Category Archives: performances

Welcome Back, ACL Fest 2016

The theme from Star Wars came rolling up the hill today from Zilker Park, announcing the opening day of the first weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival for its 15th year! Let the fun begin! Austin’s Minor Mishap … Continue reading

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On This Day — August 7

Okay, I generally hate posting day-specific lists like this. I’ve long viewed “special” days, such as holidays as distractions, including specific dates. But when I ran across these events from August 7th in past years, I felt compelled to share them —and the … Continue reading

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4 Songs to Hum Heading Home — plus a bonus track!

Last week, we were on the road home (by way of Balmorhea State Park) so I posted a set-list of music videos of road songs from the good ol’ Grateful Dead. Well, we’ve been home a few days now, so … Continue reading

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Return to the Scene of the Time

I am at the front door, the text read. Go in & relax–we’re at Farmer’s Mrkt I responded. I had figured Albert was being overly optimistic when he said he’d arrive by 10:30. I figured noon at the earliest, given traffic between here & there but … Continue reading

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Memories of Monterey

“3 days of understanding…. Of moving with one another… Even the cops grooved with us — Do you believe me, yeah? Down in Monterey…” The Monterey International Pop Festival held June 16-18, 1967 proved a pivotal event in American music, helping to … Continue reading

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RIP Guy Clark

We were on the road back from Asheville last Tuesday when I heard that Guy Clark had died. He had been faring poorly for awhile, so it wasn’t entirely surprising, but this one still hurt deeply. Someone suggested listening to … Continue reading

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Made My First Million!

Eyeballs, that is. That is the internet currency, correct? Not the number of engaged individuals but the number of eyeballs viewing your stuff. So 500,000 views on my YouTube channel, Casa Dexter, makes for a million eyeballs. Yes, I know a … Continue reading

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