2022 Texas Sounds
Competitive Performances, Thursday thru Saturday
October 13, 14, 15,
Awards Ceremonies, Sunday, October; 16

2022 is going to be our biggest, most lavish event ever! World-class talent comes to Texas to perform and compete for awards. Watch this page to see our lineup take shape.

Despite Covid and world politics, Texas Sounds International CMA continued without cancelling any performance! We grew! And now in 2022, we  are moving into a newly remodeled performance center. Memorial City Hall Performance Center in Marshall, Texas is our new home! This luxurious theater seats 552 on the main floor and balcony. We even have box seats! We will use the banquet hall for our Awards Gala. Performers have dressing rooms, rehearsal rooms, and greenroom. Audience has a roomy lobby with wine, beer, and softdrinks served throughout the event.

Do not miss the 2022 Texas Sounds CMA performances!

Lyia Meta – Malaysia
Ingvar Olsen – Norway

Dusty & Stones – Eswatini
Max Tyler – Spain
Heidi Gabrielle & Fox Gino – Belgium/Netherlands
Alamo Country Band – Mexico
Payton Pierce – U.S.A.
Nduduzo Ngcongo – South Africa
Blinddog Cook – U.S.A.
A Nyughatatlan (The Restless) – Hungary
Shota Adamashvili – Republic of Georgia
Cleopatra Methula, The Misses Roses – Eswatini
Steve Rogers Wainaina – Kenya
Joe Fields – Catalonia, Spain
Max Tyler – Spain
Lisbeth Hauge – Norway
Pablo Martin – Spain
Luk Vegas (Luis Ochoa) – Mexico
Country Rio – Mexico
Pamela Rooney – Quebec, Canada
The Wild Horses – Spain
HunTer Leite – South Africa
The Barroom Buddies Band – Spain
Sophie Hanson – Sweden
Vanessa Bourne – Australia
This event brings participants from around the world and audience members from across the nation to a small town in East Texas. Income from this influx of people is a significant part of the economy that keeps the small businesses in Marshall, Texas prosperous. The worldwide publicity that this event generates is a major boost to the future of tourism in Jefferson.

International musicians flock to Texas in the hopes of winning a Texas Sounds Award. A Texas Sounds award exerts a substantial positive influence on each musician’s career. Texas Sounds attracts the best country artists from every nation.

Texas Sounds is produced by, and is the major fundraising event for, East Texas Performing Arts, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Proceeds from the event, sponsorships, ticket sales, and merchandise/refreshment sales go directly to support ETPA.