It was grand!
Photo by Dee Jackson
SEE YOU AT THE NEXT ONE!
Strings in the Park, sunday NOV. 4
Parking free, too
You may park at any of parking spots in the retail parking lot in front of Central Market or in the adjacent parking lot at Heart Hospital; over 1,000 parking spaces total.
Simply park and walk over with or without picnic fixings. Come enjoy and yourself alone or with a date(s)!
The lawn at Central Market features picnic tables, cafe tables, outdoor seating, trash cans, a large lawn, a popular playground, a lively creek and turtle pond, a walking trail, shady oak trees, and the world class amenities at Central Market: clean bathrooms, cooked-to-order cafè, broad menu, fresh pastries, hot coffee, select wines, select beers, salads, sandwiches, and more.
Guy Forsyth is an Austin music legend who began his career playing blues in 1990. He has since become an internationally renown frontman, guitar-player, instrumentalist, and songwriter, covering several genres. He's acted and appeared in several films, mastered several martial arts, and toured the world. Guy is also cofounder of The Asylum Street Spankers and The Hot Nut Riveters, and currently leads the Guy Forsyth duo, trio and Blues Bands in shows all over the US and Europe. Guy describes himself as a modern American Songster. His powerful voice, diverse talents, affable personality, and all-original material are unparralleled. https://guyforsyth.com
Will Taylor is one of Austin's most innovative creatives. A multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, producer, sideman, and bandleader, Will has been a string player with orchestras all over Texas for over thirty years. He's toured with Turtle Island String Quartet and his own groups. Via his project, Strings Attached, he has collaborated with: AJ Croce, Bob Schneider, Daniel Johnston, Dar Williams, Eliza Gilkyson, Gary Clark, Jr., James McMurtry, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Kat Edmonson, Kelly Willis, Pearl Jam, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Shawn Colvin, and Stephen Bruton, to name a few. Will has released three albums under his own name and ten albums as leader of Strings Attached. We are excited to partner with Will and his nonprofit StringsAttachedCares throughout this series. http://willtaylor.com
Hear a sample of Will & Guy's collaboration:
We're doing this event is to raise awareness of Austin’s green spaces and Earth’s biointegrity. We want people to come outside, enjoy themselves and make a local to global connection. We are proud to kick off this series with our friends Will Taylor and Guy Forsyth, two of Austin's homegrown, musical treasures. Both of these gentlemen have worked for decades, as proud Austinites, to make original music and make the world a better place. We are pleased to have support for their work and this event from our generous sponsors:
AUSTIN WOMAN'S FEDERATED CLUB (awfc.today), the AWFC is an all volunteer organization dedicated to living the volunteer spirit, addressing social issues, and providing ways and means for solutions in Austin and beyond.
BIOINTEGRITY (biointegrity.net) is dedicated to protecting and restoring Earth's biological core. With matching donations, our supporters have offset Austin's carbon footprint 2X and helped save thousands species by protecting Earth's most valuable ecosystems.