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James McMurtry

- US Austin, TX Rock

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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."
— -WASHINGTON POST
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  • Sat

    Oct 11


    Houston, TX, US | 3:00pm

    Houston, TX, US
    Sat Oct 11 3:00pm

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    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

  • Thu

    Oct 30


    Athens, GA, US | 12:00am

    Athens, GA, US
    Thu Oct 30 12:00am
  • Fri

    Oct 31


    Birmingham, AL, US | 12:00am

    Birmingham, AL, US
    Fri Oct 31 12:00am
  • Sat

    Nov 1


    Asheville, NC, US | 7:00pm

    Asheville, NC, US
    Sat Nov 01 7:00pm
  • Sun

    Nov 2


    Charleston, WV, US | 12:00am

    Charleston, WV, US
    Sun Nov 02 12:00am
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