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Miss Marcy & her Texas SugarDaddy's: News

DNA Blues Ball - November 24, 2007

The Innocence Project of Texas invites you to attend the 2007 DNA Blues Ball, an evening of music and enlightenment to benefit the wrongfully convicted.
Since 2001, 13 men have been exonerated in Dallas County after DNA testing conclusively proved their innocence. The proceeds of DNA Blues Ball ticket and merchandise sales will directly support the efforts of the Innocence Project of Texas in our mission to seek justice for those who have lost their freedom at the hands of wrongful convictions.

(Candye Kane couldn't make it to the show so they asked me to sit in!!!!)

KNON Thanksgiving Day Live/ Acoustic Show - November 22, 2007

Whiskey, Turkey, and Texas SugarDaddy's!

89.3fm KNON
Forget the parade! Miss Marcy & her Texas SugarDaddy's will be
guests at the KNON 89.3 fm Thanksgiving Day Live Radio Show!! This
is a live, acoustic show with Dave Burris on guitar, SugarShane on
upright bass, and Miss Marcy. We are proud to show everyone the kind
of music we play; not Texas Blues, not Traditional Jazz. These are
old blues tunes from 'back in the day'. We'll be sharing the bill with our pals Texas Slim and JMAC, so tune in for some damn good Texas music. Catering provided by Alligator Cafe (and it is cajun-licious!) Listen online www.knon.org

Southwest Blues Magazine - September 28, 2007

I am so proud to be in the October issue of Southwest Blues Magazine! Thanks Jay Brakefield for the article and Don Netzer for the photo. Also, Akasha with Dallas Fashion Stylist, for the designer dress.
"Southwest Blues is a monthly magazine and webzine, focusing on Blues artists of the greater U.S. southwest. Our hard copy circulation has expanded past the regional target area and now includes international subscriptions. We feature and spotlight many recording artists signed with major labels and also local artists that deserve the recognition after years of paying their dues." - Southwest Blues
www.southwestblues.com

Lakewood People Magazine - August 2, 2007

August 2007 issue of Lakewood Magazine has a pic and Q & A about me! You probably won't find any lying about because my mom has them all!

Issue Date: August 3, 2007, Posted On: 8/3/2007
In the 'Wood: Miss Marcy

By Alexis Westbrook
Lakewood resident Miss Marcy is a professional educator by day and a singer, songwriter, and bandleader by night. She performs 20s- and 30s-style blues and jazz. Her CD, Miss Marcy, includes original songs, “SugarDaddy” and “Restraining Order,” both of which advanced to the second round of the 2006 International Songwriting Competition. Marcy has served twice as a guest DJ on KNON 89.3 FM’s Texas Blues program and enjoys running at White Rock Lake. Miss Marcy and Her Texas Sugardaddys band can be found around town this summer at Greenville Avenue Seafood and Jazz, Pearl, Culpepper’s, and occasionally at The Balcony Club.

Alexis Westbrook, Special contributor
Courtesy photo
Miss Marcy
Are you originally from Dallas?
I was born here, moved away, and now I’m back.
How long have you been singing? I started at blues musician Hashbrown’s jam at Lakewood Bar and Grill and the old Schooner’s 10 years ago. I’ve had my own band, Miss Marcy and Her Texas Sugardaddys, for a couple of years now.
How did you get started as a singer/songwriter? I’d been playing the DFW circuit for a while and Don O., Friday DJ for KNON 89.3 FM, said I could be included on the KNON 89.3 FM Texas Blues Vol. 4 CD if I had an original tune. So, I wrote the song “SugarDaddy” and asked my friends to record it with me.
What music or musicians inspire you? Traditional blues and Texas country are what I dig. I like grassroots music. The musicians that inspire me most are Hashbrown and the late, great Sam Myers.
Why the blues? Because it’s real. You don’t need a degree, an attitude, or an electrical outlet. Just some whiskey and soul.
Do you play any instruments? I play the piano badly.
What’s the most incredible life experience you have had so far? Both of my original tunes, “SugarDaddy” and “Restraining Order,” advanced to the next round in their respective categories in the 2006 International Songwriting Competition.
What’s the best thing about your job? It doesn’t feel like a job.
What are your favorite Lakewood hangouts? The Balcony Club, La Parrillada, Lakewood Bar and Grill, Scalini’s Pizza and Pasta, The Cock and Bull, and Lakewood Library
Favorite guilty pleasure? Going into Chocolate Secrets and pretending to be purchasing a large order just so I can feast on the chocolate samples.
When you’re not working, what do you do? Support live music in Dallas

This coming Thursday: Miss Marcy Guest DJ @ KNON 89.3fm with Blue Lisa 9-12 am - June 25, 2007

You can hear us ON-LINE at www.knon.org Thursday June 28th 9am-12pm

I am so pleased to once again be a guest DJ on KNON 89.3 fm 'Texas Blues' hosted by Dallas' Diva Blue Lisa. We'll be doing all those old dirty blues tunes that I love and talking trash on-air. Watch out x- boyfriends: BIue Lisa and I are meeting for mimosas before the show and gettin' in a Blues frame of mind.

Robert Johnson Anniversary Party - June 20, 2007

at Pearl in Dallas hosted by Joel Foy. Special guests included myself, Hashbrown, Mighty Paul Young, KM Williams, Mike Morgan, James Hinkle, and many more. Great music! All your cool friends are there! It's a musicians kinda joint. The house was packed and the beer was cold. Pearl is Dallas' most talked about venue for live music.

Miss Marcy KNON 89.3 fm - March 13, 2007

Thursday Morning. 9-12 pm. I am the guest DJ for KNON 89.3 fm. This will be a show dedicated to the fabulousness of Woman; her scent, her aura, her passion. I will be playing tunes that will make you want to call all your old girlfriends and confess that you were a fool. Women will want to stop everything they are doing and put on their red lipstick. These are tunes that celebrate a woman’s purpose, to be loved by a man. Whether you are going to work in the morning or just getting home, tune into KNON 89.3 fm.
Live on the net www.knon.org
Every Thursday 9-12pm Blue Lisa brings Dallas/ Ft. Worth the Blues!

Dallas Morning News Guide - February 9, 2007

I wouldn't be surprised if you haven't been able to locate any around town. Since the moment I saw 'Miss Marcy & her Texas SugarDaddy's' mentioned in the paper (p.30 of the Guide), I have bought every copy I could find! Thanks DMN for featuring my picture and my band on your 'Local Shows' page.

International Songwriting Competition - January 16, 2007

I got some good news today......
We are pleased to inform you that the song "Sugar Daddy," entered into the Blues category, has advanced to the next round of judging for the 2006 International Songwriting Competition. With over 14,000 songs entered into ISC 2006, making it this far along in the competition is a great accomplishment and a testament to your songwriting talent. Feel free to tell others the good news about your song! When publicizing your achievement, you may mention that your song has "advanced to the next round of judging in the 2006 International Songwriting Competition." Congratulations Hashbrown, Mike Garvey, Linkon Apeland, Freddie Jones, and Mark Gulley. Also, my honky-tonk tune “Restraining Order” made it to the next round in the country category. Congratulations Bill Campbell, Dave Burris, Earl Darling, and Aaron Wynne.

King Biscuit Blues Festival - October 26, 2006

It will always be 'the Biskit' to me!!! The audiences mourned Sam. Several bands paid tribute to him with their music and even sacrificed their stage time to have a moment of silence for him. Glad I got to be there to see him last year. The town museum has his red suit pressed and hanging in a glass case along with his harmonicas. Funny, when we spoke to the curator whom Joanna gave the suit, he said "That suit had to be dry cleaned twice. Did he have cats?"

Sam Myers - July 21, 2006

As ya'll may have heard by now, my good friend, Daddy, and all around hero passed away on Monday. The funeral was Friday and we take him home to Mississippi tonight to be buried with his family. I loved him dearly, just as much as any of us here in Dallas. I wouldn't dare say "more" because we all loved him profoundly. The funeral service was beautiful........it was the "Who's Who" of the Dallas underground. We are all going to miss you terribly. You made us a family. I have spent more time with Sam and the Boys in the last ten years than I have with my own family. I will miss all your funny little ways Sam. I love you. Thank you for being so good to me. Your girls are taking you home.

Summer Break - June 14, 2006

This is summertime and I am spending alot of time out by the pool, drinking whiskey and dreaming of cabana boys. You will probably see me out at night supporting some great live music. Check out my links for some of my local favorites.
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