The Center for Texas Music History will host the benefit concert ‘Wish I Was In Austin: A 70 Birthday Tribute to Guy Clark’ on November 2 at the Long Center in Austin. The live show also celebrates the release of the double CD This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark which is slated to be released on November 8. Guy was born in Monahans, Texas on November 6, 1941.
Several artists who recorded tracks for the tribute CD will perform at the concert. Terry Allen, Shawn Colvin, Rodney Crowell, Joe Ely, Rosie Flores, Radney Foster, Terri Hendrix, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Jack Ingram, James McMurtry, The Trishas, Jerry Jeff Walker, Kevin Welch and more are scheduled to perform. Guy will also perform a set.
Proceeds from the concert will benefit The Center for Texas Music History at Texas State University, which is recognized nationally for its efforts to preserve and document the musical heritage of Texas. Tickets are available at www.thelongcenter.org.