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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Second George Kinney Benefit Concert & BBQ! 3/19/2011

I'll be at the George Kinney Benefit Concert and BBQ! I got my plane tickets and car!

It's going to be this Saturday, March 19 · 12:00pm - 8:00pm at:

Uncle Billy's Lake Travis
6550 Comanche Trail Austin, TX

See the Facebook Event Page here:

Here's what Promoter Jim Dobies says about this on his Facebook page about the event:

In the second in a series of benefit concerts for Austin music legend George Kinney, some of the finest pickers and singers from around Texas will join together to play some great music for a great cause. In addition to Kinney and the New Riders of the Golden Dawn, the bill features Opie Hendrix and The Texas Tallboys, Carrie Ann Buchanan, Steve Garrett, Matthew Hebert of Haunt, and James Henry of the Shadowcasters. Other specia...l guests to be announced.

Admission is free, with donations greatly appreciated. Show starts at High Noon. Barbecue downstairs, live music upstairs.

Kinney was the leader of the Austin psychedelic band The Golden Dawn, whose 1968 album Power Plant is recognized as a classic of the genre. The band were friends and labelmates of The 13th Floor Elevators. He has continued to make music, releasing "After the Fall" in 1999 and "Texas Medicine" in 2006. He was featured in the 2007 documentary "Dirt Road to Psychedelia: Austin, Texas During the 1960s."

Kinney appears on the latest "Texas Tyme Machine" podcast to tell “The Golden Dawn Story": http://garagepunk.ning.com/profiles/blogs/mal-thursdays-texas-tyme-4

Uncle Billy's Lake Travis website: http://www.unclebillysaustin.com/laketravis/

George Kinney website: http://www.georgekinney.com/p/discography.html

To donate to the George Kinney Medical Fund, the address is P.O. Box Cedar Creek, TX 78612 USA, or PayPal your donation to kinney777@gmail.com.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A benefit for father of punk Ronnie "Mouse" Weiss of Mouse and the Traps fame is being held in Linden, Texas Sat. MArch 19.This Sat. He is in need of a lung transplant. Bugs Henderson is in charge of the project. There is a concert, auction,and donation can be made to the Mouse Fund. Check it out on fb or get ahold of Bugs for more details.