Tommy Shannon

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Q & A: Tab Benoit: "There Are Other Things That I Pay Attention to Besides Just Playing the Guitar."

    Guitarist/singer-songwriter Tab Benoit is Cajun to the bone. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but raised in the small town of Houma, Benoit was brought up on a steady diet of Hank Williams, George Jones, B.B. King and John Lee Hooker. It's no wonder that Benoit's songs echo the influences of classic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008

    Q&A: Blues and Rock Guitarist Rocky Athas

    Rocky Athas with the Lightning Strikes.Rocky Athas has been playing the blues for almost 40 years. The Oak Cliff native grew up with another legendary string bender, Stevie Ray Vaughn. Athas’ band, Lightning Strikes, was an area blues/rock mainstay and Athas recently re-cut their debut for a Europ ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2007

    Carrying On

    Arc Angels make a welcome return

  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    Soul to sell

    Epic keeps raiding Stevie Ray Vaughan's vault, but when is enough enough?

  • Music

    July 2, 1998

    Little boy blues

    Andrew Baxter Jr. may be a mere child, but the 11-year-old guitarist is no novelty

  • News

    January 8, 1998
  • Music

    December 25, 1997

    Cry tough

    Essential bassist Tommy Shannon hangs in there

  • Music

    June 12, 1997