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

Luckenbach- Picker’s Circle Host (5pm)Luckenbach, TX
Specht’s Store (6pm)San Antonio, TX
Longhorn Cellars (1pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Silvercreek (every Monday) (Noon-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Luckenbach- Picker’s Circle Host (5pm)Luckenbach, TX
Hondo’s (7pm)Fredericksburg, TX
William Chris Winery (1pm)Hye, TX
Silvercreek (6pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Pint & Plow (every Thursday in June) (6pm)Kerrville, TX
Longhorn Cellars (1pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Western Edge Cellars w/The Pistoleros (7pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Hondo’s (Noon-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Private Event (6pm)Austin, TX
Silvercreek (6pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market (5pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Western Edge Cellars w/The Pistoleros (7pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Hondo’s (Noon-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
Tejas Rodeo (9pm)San Antonio, TX
Crider’s Dancehall (8pm)Hunt, TX

Bands In the Black – A Different Approach to Musical Ambitions

Posted on May 14, 2019 in music, Music Business, Opinions, Updates

I'm in the process of building a new resource for musicians who are ambitious, creative, and passionate, but who recognize that their best musical contributions are contingent on developing a healthy, balanced, responsible approach to their music career.  In other words, musicians make good music when they stay alive, and when they stay musicians.  So, I want to work together with other musicians to keep more of us alive and making music. Continue Reading…

Three Bands I Love (that you might not have guessed)

Posted on April 9, 2019 in history, music, Musical Inspiration, Opinions

Alright, so I've been filling up my page with all of these heavy-handed articles on the music business, revealing to all of you the vast reaches of my critical nature.  So, let's have a little fun. Continue Reading…

Rethinking Fame & Glory- Is it a Good Goal?

Posted on February 28, 2019 in music, Music Business, Musical Inspiration, Opinions, Updates

I'm going to share with you guys a major pet-peeve of mine in the songwriting world. Here is the basic structure of the annoyance: Roger Rockstar begins a music career. Roger posts all over social media and proves that he is an ambitious "in-it-to-win-it super serious musician". Mr. Rockstar talks about chasing his dreams, craves international fame and glory. Roger achieves a small corner of that goal, gets picked up by a good management company or label, and gets sent on tour. The following year Roger Rockstar releases a new record, and it is chalked full of songs of him whining and complaining about how hard it is on the road and how much he misses home.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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