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Jill Jones at La Veta Mercantile
Jill Jones, lead vocals and rhythm guitar, was founder and lead singer of The Hays County Gals and The Lone Star Chorale, recipient of the 2002 Academy of Western Artists Cowboy Group of the Year Award. A veteran of cowboy gatherings across the country, she has appeared with Willie Nelson on TNN’s “Legends of Country Music” and Ian Tyson at the Elko National Cowboy Gathering. She has also been featured on NPR’s Prairie Home Companion and Texas Country Reporter. In 1994 Jill won the Western Music Association’s Grand National Yodeling Championship and the 1998 Academy of Western Artists Yodeling Award. She has several recordings of western music and she tours the nation with Ray Benson and Asleep At The Wheel in “A Ride With Bob,” a play about the life and music of Bob Wills. Her Texas roots are deep in the hill country where she grew up on the family horse ranch. She is a long time hand on a local cattle ranch in Wimberley Texas.