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So he told the crowd with no small measure of pride and triumph that night that “big dreams and high hopes” can come true.
As if to validate and amplify that truth, Ingram remained in the forefront of country music with his album Big Dreams & High Hopes, the seventh studio disc of his career.
Inspired by the music of his heroes Jerry Jeff Walker, Willie Nelson, Guy Clark, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and many others, Ingram’s latest album, Midnight Motel, is his first album in seven years and was released in August 2016.
A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 21st year, where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals and drifters mix it up to start their weekend rite (pun intended!
Berlin is Los Lobos’ saxophonist, flutist and harmonica player who met the band while still with seminal L. For over 20 years, Joe Ely has been one of the most magical performers to rock the floors at Gruene Hall.
He’s been penned a wandering minstrel, gypsy cowboy, visionary song poet, and houserocker on fire, and of course, a Texas legend.
Gruene Hall, built in 1878, is Texas’ oldest continually operating and most famous dance hall.
Joe Ely’s music crosses the line over several genres of music such as country and rock.
Hints of folk, rock, country and Americana all shine through an aggressive, rootsy fiddle beat stew that’s connecting with students, hipsters, bikers, roughnecks and songwriter buffs at every stop.