It’s getting to be that time of year again, time for one of Austin’s premier music festival that continues to sell out rapidly and draw folks from all over the globe. As we do every year, we be posting a list of band’s, probably lesser known by many, that we have on our list to check out. Some old favorites and some that are sparking current curiosity.
Local blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr masters a genre that was the foundation of the Austin music scene for many years. As that genre has faded into the shadows of a scene that is bursting at the seams, Clark is the brightest hope for reviving it’s legacy. With a history of playing with most of the blues legends that come to mind, Clark has been establishing himself as the young saviour of the blues over the past few years, and is currently at the peak of his career threatening to become larger than life. Clark will be releasing his Blak And Blu recording on Oct 22nd, and will be hitting the late night tv circuit following.
The 2:15 time slot Sunday on the AMD Stage seems to a bit short.