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

Guy Forsyth Band

Tuesday, March 17
10:00PM - 10:45PM

Lucky Lounge
209 W 5th St


In early 2015, the Guy Forsyth Blues Band will be reincarnated, will tour throughout the US and Europe, and will release two brand new albums, including a brand new blues-oriented studio album called "The Pleaser". It's the latest chapter in an amazing story (and a really nice segue too...):

Guy Forsyth arrived in Austin on January 10, 1990, with a guitar, a harmonica, and a rented U-Haul truck. A street-smart entertainer raised on American western standards and musical soundtracks while growing up in Kansas City, Mo., he cut his teeth working as a comic stuntman at renaissance faires, passing tip jars from crowd to crowd after each sideshow performance left the room in awe.

Forsyth started by busking on the streets of Austin and quickly working his way up to bars—bars like the now famous Joe's Generic that didn’t pay but would let you play for tips. It worked, he remembers. All of a sudden, he'd built himself a band...

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