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"Texas Songwriters in the Round" Comes Home!
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 • Posted March 9, 2011

Texas Songwriters in the Round Gets the Irish!

The 501-c3 non-profit songwriters group, TEXAS SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND, which started in Mason County is coming home!

After 12 years of wandering in the "desert" TSR is setting up the 2011 performance schedule at Sandstone Cellars Winery of Mason, their new home. The first show begins at 6PM- 9PM and features Steve Brooks, Hillhouse and Jerialice. There is an open mic and young folk are encouraged to participate.

They will be there every third Thursday of each month beginning St. Patrick’s Day through November.

A tee shirt to commemorate this season’s performances is being produced by TSR to highlight Mason County’s support of live original music and the arts. Partners on the shirt are Mason County Chamber of Commerce, Mason National Bank, RE-MAX- Believe, Keyser Country Cabin, The Thing Is, Sandstone Cellars Winery, RiverSounds Recording Resort, Brad Glass Computer Solutions, Sonia Castillo-Musician/Singer, North-side Grocery Cafe, A-List B&B Reservation Services, and Off The Square Hair Company. These Mason businesses are going to be putting out brochures, cards and more at each show to show their support.

TSR is a subsidiary of GCKR, Inc and all proceeds go into the Chemo Sabe fund. The purpose of TSR is promote local talent, provide family entertainment and help get out the word about Chemo Sabe, which is their cancer outreach program. The main fundraiser for GCKR and Chemo Sabe is the Great Castell Kayak Race, which is June 4th. It is the biggest kayak race in Texas and serves to educate the public and integrate community awareness.

AT: Sandstone Cellars Winery every 3rd Thursday

NEXT: March 17th, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Free to the public.

Open Mic, 8:30 p.m. for all comers

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