Charley Crockett

Sam's Burger Joint Presents:

Charley Crockett

Jaime Wyatt

Wed, June 20, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$12.00 - $60.00

This event is 18 and over

NO Seating 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. - $12 Advance/ $15 Day of Show/ $60 Reserved Booth

 

Charley Crockett
Charley Crockett
Growing up with a single mother in San Benito, Texas, the hometown of Tejano star Freddy Fender, was not easy for blues singer Charley Crockett. Hitchhiking across the country exposed Crockett to the street life at a young age, following in the footsteps of his relative, American folk hero Davy Crockett, who also lived a wild life on the American frontier. After train hopping across the country, singing on the streets for change in New Orleans French Quarter, playing in New York City subway cars and performing across Texas, California, and everywhere in between, Crockett set off to travel the world and lived on the streets of Paris for a year before wandering in Spain, Morocco, and Northern Africa.

The blues artist returned home to Texas and released his debut solo album titled A Stolen Jewel in 2015, receiving critical acclaim in Dallas and ultimately landing him a Dallas Observer Music Award that year for "Best Blues Act". A record "rich with Southern flavor, a musical gumbo of Delta blues, honky-tonk, gospel and Cajun jazz," Jewel proved that Crockett, born into poverty in the Rio Grande, had come home to make his musical mark on the South. Crockett, who is described as elusive, rebellious and self-taught, has been compared to legends like Bill Withers, Hank Williams, and Gary Clark Jr.

He released his sophomore record In The Night, an admirable nod to his Texas country and Louisiana blues roots, in 2016 and played over 125 shows that year. “In the Night” and Crockett’s song “I Am Not Afraid” received international recognition by NPR Music as one of the "Top 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing" and selected by David Dye to be featured on World Cafe in late July. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram called it "an impressive calling card, full of Crockett's plaintive soulfulness and swinging tempos" and others noted the artist as having "the well-rounded songwriting capabilities of Van Morrison and a vocal approach that finds common ground between Bill Withers and early Dr. John." Crockett graced the cover of Buddy Magazine in May 2016, who called him "the archetype of the new American vagabond."

In 2017, he spent the year building a devoted fan base across the country with his much talked about live show while selling out theaters in his native Texas and across the US. He remained on the road most of the year appearing at major festivals and venues.

In all this, he still found time to get back to Austin, Texas to record a collection of his favorite honky tonk songs called Charley Crockett presents Lil G.L.'s Honky Tonk Jubilee . The album features songs originally performed by Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn, Tanya Tucker, Roy Acuff, Webb Pierce, and other great heroes of honky tonk. "Playing on the streets of New Orleans I heard traditional music all day long. Young folks were playing it everywhere. Old Time, Jug bands, Brass bands, Spirituals, drinkin ' songs, you name it. All you have to do to learn these songs is stand out in the street all day, but mind the whiskey” Crockett said. “I love this music. It’s the blues and it feels good to sing. A lot of folks are drawn to this sound even if they don't know why. It's the American struggle. It's got the kind of soul that's hard to find nowadays and all I know is you gotta get a lot of mud on you before you can make folks believe you when you sing these songs. There just ain't no fakin' it. I've lived these songs. I want to walk alongside and pay my respects to the artists and songwriters who went through so much to give us this music."
Jaime Wyatt
Jaime Wyatt
Jaime Wyatt is a striking figure that walks the Earth with an old soul. Despite Wyatt’s roots in rock music, her vocal style has always been considered country, with a rich, sometimes raspy tone and frequent use of breaks and bends. Comparisons are frequently drawn to Emmylou Harris, Stevie Nicks and at times she has been anointed a female Tom Petty. Nancy Wilson of Heart even professed loving Wyatt’s “Punk Rock attitude.” Regardless of genre, Wyatt is all things classic and American; a dynamic performer, powerhouse singer and stellar guitar player, sailing between vintage 60’s and 70’s Country/ Rock/Soul anthems and heartfelt ballads of love and confusion.
Originally discovered by Skip Williamson of LA indie label Lakeshore Records while still living in her hometown of Gig Harbor, Washington State, she signed her first recording contract at 17. Her Lakeshore Records self-titled EP was produced by Pete Droge, and delivered a windfall with every song receiving placement in a major motion picture or soundtrack, some of which included Wicker Park (“Lightswitch”), Midnight Meat Train (song title), and Feast of Love (song title). The track “Lightswitch” became a hit at college and indie radio in the U.S., alongside at stations across the European continent. Tiffany, of 80’s pop radio fame, covered her composition “Mind Candy” on her album country album Just Me.
Wyatt’s standout voice and classic songwriting intuition has earned her features in several movies and TV shows, such as ABC’s Nashville and The Big Bang Theory. In 2015 she was featured singing a duet with reality TV star Ashley Hamilton on his E! Entertainment TV show, The Stewarts and the Hamilton’s and his album Act One (Universal Music Group).
Venue Information:
Sam's Burger Joint
330 East Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX, 78215
http://samsburgerjoint.com/