FC: By: Lyla Floyd & Inez Clift | The Sound of Texas
2: Table of Contents page 1-ACL page 2-Buddy Holly page 3-Guy Clark page 4-Dallas page 5-The Red Eyed Fly page 6-Flyleaf page 7-Ghostland Observatory page 8-HCMS Orchastra page 9-I'd give anything I Could to Be in Texas page 10-Janis Joplin page 11-The Kids are Alright Fest page 12- Lucky Lounge page 13- The Mohawk page 14- Nocturnal Fest
3: Table of Contents page 15- Texas our Texas page 16-American Psycho page 17- Queen Annie's Revenge page 18- Rodeo page 19- Stubb's page 20- Simply Texas Blues Fest page 21- UT Band page 22- Stevie Ray Vaughn page 23- Willie Nelson page 24- SXSW page 25- Yellow Rose page 26- Zilker Park
4: Austin City Limits( or ACL) has been an Austin tradition since 2002. Every fall for three days it debuts new and upcoming musicians as well as bringing big band names (such as Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, and Coldplay) to central texans as well as travelers from all over. Tickets for all three days tend to be around $180 and is frequently sold out during the first month of sales. | A ACL Various genre music festival
5: Buddy Holly, born and raised in Lubbock, Texas, was a revolutionary rock 'n' roll singer and songwriter of the late 50's. He first started out when he made a group called "Buddy and Bob" with his friend Bob Montgomery who attended Lubbock High School with him. He influenced the work of many extremely successful musicians like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Bob Dylan. | B Buddy Holly solo rock artist
6: C Guy Clark solo artist country | Guy Clark is a country singer and songwriter from Monahans, Texas. He has been in the business since he wrote a couple songs for Jerry Jeff Walker in 1975. Since then he has written music for well known country artists such as Johnny Cash and The Highwaymen as well as launched his own solo career.
7: D Dallas by The Silver Jews rock song | This song is about the darker side of Dallas nightlife and yet the innocence of it during the daytime. It also talks about life in small towns and how much time they have on their hands to do whatever.
8: E Emo's Rock music venue | Emo's is a nightclub originally based in Housten, Texasin 1989. It opened it's doors in Austin, Texas in 1992 and closed it's original location in 2001. It has become an official SXSW music venue, consisting of 4 stages. The annual Emissions from the Monolith festival relocated to Emo's in 2007.
9: Flyleaf is a christian metal band based in Belton,Texas and Temple, Texas in 2000. They toured around the United States in 2003 until releasing their eponymous debut album, Flyleaf, in 2005. This album went platinum after selling over a million copies! Flyleaf released their second album Memento Mori on November 10, 2009 which debuted and peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard charts. The first mainstream single from their debut album was "I'm So Sick", "Fully Alive" was the second, "All Around Me" was the third, and "Sorrow" was the fourth. | F Flyleaf rock band
10: G Ghostland Observatory rock band | Ghostland Observatory is a sort of dance electronica rock band based in Austin, Texas in 2004. They started out by preforming in ACL in 2006, 2007, and 2009. Their first album, delete. delete. i. eat. meat. ,came out in 2005 on Turner's Trashy Moped Recordings. Since then they have become a very famous and successful band in Texas and has been named the Austi-American Statesman's "Band of the Year."
11: The Hill Country Middle School Band (HCMS Band) is a middle school band lead by Cheryl Floyd and Chuck Fischer. There are the stages in the band classes, Beginning band, Concert band, and Symphonic band. The beginning band is for 6th graders first trying band, concert choir is for average level 7th and 8th graders, and Symphonic band is for the most superior 7th and 8th grade musicians. | H HCMS band classical band
12: I I like Texas Country Song | The song "I Like Texas" by Pat Green is about all the things he likes about Texas. He talks about a lot of spots in Texas like Gruene Hall, the Rio Grande, and Copano Bay. Pat Green is a native Texan, specificly from El Paso, Which he also mentions in the song. He also talks about things he likes to do in Texas like dance in old dance halls and fish.
13: J Janis Joplin solo pop artist | Janis Joplin is a singer, guitar player, song writer, and music arranger born and raised in Port Arthur, Texas. She became famous in the late 1960's for her work with Big Brother and the Holding Company and later solo career. Rolling Stone magazine ranked Joplin number 46 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004, and number 28 on its 2008 list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.
14: K The Kids Are Alright Fest Various genre Music Festival | The Kids Are Alright Fest is a diverse genre music made for local teens and young adults of Austin, Texas. It features young local musicians as well as have rewarded skating competition and a halfpipe.This year they were sponsered by Vitamin Water and raised money for autistic kids, benefiting The Horse Boy Foundation. This year it went from 1PM-2AM.
15: L Lucky Lounge Various GenreVenue | Lucky Lounge is a popular bar and music venue in Austin, Texas. It is located in the heart of the "warehouse district" and has live music ranging from blues to country to rock. Every Thursday, Ian McLagan & The Bump Band come and play there as well. They're inside set up is very modern with a glowing, blue, and raised bar which makes watching the bands below even more interesting. There is a large variety of visitors as well as bands.
16: M The Mohawk Various Music Venue | The Mohawk is a bar and music venue in Austin, Texas. The Mohawk's name, although punk, draws its inspiration from the Native American culture of the Northeast, not from the hairdo. It is located on the corner of 10th and Red River in Austin, TX. It was built in 2006 and is a one kind bar and music venue. It's "mission" is to host friends, musicians, and staff that represent all music tastes and all walks of life.The Mohawk Austin was built and is run by a group of Austinites who try everyday to bring something different into it.From poster and digital art and renovation to booking and blogging, The Mohawk is a part of a diverse and creative culture.
17: N Nocturnal Festival electronic music festival | Nocturnal Festival, formerly known as Nocturnal Wonderland, is a massive electronic music festival that has been steadily growing and brings the biggest names in music and dance to an audience of up to 50,000 musical enthusiasts. There are usually 5 stages with a total of over 30 different artist playing in a single night. The styles of music heard are extremely vast and vary in range from year to year. Every year there are artists from the trance, drum and bass, break beat, and house genres.It first started in 1995 and, in it's early years, didn't have a consistant venue, and would travel around from year to year. It is produced every year by Insomniac.
18: O Texas Our Texas Folk Song | Texas Our Texas is the Texas state song. It was written in 1929 by William J. Marsh who was actually from Liverpool, England. originally. The first word of the third line was originally largest, but when Alaska became the largest state when it was admitted to the United States in 1959, the word was replaced with boldest. This song was sung in group by elementary students in Texas at the beginning of their school classes during the 50's. At times, there have been movements to replace "Texas, Our Texas" with the better known "The Eyes of Texas."
19: P Riviera Paradise Blues Song | Riviera Paradise is a soulful instrumental song by Stevie Ray Vaughn. After a full day of recording material for an album, Stevie asked his producer to leave the tape running and to turn down the lights. All alone, he recorded the guitar track on his Fender Strat. Double Trouble added the backing later, including an organ foundation from Reese Wynans.On the Austin City Limits performance, Stevie introduced this by saying"This one goes to everybody who's still suffering in any way."It was said to be written for his girlfriend, Lana. He discribed it as him praying through his guitar.
20: Q Queen Anne's Revenge rock band | Queen Anne's Revenge is a metal/progressive punk band based in Austin, Texas. This female fronted band, with lead singer Camille, isn't huge but has released one album titled "No War" released in 2009.
21: R The Red Eyed Fly Various Genre Music Venue | The Red Eyed Fly is a live music venue and bar on Red River in Downtown Austin. It doesn't have the most glamorous setting, or the best sound quality, but it has SO much personality, and that's why people love it. It is a good place for new rock artists to play and get started. It is a treasured part of the Austin music scene, although not good for kids.
22: S Stubb's Music Venue | Stubb's is a BBQ place that plays various music and is located in Austin Texas.The establishment was originally located in Lubbock, Tx but was then relocated in the early 1990s, and became the Stubb's BBQ Austin known and loved by so many today. Over the years, the Stubb's BBQ schedule has featured some of the world's most famous musicians from a wide variety of genres; B.B King, Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughan and The Fugees have all played there. After years of entertaining Texans this great place is still going and hopfuly will stay around for a while.
23: The Simply Texas Blues Festival is a music festival held every year since 2009 in San Angelo, TX. It is run by the San Angelo Blues Society, which is the only Blues Society West of Dallas/Fort Worth and North of Austin. This means that they are the only blues society for thousands of miles around. This year it was on May 7, 2011. The San Angelo Blues Society was founded by a small group of enthusiasts and civic minded citizens some 8 years ago who enjoyed listening to blues music and appreciated its history. | T Simply Texas Blues Fest Music Festival
24: U UT Band classical | The Longhorn Band is a year-round program offered as a course by the School of Music at The University of Texas located in Austin. The band is famous for there huge bass drum "Big Bertha". Every year the band gets a new president the first president ever recorded was Leon C. Stanley from 1919 -1920. The most resent president is Mariana Fanous from 2011-2012.
25: Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues | Stevie Ray Vaughan was born in Dallas Texas on October 3, 1954 and was later raised in Austin. He is best known for being lead singer and guitarist for the band Double Trouble. Stevie Ray Vaughan learned to play the guitar as a kid, influenced by his older brother, guitarist Jimmie Vaughan. In 1990 he sadly died in a plane crash.
26: W Wille Nelson Pop Solo Artist | Wille Nelson was born on April 30, 1933 in Abbott, Texas . He is a famous country singer and song writer. Even though he made tons of great songs he is most known for his song "On the road again." In the 1980s Nelson performed with The Highwaymen, a supergroup including Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson. His performances still sell out after years of perfroming.
27: X SXSW various genre music festival | SXSW started in 1987 in Austin Texas. SXSW shows off talented artist that are stuck in the middle of Texas so they need to appeal to people other than local artists whether they were from Austin, Ft. Worth, Chicago, Toronto, Munich or Tokyo. South by Southwest (SXSW, Inc.) is a private company based in Austin, Texas, with a year-round staff of professionals dedicated to building and delivering conference and festival events for entertainment. SXSW struggled in 1994 as the entertainment business adjusted to issues of future growth and development.
28: The yellow rose of Texas was written by Mark Whitelaw about how a slave named Emily Morgan helped with the San Jacinto war on April 23, 1836. According to legend, Emily was a mulatto slave owned by Col. James Morgan of New Washington, Texas, who was kidnapped by soldiers under the orders of Mexican general Santa Anna. A handwritten manuscript of the song, now in the A. Henry Moss Papers in the Center for American History at the University of Texas was allegedly delivered to one E. A. Jones. This early version, possibly written around the time of the battle of San Jacinto, tells the story of a black man who yearns for his sweetheart. | Y Yellow Rose of Texas folk song
29: Zilker Metropolitan Park is located in the City of Austin Texas. In 1918, A.J. Zilker deeded the 35 acres surrounding Barton Springs to the City of Austin. In 1932 during WWI A.J Zilker agreed to give the military school established during the First World War an additional 330 acres, joining the 35 acres on the north side of the original tract if the city would buy the acreage from the school for $200,000. Now this beautiful park is home to Barton Springs, Zilker Botanical Garden and much more tourist attracting sights. | Z Zilker Park various genre music venue
30: Citations A: http://www.aclfestival.com/ B: http://rockhall.com/inductees/buddy-holly C: http://www.guyclark.com/bio.php D:http://www.indieguitartabs.com/bands/silver_jews/dallas.html E: http://www.emosaustin.com/about.php F: http://www.answers.com/topic/flyleaf-2 G:http://www.answers.com/topic/ghostland-observatory H: http://hcms.eanesisd.net/ I: http://patgreen.com/index.htm?id=15901 J:http://www.biography.com/articles/Janis-Joplin-9357941 K: http://thekidsarealrightfest.com/ L:http://www.theluckylounge.com/About.htm M: http://www.mohawkaustin.com/about N:http://www.nocturnalfestival.com/TX/info.php O: http://www.lsjunction.com/song.htm P:http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=3042
31: Citations Q:http://www.mountainx.com/music/bands/queen_annes_revenge R:http://www.redeyedfly.com/pb/wp_0de3da3d/wp_0de3da3d.html S:http://events.kvue.com/austin/venues/stubbs-bbq-/V0-001-001437904-9 T:http://sanangelobluessociety.com/simply-texas-blues-festival/ U:http://mbe187.music.utexas.edu/Longhornband/ V:http://www.answers.com/topic/stevie-ray-vaughan W:http://www.biography.com/articles/Willie-Nelson-9421488 X: http://sxsw.com/ Y:http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/xey01 Z:http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/zilker/
32: Map | - Rio Grande | O- for all of Texas
33: A, G,H,K,L,M,N,P,Q,R,S,U,X,Z are all located in Austin | Y | V | T