Category Archive for: ‘News’

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3/15-17/2018 SouthPop at Flatstock – SXSW

    SouthPop is getting ready for our annual booth at Flatstock 65! Hosted by the American Poster Institute and held at the Austin Convention Center March 15 – 17, come check out some of the world’s best poster artists, including our dear friend Billy Perkins. The event is one of the few official SouthBy events that are FREE and …

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3/25/2018 SouthPop Salutes Shiva’s Headband!

SouthPop and the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division celebrate 50 years of Shiva’s Headband and their impact on local art, music, and culture throughout the decades. We are expecting an official proclamation from the Governor’s Office to mark the special date. Shiva’s Headband will of course be on hand to play for a bit, before the new SouthPop’s All-Stars take …

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2/28/2018 SouthPop at the Austin Chronicle Music Awards

36th Annual Austin Music Awards Wednesday, February 28 – ACL Live at the Moody Theater The Austin Chronicle, SXSW, and Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater are proud to present the 36th annual Austin Music Awards on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 7:55pm sharp, with proceeds benefiting the SIMS Foundation. BUY TICKETS & TABLES Prices start at $35! THE FUTURE …

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A Month of Sundays – Brought to you by SouthPop with Threadgill’s!

To help keep bringing great music and great fun to out community, SouthPop is continuing our Month of Sundays Free Concert Series! But this time we’re switiching it up a bit — our great friends Threadgill’s (301 W. Riverside Dr.) will be hosting us with live music the last Sunday of the month (Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb — taking a break in …

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Kinky Friedman: Everything’s Bigger in Texas

Come meet Kinky Friedman and Mary Lou Sullivan who wrote his biography at the Texas Book Festival Saturday, November 4! Austin Music History at the  Texas Book Festival! Kinky Friedman and Mary Lou Sullivan Biography Book Talk, Q&A, and Meet and Greet! Saturday, November 4 12 -1pm Texas Tent The wait is finally over!  Kinky Friedman’s authorized biography – Everything’s Bigger in …

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SouthPop Founder Henry Gonzalez Passed Away

In Memoriam… Obituary for Henry B. Gonzalez Henry Gonzalez was born August 6, 1950, in Brownsville, Texas to a large and loving Latino family who have been residents of Tejas since before the US stole the territory from Mexico. He died on February 29, 2016 after an intense 16 month battle against cancer. Growing up in Brownsville and Corpus Christi, …

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Donate to SouthPop via Amplify Austin’s Day of Giving!

Hey Armadillos, your generosity is showing!! SouthPop is so happy to remind you that this year was our first year as partners with I Live Here I Give Here, an Austin based non-profit that seeks to make philanthropy a way of life here by making it easier for YOU to donate to other local charities and non-profits. Each year I …

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2015 Fundraising Event

SouthPop Needs Your Help! Buy Your Fundraiser Tickets Here!   Buy Your Fundraiser Tickets Here! Spend an evening at Threadgill’s eating dinner with your choice of: Joe Nick Patoski Eddie Wilson Denny Freeman George Majewski Jim Franklin Sarah Bird Bob Wade Kathy Valentine John Kelso and Kevin Russell SouthPop does great work keeping and educating the public on the sights, …

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Bob Wade’s Tangoing Frogs Reinstalled at Taco Cabana in Dallas

In the News… SouthPop friend and Armadillo Artist Bob Wade has been featured in the New York Times! Three of the original 6 10-foot tall dancing frogs he created for the Tango Nightclub in Dallas are being reinstalled at their original location, by the space’s new owners…Taco Cabana. If you’re in the area, go check them out as early as June …

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Broken Spoke Exhibit Postponed

Dear SouthPop Fans: As you know SouthPop’s next exhibit was scheduled to feature the Broken Spoke and open in late January.  After pondering the scope of this exhibit subject and knowing 2014 is the Spoke’s 50th anniversary (yes, that’s right folks) we have decided to postpone the opening to fall 2014- date certain to be announced soon.  We will be able to document …

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