From Thursday’s Austin American Statesman: Friday: Clifford Antone Birthday Celebration at Antone’s. The founder of Austin’s most storied blues club would have been 68 on this day, and this year’s party is a two-show affair that focuses on many local women performers Antone championed over the decades. The first show benefits Housing Opportunities for Musicians […]
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Take a look at how A-town marketed itself to the growing tourism market back in 1987. This video, made for prospective tourists, gives a sizzle reel of footage from the cuisine to the music to the slacker lifestyle of the capital city. Original footage produced and directed by Ricardo Garza. “When We Were Live” is […]
Unbelievable. One of the last great live music bars on Sixth Street is gone. The Black Cat Lounge was the scene of a three-alarm fire early Saturday morning (7/6) — essentially burning to it’s shell before being extinguished, and damaging several nearby businesses in the process. Neither Sasha Sessums nor current owner Roberta Pipes have […]