Wednesday, August 31; 5:00—6:00 PM
Location: Children’s Area
Lonnie Atkinson, singer-songwriter, has played with Tanya Tucker, David Allan Coe, Marcia Ball, and many others. It’s been said that he’s one of the best pickers out there. Lonnie was inducted into the Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame in 2014. He co-wrote “Red and Rio Grande”, which was on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 1994.
Join Lonnie and his fellow talented and noteworthy bandmates:
Larry Eisenberg, bassist and pianist, is a 40 year veteran of the Austin Music scene. As a house musician at Antone’s in the early 1980’s, he had the privilege of playing with many of the great Chicago blues-men. His current schedule includes performances with the Recuperators and the Rosie Flores Blue Moon Jazz Quartet, among others.
Born and raised in Upstate New York, Jamie Hilboldt has called Austin home for the past 30 years. Two Performances at the White House (Congressional Ball), Presidential Inauguration and President’s Dinner. He enjoys touring as part of the Gary Puckett Union Gap Band. He has also performed in the musicals, Bee Hive and Love Janis (The Janis Joplin Story).
Since moving to Austin, Kevin Hall has performed and recorded with hundreds of bands, either locally or on the road, throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, including Hal Ketchum, Eric Johnson, Omar & The Howlers, Archie Bell & The Drells, Willie Nelson, Steve Miller, Rusty Wier, Coco Montoya, and Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad.
After being awarded a position in the Texas All State Jazz Band in high school, Steven Vague moved to Austin and performed in the University of Texas Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra while attending school there. For several years, Steven performed with the nationally acclaimed Creative Opportunities Orchestra, led by Tina Marsh. Currently, he performs freelance in the Austin area