Legends of Texas Music
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Friday, October 29, 2021
Photographer Tracy Anne Hart (Seeing Stevie Ray) spent nearly a decade capturing moments—both quiet and loud—in the life of legendary Texas-born guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan. Longtime music journalist Michael Corcoran profiles in Ghost Notes not only household names but also the far-too-little-knowns of the Texas music pantheon—for instance, a Black gay Houston couple who inspired the creation of rock ’n’ roll. Together Hart and Corcoran discuss these artists’ lives, their legacies, and their impact on music far beyond Texas.
Sponsored by Cirrus Logic and in association with Texas Highways magazine
  • Moderator: Joe Nick Patoski, Texas Highways writer-at-large
  • Format: This is a live, virtual event on CrowdCast (RSVP link above).
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Michael Corcoran, Tracy Anne Hart, Ghost Notes: Pioneering Spirits of Texas Music, Seeing Stevie Ray

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