Texas country music legend Billy Joe Shaver will receive a lifetime achievement award nicknamed the ‘Rusty’ on November 17th. The award is named for another Texas music legend, Rusty Wier, and is being bestowed by Love & War in Texas. Scheduled to appear and perform at the ceremony are Gary P. Nunn, Tommy Alverson, Mark David Manders, and the Tejas Brothers.
I know that some, if not most do not know Rusty Wier or his music, and this is a tragedy beyond the fact that the legendary Austin, Texas songwriter died Friday at the age of 65 from Cancer. He was one of the original Austin Outlaws; a founder of the scene. He was a great […]