A native of San Antonio, Mike Kropp is as much the part of the city as the Alamo. For over 30 years, this incredible signer/songwriter has been entertaining audiences with...
Organic and raw describes the unique music and presentation of The Grim Folks. These four talented San Antonio performers find their roots in bluegrass and country with a hint of rockabilly flair to glue it all together. The Grim Folks are comprised of Nathan Quintanilla (guitar & vocals), Chris Stone (bass), Kevin Ruiz (mandolin), and Mark Villanueva (electric guitar); they came together in 2015 and have been drawing big crowds and repeat customers at every venued played.
Arkansas native Mark Searcy Middleton has a unique and diverse musical background. He picked up the guitar for a brief 5 years and put it down for 15 to raise a family. Mark began playing again as a form of rehabilitation after a work accident severely damaged several fingers and immersed himself in the pre-war blues of the 1920s and 30s. His solo recording of Blind Man's Blues earned his first nomination as "Musician of the Year" at the 2007 Texas Music Awards; he later won the award for his 2014 release of the CD "Hazepipe". To date, Mark has won 10 music awards and released 8 CDs.
Rotge puts it all out there for every fan at every show and the performances are as heart-felt and intense from start to finish. Scott Rotge's power as a singer/songwriter resides in his Kerrville, Texas roots; rugged, honest, and majestic. Few others can instantly capture the attention of a distracted audience and evoke the kind of response that leaves listeners trapped in the song. Scott's ability to tell a story is skillfully embelished by long-time producer and guitarist Frank Lisenbee. Together, their ability to draw the audience closer to a new experience or remember forgotten ones, is truly a singular gift.