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Local Music Spotlight – Top Music Picks by Tom Gimbel

Thursday 3/23

Rodeo Austin continues with Old Dominion and Monte Good taking the stage at the Travis County Expo Center on Thursday
Shawn Mullins is at Cactus Café
Barfield The Tyrant brings his rocking blues to the Continental Club

Friday 3/24

Ruthie Foster is doing a free instore at Waterloo Records at 5 PM on Friday
Envy on the Coast headlines the outdoor stage at Mohawk
Americana Award winning and Austin City Limits alumni Margo Price and Colter Wall at Emo’s
Charlie Robison at Antone’s

The Bodeans at The Townsend (two nights)
World music from B-Side Players at Flamingo Cantina
Gino Vannelli at One World Theater (two nights)
Cody Johnson headlines Rodeo Austin

Saturday 3/25

Jerry Jeff Walker at the Paramount
Vanessa Carlton at the Parish
The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson at Antone’s
From Dallas, Power Trip comes to Austin to headline the Mohawk
Kevin Fowler at Rodeo Austin at the Travis County Expo Center

Sunday 3/26

Fela! The Concert at the Long Center celebrates the music of Nigerian superstar Fela Kuti
Anvil (of the legendary documentary film) at Grizzly Hall

Jackyl is at Dirty Dog Bar
Greg Cartwright and Golden Boys pay the Barracuda

Monday 3/27

Elias Haslanger and Church on Monday at the Continental Gallery

Tuesday 3/28

Go Go Garcia’s Traveling Music Video Freak Show at Barrel O’ Fun – the new venue located inside the recently opened Alamo Drafthouse Mueller.

Wednesday 3/29

The Psychedelic Furs and Robyn Hitchcock at Emo’s
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About Tom Gimbel – General Manager – Austin City Limits

Tom Gimbel is the General Manager of the KLRU television show Austin City Limits. “ACL” is the longest running music show in American television history, the only television program ever awarded the National Medal of the Arts, a certified Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Landmark, and in 2012 the recipient of an institutional Peabody Award celebrating “37 years of excellence in television.”

Prior to joining Austin City Limits, Gimbel’s twenty five-plus year music industry career has included roles with indie and major record labels, and artist management. From 1995 – 2005, Gimbel held senior executive positions with Arista Records where he guided successful campaigns for Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum sales certified artists such as Santana, Outkast, Pink, Dido, Whitney Houston, and Sarah McLachlan. He has served as an artist manager representing the legendary underground musician and artist Daniel Johnston for more than 20 years.

Kristina Killingsworth

January 30th, 2017

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