It’s hard to believe but it’s been 15 years since Liberty Lunch closed it’s doors. The end of one of Austin’s most famous music venues was marked by musician Michael Hall (and a few names you might know) by playing “Gloria” for 24 straight hours. Hall, who’s now a senior editor at Texas Monthly, just penned a story on that remarkable night.
Sunday’s New York Times features an article about one of Austin’s few remaining rock clubs with nightly live music, The Hole in the Wall. “At 40, Austin Rock Club Celebrates Rare Longevity” showcases the long-heralded venue that’s changed very little since many of us were in college and making the quick jaunt across Guadalupe to see the likes of Doug Sahm, Spoon and Fastball. While the article doesn’t directly mention Soulhat or Kevin (who are more closely associated with the Black Cat, Steamboat and Antone’s) you might recognize a familiar face at the top of this piece. Check it out.
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