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Randy Rogers Band & Friends Making History in the Hill Country

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This past weekend, John T. Floore’s Country Store in Helotes kicked off the 2016 outdoor concert season with Randy Rogers Band and friends in town for a two-night event. Friday night’s show sold out, with Saturday night following suit, making it the first time back-to-back shows by one artist has sold out both nights at Floore’s. Each band put on top-notch performances both nights, undoubtedly aware that together, they were making history. Here’s where you can catch the 4 record-setting acts throughout the Hill Country for the rest of spring.

Jason Boland & The Stragglers

Group picture of Texas Country band Jason Boland and The Stragglers

Photo: www.alleyesmedia.com

Jason Boland & The Stragglers are certified pioneers of the Red Dirt/Texas Country scene. Having released 10 albums (including 2 live), these guys are old pros on the stage, making them the perfect band to catch live when you can.

April 2 @ 8 p.m. Nutty Brown Amphitheater, 12225 West Highway 290, Austin, Texas, nuttybrown.com

April 9 @ 8:30 p.m. Burnet Bluebonnet Festival – Burnet Town Square, 227 South Pierce Street, Burnet, Texas, bluebonnetfestival.org

May 5 @ 9 p.m. 3TEN Austin City Limits Live, 310 Willie Nelson Blvd., Suite 1A, Austin, Texas, www.3tenaustin.com

Johnny Chops & The Razors

Johnny Chops live on stage at Floore's Country Store

Photo: Sonia de la Rosa

Stepping out from Randy Rogers’ shadow can be daunting, but Johnny Chops has done it in a big way. That doesn’t mean that his RRB band mates aren’t proud of him, though. A couple of ‘em stood stage side and watched him do his own thing Saturday night and it was rockin’. Go check them out before it’s too late.

April 1 @ 8 p.m. Nutty Brown Amphitheater, 12225 West Highway 290, Austin, Texas, nuttybrown.com

April 2 @ 8 p.m. Nutty Brown Amphitheater, 12225 West Highway 290, Austin, Texas, nuttybrown.com

William Clark Green

William Clark Green live on stage at Floore's Country Store
Photo: Sonia de la Rosa

This Texas boy sure knows how to put on a show. Promoting his 4th album, Ringling Road, WCG was having the time of his life on the Floore’s stage, and it was impossible to not get swept up in it, too. This is one electric live show you don’t want to miss.

April 29 @ 8 p.m. Crawfish Festival of New Braunfels, Comal County Fairgrounds, 799 Common Street, New Braunfels, Texas, www.crawfishfestivalnewbraunfels.com

May 7 @ 7 p.m. Lone Star Jam, 5901 East Oltorf Street, Austin, Texas, www.lonestarjam.com

May 29 @ 8 p.m. Horse Pasture Cattle Company, 1 North River Place Road, Rio Frio, Texas, www.housepasture.com