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Scooter Brown
Nov 12th 2017 @ Bareback Bar & Ice House
Spring, TX
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Sunday, November 12th, 2017
11:00 AM
By

Chris Gray

The third edition of this annual Veteran’s Day benefit for veterans wins this month’s “Where Are They Now?” lottery and promises a good half-day’s worth of top Texas country acts for a bargain. Headlining is Jamey Johnson, the rough-looking Alabama native who wrote No. 1 hits for George Strait and Trace Adkins and released the brilliant albums That Lonesome Song (2008) and double-length The Guitar Song (2010), but has since gone rogue from anything resembling the mainstream-country scene and is now, wouldn’t you know it, on the same icehouse circuit that brings him to Spring on Saturday. Joining him is New Caney native Jason Cassidy, whose 2015 LP 717 brushed Billboard’s Country Albums and Heatseekers charts; Bri Bagwell, whose remorse-free ballad “Don’t Call” is a newly minted regional radio hit; and outlaw-leaning groups Jackson Taylor and the Sinners; Scooter Brown; Midnight River Choir and Blacktop Mojo. When a company named Outhouse handles an event’s ticket sales, you’re practically guaranteed a good time; just guarantee yourself a safe ride home.