Anson Funderburgh in City of Austin - the 1980's

from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, pages 134-135:

Back somewhere in the eighties, we'd go down to Austin and do these benefits for Clifford Antone, whose club was always in dire straits. This was back when the place was on Guadalupe Street in South Austin. They had all the usual Austin people there, plus the Kentucky Headhunters. It was just me and Sam who went, and we sat in with the house band. I think it was George Raines on drums and Kim Wilson on harp and singing; that's all I can remember. I think there's still a tape of it somewhere. Now, some of these nights at Antone's could go on forever. They'd shut the doors and play 'til six …   more >>

cite as

Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 134-135. accessed: 30 September, 2023

location of experience: City of Austin


Anson Funderburgh
Bandleader, Musician

Listening to

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Blues performed by George Raines, Kim Wilson, Sam Myers, The Kentucky Headhunters

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1980's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:21:27 +0100
Approved on Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:19:43 +0100