Tuesday, December 13
6:00 pm
Annual “Noise for Toys” Fundraiser 6pm
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About the event

Every year at this time, one of Houston’s most venerable music places, the Mucky Duck, hosts a fundraiser for the US Marine Corp’ Toys for Tots Program. It’s an evening of music by various artists, the admission for which is an unwrapped toy for a child between the ages of 1 and 12.

The Duck’s subdued, Irish pub-like interior is extra-cozy when done-up for Christmas, and a great way to kick-off the season. Music begins at 6pm. Order a shepherd’s pie, fish & chips, and a fine wine or stout draft and enjoy performances by local/Texas musicians at this great casual venue.

Jack Saunders
INSIDE HOUSTON: The good writers are storytellers. They’ve got a good eye for detail and a gift for language.  Any tunesmith would be proud to have written these songs. No doubt about it: this is a major league songwriter.

SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS: His gritty songs prove that Jack is set to confound the music biz, just like peers ranging from Jimmy LaFave to Joe Ely.

Kimberly M’Carver
Purist Country Songwriting, Brilliant Voice … Houston songwriter Kimberly M’Carver has a voice that will very gently knock you out. It’s sort of a cross between Emmylou Harris and vintage Dolly Parton, with all the nuance of the former and the sweetness of the latter. M’Carver can sing clear and pure as a country spring, or turn up the vibrato at the end of a phrase for an especially heartbroken edge … (full article)
– New York Music Daily, New York NY

Pat Byrne
The results — Irish Americana, by turns rollicking and resonating, that’s driven by his gruff growl of a voice — suggest that he’s one to keep an eye on.” – Stuart Munro — The Boston Globe

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