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 …
This show was a special tribute to two clubs in Austin: one that closed 40 years ago and one that opened 40 years ago. The Vulcan Gas Company and the Armadillo World Headquarters had a substantial impact on Austin’s culture, music and effected not only …
RARE: An Exhibit of Hard To Find Concert Poster and Prints by Austin Poster Artists OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, March 12 at 7:09pm RSVP HERE Featuring the Austin members of the American Poster Institute, the show will consist of oddities and rarities- all posters that are …
The South Austin Popular Culture Center is proud to announce a landmark exhibit featuring the underground newspaper the Austin Sun. The exhibit will run from Sept. 11 through Oct. 23. Rehearsals For The Apocalypse encompasses the entire run of the Austin Sun, which was from …
- 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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