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From Hurricane Katrina to COVID-19, an Englishman’s Love of Music Prevails in Small-Town Texas

March 11, 2021 | By Kahron Spearman

As Texas Clubs and Musicians Struggle to Host Live Shows, One Sure Bet Is Grateful Fans

November 9, 2020 | By Joe Nick Patoski

When Kevin Russell declared “my business model has been ruined” by Covid-19 on social media a couple months ago, the front man for the Austin band Shinyribs could have been speaking on behalf of almost everyone involved in live music in Texas.

Houston’s Antone’s Po’ Boys Go Statewide

March 27, 2019 | By Erica Quiroz

Jan Norris remembers when customers sat on fig and olive barrels when they dined at Antone’s Import Co. in Houston more than half a century ago. Norris moved from Vivian, Louisiana, in 1957 and ordered his first Antone’s po’boy at the location on Taft Street a few years later.

Ballast of the Beat

February 13, 2017 | By Michael Corcoran

The Old Austin crowd loves to reminisce about all-night jam sessions with Stevie Ray Vaughan and the lost progressive-country paradise of the Armadillo World Headquarters.

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