Jim Cowan
Cindy Cashdollar
Photo ©2007 by Rob Buck

Cindy recently received the high honor of the Ralph Mooney/ Musician Of The Year award at The Ameripolitan Music Awards. They took place at the Omni Hotel in Austin on Feb. 18th. Cindy would like to thank everyone that voted and supports roots music, which is what the Ameripolitan Awards are all about! Kudos to Dale Watson for being a visionary and putting together this concept and show. It was the first of what is hoped to be be many. For a complete listing of nominees and winners, go to www.ameripolitanmusicawards.com.

"Three IMA Nominations for upcoming 2014 awards!"
Best Country Album
Best Country Song
Best Jazz Song w/Vocal

"Old-Fashioned Gal"
by The Carper Family

Produced by Cindy Cashdollar & Billy Lee Myers Jr., this is a bountiful roots blend of songwriting and sounds. The Carper Family (Melissa Carper, Beth Chrisman, &Jenn Miori) are joined by featured guests Cindy Cashdollar, Bill Kirchen, Brennen Leigh,Emily Gimble, and Lisa Pankratz.

The Mirror reviewed the Ryan Adams performance at the Royal Albert Hall, w/ band mates Cindy, Don Was, Ethan Johns, Benmont Tench, & Jeremy Stacey.

"The Sound of Austin"

Photographer Mathew Sturtevant's beautiful coffee table book of 100 portraits and stories of Austin artists; a gem.

JOHNNY NICHOLAS & HELL BENT EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE SAXON PUB

Cindy will be playing every Wednesday night with Johnny Nicholas and Hell Bent at the Saxon pub from 6:00-8:00pm.
Note: Please double check Upcoming Shows Page for definitive listings.

Music In The Kitchen (book) From The University Of Texas Press and editor Glenda Pierce Facemire, Head Makeup Artist at Austin City Limits for twenty years, comes this exclusive collection of favorite recipes from some of ACL's most beloved performers, including, Cindy Cashdollar, Willie Nelson, B.B. King, Dolly Parton, Buddy Guy, My Morning Jacket, David Gray, Jason Mraz, The Allman Brothers, Rosanne Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and a host of other national and international artists who have been serving up a musical gumbo from our stage to nourish our souls for the last three and a half decades.

Hidden Kitchens Texas (book)
by NPR Radio's "The Kitchen Sisters" ( Nikki Silva & Davia Nelson). Below-the-radar kitchen traditions across the Lone Star State...Ice Houses, Chili Queens, NASA space test kitchens, Birth of the Frito, the Slurpee, the Margarita, and more! Great stories, photos, and recipes.

Austin-based Dobro and steel guitarist Cindy Cashdollar's career has taken some surprising twists and turns that have led her to work with many leading artists in various genres; including Ryan Adams, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Dave Alvin, Rod Stewart, Asleep At The Wheel, Marcia Ball, Jorma Kaukonen, Leon Redbone, BeauSoleil, Daniel Lanois, Redd Volkaert, & Peter Rowan.

"Equally at home picking a vintage Dobro, an old National resonator guitar, or laying down fat horn voicings on a tripleneck 8-string steel, Cashdollar is a master of bluegrass, gutbucket blues, honky tonk, swampy R&B, and Western Swing."
- Frets Magazine

Cindy's unerring ability to perfectly complement a song or step out with a tasteful, imaginative, and exciting solo - and to do it in so many musical genres - has made her one of the most in-demand musicians on the American roots music scene. Her debut CD, "Slide Show", features guest artists comprising a Who's Who from the landscape of Roots & Americana music.

Cindy was inducted into the Texas Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame in 2011 (the first female to be inducted), and The Texas Music Hall Of Fame in 2012

And, in answer to her most frequently asked question, yes, Cashdollar is a real name.

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