Some of Cy's Favorities;

 Collings Guitars

Austin Tone Lab (Bill Ussery-pro amp tech)

(California Guitar Trio)

vintage guitars info

 Information for musicians: (publishing) (publishing) (Texas music office, information & promotion)

american song space ( a site for song writers to market thier songs, and industry to find them) (National American Federation of Musicians/local union)

austin songwriters (contests, free newsletters, showcases, educating and developing aspiring song writers)

nexus concert series (house concerts are a great way to see indi artists up close, austin area)

northeast school of arts ( Highly recommended program in the arts for the gifted and talented/high school level)

Indie artists alliance (resources for independent musicians, audio, video, etc. )

san antonio musicain meetup (meetups/ pickin parties)

music business registry

/ ( free siminars/workshops/jack skiles music studies scholarships)


rootsmusicreport (committed to empowering musicians/educational/promotional)

sonic bids (online matchmaking site for bands and people who book them)

Fem Music ( Female Musicians Network)

national association for music education (facts & insights on the benefits of music study)

american music therapy(established health care profession) (musician resources/low cost counseling/mental health services, Austin area)

Hickory Wind Ranch.  (Gram Parsons daughter, Polly Parsons. offers sober free living for recovering men and women from all over the country/Austin area)

 Live Music/Publications/Radio Stations:


sxsw baby (essentual info/blogs for sxsw)

donewaiting (sxsw blog, this is great!)

austin texas show list (great tool for sxsw)

live nation ( search for artists or venues, up coming concerts) (the one and only kerrville folk festival) (Music Business Expo-Live musi/events-club/venue guide)) (open mic Thur. nights)


Third Coast Music Network


Luckenbach Texas

Radio Free Texas (100% request driven internet radio, submit yours!)

My Texas Music (another great place to hear TX music first, internet radio, submit yours!) list


 Ratbert backstage adventures 2012