Brent Ryan - Texas Music
Brent Ryan Brent Ryan / Texas Music


Thank you for coming along on the ride.I hope that as I pick a little, and put my pencil to paper, I can put just a little melody into that symphony that our great state has been composing for generations.

Upcoming Shows

Cultures (12pm-4pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Sozial Haus (6pm-9pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Sivercreek (12pm-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Silvercreek (6pm-10pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Pint & Plow (1pm-3pm)Kerrville, TX
Pint& Plow (6pm-9pm)Kerrville, TX
Deep Ellum Arts & Music Festival (7:30pm-8:30pm)Dallas, TX
4.0 Cellars (1pm-5pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Silvercreek (12pm-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Pint & Plow (6pm-9pm)Kerrville, TX
Tejas Rodeo (8pm-Midnight)Bulverde, TX
Pint & Plow (6pm-9pm)Kerrville, TX
Silvercreek (6pm-10pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Hondo’s on Main (12pm-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Silvercreek (12pm-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Pint & Plow (6pm-9pm)Kerrville, TX
Starlight Music Series (tbd)College Station, TX
William Chris Vineyards (12:30pm-4:30pm)Hye, TX
Pint & Plow (6pm-9pm)Kerrville, TX

Good Songwriting? Umm, maybe?

Posted on January 10, 2018 in music, Music Business, Musical Inspiration, Opinions

I find songwriting to be a fascinating art.  Think of the elements involved. There is prose. There is poetry. There is arrangement and composition. There is musical theory. There is catchiness.  A songwriter can put together the most beautiful poetry imagineable, and shipwreck the song within a flaming catastrophic tragedy of bad music. Or the vice versa, as is often the case in pop music, the lyrical content of a six-year-old is inserted into a catchy musical arrangement, and the song goes to Billboard Top 100. Take this little snipet from the song that is currently #2 on Billboard:Continue Reading…

A Glance Back, and a Look Ahead

Posted on December 14, 2017 in Album News, music, Musical Events, Musical Inspiration, Updates

Here we are, in the twelfth month of a twelve month year.  That means 2017 is over my friends.  Did you make it a good one? I suppose a lot of bands blog with some sort of recap of their year.  I hope that doesn’t make this reflection ho-hum to you.  Reflection and vision casting Continue Reading…

Weird Place to Be?

Posted on October 24, 2017 in music, Musical Events, Opinions, Updates

It was very surreal performing in front of the crowd at the 2017 4th on the River celebration in Kerrville with Robert Earl Keen. Up to that point it had by far been our largest sound stage, and put us in the same backstage with a couple of my songwriting heroes. And then it was over.Continue Reading…

Brent Ryan

About Brent Ryan

I have always been drawn to baseball movies. There is something about the depth of tradition to the game of baseball that brings an almost supernatural element to the sport. That is best exemplified in the movie, The Natural, the story of fictional ballplayer Roy Hobbs who enters in the game all too late in life only to bring magical awe into a dreary team.

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