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Lou Reed Music: An Austin Tribute
Phone (512) 554-6962
Price $20
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Acoustic

Lou Reed Music: An Austin Tribute

Saturday, Feb 1 7:00p

Austin artists pay tribute to the legacy of Lou Reed in the intimate setting of the Cactus Cafe, Sat. Feb. 1, 2014. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM).
Leader of the Velvet Underground, beloved solo artist and cult favorite, Reed died in October of liver failure.
Performers include Jesse Sublett, Jon Dee Graham, The Reivers, Kacy Crowley, Why Not Satellite, Kim Simpson, Wild Seeds, Kathy McCarty, Steve Bernal, Dashiell Sublett. $20.

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Performers at this Event
The Reivers
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The Reivers began their existence as Zeitgeist, one of many melodic, jangly pop bands to emerge from the fertile Austin, Texas music community during the 1980s. Led by singers/guitarists John Croslin and Kim Longacre, Zeitgeist debuted in 1985 with the album Translate Slowly, which included their cover of Willie Nelson's "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain....
Wild Seeds
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Inspired by '80s post-punk greats like the Fleshtones, Dream Syndicate, and Gun Club, Texas music writer Michael Hall formed the rootsy pop Wild Seeds in 1984, on the cusp of Austin's much ballyhooed "New Sincerity" period....
Jon Dee Graham
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Best known for his stint as a member of the acclaimed '80s roots-rock band the True Believers, singer/guitarist Jon Dee Graham was also a longtime fixture of the renowned Austin, TX music scene....
Kathy McCarty
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Singer/songwriter/guitarist Kathy McCarty helped make her former band Glass Eye one of the most interesting (if not commercially successful bands) to come out of the Austin, Texas music scene in the 1980s....
Kacy Crowley
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Hippie chick/rock & roller Kacy Crowley took her time getting started. In the early '90s, she drifted from Los Angeles to New York, filling hushed coffee houses with her high-energy, intensely personal folk ballads....
Jesse Sublett
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Jesse Sublett is one of Austin's primal forces in music. His band, The Skunks, was in the first wave in 1978. He's played with members of Go-Go's, ex-Rolling Stones, Elvis Costello, Blondie, Clash, Patti Smith....
Location & Nearby Info
Cactus Cafe
2247 Guadalupe St.
Austin, TX 78713
(512) 475-6515
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