We’re teaming up with our pals at Nashville’s WMOT Roots Radio 89.5 to throw an epic Americana shindig at the legendary Cactus Cafe, Tuesday, March 12. From swamp-funk to Elton John inspired piano jams, “T for Texas, T for Tennessee” will feature some of the best Americana artists from Austin and beyond.
“T for Texas, T for Tennessee” is free and open to all-ages. Doors open at noon.
T for Texas, T for Tennessee line-up:
12:30 p.m. Austin-based American country-soul, swamp-funk band Shinyribs
1:20 p.m. Austin singer-songwriter and fiddler Carrie Rodriguez
2:20 p.m. rule-breaking roots musician Carson McHone from Austin
3:10 p.m. musician Ben Dickey, who portrayed Texas singer-songwriter Blaze Foley
4:00 p.m. – Texas piano man Robert Ellis
4:50 p.m. – Americana singer-songwriter Chris Shiflett, who plays lead guitar with Foo Fighters
The Cactus Cafe, celebrating its 40th anniversary, is located in the Texas Union on the University of Texas at Austin campus (2247 Guadalupe St.).