Austin show recap…

As expected Kevin “McVane” McKinney and I had a fabulous time entertaining the folks at the Saxon Pub on Saturday.  He’s so great!  

 

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One Man’s Trash

You never know what you’ll find at the Goodwill. 

 

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NYC was a ball!

I took a little vacation to see family and take a little bite out of the Big Apple. I’ve never done the same thing twice in New York City.  I love that crazy town.   

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Singin’ Out

Friday night was amazing… I’m talking about my gig at the Old Quarter Acoustic Café with Will Van Horn… Not that crappy Lady Antebellum song.  And Will’s steel playing, oh so sweet. Can’t wait for our next gig on August 1 at the Hops House.  

 

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Folkgrass at its best

  

I opened for Still on the Hill at Millbend Coffeehouse.  What a great night.  They were amazing, the audience was fantastic, and the sound was excellent.  

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Watch This Video

Reason #1: Because music makes you happy.

Reason #2: Because Pat Manske, Bradley Kopp and Jimmy Pettit are bad-asses!

Reason #3: Because we’re having fun, and fun is contagious.

Enjoy!

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Group Shot

saxon show 4-18Leslie Krafka band at Saxon Pub in Austin, Texas 4/18/15 with Bradley Kopp, Jimmy Pettit and Pat Manske.

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We Rocked The Saxon Pub in Austin

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This last Saturday night I had the chance to take the band out to the Saxon Pub in Austin.  It was one hell of a fun show….the band was hot, the audience was good-lookin’ and fun was had by all!  Thanks to the band (they’re good-lookin’ too), Bradley Kopp, Jimmy Pettit and Pat Manske.  I’m looking forward to playing another show at The Saxon in May, over the Memorial Day Weekend.  Stay tuned for details.

 

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And the Band Played On

BandThis is the band….they’re great.  Playing with the band is a treat.  Terry Dry on bass, Will Van Horn on steel and Matt Johnson on drums.

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Roel Stabler, host of CountryFile @ Havenstad.FM, Picks on.ward as CD of the Week

De CountryFile CD van de week

ON.WARD – Leslie Krafka
Label: Smalzz Records

– See more at: http://havenstad.fm/programmas/programma-overzicht/countryfile/#sthash.FeiBZV8a.dpuf

(Content below was translated using Google Translator)

Whoever succeeds in the Texas pedal steel virtuoso and legend Lloyd Maines and Terri Hendrix singer and song writer to snare as producers of his new album is without a doubt a great talent. That’s what singer and songwriter Leslie Krafka from Houston was able to achieve for the recording of her second album “ON.WARD”. This talented young lady had than in 2010 even then the title of Songwriter Of The Year‘ by the Houston Songwriter’s Association and the price for the song of the year for the song “Wandering Troubadourfrom her debut album “The White Cat Sessions” managed to drag on hold. Expectations with respect to its second studio album were also very high, and we can reassure you they were also redeemed all. Leslie Krafka wrote ten of the eleven songs that all deal with love and she chose the hit song Drunken Poet’s Dream” by Hayes Carll & Ray Wylie Hubbard to make a clever cover version on this CD to sing. You must be a fan of traditional country music for the new album by Leslie Krafka to know value treasures, but this record within its genre a classic can be there for us beyond dispute. Convince yourself and enjoy the crystal clear vocal talent that Texas is hidden in this young lady from Houston. See more at: http://havenstad.fm/programmas/programmaoverzicht/countryfile/#sthash.FeiBZV8a.dpuf

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