BC: About the authors The authors go to Hill Country Middle School in Austin, Texas. They are friends and they like hanging around each other. The one on the left is Mikaela and the one on the right is Karen.
FC: A-Z Muzic in TexAZ | By: Mikaela Billington and Karen Van Sickle
1: Table of Contents A-Austin City Limits b-Beyonce c-Central Market d-Demi Lovato e-Eeyore's Festival f-FredricksBurg Food and Wine g-Pat Green h-Hill's cafe i-Texas Independance Day j- k-Kerrville Music Festival l-Los Lonely Boys m-Austin Music Hall n-night in Old San Antonio o-Oktoberfest p-Pecan Street q-quiet Vally Ranch r-Robert Earl s-Selena Gomez t-The Eyes of Texas u-Umbrella Beach v-Vanilla Twilight w-Willie Nelson x-The X Factor y-The Yellow Rose of Texas z-ZZ Top
2: Citations "Austin City Limits - ACL BLOG." Austin City Limits - Home || ACL TV. Web. 16 May 2011.
3: "The Kerrville (TX) Music Festivals -- Folk Festival and Wine and Music Festival." Notable People and Events in Music, Entertainment and the Arts. Web. 16 May 2011.
4: More Citations "Owl City Umbrella Beach." Owl City. Web "Willie Nelson Biography." Biography.com. Web. 17 May 2011.
6: A Austin City Limits ACL Festival takes place on 46-acres in Zilker Park. the crown jewel of Austin’s public green spaces. It plays host not only to 130-plus artists from across the globe. but amazing local eats and wares. fun for the kiddos, green goings-on, and other cool activities. the Activities entertain you for three magical days.
7: B Beyonce Beyonce was born in Houston in September 4, 1981. Beyoncé started singing at an early age. As a child, she competed in local talent shows. Beyoncé won many of these events by impressing audiences with her natural singing and dancing abilities. Beyonce sings Soul and BRB.
8: C Central Market Almost every night Central Market has a band performing outside. Lots of people gather around to listen and dance to the beautiful music. they have a playground and a tree for kids to climb. There are lots of bands that play Jazz, Soul, and lots of stuff like that. There is a big field were people can play sports and bike ride.
9: D Demi Lovato Lovato drops her debut album Don't Forget, a pop-rock collection that contains songs featuring and co-written by the Jonas Brothers. she sings Hip Hop and Soul. Demi Lovato was born Auguast 20, 1992. She sold 89 thousand copies of her album on the first week. She also is very involved in philanthropic activites
10: E Eeyore's Birthday Eeyore's Birthday Party is a day-long festival taking place annually in Austin, Texas since 1963. It typically occurs on the last Saturday of April in Austin's Pease Park.Traditionally Eeyore might receive a popped balloon from Piglet, or an empty honey jar from Pooh. But since AA Milne's gloomy donkey turns 140 today. People think we should surprise him by celebrating his status as a truly great literary character.
11: F Food & Wine The Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest will be in its 21st year in 2011. Held in downtown Fredericksburg, Texas, on Marktplatz (the 100 block of West Main Street). It is a full-course celebration of Texas food, wine, music, specialty booths, food court, and fun for all. Good wine calls for good food, and the Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest features the best in Texas culinary art as well. The Great Expectations Cooking School, which runs concurrent with the Fest.
12: G Pat Green Pat Green was born in San Antonio and raised in Waco, Texas, the eighth of nine siblings. His father was a stage actor, and Green fell in love with the musicals his father acted in. He is an American country music artist. Active since 1995, he has recorded a total of ten studio albums. Fifteen of his singles have charted on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.
13: H Hill's cafe The Goodnight family built a 20-seat coffee shop next to the Goodnight Motel (established 1941) on South Congress. which was then Old U.S. 81 or The Old San Antonio Highway. It was opened with partner Sam "Posey" Hill, hence the name Hill's Cafe. The Goodnight's bought out Mr. Hill in 1957. Through out the years, the cafe complex has grown to accommodate nearly 500 people.
14: I Texas Independence Festival The Texas Independence Fest is a 3 day camping festival with DOWN and David Allan Coe. BBQ, a Car Show, & non stop camping party, poncho run, 50 Dj's, organized bike rides and so much more. There are different singers and bands that play all types of songs.
15: J Julie Johnson Julie Johnson was born and raised in Whitewright, a small town near Dallas. She played lots of Country songs. Julie grew up listening to a wide variety of music. After earning a theater arts degree from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, Julie began making her mark on Broadway. After Julie established herself as a singer/actress, her passion for Texas country music has brought Julie home to her roots
16: K Kerrville Music Festival The Kerrville Music Festivals are family oriented events which are held each year on the Quiet Valley Ranch. Just 9 miles south of the resort town of Kerrville in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Our two annual festivals are the Kerrville Folk Festival and the Kerrville Wine & Music Festival. Starting on the Thursday before Memorial Day at the end of May. The Kerrville Folk Festival is a great place to be for Kerrverts of All Ages
17: L Los Lonely Boys Los Lonely Boys is a rock band from San Angelo, Texas. They play a style of music they call "Texican Rock n' Roll," combining elements of rock and roll, blues, soul, country, and Tejano.Los Lonely Boys are the three Garza brothers: Henry on guitar, Jojo on bass, and Ringo on drums. This remarkable trio of brothers has been making music together since they were small children. Now has a decade of professional experience under their belts as well.
18: M Austin Music Hall The Austin Music Hall is Austin's premier concert and special event facility. | The building's art-deco interior creates a first class atmosphere for over 3000 people. Austin Music Hall has concerts and upscale private and corporate events. The Austin Music Hall has expanded from 22,000 square feet to 43,00 squares feet. Austin Music Hall opened its doors to the people in 2007.
19: N Night in Old San Antonio NIOSA, the largest historic preservation festival in the nation. It supports the community through the preservation, education and research programs of the San Antonio Conservation Society. That provides resources for the restoration and rehabilitation of historic properties in the San Antonio area.produced by 16,000 dedicated volunteers, this will be the 64th year. the Festyival plays all types of music.
20: O Oktoberfest Oktoberfest is a colorful, festive celebration of Fredericksburg, Texas' German heritage. Oktoberfest has become an annual tradition around the world. The Munich Oktoberfest, traditionally, takes place during the sixteen days up to and including the first Sunday in October. In 1994, the schedule was modified in response to German reunification so that if the first Sunday in October falls on the 1st or 2nd, then the festival will go on until October 3. the festival is now 17 days when the first Sunday is October 2 and 18 days when it is October 1.
21: P Pecan street Twice a year, twenty-four blocks of 6th Street,downtown Austin’s Entertainment District (Brazos to I-35) are transformed into the annual Pecan Street Festival. With more than 300 juried artists and original artisans, three stages of live music, a wide variety of ethnic and regional food, children’s workshops and more. As a free, family event, the Pecan Street Festival is the largest FREE art festival in Central Texas, attracting over 300,000 people per event while generating $43 million in economic impact. Local musicians provide entertainment on three stages, beginning at Noon and continuing into the late evening hours, and proceeds benefit local charities.
22: Q Quiet Vally Ranch Quiet Valley Ranch is located 12 miles south of Interstate 10 on Highway 16 between Kerrville and Medina. 50 unspoiled acres nestled in a peaceful hill country valley. Quiet Valley is the perfect location to enjoy the rustic outdoors or visit the many area attractions. There is a short drive to San Antonio, Medina, Bandera, Kerrville and even an antiquing side trip to Fredericksburg. Winter Texans are always welcome. Come build a campfire or watch the wildlife with us. Friendly pets are welcome on a leash (except during festivals).
23: R Robert Earl Keen Robert Earl Keen was born on January 11, 1956 in Houston, Texas. He is popular with traditional country music fans | Robert grew up in Detroit and attended Detroit City College (now Wayne State University; B.A., 1936). He Joined the Federal Writers' Project. He was reasearching black folklore and the history f the Underground Railroad in Michigan
24: S Selena Gomez Selena started out on "Barney & Friends" (1992) as "Gianna" in 2001 where she really discovered her talent. Unfortunately, they dropped her from the series after just two years. Her career has expanded into the music industry; Gomez is the lead singer and founder of the pop band Selena Gomez & the Scene.Gomez has also contributed to the soundtracks of Tinker Bell, Another Cinderella Story and Wizards of Waverly Place after signing a record deal with Hollywood Records. In 2008, Selena Gomez was designated a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
25: T The Eyes of Texas "The Eyes of Texas" is the official Alma Mater of the University of Texas. It was written in 1903 by John Sinclair, in response to a request that a song be written for the Cowboy Minstrel Show. It is set to the tune of "I've Been Working on the Railroad." Students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the University sing the song at Longhorn sports games and other events. The song was written in 1903 by John Sinclair.
26: U Umbrella Beach The next UK single for Owl City is the uptempo Umbrella Beach. The song was about a Hermit living in a box by the edge of the shoreline. | The song was released as the third single from his second album Ocean Eyes. | with it comes a very British video directed by Alexander Brown for Davey Inc. It is the second UK single from the album
27: V Vanilla Twilight | It multi-instrumentalist Adam Young, formed in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota. | Young created the project while experimenting with music in his parents' basement. The song was released as the second single in the U.S. only from his third album Ocean Eyes, | Owl City is an American electronic/synthpop musical project by singer-songwriter. | The video uses the Album Version of the song.
28: W Willie Nelson Singer, songwriter, actor, and philanthropist. Born on April 30, 1933, in Abbott, Texas. During his extensive career, Willie Nelson has written more than 2,500 songs and has released close to 300 albums. | Nelson started studying music from mail order material that his grandparents gave him. He wrote his first song at age seven and joined his first band at nine.
29: X SXSW South by Southwest (SXSW, Inc.) is a private company based in Austin, Texas. A year-round staff of professionals dedicated to building and delivering conference and festival events for entertainment and related media industry professionals. Since 1987, SXSW has produced the internationally recognized Music and Media Conference & Festival. In 1994 as the entertainment business adjusted to issues of future growth and development. SXSW added conferences and festivals for the film industry (SXSW Film).
30: Y The Yellow Rose of Texas Texas history is full of legend and lore. One such tale is the "Yellow Rose of Texas" - a legend commemorated in song. "The Yellow Rose of Texas" is a traditional folk song. The original love song has become associated with the legend of "how a slave named Emily Morgan. It helped win the battle of San Jacinto, the decisive battle in the Texas Revolution."
31: Z ZZ Top Formed in Houston, Texas, USA, in 1970, ZZ Top evolved out of the city's psychedelic scene and consist of Billy Gibbons. Dusty Hill and Frank Beard the last two both ex-American Blues. Their style, which is rooted in blues-based boogie rock. In 1969, Greig and Mitchell were replaced by Dusty Hill and Frank Beard from the band American Blues. They were signed to London Records in 1970, and released several albums.
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