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Mason Makes a Lively Entrance With Debut Album

Victoria, Texas native Mason Lively is making a big splash on his maiden voyage. His debut record has the Americana/alt-country singer flanked by big names like Lloyd Maines and Cody Braun, and a perfect mixture of country and rock sounds.

Lively has the look, the sound, and the passion for music to make something big of his blossoming career, which is now underway with the release of Stronger Ties. Matt Meinke interviewed the artist about his record, the subsequent touring, and his approach to a rapidly changing music business.

To see his active tour schedule, and more, view Mason Lively's website.

Listen to Notably Texan and learn about the next big things in Texas music, alongside your established favorites, weekdays from 11am to 2pm on 88.9 KETR.

Born in Dallas, Texas, Matt moved to the Sulphur Springs area in 1990 and settled in Commerce shortly thereafter. Having dreamed of working in radio since childhood, he began working at KETR while taking Radio-Television courses at Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1993. Matt has transitioned from a part-time worker and pupil of KETR, to the station’s Chief Announcer/Producer and supervisor of student broadcasters. A familiar voice of 88-9 KETR, Matt has hosted such shows as The Late Nite Lion, and can currently be heard as host of Notably Texan.
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