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Music Under the Star: The Gourds and the Redd Volkaert Trio
Phone (512) 936-4649
Price Free
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Rock Country

Music Under the Star: The Gourds and the Redd Volkaert Trio

Friday, Jul 27, 2012 6:00p to 9:00p

Music and exhibits free from 6-9 p.m.

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Redd Volkaert
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Austin, Tex.-based musician Redd Volkaert was a member of Merle Haggard's backing band. In 2009, he won a Grammy for Best Country Instrumental Performance.
The Gourds
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The Gourds are a good-time, honky tonkin' band with enough quirk and underground appeal to justify the "alternative" tag in "alternative country-rock." Part of Austin's vibrant scene and popular performers at the city's national music showcase SXSW, the Gourds first gained the attention of the No Depression crowd with the drunken porch jam sound of their debut, Dem's Good Beeble, in 1997....
Location & Nearby Info
Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 N. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 936-4639
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Sept. 15, 2008 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Michael Corcoran

The list of Austin treasures includes Barton Springs Pool, breakfast tacos and Redd Volkaert, all of which one can experience on a Saturday afternoon, when Volkaert puts on a guitar clinic at the Continental Club.

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Jan. 5, 2009 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Joe Gross

The party line goes something like this: The Gourds should be, as Puffy and Mase once elegantly put it, bigger than the city lights down in Times Square.

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