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KGSRs Blues on the Green
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KGSR's Blues on the Green

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 7:00p

As Austin's largest FREE concert series KGSR's Blues on the Green is consistently ranked as a top annual entertainment event and has become a staple of the Austin lifestyle and a very casual and comfortable experience. JOIN THE BLUES ON THE GREEN TEXT ALERT CLUB — text "BLUES" to 29217 to get access to exclusive contests and information sent to your mobile device regarding KGSR's Blues on the Green.

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Performers at this Event
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....
Bob Schneider
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Bob Schneider is a fixture on the Austin scene, having kicked around for years in various bands before embarking on a solo career in 1999. Born in Michigan and partially raised in Germany, he dropped out of the University of Texas at El Paso to front his first band, the funk and rap outfit Joe Rockhead....
Alpha Rev
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Seven-piece Texan group Alpha Rev meld classical instrumentation with rock. They were formed in 2005 by singer-songwriter Casey McPherson after the break-up of his previous band Endochine.
Black Joe Lewis
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Austin-based Black Joe Lewis is a contemporary singer and guitarist with a bent toward vintage blues, soul, and R&B. Backed by his band the Honeybears, Lewis draws inspiration from such legendary "shouters" as Howlin' Wolf, Wilson Pickett, and James Brown, as well as smoother crooners including Sam Cooke and others....
Wheeler Brothers
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Wheeler Brothers are a americana indie rock group from Austin, TX. www.youtube.com/wheelerbrothersmusic
Shakey Graves
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Shakey Graves is a gentleman from Texas
The Whiskey Sisters
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Teal Collins (The Mother Truckers) and Barbara Nesbitt (Tim Flannery & The Lunatic Fringe) met at a mutual friend’s gig in Austin and decided to get together to sing a song or two. By the time they reached the first chorus they knew there was magic in the room....
Location & Nearby Info
Zilker Metropolitan Park
2100 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 499-6700
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Feb. 28, 2008 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Michael Corcoran

Bob Schneider’s latest, “When the Sun Breaks Down on the Moon,” might not be the best place for a potential Schneider fan to start, but for the longtime fan, it’s a great departure from his everyday sound.

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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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(no rating) Oct. 4, 2009 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - John T. Davis

Getting over during the opening slot on Sunday on either of ACL’s two biggest stages can be a thankless assignment. Crowds can be small and insufficiently enthusiastic (read: hungover). The vast stage can be intimidating. And, well, most musicians do not relish the thought of throwing down at noon-thirty on the Sabbath.

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April 26, 2010 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Patrick Caldwell

It might seem peculiar to find Austin rock septet Alpha Rev on Hollywood Records, the Disney-owned home of the Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus.

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