DENVER (Billboard) – Sony Corp. will begin shuttering its Connect Music Store in March, the company confirmed Thursday.
Opens as a Country music dance corridor and by 1966 was reserving headliners akin to legendary Bob Wills, Ernest Tubb, Roy Acuff, Hank Thompson, Tex Ritter, Ray Price, Kitty Wells, Grandpa Jones, George Strait and Willie Nelson. Nokia’s German music store will cost 1 euro ($1.52) per observe, compared with the most important online music retailer Apple’s ( AAPL. ) iTunes’ 0.99 euros cost. Followed the legacy of The Vulcan Gas Company, put Austin back on the map as a renowned musical metropolis.
After becoming a member of forces with KVET proprietor, Jim Connally in the mid Nineteen Forties opened the station to African American and Mexican American broadcasts. Trouble with alcoholism and located in contempt of court docket for non-fee of child help, was sentenced to jail and took his personal life in Austin on July 17, 1951. Thank you so much in your comment J.D. I had a extremely great time putting this together with research and with my own memory bank. So glad you loved it! Hey thanks! Yeah,the Armadillo shut down in 1980. I was to young to have gone there but, I wish I might have seen it!
Founded by legendary promoter, Clifford Antone who helped launch the careers of Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Ian Moore, Los Lonely Boys, Arc Angels and extra. The mix of Country and Rock music that played started an ‘Austin sound’ that booked headliners akin to Frank Zappa, ZZ TOP, Bruce Springsteen and AC/DC. Nguyen mentioned his firm’s revenues now whole less than $10 million, however expects to be a lot larger by subsequent 12 months.
Rumors of the shutdown began in June after the company laid off 20 individuals and allocated remaining employees and resources to the PlayStation group. Awesome! Thanks on your input Lee. It is facinating to study more in regards to the music history of this excellent city. Information was added, thanks again! Was a popular Texas music honky tonk and housed many gigs together with Marcia Ball, Joe Ely, Alvin Crow, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Doug Sahm, Uranium Savages and plenty of more throughout its 23 years support of Texas music.