Who’s Doing What at the FWSA?

Cathy Baldwin: DaCat Music has launched a video service that covers everything from CAGED to Work for Hires. You can download free documents and watch informative videos for Songwriters and Musicians. Visit Cathy’s website, and select “free downloads”.
Steven Brown: Steven will be playing at the “Moore Like Rodney” Benefit of April 13 at Dirty Water Saloon in Fort
Worth. Fifteen artists will perform from 5 pm to midnight, raising funds for People Feeding People and Chula Chasers MHMR.
Theodore Henning II: Theo was awarded 1st Place in the Christian Category of the 2023 DSA Songwriting Contest for his song, I’d Be A Fool, and a 2nd Place award for his instrumental entry, Armadillo Blues. You can find his recorded music, including his final CD , “Just Some Stuff”, featuring the iconic Mineral Wells tribute songs “Crazy Water” and “Baker Hotel Blues” along with an eclectic mix of folk and Americana tunes at
Allen Hurt: 4/11—Hard Rock Casino, Tulsa, OK, 8 PM; 4/27—Love & War in Texas (Plano) - 8 PM. For more information on music and concert dates visit
Proud Country (Rhonda McCullough & Taylor Bonham: 4/6—Wine:30 on Oak St, Roanoke, TX, 7 PM; 4/12 Railhead Smokehouse BBQ, Willow Park, TX 7 PM; 4/13 Fort Worth Stockyards Stage, 4:30 PM; 4/19—VFW—Mineral Wells, TX 7PM; 4/24—Troy’s, 1650 E. Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 8 PM.
Rick Ritz: Rick has updated his website to include new award winning songs,
“Heartland” (Rick Ritz) and “Fourth of July” (Rick Ritz, John Terry)
Janet Stanford: Has released a new single, “Slow Down”; a link can be found under “New Releases” on her website, Janet has also released a music video for her song, “In These Times”, which can be found on Bing Videos; the video for “Slow Down” can also be found at She has CDs available for sale, if desired. Janet’s artist website is
John Terry: Thursdays in April (Except 4/18) at the Crowman Jam, Oasis Bar & Grill, Midlothian, TX, 7 PM. 4/17—
Commodore Grille Nashville with Debi Champion’s Writers Nights; 4/20—Commodore Grille Nashville with Nashville Songwriters Showcase. John is always open to co-writing with other FWSA members; if interested, contact him at For more of his music, visit
Steven Troum: “Doc Roc” and the Troumatics are releasing a new song, “Why This World” on 4/9 that will be played on KNTU 88.1 Indie on 4/8. Doc Roc will be doing a solo acoustic song swap at Grackle Art Gallery with Bencjones on 4/13. Next full band shows are 5/11 at Harvest House in Denton, then 5/25 at McFly’s Pub in River Oaks. Their album “Watch Me Burn” is now available to stream for free as part of the Fort Worth Library’s Amplify817 program (
Gus Wolman: Gus continues to be very concerned about streams, which continue to steal songwriters intellectual property. He is currently writing a book entitled “Getting Past the Past”, which will include a section called “Smashville – how I worked for 20 years in Nashville, only to be cheated by the music world monsters” to illustrate how daunting the music world appears from the outside as streaming services steal and make money of the hard work of others; Gus is working with Christian Faith Publishing, the world’s largest Christian publishing firm. Gus has songs, “Mom’s Blue Envelope” and “Real Men Do Cry” on musical platforms, but the songs are not featured on any playlists.

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