The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History will host its annual Winedale Spring Symposium, “For the Sake of the Song,” on April 9
This year’s symposium explores modern Texas music, and includes presentations by Bruce Bryant and Jim Barham, the creators of the acclaimed documentary film “For the Sake of the Song: The Story of Anderson Fair”; David Brown, executive producer of KUT’s “Texas Music Matters,” on the Armadillo World headquarters; and Briscoe Center Sound Archivist John Wheat on Texas poster art. The symposium concludes with musical performances by award-winning singer/songwriters Denice Franke and Clive Gregson.
The symposium takes place at the Winedale Historical Complex near Round Top, Texas. Guests will enjoy a barbecue lunch, as well as cigar-box guitar-making demonstrations by Austin artists Bobby Bergland and Taylor Green. Historic homes on the Winedale property, including the Lewis-Wagner House and Hazel’s Lone Oak Cottage, will be open during lunch for self-guided tours.
Tickets are $45, and are on sale now at the Briscoe Center’s Web site: www.cah.utexas.edu.
The Winedale Historic Complex, a division of the Briscoe Center at The University of Texas at Austin, is four miles northeast of Round Top, Texas, at 3738 FM 2714 (off FM 1457).