Month

September 2016

15
Sep

A Celebration of the Life & Art of Boyd Vance

BOYD VANCE:  2016 HERITAGE AWARD RECIPIENT Boyd Vance was born in Houston on July 9, 1957, in Houston’s Third Ward. He made his way to Austin to attend St. Stephen’s Episcopal High School from which he graduated in May 1975. After attending Rice University for one year, his love for...
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14
Sep

Featured Artist Carla Nickerson’s Inner-Warrior

Nickerson’s unique design for the festival: stop by the Pecan Street Association booth at 6th Street and Trinity for posters and t-shirts featuring it.  This festival’s featured artist, Carla Nickerson, has long been driven by her ancestral inner-warrior in her many pursuits in life. A seventh-generation Texas Renaissance Woman, Carla has worked as...
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7
Sep

Hear the Music!

You can hear songs from the bands appearing at our upcoming 36th Annual Fall Pecan Street Festival, September 24th & 25th, on our Soundcloud. Meanwhile, one of the festival’s artists, The Nightowls, just appeared on Johnny Goudie’s “How Did I Get Here” podcast. Dubbed “Austin’s Soul Royalty” by Do512, the 10-piece...
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