Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge

In Memory Of The Country Outlaw Who Passed Yesterday Steve Crawford’s Review Of Billy Joe Shaver Live Oak Music Hall, Fort Worth, May 31st, 2013

By Steve Crawford | October 29, 2020

old fashioned, straightforward emotional honesty

Billy Joe Shaver, Live Oak Music Hall, Fort Worth, May 31st, 2013 Reviewed

By Steve Crawford | June 3, 2013

Shaver is as authentic as a dirt road and he’s an engaging stage performer – dancing to the music, shadow boxing, leaning back and bracing himself to put his entire body into the song, displaying a huge, beaming smile most of the night. His discusses his Christian faith repeatedly during a show, leading to some of the oddest proselytizing you’ll ever hear

Hot Club of Cowtown At Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge, Fort Worth,Tx, Friday, March 1st, 2013 Reviewed

By Steve Crawford | March 3, 2013

The trio is comprised of three outstanding musicians – violinist Elana James, guitarist Whit Smith, and stand-up bassist Jake Erwin. Performing jazz and pop standards and Western swing classics, the virtuosos rotate playing rhythms/melody and taking solos. They know when to be unobtrusive and when to take the spotlight. They simmer and burn with equal aplomb.