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Austin Blues Festival Will Take Over Waterloo Park with World-Class Music

Started by Clifford Antone in 1999, the celebration will honor Austin's blues legacy on Apr. 29 at Moody Amphitheater

Bring the blues back to Austin with Antone’s and Waterloo Greenway’s Austin Blues Festival. The festival will take place on April 29 at Moody Amphitheater in Waterloo Park. With an incredible lineup of national talent, ticket holders will fill the 5,000-seat amphitheater to watch artists such as Los Lobos, Booker T’s Stax Revue, Robert Randolph and the Family Band and many more.

Photo courtesy of Rebirth Brass Band.

“By bringing blues back to the park, we’re paying homage to the original festivals my brother hosted here in the early 2000s, and providing an opportunity for the next generation of blues lovers to experience world-class music at an incredible outdoor venue,” says Susan Antone, sister of founder Clifford Antone. “We are excited to partner with Waterloo Greenway to present the first-ever Austin Blues Festival — and the first blues music festival at Moody Amphitheater.”

Robert Randolph photo by Von Reish.

Austin Blues Festival originated in 1999 when Clifford Antone hosted the first Antone’s Blues Festival to spotlight his favorite artists. Following the music in the park, Antone’s Nightclub will host an after-show featuring the Austin debut of Trouble No More. Visit the website to see the full lineup and learn more.

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