Posted on April 19, 2013 at 11:30am
While many of Austin venues were advertising the annual Free Week in January, a number of us were willing to pay a little more than usual to see Bobby Whitlock and CoCo Carmel play at their usual spot, The Saxon Pub. They don’t normally play Saturday night, but it was a great idea. And the place was full.
Bobby, as probably everyone knows, was an integral part of the Derek and the Dominoes Layla and Assorted Love Songs legacy recording,…Continue
Posted on January 10, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments
Yep, South Austin remains a special place. Even Monday nights can be magical. Even if the word
“bummer” is associated with them. This past Monday night found us at one of our regular spots, “our local bar” if you will -- El Mercado on South First. It’s been our fallback spot for years. It’s where we go driving straight from the airport after a trip out of town. It’s where we go for a great “Mexican martini” and some of the best salsa in town. It’s not, however,…
Posted on November 30, 2012 at 7:00am