The Broken Spoke: Austin’s Legendary Honky-Tonk

The Broken Spoke: Austin’s Legendary Honky-Tonk
Recording: The Broken Spoke: Austin’s Legendary Honky-Tonk, Mar 13, 2018


Author Donna Marie Miller and the Broken Spoke’s one and only proprietor James White will talk about how Austin’s most famous dance hall has provided home-grown live country music for 53-plus years on south Lamar Boulevard. Legendary performers Bob Wills, Ernest Tubb, Roy Acuff, Kitty Wells, Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, Marcia Ball, George Strait, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel, Dale Watson, Kevin Fowler, Kris Kristofferson, Joe Ely, Garth Brooks and more have all performed at the Broken Spoke. World renowned for award-winning chicken fried steak, cold beer, good whiskey, and the best live country music in town the Broken Spoke remains the last of the true Texas dance halls!

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Book Reading
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner
Online: Slides