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Blue Water Highway, Lowbirds, Muther Goose

RVA Shows Presents!




DATE: Friday, May 11
VENUE: Gallery 5
TIMES: Doors at 7, Show at 8
TICKETS: $10 at

Blue Water Highway runs just outside of Freeport up towards Galveston along the Texas Gulf Coast. This is the part of the world where the cultures of Texas and Louisiana collide in a unique melting pot steeped in the traditions of the people of both states. It is here, in the town of Lake Jackson, TX, that Zack Kibodeaux and Greg Essington became high school friends after Zack witnessed Greg playing Billy Joel's "Piano Man," and immediately enrolled in piano lessons himself. Their partnership included performing in musicals and local coffee shops, until the friends went their separate ways after high school. Greg headed to New York City to pursue a degree in music technology. Zack went to Texas State in San Marcos to study vocal performance, specifically opera. Soon, Zack was writing songs and sending them to his friend in New York. Finally, he coaxed Greg back to Texas to form the band he had been hearing in his head. Although they had landed in their adopted hometown of San Marcos, when it came time to name the band the first thing that came to mind was the landmark back home on the coast.The two dubbed the band, Blue Water Highway, and began to create a sound as unique as the region they came from.

The band tours across the US on a regular basis and continues to define themselves as a live act built on excellent musicianship, great songs, and that signature three part harmony that sets the band apart from their peers. Their new album “Heartbreak City” will be released on June 8th, 2018. The new record explores new sounds and musical landscapes while remaining true to their roots along the Blue Water Highway.

Earlier Event: May 9
Gallery5 Game Night
Later Event: May 12
Private Party!