2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

 Sir Doug: The Making of a Music Documentary

Friday, March 20
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Austin Convention Center

The unsung hero of Texas music, Doug Sahm was a country and western child prodigy on steel guitar, a teenage rhythm and blues guitarist and a hitmaker with number one radio hits in his hometown of San Antonio when he was still in high school. He rode the wave of the Beatles and the British Invasion with his band the Sir Douglas Quintet, landed in San Francisco in time for the Summer of Love, and planted his flag in Austin at the birth of the Austin music scene, creating his own Groover's Paradise. His greatest triumph was founding the Tex-Mex supergroup The Texas Tornados with his one time mentor Freddy Fender, his lifelong sidekick Augie Meyers, and accordion legend Flaco Jimenez.
The filmmakers of the doc Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove sit down to discuss the making of this film about this legend and musician's musician.


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Joe Nick Patoski


Dawn Johnson



Cody Ground



Jason Wehling



Bill Bentley

Sr Dir/A&R

Vanguard Records


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