Another beautiful evening and lots of great free music courtesy of the City of Round Rock at Music on Main Street. This past Thursday it was the Patton Sparks Band and they were fantastic. They started the evening off with their original music, and although at times that can make you hold your breath while you wait for a good cover, these guys had our toes tapping with their first offering. Really great work, guys.
I have to tell a little short story here. Be patient. A long time ago and in another life, I was involved with an annual Heart Association fundraiser in Amarillo called the Country Tux Heart Ball. I had been a part of several of these fundraisers, and one of the most exciting parts was finding out who was going to be the band at the event.
One year we were all expecting a really big name, and when we found out it was an unknown country music act, we were all pretty disappointed…until he showed up and started singing. That unknown country performer was Brad Paisley. Sound familiar? Well, I think I just had that same experience with Patton Sparks. [Read more…]