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

Welcome

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

JAM Broadcasting Songwriter Showcase (Host) (5pm)Kerrville, TX
August21
Silver Creek Bar & Grille (Noon-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
August23
Pint & Plow Brewing Co. (6pm)Kerrville, TX
August23
Rentsch Brewing (3pm)Georgetown, TX
August24
Luckenbach (Noon-3pm)Luckenbach, TX
August25
Silver Creek Bar & Grille (Noon-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
August26
Hondo’s (Noon-3pm)Fredericksburg, TX
August31
Longhorn Cellars (1pm)Fredericksburg, TX
September01
Specht’s Store (6:30pm)San Antonio, TX
September07
Concert in the Park (7pm)Kerrville, TX
September20

A Little Brent Ryan Musical History

Posted on August 15, 2019 in country music, history, music, Music Business, Musical Inspiration, Opinions, Stories Behind Songs

Let's have a little fun. I really don't know if have a "sound". In the musician world we talk about finding "your sound", some elusive part of your soul that has to be opened up through a variety of spiritual musical experiences and suddenly you've found your place among the spinning planets in perfect harmony with all of creation. Is there a Brent Ryan Sound? I don't know...you tell me.Continue Reading…

Is Kentucky the New Texas?

Posted on July 27, 2019 in americana, country music, history, music, Music Business, Musical Inspiration, Opinions

Perhaps I do write this post to poke at my fellow Texans a little bit. But I do it out of love. Why? Because I want Texas to continue to generate and value unique off-the-grid music. Alongside the exploding Texas music scene comes money. And when money gets big, a gold-rush of money chasers follow suit.  When that happens, the sincerity of organic songwriters with a unique voice can get left behind, lost in the crowd of screaming college kids that worship a supposed unique "Texas Country" performer who is really only regenerating a 1990's sound, and brag about how rebellious it all is simply because it isn't Nashville.  Continue Reading…

Is Social Media the Slow Bleed-out of your Music Career?

Posted on May 28, 2019 in music, Music Business, Opinions, Uncategorized

Remember the famous sociology study where academics studied trends on the East Coast of America and noticed that statistically eating ice-cream was a high predictor of getting shark attacked?  The statistics were accurate. But the conclusion missed the point. The unidentified factor was the heat. On hot days people get ice cream. They also get in the water, making it more likely that they get shark-attacked. If people ate ice cream on cold days, the statistical connection would vanish.Continue Reading…

Brent Ryan

About Brent Ryan

I offer you my music. and a happy toast to the song. I hope you can get bright-eyed and sing along, or close your eyes and reminisce. I hope your heavy heart becomes a little more lifted, and your wandering mind a little more settled. Enjoy the song.

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