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Jai Malano ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

+Jai Malano  performing the afternoon show at the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar on Friday, 12-16-2016.

"I AM JAI MALANO
Texas native. Florida girl with Louisiana roots.
Singer-songwriter for Roots-Blues, Blues-Rock, & Rock 'n' Roll.
This is my life. These are my stories. ." Source: http://www.jaimalano.com/

Jai gave a wonderful performance at the Bazaar. After chatting briefly with her before the show, I was amazed at her enormous talent! "Joy" is the word I would use in describing her stage presence! So much so, that it is what I felt coming right through the camera lens. It is what makes photographing such a performer such a pleasure! Mark my words, she is destined to be one of the Great Ladies of blues, jazz and soul!


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Web Page - http://www.jaimalano.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/jaimalanomusic

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Jai+malano

Instagram - http://instagram.com/jaimalano


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Web Page - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Santa's Little Helper !

Model Dawn brought her wonderful fashions and costumes for a studio photography shoot. She looks pretty cool as Santa's Little Helper !

Lighting is the same as described in this link: http://bit.ly/1wfBjkz


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Model: Dawn

Makeup/Hair Artist: +Sabrina Lotfi 

Photographer's Assistant/Studio Owner: Monica Smith (+Juju Smith)

Photography Studio: +jujufotofactory 

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Emily Gimble ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

+Emily Gimble  performing for the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar at the morning show for the Bazaar's 41st anniversary on Tuesday, 12-20-2016.

Emily provided her beautiful voice, dueling keyboards along with her band mates Willie Pipkin, Nate Rowe, and Jordan Cook and guest singer Georgia Bramhall to give a stellar performance worthy of Austin's best musical talent! Well done Emily!

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Web Page - http://www.emilygimble.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Emily-Gimble-1131544830202478/

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=emily+gimble

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mlegimble/



Armadillo Christmas Bazaar:

Web Page - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Carolyn Wonderland ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

+carolyn wonderland  performing for the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar  at the morning show for the Bazaar's 41st anniversary on Sunday, 12-18-2016.

Carolyn Wonderland is one of the sweethearts of the Bazaar. Besides her amazing talents as a musician/singer/songwriter, she is a down to earth sweet human being who cares for her fellow man as evidenced by her support of various charitable causes.

"Church with Carolyn" this past Sunday morning was a wonderful event! As always! Assisting Carolyn entertaining the fans was +Shelley King .

"Carolyn Wonderland (born November 9, 1972 is an American blues singer, songwriter and musician. She is married to A. Whitney Brown. Carolyn Wonderland was born Carolyn Bradford in Houston, Texas. Wonderland dropped out of Houston's Langham Creek High School to pursue her music ambitions.

In 1999, Wonderland moved to Austin, Texas; in 2001, she lost her apartment lease after her landlord became ill, and decided to live out of her van since she was spending more than 300 days a year on the road performing.

Wonderland's instrumental abilities include guitar, slide guitar, mandolin, trumpet and piano. Although primarily a blues artist, Wonderland likes to incorporate elements of country, swing, zydeco, surf, gospel, soul, and cumbia into her musical mix. She usually performs with Cole El-Saleh on keyboards and Kevin Lance on drums."
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolyn_Wonderland


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Web Page - http://carolynwonderland.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/wonderchicken

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=carolyn+wonderland&aq=f



Armadillo Christmas Bazaar:

Web Page - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Dale Watson ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Dale Watson performing for the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar at the evening performance for the Bazaar's 41st anniversary on Wednesday, 12-14-2016.

"Dale Watson, keeper of the true country music flame, latest album Call Me Insane, was recorded in Austin with veteran producer Lloyd Maines (Robert Earl Keen, Jerry Jeff Walker, etc.). The Austin-based honky-tonker carries on in the tradition of Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson with his “Ameripolitan” brand of American roots music. Album highlights include “Jonesin’ For Jones,” a love song to the music of the legendary George Jones, “A Day At A Time,” about “getting by by barely getting by;” “Call Me Insane,” the album’s moody title track; “Bug Ya For Love,” a fun warning to all the single ladies, and “Mamas Don’t Let Your Cowboys Grow Up To Be Babies.” (Yes, it is an answer song to the Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson hit.) “Crocodile Tears” is a tear-in-your-beer country song that sounds like an instant classic and “Burden Of The Cross” reveals Watson’s serious side."
Source: http://www.dalewatson.com/about


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Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/theDaleWatson/

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=dale+watson

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thedalewatson/

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Robert Ramos - "Mr. Cool" ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Robert Ramos, bassist, playing with the Sarah Pierce Band at the +Armadillo Bazaar on Thursday, 12-15-2016.

"Roberto Sontoya Ramos was born and raised in Austin, Texas. His musical carpet ride started at the age of 11, since then he's toured 14 countries, recorded 37 album/CD projects and played 43 of the 50 United States. Mr. Ramos is also a graduate (with honors) from the schoool of "hard knocks". His debut CD "Bass Street" is a celebration of good friends, great music and being cool with life. Ramos has played with Little Joe y La Familia, Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns, Keri Leigh & The Blue Devils, W.C. Clark, Alan Haynes, and Archie Bell & The Drells. He has also played with Matt Powell on and off for 6 years. "Ramos is one of the most prolific bassists around. Ramos' compositional bass work is what really shines here, like the cavernous groove under the Benson-ish octaves in "Butterfly Besos" and The Funky Meters-meet-Santana rockfest in "Biggabootie". They're all fair game blues, rock, jazz, funk, and latin." ---Austin Chronicle

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Armadillo Christmas Bazaar - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Bill Kirchen - "The Titan of The Telecaster" ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

+Bill Kirchen  performing Christmas Eve at the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar  on Saturday, 12-24-2016.

Closing down the Christmas Bazaar was twang-banging diesel powered Bill Kirchen and his flaming hot guitar! On stage with Bill was Rick Richards on drums, and David Carroll on bass. +Leeann Atherton later joined Mr. Bill for a Christmas song. Kicking off the show was a troupe of little youngsters joining the band for some children's Christmas spirit!

"Bill Kirchen is an American rockabilly guitarist, singer and songwriter. He was a member of Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen from 1967 to the mid-1970s." Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Kirchen

If you are a fan of Hot Rod Lincoln, then take a listen to Bill's version, particularly listen to all the guitar styles his is capable of playing. Yep, non better than Mr. Bill! - https://youtu.be/gsLdufJePz0


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Web Page - http://www.billkirchen.com/home

Facebook -https://www.facebook.com/billkirchen

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/therealbillkirchen


Armadillo Christmas Bazaar:

Web Page - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Jackie Venson ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

+Jackie Venson  performing for the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar  at the morning show for the Bazaar's 41st anniversary on Thursday, 12-22-2016.

Move over guys! Jackie can set the guitar ablaze with her playing! She is a very talented singer/song writer too with a charming, pleasant on-stage presence.


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Web Page - http://jackievenson.com/

Facebook - http://facebook.com/jackievenson

Youtube - http://youtube.com/user/jackievenson

Instagram - http://instagram.com/jackievenson



Armadillo Christmas Bazaar:

Web Page - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Carson McHone ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Carson McHone performing at the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar for the afternoon show for the Bazaar's 41st anniversary on Thursday, 12-15-2016.

"Carson McHone is an alt-country/americana songwriter from Austin, Texas. She released her debut self titled EP in 2013 and toured nationally and internationally in its support. Her vocals are featured on Shinyribs‘ newest album (Okra Candy, 2015), on Ray Wylie Hubberd’s newest song “Chick Singer Badass Rockin”, as well as a duet on Mike and The Moonpies 2015 release, Mockingbird. In 2014 McHone was selected as one of six songwriters to represent the city of Austin in “Project #ATX6”. The group played showcases in Toronto, Canada at NXNE (North By Northeast Festival) and tourned Northern Germany, culminating in a sold out out showcase at the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg. She has shared the stage with Ryan Bingham, Lydia Loveless, Charlie Mars, David Ramirez, Jerry Jeff Walker, Gary Clark Jr., among others. Carson toured as direct support for Shakey Graves in June 2015 and more recently with Gary Clark Jr. for his spring 2016 tour and will continue touring throughout the rest of the year promoting her newly released full length album “Goodluck Man”."
Source: http://www.carsonmchonemusic.com/about-2/


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Web Page - http://www.carsonmchonemusic.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CarsonMcHoneMusic/?fref=ts

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=carson+mchone

Instagram - http://instagram.com/carsonmchonemusic



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Web Page - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Peterson Brothers ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

The Peterson Brothers performing for the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar  at the afternoon show for the Bazaar's 41st anniversary on Sunday, 12-18-2016.

Fans have watched the Peterson Brothers "grow up" on the stage of the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar. Each has virtuoso playing skills with their instruments. Future audiences will experience "Perfection Plus" performances in the coming years!

"The Peterson Brothers possess a uniquely modern blend of blues, soul, and funk. Alex, 17, on bass and vocals, and Glenn Jr., 20, on guitar and lead vocals, have grown up playing together since they were very young. Rising stars in Austin, Texas, the Peterson Brothers self-titled debut album won the Living Blues Critics Award for Best Debut Blues Album of 2015.

In addition to holding a standing room only weekly residency at Austin’s famed music hall The Continental Club, Glenn and Alex are honing their chops daily, and are dazzling audiences playing gigs throughout the United States. The Peterson Brothers have appeared at the Chicago Blues Festival, Minnesota State Fair, Riverbend Festival, Austin City Limits Festival, Ogden Roots and Blues, and many more.

They have opened for the likes of Gary Clark Jr., Los Lonely Boys, the late B.B. King, Willie Nelson, and Lisa Marie Presley. The Peterson Brothers have also opened for and played with Buddy Guy and gained the attention of the one and only Bootsy Collins, who has become a true mentor."
Source: http://www.petersonbrothersband.com/about-us/


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Web Page - http://www.petersonbrothersband.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/petersonbrothersband

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/PetersonBrothers



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Web Page - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Eliza Gilkyson ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Eliza Gilkyson performing for the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar at the afternoon show for the Bazaar's 41st anniversary on Saturday, 12-17-2016.

Eliza has been performing at the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar since the 1980s. She is a wonderful singer/songwriter with a beautiful voice. Her performances have a thoughtful creative feel. Eliza observes life carefully and creates humorous stories to round out her shows. Most would put her on the "must see/hear" list of musicians to experience!

"Eliza Gilkyson (born August 24, 1950, Hollywood, California) is an Austin, Texas-based folk musician. She is the daughter of songwriter and folk musician Terry Gilkyson and his wife, Jane. Her brother is guitarist Tony Gilkyson, who played with the Los Angeles-based bands Lone Justice and X. She is married to scholar and author Robert Jensen.."
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliza_Gilkyson

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Web Page - http://elizagilkyson.com/

Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/ElizaGilkyson1

Youtube - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC4C4FEF5DE27B4B7



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Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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Charlie Belle ! - 2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

+Charlie Belle  performing for the 2016 +Armadillo Bazaar as the opening act for the Bazaar's 41st anniversary on Wednesday, 12-14-2016.

"Charlie Belle is an Austin based sister-brother pop band comprised of songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist, Jendayi Bonds and drummer, vocalist, Gyasi Bonds. They made a splash in early 2015 with the breezy debut EP, Get To Know, which recalled the British "alterna-pop" sounds of the 90's. A succinct and memorable handful of songs that reflected Jendayi's mature-beyond-her-years songwriting, Get To Know had major press outlets proclaiming that Charlie Belle was "armed with the most infectious kind of power-pop" (Wired), dubbing the group "the coolest and youngest band you need to know," (Nylon), and reminding that Charlie Belle would be one of the "musicians you'll tell your friends about in 2015" (NPR Music). Source: http://charliebellemusic.com/


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Web Page - http://charliebellemusic.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/charliebellemusic

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/CharlieBelleMusic

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar - http://www.armadillobazaar.com/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/armadillobazaar/

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