Voting Now Open | 2018 Texas Country Music Awards


Voting is open for the Texas Country Music Association's 2018 Award Show!  Over 20 categories of awards.  Nominees were chosen by you, the country music fans of Texas!


The 2018 Awards will be at the Will Rogers Auditorium in Fort Worth.  Hosts will include Brandon Rhyder and Jenn Ford who will also perform along with many other great Texas Musicians.  Learn how to vote and get tickets, and how to become a TCMA member below!


Voting Need to Know

  • VOTING BEGINS July 1, 2018
  • VOTING ENDS August 5, 2018
  • You do not need to be a member of the Texas Country Music Association to VOTE for Finalists.
  • Finalists do not need to be a member of TCMA.
  • However, TCMA Members VOTES are doubled.  [Learn How To Join]
  • Only ONE Voting Form is allowed per person.

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Brief History | Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic 1973 – 2018

A Brief History of Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic
Year by Year | 1973 - 2018

Since 1973 Willie Nelson has graced country music fans with his (sorta) annual 4th of July Picnic.  Since '73, Willie Nelson is to host his 45th annual 4th of July Picnic.  There were a few times when the music festival looked like it would not survive to see its 45th birthday.  For instance, in 1980, at the Perdenales Country Club, Willie Nelson had announced that this was going to be his last festival.  And for the next couple of years, he held his word until the return of the Picnic in 1983-84.


The festivals are listed in order by year and each date has a bit of history, picture of memorabilia or concert poster, and information regarding that certain year.


Scroll down to get a brief history of Willie's Picnic year by year. 

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Muzaic Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Save Local Music Industry

Muzaic Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Save Local Music Industry


Why Muzaic Is So Useful

Live music venues are closing their doors or moving away from live music performers at a record pace. With every venue change from live musicians to DJ's or karaoke, the odds of having great music tomorrow being born today is slowly diminishing. For the venues and concert promoters who organize live entertainment, the challenge isn’t a shortage of ‘rising stars’... It’s the extremely time-consuming and difficult task of bringing together the right talent to create great entertainment experiences night after night. Combine that with the rise of services like Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube, and the competition for consumer spending on entertainment becomes even more fierce.


With more live music venues closing their doors and moving away from live performers, has launched a free website to ensure tomorrow’s rising stars.

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Top Music Streaming Services

Put the records on the shelf because music streaming platforms are the new way of playing your favorite tunes.  According to, music streaming revenues are going up while album sells are declining and there seems to be no sign of slowing for either.

We wrote this article to do a couple of things.  We want to showcase some of the best in the category of music streaming services.

Music streaming services offers you the ability to search for any song ever made, listen to related artist and even add it to a playlist for organization.  This is a great way to broadened your musical taste!

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HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Warriors Baseball Academy will join forces with the Texas Premier Baseball organization in 2018.  After accepting an invitation to join in late January, Warriors owner, Andy Baize, said this, “This is a game changer and we were blessed to be invited to such a prestigious league.”


Members of Texas Premier Baseball include some of the original showcase programs built in the state of Texas more than 25 years ago, as well as highly respected baseball programs that have since formed in the state of Texas in recent years.


Texas Premier Baseball was formed with the intent of providing an excellent baseball experience in the form of competition and player advancement opportunities.  Their events are set up to maximize the opportunity for all players to be seen and evaluated by college coaches and scouts from across the country.  Texas Premier Baseball has placed over 2,500 athletes in collegiate programs across the country and nearly 350 professional athletes.

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Warriors Team Up With New Balance Baseball


HOUSTON, TX – New Balance is now the official brand of Houston Warriors Baseball.  In January 2018, the Warriors teamed up with New Balance to outfit our players on and off the field.  Anytime you see a Warrior athlete on the field, they will be wearing New Balance gear.


A few notable professional athletes that are currently wearing New Balance cleats include Dustin Pedroia, Miguel Cabrera and Francisco Lindor as well as professional fastpitch athlete Ally Carda and Britain’s top women’s tennis player, Heather Watson.


The Houston Warriors are looking forward to working with New Balance to provide our athletes with the best apparel in the game!


For more information on the Houston Warriors Baseball Academy, please visit  For more information on New Balance, please visit



Renovations at Warriors Baseball Facility

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Warriors Baseball Academy has recently added some drastic renovations.  Over the past few months, we have been working tirelessly on designing a strength and conditioning area for our athletes.  The Warriors have transformed an area in the facility that now serves as our Warriors Weight Room!


With brand-new professional equipment, we can help our players' take their game to heights higher than before!  The addition includes multiple full workout racksexercise bikesfree weightsbenches, our challenge rope and so much more!

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Namechk | Find Out If Your Name is Available

Namechk – Are you trying to think of catchy business name or catchy slogan? Anybody who is going to startup a business needs to at least peek at this site before stamping “approved” on their business name.

With the amount of social media profiles and platforms out there, it is important for your brand name to be consistent across the socialsphere.

With Namechk you can enter in a name, phrases or even random letters and Namechk automatically scans domains (.com, .net, etc), and over 100 of the most common social media platforms out there today.  Check to see if your newly thought of username is available.

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