Chris Hansen has been involved in the music business his entire professional life, and he loves it.
On Saturday night Lola was bustling and full of life long before the music started. People came in dressed to impress with nostalgic late '90s style and quickly scattered around the club, filling every available seat shortly after doors opened at nine.
Only a bolt of lightning could have generated the energy brought by Nashville's AJ & the Jiggawatts.
In the world of music, often producers and songwriters get overlooked in the shadows of the performers they support, but that's hardly the case with Nicolay.
Just because Austin vocalist Elizabeth McQueen has been a part of Texas swing institution Asleep at the Wheel since 2005 doesn't mean she's just just a singing cowgirl.