Tag: Austin music scene

mike barfield
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Mike Barfield: All Hail the Tyrant of Texas Funk

Barfield’s brand of “Texas Funk” has blues and rock infused into its funkiness even if it is delivered by a guy that doesn’t look the part. Think of a six-foot leprechaun (with red lambchop sideburns) who shimmies like James Brown.

guitarist Sue Foley
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Warm Up to “The Ice Queen,” Sue Foley

She made the list of “50 Sensational Female Guitarists,” but with her fierce picking, Sue Foley can more than hang with the big boys. ZZ Top and Jimmie Vaughan are just some of the friends who jam with her on her “so-cool-its-hot” new album.