Momma Jean’s BBQ in Lampasas, which opened a little more than a year ago, is named after gregarious pitmaster Johnny Walker’s 89-year-old mother, who taught him how to cook.
In the first installment of "Little-Known Fact (About Texas)," David Courtney, a.k.a. the Texanist, looks into a Smithville, Texas, word so large you can see it from space.
On her new album Conversation With a Ghost (released June 22), Giulia Millanta confronts loss in all its iterations. The resulting album is full of longing, beauty, and—through it all—a sense of hope.
At Suerte, it's all about the masa.
W.C. Clark is known as the “Godfather of Austin Blues,” and he proved that he still has a strong hold on that title during his Sound Check session. Listen to a solo version of “No More” from his self-titled album, which dropped May 19.
In 2016, Paul Cauthen gave us his gospel. Now, he's asking for mercy. The East Texas troubadour stopped by Texas Monthly to play the title track off of his EP Have Mercy, which drops June 22.
In this episode of Sound Check, Terry Allen, Lloyd Maines, and Bukka Allen take us to the "Bottom of the World."
Xochitl Rodriguez is an artist and El Paso native with deep roots in the mountains of West Texas. Our state’s landscape is part of everything for Rodriguez—from her art to the relationships with the women in her family. Rodriguez is committed to passing the tradition of a wild, untamed spirit…
Mex Step, Easy Lee, and DJ Chicken George, from San Antonio's Third Root, stopped by Texas Monthly to perform "Third Root Radio", a shout out to an underground radio station from Houston.
Nina Diaz has a message for all of the people who, as she says, “try to push you down”: stop. The former Girl in a Coma frontwoman dropped by Texas Monthly for a rendition of “Down” from her 2016 solo album The Beat is Dead.