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Kevin Chaloupka


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Austin, Texas
Post  Posted 28 Nov 2018 2:32 pm    
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I’m going to Musicfest for the first time this year. What steel players do I need to make sure to see?
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Herb Steiner


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Spicewood TX 78669
Post  Posted 30 Nov 2018 11:51 am    
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The two years I was up there with Gary P., Chris Schlotzhauer and I were the only steel players that I could ascertain. AFAIK, Chris and I were two of the oldest musicians in attendance, if not the oldest. Gary P. and Michael Murphey were without a doubt the oldest "artists."

It was pretty much all full-bearded guitarists in various types of alternative bands I had little interest in, dressed in flannel shirts and wool caps carrying acoustic guitars, accompanied by their totally babe-i-licious blond girlfriends in very expensive ski clothes. Patron tequila was the drink of choice.

If you ski you'll have other opportunities for entertainment. Curmudgeon that I am, I was bored to tears. Also on each trip, the airlines lost something; first year it was my guitar, second year it was my luggage. My personal vow: never again.

Excuse the rant. Carry on with the thread.
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Paul Stauskas


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Grand Prairie, TX
Post  Posted 30 Nov 2018 12:34 pm    
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I think I am opting out this year because I would have to miss too much work to play with my group there. After a look at the lineup I suspect you will see:

Zachary with Mike and the Moonpies
Hank with Turnpike Troubadours
Matthew with Randall King
Geoff Queen with Hayes Carll and/or Bruce Robison

Hope that helps,

Paul
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Keith Hilton


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248 Laurel Road Ozark, Missouri 65721
Post  Posted 30 Nov 2018 6:21 pm    
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If you are driving, good luck going over Rabbit Ear Pass. They try to keep the road open, but I bet the snow is at least 4 feet deep now. I used to Elk hunt west of there.
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Larry Dering


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Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 1 Dec 2018 5:39 am    
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From my perspective, Mike and the Moonpies has a very good steel player. At least on their recorded work. Not familiar with the others.
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