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Kevin Higgins Nominated for 2015-2016 Texas State Musician

Posted on November 17, 2014

Kevin Higgins Nominated for 2015-2016 Texas State Musician

  We have just received exciting news that Kevin Higgins has been nominated for 2015-2016 Texas State Musician!  This is a wonderful honor. Texas State Artists represent the best of Texas’ rich and diverse artistic community.  These individuals inspire others through their unique creative expression. This designation is our state’s highest recognition for excellence in the arts. The nomination process is managed by Texas Commission on the...

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“High Spirited Continental Ramble” ~ Dates Announced

Posted on July 21, 2014

“High Spirited Continental Ramble” ~ Dates Announced

~ Dear Kindred Spirits ~  We are about to hit the road again for the third time this year! You can follow our adventures as we attempt to reach 500,000 miles: http://www.facebook.com/toybox500k Little Train Records Booking Department is pleased to announce the dates for our upcoming tour, (taking us to 25 of the 50 states). “High Spirited Continental Ramble“ Fri, July 25 ~ Uncle Calvin’s (Dallas, TX) Sat, July 26 ~ Texas Music...

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20 Things I Learned From This Year’s Telluride Experiece

Posted on July 3, 2014

20 Things I Learned From This Year’s Telluride Experiece

  1. Telluride is truly beautiful! 2. Camping in close quarters with thousands of revelers is not camping…it’s cramping. 3. Double-check the air mattress for leaks before the next camping excursion. 4. Performing in front of 10,000 people is awesome. 5. The natural slap-delay of the Rocky Mountains is better than any tape echo. 6. The Fishman Aura Spectrum D.I. can, (and will), quit on you at the most unfortunate time. 7. Note...

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Art of the Song

Posted on July 1, 2014

Art of the Song

  On Saturday, May 10, completing our two-month West Coast Expansion tour, we had the distinct pleasure of performing for “Art of the Song” Studio Concert, in Albuquerque.  “Art of the Song” is a one-hour radio program heard on over 150 radio stations across North America, exploring universal truths common to all creative expression. Pictured here (after the show) with Barbara and Kevin is John Dillon and Viv...

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Kevin’s Going to Telluride!

Posted on June 3, 2014

Kevin’s Going to Telluride!

We are proud to announce that Kevin has been chosen as one of ten finalists to compete for the title of 2014 Telluride Troubadour, scheduled to be held at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, June 19-22, in Telluride, Colorado! The festival will be celebrating its 41st year, attracting songwriters from around the world during the Summer Solstice weekend. Of the ten finalists selected to compete for this coveted title, Higgins is the only Texan in...

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West Coast, here we come!

Posted on February 17, 2014

West Coast, here we come!

Having escaped from Los Angeles twenty years ago, Kevin and I decided it was high time to go back and take a look around. Maybe shake loose some old memories and conjure up some new songs.   If you would like us to come by and play music in your living room, please contact me. littletrainrecords@gmail.com We’ll be on the road from April 11 – May 13th. Here are the cities/regions where we’re seeking house concerts: El Paso,...

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Chocolate Fest and Music! “Happy Valentine’s Day, Sweetheart!”

Posted on January 14, 2014

Chocolate Fest and Music!  “Happy Valentine’s Day, Sweetheart!”

Hilltop House Concerts and The Swenson House (on Schriener University Campus, Kerrville, TX), are presenting a house concert (partial proceeds benefiting Texas Heritage Music Foundation). Friday evening, February 14th, 2014 RESERVATIONS REQUIRED Limited Seating in The Swenson House, so don’t delay!! The Swenson House on Schreiner University Campus, (Kerrville, TX) Doors open at 7:00, Music begins at 8:00 Potluck CHOCOLATE FEST between...

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Worldwide Release of music video ~ “Honor” ~ a Veterans Day tribute.

Posted on November 10, 2013

Worldwide Release of music video ~ “Honor” ~ a Veterans Day tribute.

Please share with those you love.   http://bit.ly/16AzwJw Thank you to all the veterans in the U.S. (Veterans Day); as well as those abroad in the Commonwealth (Remembrance Day), for your service and dedication to your country. We hope this video touches your heart as we pause to pay tribute to veterans and their families...

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Hello from Wisconsin!

Posted on October 28, 2013

Hello from Wisconsin!

Kevin and I left our beloved farmhouse in Texas on Tuesday night and have made our way to the beautiful home of Betsy Alles and Eric Pekrul near Sheboygan, WI. To say “beautiful” is an understatement! I am sitting on their little sunporch, overlooking Lake Michigan, watching the sky change before my eyes. Ominous clouds are forming yet we are safe and warm inside. I am working, long distance with my wonderful web designer, Jason...

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New Track from Our Upcoming Record

Posted on October 10, 2013

New Track from Our Upcoming Record

Just like the L.A. Dodgers, this stunningly talented new duo, Ghosts of the American Road, are gaining momentum all over the U.S. The brainchild of internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Kevin Higgins and his beautiful musical partner, Barbara Malteze, Ghosts of the American Road will be releasing their much-anticipated, self-titled CD on Valentine’s Day 2014. In the meantime, enjoy this inspiring single, “Late Bloomers.”...

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