Sunday, 05 August 2012 by Matthew Girard
Progressive country singer, songwriter Bart Crow has become a staple at the annual Schoepf's BBQ Texas Music Series.
Since becoming a full-time musician in 2005, Crow has released three albums and has played at Schoepf's numerous times.
"It looks like everybody is catching on to the Schoepf's BBQ series and we are really fired up to come back this year," Crow said.
Crow and The Washers will be featured at tonight's concert, which starts at 7 p.m.
Crow and his bandmates have been touring solid for three years and have traveled the country playing for their fans.
"We just stay on tour," Crow said. "We usually hit the road every Wednesday or Thursday each week and we get back about Sunday. We've played everywhere from Brownsville to Chicago, out to Phoenix and up to Colorado."
Being a former member of the U.S. Army, Crow said he enjoys playing for the men and women serving the U.S. Armed Forces.
"I'm a huge supporter of the soldiers who serve this great country," Crow said. "It's an honor to get to play for them and offer them a little bit of relief for a little while."
In the fall, Crow will release his fourth studio album, entitled "Dandelion."
"I'm very excited about it," Crow said. "I think it's going to be a good record and I'm excited to get it into the hands of our fans and friends. It's my first studio album in three years."
Crow and his band are still in the process of recording the album, which is set to be released on Sept. 18, but are playing a single from the new record.
"All the songs came out really, really good," Crow said. "Right now we are playing the single, which is called 'With just a little bit of luck.'"
Crow said he hopes he remains relatable to his audiences.
"I try to just remain a real person and I do my best to try and write songs that are relatable, and I think that's how my music has touched some people," Crow said.