Tip o’ the hat to Kathryn Legendre and that dang “GOD BLESS MERLE HAGGARD” sticker you might spot when she’s driving about town. If that doesn’t clue you in, the title of her EP will: Don’t Give A Damn. Behind the sweet drawl of this Austin-based songwriter is a refreshing honesty. If anyone happens to ask, why hell yes, you can have traditional country with a modern sensibility. And don’t you forget it.
Legendre performs with her band tonight at The White Horse, 500 Comal, sharing the bill with the Texas Tycoons, and country/blues/gospel outfit Jean Wranglers. The music kicks off at 8 p.m. This will heal any Monday horribleness you’ve had to put up with today. Recommended.