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San Antonio Woman Ready For Christmas

November 15, 2017

Dearest Friends, Fans, y Familia,

Cover for San Antonio Woman Album

I'm pleased to see that many of you have already purchased the newly mastered and completed recording project San Antonio Woman at, iTunes,, EmDirect or at one of my shows.  Thank you! You may be interested in the PDF lyric booklet where I tell the stories behind the songs and, of course, share the lyrics for you to learn and memorize. Here's the story behind the title track:

"San​ ​Antonio​ ​Woman"​ ​by Kent Finlay & JAM

Kent and I would meet halfway
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Fall Tidbits

September 13, 2017

Walt Wilkins, Mike Blakely, John M. Greenberg, and many more share their music to aid Harvey victims in need.

Folks, Familia, Friends & Fans,

What a great summer it was with shows in Sedona, AZ, Whitefish, MT, Kurt's boyhood home of Spokane, Chris's current home of Burnet and more! Fall looks equally exciting as we're gearing up for FiestaJAM on Lake Marble Falls, Oct. 19, 20, 21, 22, featuring Randy Rogers, Walt Wilkins, Sacred Space, Branded, George Gurganus, Mike Blakely, Drew Womack, a reunion of hometown heroes Next Exit and so much more. The new album, San Antonio Woman, will be out very soon. --jam

Happy Mayo and Springtime My Friends

May 04, 2017

JAM Logo

First of all, a big thanks to Alan Jackson for recording "Seguro Que Hell Yes"--I just deposited my first royalty check courtesy of Alan! It's part of Alan Jackson's Box Set.

Spring has brought many highlights indeed. I just completed a film shoot in Johnson City, TX for a short film called I Miss You Already by John Dyer. The film will feature my music, "From a Table Made For Two," and "San Antonio Woman," both co-written with the late Kent Finlay, "Tennessee Left Texas," cowritten with Rick Bussey, Loneliest Star
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Christmas, December Dates & European Winter Tour

December 17, 2016

B.B. on boat across Lake LucerneHere's wishing all of you a joyous Christmas and holiday season! I wish the new album would be ready in time for Christmas but it'll certainly be ready in tine for Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany and Austria. 

Wait until you hear some of the tracks from the new album! Rex Paul Schnelle knocked the first one out of the park, "This Is America (I've Got Your Six)". The tour dates through February were just updated by my webmaster, Arthur, he's the more computer literate part of my team. I've just got
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Holiday Season Is Upon Us!

November 28, 2016

Kiwanis Christmas Poster

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas my friends. Friday I'm performing for the Kiwanis of Marble Falls - Winter Wonderland at the Marble Falls First Baptist Church from 7-9 P.M. Click on link below for tickets info. Saturday we play for the Methodist Children's Home Charity Event. Throughout December we'll play Christmas shows sharing original and classic Christmas songs.

JAM EuroTour 2017: Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France and Italy

November 03, 2016

Swiss vineyard in Fläsch/GR

JAM EuroTour 2017


We're looking forward to our next tour of Western Europe; B.B. Morse, Chris Reeves, Stefano Bertolotti and I can't wait to see you there. Please share my official website, or my Facebook page,, with your friends and and music fans. 

3rd FiestaJAM on Lake Marble Falls, a music and wine festival, to celebrate the best of the Texas Hill Country with Joe Ely!

September 22, 2016


  • FiestaJAM on Lake Marble Falls

    A music and wine festival

    Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24, 2016

    Marble Falls, Texas

    Tickets: Saturday, Sept. 24 – $15 (music only); $35 (with wine/beer tastings)

    Children 12 and under admitted free with ticketed adult

    Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24 – $75 VIP package includes

    Friday Patrons of the Arts reception and Saturday music and tastings.

    On sale now via or
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FiestaJAM, Mont Vernon, NH, Hondo's, Tomball Texas Music Festival

August 25, 2016

FiestaJAM 2016 featuring Joe Ely, JAM, Alex Harvey, Drew Womack, Mike Blakely

Excited to announce Joe Ely will headline my hometown music festival, FiestaJAM on Lake Marble Falls, Sept. 23 & 24. The Friday night show (23rd) features Alex Harvey, Mike Blakely, John David Kent and yours truly. Also, I'm back in New England for a special Mont Vernon, NH house concert with Chris Reeves hosted by Mike & Zoe Fimble on Oct. 2, the previous day we'll play an autumn music festival in nearby Milford at 8 p.m. Also, we're featured at the Tomball Texas Music Festival Aug. 27. Full calendar on the right corner. --jam

JAM's Late May, June & July Shows

May 19, 2016

Blakely Martinez Album

In the next few weeks we'll play London, TX, Hye Heritage Festival, Sedona, AZ, Whitefish, MT, Spokane, WA and much more. And, I'm pleased to announce we're heading back to Europe in 2017 and 2018 and we plan to bring some American friends and fans with us. I'll keep you posted. Please check out the full calendar at  Of note, Mike Blakely and I return to Dosey Does as part of a songwriters series called Short Songs & Tall Tales, Thursday, June 2, 8:30 PM.

Music in the Park

Free concert series hosted
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First Leg of Tour: Austin to Milano, Brig, Liesberg, La Balme de Sillingy!

February 23, 2016

Thank you for your well wishes my friends in the United States and Europe and to our tour coordinator Irene Schmidt. The first leg of our tour has begun as we're en route to Milan where we'll connect and rehearse with our Itlaian drummer Stefano Bertolotti, introduced to us years ago by Mike Blakely. Our first show takes us back to Brig, Switzerland arranged by our longtime Swiss promoter Dieter, followed by two shows at Little Nashville Saloon in Liesberg where last year Stefano, B.B.
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