Once upon a time, mainstream country turned its back on the Dixie Chicks. Now Natalie Maines returns the favor with a solo album destined to be filed under ‘rock’. We’ll have a sneak preview. Plus, a salute to George Jones by honky tonk icon Dale Watson, Okkervil River guitarist Lauren Gurgiolo on Austin’s shifting role as a music city, Patti Smith caught live in Studio 1A, the week’s music news, new releases, and more than a few surprises–on the next Texas Music Matters. Join us: Friday at noon and Friday nite at 11 on KUTX 98-9, and again Saturday morning at 11 on KUT 90.5.