Carson McHone

Join us Saturday, August 18th for an evening of live music with Carson McHone!! Carson McHone, a songwriter from Austin, Texas, “writes songs like her life depends on it” (Ray Wylie Hubbard), bringing an intelligence to alt-country that is both immediate and lyrical. She released her debut self titled EP in 2013 and toured nationally and internationally in its support. Her vocals are featured on Shinyribs’ newest album (Okra Candy, 2015), on Ray Wylie Hubbard’s 2015 song “Chick Singer Badass Rockin”, as well as a duet on Mike and The Moonpies 2015 release ‘Mockingbird. She has shared the stage with […]

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Live Music: Mayeux and Broussard Duo

Join us Saturday July 21st for an evening of live music with Mayeux and Broussard Duo!! Mayeux (pronounced “MY-YOU”) and Broussard is a Country/Blues/Americana act from Austin, Texas. Formed in the Summer of 2011, the band consists of singer-songwriter’s Tate Mayeux (Vocals/Guitar) and Brian Broussard (Vocals/Lead Guitar), and their band members Taylor Englert (Drums), James Moritz (Bass). Their blend of gritty Texas country and swampy blues has found it’s place in Texas music. Their debut album “While The Gittin’s Good” was released November 8, 2012. Check out the release “High Times & Good Rhymes” (2015). HOT IN TEJAS EP available […]

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Live Music: Curtis McMurtry

Join us Sunday July 29th for an evening of live music with Curtis McMurtry!! Curtis McMurtry writes about villains that think they’re victims. Influenced by Fiona Apple, Billy Strayhorn and Leonard Cohen, Curtis’ music combines piercing lyrics with lush chords and unusual arrangements. His first solo album Respectable Enemy was released in August 2014, and drew comparisons to Calexico and John Fullbright. His sophomore album The Hornet’s Nest is was released in February 2017, and continues to garner critical acclaim.​ Curtis was born and raised in Austin, Texas and grew up listening to local musicians Warren Hood, Ephraim Owens, Seela, […]

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Lew Card

Lew Card is not just a songwriter, he is a song. He is a story. Born the son of a wealthy business man in the hills of East Tennessee, he had it all laid out for him. A legacy, riches, romance, country club swimming pools, the top tier of the social elite. But after a brief modeling career in the early nineties he made the decision to leave it all behind to make hundreds of dollars a year in the music business. He grinded for countless hours over his craft. Holed up in his bedroom smoking weed and listening to […]

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“Driftwood Nights” w/ Daniel Thomas Phipps

Vista Brewing Presents: “Driftwood Nights” w/ Daniel Thomas Phipps Daniel Thomas Phipps is an indie-folk-rock-roots singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from New Braunfels, Texas. He leads a band he calls ‘The Kinfolk’ in a variety of formations from simple acoustic duos to full five-piece ensembles that have included many area musicians including: Jonathan Horstmann, Caleb Hoffmann, Paul Theiss, DW Howe, Chris Compton, Jimmy Hartman, Tom Raines, Little Brave, Kevin Hoetger, Ben Triesch, Ernest Klein, Jacob Jaeger, Mark Henne, Morgan Thompson, Simon Page, Jon Greene, Kris Nelson, Seela, Jeremy Menking, Rory Grametbaur, and Ryan Quiet. A ‘fixture’ in Hill-Country honky-tonks and venues as […]

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“Driftwood Nights” w/ Ali Holder

Vista Brewing Presents: “Driftwood Nights” w/ Ali Holder Ali Holder submerges herself in the craft of writing and recording, and the process for her sophomore EP Huntress Moon was no exception. Drawing inspiration from the Dark Tower series by Stephen King, Holder cut five songs at Sam Baker’s prepossessing space in the hill country of Texas, with engineer Grant Johnson at the helm. Coupling her own personal and ethereal storytelling with the bass and cello of Lindsey Verrill, Holder has created a sparse but atmospheric group of songs. This is a world of multiple universes; the triumphs of Gunslingers and […]

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“Driftwood Nights” w/ Cory Reinisch

Vista Brewing Presents: “Driftwood Nights” with Cory Reinisch Cory Reinisch is the frontman and lead songwriter for Austin-based Alt-Country 6-piece Harvest Thieves. Harvest Thieves draw on their blue-collar and back-roads heritage to craft songs that sway from brutish garage-rock swagger to traditional country honesty. With punk-ish explosions in sound, to finger-picked folk-rock simplicity, they are a formidable addition to Austin’s historically-minded music scene. For more information visit: www.harvestthieves.com www.vistabrewingtx.com

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“Driftwood Nights” w/ Otis Wilkins

Vista Brewing Presents: “Driftwood Nights” w/ Otis Wilkins Otis Wilkins is the moniker songwriter Taylor Wilkins uses when he’s not performing in his rock ‘n’ roll band Otis the Destroyer. Inspired by his father’s nickname in college, which he then gave to his first pet dog, the name Otis has always been in the family. Strangest Place, recently released on 8/24, is Otis Wilkins’ debut EP. Mostly self-produced, the EP is a collection of songs that took root after Taylor was invited to travel abroad in the fall of 2017 as part of Project ATX6. For more information visit: www.otiswilkins.com

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“Driftwood Nights” w/ Daisy O’Connor

Vista Brewing Presents; “Driftwood Nights” w/ Daisy O’Connor In response to her quarter life crisis, singer-songwriter Daisy O’Connor quit her career in social work and hit the road to write songs, live simply, and “do be do” what she loves today. “Music saved my life, reaching my darkest moments and reminding me I’m not alone. I want to shine that light back.” An engaging, humorous, and candid performer, Daisy prefers to perform solo – folksinger style- and tours as much as she can, always taking the road less traveled. Daisy’s debut full length album “Lightchasers” (released February 2017) mixes indie […]

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“Driftwood Nights” w/ Shad Blair

Vista Brewing Presents: “Driftwood Nights” w/ Shad Blair Texas singer/songwriter Shad Blair was born and raised on a cattle ranch southeast of Post, Texas, learning to play guitar and sing from his dad and older brothers. He wore out his parents’ old country vinyl, spending the long Texas summers soaking up the music of Merle Haggard, Gene Watson, Johnny Cash, Bobby Helms, and Hank Williams. At age 14, Shad’s father taught him to play “Fraulein” and soon after he began playing gigs, later working in the oilfields to put himself through college. Over the years, Shad has created a sound […]

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