Category Archive: Austin, Texas

Conversations with Birdlegg (1): the Hardest Working Man in the Blues

JOSEP PEDRO Conversations with Birdlegg (2): The Blues Tornado Strikes Back Gene Pittman aka “Birdlegg” is an experienced bluesman who stands out for his energetic and passionate approach to live music performance. Born… Continue reading

Austin Blues: Upcoming Eastside Kings Festival (September 2016)

by: EASTSIDE KINGS FESTIVAL Eastside Kings Fest is a celebration for the great living musicians who have given us some of the best years of music. The Eastside Kings Fest takes place the… Continue reading

Blues Boy Hubbard: Black Music and Race Relations in East Austin

by JOSEP PEDRO Born in La Grange, Texas in 1934, Henry “Blues Boy” Hubbard is one Austin’s most legendary living musicians. He arrived to the Texas capital in the 1950s, while he worked… Continue reading