A tapestry of folk, pop, country, blues and swinging jazz
Terri Hendrix has always preferred to celebrate the light rather than wallow in the blues. On her newest album, Cry Till You Laugh, the award-winning Texas songwriter spins sorrow into joy and wrings wisdom from the blues with the poetic grace and uplifting melodic flair that has long been her trademark. A classically trained vocalist and deft multi-instrumentalist (guitar, mandolin and harmonica), Terri is a firm believer in the theory that “life’s too short for one genre,” dodging musical pigeonholes alongside legendary producer Lloyd Maines (guitar, dobro, pedal steel) by weaving folk, pop, country, blues and swinging jazz into an eclectic style all her own. Add to that her charismatic stage presence and energetic and spiritually uplifting live shows, and it’s no wonder why the Terri Hendrix/Lloyd Maines experience has been embraced by three generations of fans. Long before the Dixie Chicks were even full-grown, Lloyd, (father of Dixie Chick Natalie Maines) established himself as a country music giant, both as a legendary steel guitarist and a producer. Lloyd’s pedal steel work crops up everywhere, from work by earlier artists, such as Joe Ely and Terry Allen, to 1990s efforts by alt/country upstarts, like Uncle Tupelo and Wilco. Perhaps more importantly, he has carved out a career as a sought-after producer. Over the years, Lloyd has helmed albums for artists, such as Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Collins, Lost Gonzo Band, Charlie Robison, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Robert Earl Keen. Lloyd also has laid down steel for folks like Guy Clark, David Byrne, Dixie Chicks and Radney Foster.
Levitt Pavilion General Information:
Concerts are FREE and family friendly, except for the Styx concert on Oct. 10, which requires a ticket purchase. The Levitt Pavilion is located at 100 W. Abram St. in Founders Plaza on the corner of Abram and Center streets. For directions and parking, please see Directions & Parking. The Levitt is an open-lawn seating, outdoor concert venue. Visitors to the FREE concerts should bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Picnics and coolers are welcome to the FREE concerts. Please do not bring glass containers to the Levitt. Concessions are sold at the Levitt, including beer and wine. For additional information, please visit our FAQs, call the 24-hour information line at 817.543.4301, or email email@example.com.