pr... See Full Bio

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"There's a good chance that McMurtry's Just Us Kids will be the best album of 2008."
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    Nov 29

    Houston, TX, US | 2:00pm

    Houston, TX, US
    Sat Nov 29 2:00pm


    James McMurtry McGonigel's Mucky Duck presents James McMurtry. (TWOSHOWS)!James McMurtry is a Texas rock and Americana music singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader and occasional actor (Daisy Miller, Lonesome Dove). He performs with veteran bandmates and rhythm section The Heartless Bastards. His father, novelist Larry McMurtry, gave him his first guitar at age seven. His mother, an English professor, taught him how to play it: "My mother taught me three chords and the rest I just stole as I went along. I learned everything by ear or by watching people.""The simple fact is that James McMurtry may be the truest, fiercest songwriter of his generation..." Stephen King | Entertainment WeeklyJames writes like he's lived a lifetime. John MellencampThe most vital lyricist in America today. Bob Harris, BBC 2 RADIOJames McMurtry is a true Americana poet actually he is a poet regardless of genre Michael Nesmith

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    Jan 17

    San Antonio, TX, US | 9:00pm

    San Antonio, TX, US
    Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:00pm
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    Jan 24

    Tomball, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Tomball, TX, US
    Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:00pm
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    Feb 27

    Houston, TX, US | 4:30pm

    Houston, TX, US
    Fri Feb 27, 2015 4:30pm


    James McMurtry Celebrated tunesmiths highly anticipated record, due February 24, 2015, an elegant collection mostly about relationships and the big old worldJames McMurtry may be the truest, fiercest songwriter of his generation Stephen KingVisit James McMurtrys Website

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