John Baumann

Sam's Burger Joint Presents:

John Baumann

Marcy Grace

Sat, September 23, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$10.00 - $45.00

This event is 18 and over

Seating NOT GUARANTEED. Any Seating Available is on a First Come, First Served Basis. NO REFUNDS all sales final. 

All Minors Will Be Charged an Additional $5 At the Door. 17 & Under Admitted with Parent or Guardian Only. - $10 Advance/ $13 Day of Show/ $45 Reserved Booth

 

John Baumann
John Baumann
Hard-working, creative, and possessed of admirable humility and good humor, John Baumann likely would have seen success in whatever field he chose to ply his talents. Fortunately for listeners who love country music graced with a literary eye for detail and poetic charm, he made the bold choice to try his hand at singing and songwriting.

A San Antonio native who has also called Amarillo, Lubbock, Fort Worth, and now Austin his home at some point or another in his young life, Baumann tinkered with the mechanics of songwriting in between college and day jobs for several years before making the leap of faith to record a debut EP West Texas Vernacular in 2012. Released with little fanfare, it still emboldened him to piece together a band and hit whatever stages would give him the chance. The personable young musician honed his craft on the way up, making connections within the business (not to mention with thousands of fans) en route to releasing his full-length 2014 album High Plains Alchemy and landing coveted opening slots at some of the state’s most revered venues. At Gruene Hall, Floore’s Country Store, and the Nutty Brown Amphitheater, among many others, he has shared the stage with red-hot headliners like the Turnpike Troubadours and the Randy Rogers Band.

As Baumann’s music came into its own – a follow-up 2015 EP, Departures, garnered him some radio play for new signature songs like “Bay City Blues” and “Vices” – a clearer picture of what he is going for has emerged. Like his heroes including Texas songwriters Robert Earl Keen, James McMurtry, and Adam Carroll, he has cultivated a gift for near-journalistic lyrical detail, leavened with humor and spiked with heartache. His songwriting talents have garnered co-writes with artists including Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Wade Bowen that he was once content to just enjoy on a fan level: not insignificantly, Morrow included three co-writes with Baumann on his recent album The Good Fight. Even the country music mainstream took notice: Baumann’s poetic “Gulf Moon” was on hold for a platinum-selling country artist for several years before a last-minute change of direction handed him a rare disappointment in a still-new career that has otherwise been steadily on the rise.

Still, 2016 was overall a solid year, including a run of shows opening for Texas music’s ultimate hero Willie Nelson and laying the groundwork for what should be a much-anticipated 2017 full-length album. With his growing crowd of fans, peers, and even a few musical forefathers rooting for him, John Baumann has become one of the newest worthy links in the long chain of ambitious, progressive, and relatable artists that plays the singer-songwriter-performer game by their own rules.
Marcy Grace
Marcy Grace
Marcy Grace is an up and coming singer/songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. With music inspired by a wide range of genres, Marcy has created her own individual sound. This Texas girl has been playing music for most of her life, playing the drums since she was five. As a young musician, Marcy picked up the guitar at age eleven and began writing songs shortly after that.
In 2014, Marcy released her debut album Fireworks. She’s received praise from music journalist Hector Saldana, who wrote about the release of her album at the Hard Rock Café in San Antonio. Shortly after the release of her album, she was invited to sing at three Texas Recording Academy Grammy events. Marcy has had the honor of opening for Two Tons of Steel, Bart Crow, and The Americans. She has been invited to sing with Susan Gibson (Wide Open Spaces), Butch Morgan, Scott Barrier, Gary Cavanaugh, Lesti Huff, and more. Earlier in 2015, Marcy was also the featured artist on the KFAN Texas Music Hour Radio show in Fredericksburg, TX.
In 2016, the Marcy Grace Band was a finalist in the Bud Light Battle of the Bands hosted by Paseo Del Rio. She was also featured on SA Live where she performed her original music and was interviewed by CMA winner, Jeff Roper. She was also invited to play at three songwriter showcases in Nashville, TN.
Marcy's new single "I Wanna" is currently on the Texas Regional Radio Chart and on the Texas Music Picker's Spotify Chart.

“This is my passion, and I am blessed to get to share my songs and stories with the world.” – Marcy Grace
Venue Information:
Sam's Burger Joint
330 East Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX, 78215
http://samsburgerjoint.com/