Ray Wylie Hubbard: A True Americana Icon
Ray Wylie Hubbard is an Americana icon, a singer-songwriter who has been making music for over four decades. His unique sound has earned him a loyal following of fans who appreciate his blend of country, blues, and folk. Recently, Hubbard brought his signature style to Snake Farm in Austin, Texas for an unforgettable performance.
A Career Spanning Decades
Hubbard’s career began in the early 1970s when he released his debut album, Ray Wylie Hubbard and the Cowboy Twinkies. Since then, he has released over 20 albums and toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music including Willie Nelson, Lucinda Williams, and Steve Earle.
In addition to his musical accomplishments, Hubbard is also an accomplished author. He has written two books: Growl: A Book of Verse (2005) and A Life…Well Lived (2009). His writing often reflects his life experiences as a musician and offers insight into the creative process.
A Unique Performance at Snake Farm
On April 28th 2018, Ray Wylie Hubbard performed at Snake Farm in Austin Texas. The venue was packed with fans eager to hear some of their favorite songs from across Hubbard’s extensive discography. The setlist included fan favorites such as “Snake Farm,” “Screw You, We’re From Texas,” and “Redneck Mother.”
The performance was unique in that it featured a special guest appearance by Austin-based singer-songwriter Shakey Graves. Graves joined Hubbard on stage for a rendition of “Snake Farm” that had the crowd singing along with every word. It was an unforgettable moment that showcased both artists’ talents and their shared love for Americana music.
The Legacy of Ray Wylie Hubbard
Ray Wylie Hubbard is one of the most influential figures in Americana music today. His unique sound has earned him a loyal following of fans who appreciate his blend of country, blues, and folk music. His performance at Snake Farm was just another example of why he is so beloved by fans around the world – he puts on an unforgettable show every time he takes the stage!