The South Austin Popular Culture Center is proud to announce an exhibit focusing on the Austin Opera House. This concert hall, a partnership between Tim O’Connor and his friend Willie Nelson, opened in July 1977 with a special performance featuring Waylon Jennings. This club was …
The South Austin Popular Culture Center hosts an exhibit featuring Austin musicians who also make art. It makes sense that creative people would have more than one outlet for their talent. The show will include Greg Anderson, Bill & Ruth Carter, Joe Ely, Butch Hancock, …
If you weren’t able to come out to the opening, you can still get a glimpse into the past with the slideshow below. You can also still come in to the center and view the work until December 23.
Antone’s Home of the Blues opened in 1975 at 6th and Brazos in downtown Austin, Texas. Clifford Antone loved the blues and he brought it to Texas. The first show at the club featured Louisiana great Clifton Chenier. After that Sunnyland Slim, Chicago blues artist, …
The South Austin Popular Culture Center opens its next exhibit Punk Pioneers Saturday, May 14th at 7:09 p.m. with a celebratory reception. This exhibit focuses on the early Austin punk scene… from late 1977 to ‘round 1983. Some say the 1978 Sex Pistols show in …
It’s time again for the annual celebration of the patron saint of 709, Eddy.
- Armadillo Art SquadThe South Austin Popular Culture Center features the artwork of the infamous “Armadillo Art Squad” dating from the 1960s to today. These artists have garnered international acclaim for their influence upon rock art in the 1970s and the contemporary Austin culture. They continue to producer art in a variety of mediums, including the quintessential Austin art form, the poster. Old and new works by these celebrities will be displayed on a permanent basis along with periodic displays, including the numerous notable contemporary Austin artists. Click on the images and names below to learn more about the artist. Danny Garrett Nels Jacobson Guy Juke G.L. McElhaney
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