Texas dance halls

Looking Back to Luckenbach: 50 Years After the ‘¡Viva Terlingua!’ Sessions

August 1, 2023 | By Michael Corcoran

It’s considered one of the albums every Texan should know by heart. But when it was released 50 years ago, ¡Viva Terlingua!

Austin’s Broken Spoke Dance Hall Finally Gets Its Texas Historical Marker

April 14, 2023 | By Jen Hamilton Hernandez

On what would have been James M. White’s 83rd birthday, friends of the White family, local musicians, politicians, and press, along with longtime patrons, gathered in the dirt parking lot under the storied oak tree outside the Broken Spoke in Austin.

Gruene Hall’s Frank Schlather Day Celebrates the Man With the Big Thirst and Bigger Heart

June 22, 2021 | By John Nova Lomax

As Hondo Crouch was to Luckenbach, and beer-drinking goat Clay Henry was to Terlingua, so was Frank Schlather to Gruene.

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