It’s been a year of quality releases from veteran Austin-based artist and area favorite Bob Schneider: the April release of single “Making It Up” (which pop artist and longtime Schneider fan Jason Mraz also released on his latest album, Know.) prefaced June’s Blood & Bones - a thirteen-song collection of stories mapped out by some of Schneider’s latest life improvements, including his marriage and the birth of his daughter.
If performing with a band isn’t pressure enough, imagine a one-man act with nobody to fall back on. Relying on crowd dialogue and a hefty dose of humor is necessary to counteract any hesitation or nervousness, helping to fill the void between clapping and the next song. A couple of Texans recently made their way to The Fox Theatre to perform solo sets that relied on lyrical depth and a good sense of humor.