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From Soap Creek Saloon to Willie Nelson’s Picnic, 1973 Was the Year Austin Music Peaked

February 21, 2023 | By Michael Corcoran

Back in 1986, while Stevie Ray Vaughan was becoming an MTV guitar hero, three Austin acts—Charlie Sexton, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Timbuk3—had Top 20 hits, making the year a great one in touting the Texas capital as a vital music scene.

The Groove Abides: Doug Sahm documentary that premiered at SXSW to screen at San Antonio Book Fest

March 31, 2015 | By

While South by Southwest is known as a petri dish of global alternative culture and innovative thought, some of the conference’s best moments spring from local creativity that grabs the spotlight when the world comes to Austin.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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