Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe

Galveston, TX


413 20th Str, ; (between Postoffice & Market ), Galveston, TX, US
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Capacity: 85 Age Limit: 18

Bio: "Rex Wayne Bell & Janet Bell";"Owners" . Started in Houston in the early 70's by Rex and his partner. Started as a music venue/coffeehouse;"one of the first of many like it to come ! Earliest known "stars " to frequent it were "Townes Van Zandt"; "Emmylou Harris";"Dusty & Rocky Hill"; "Lightnin Hopkins"; who later took "Rex" with him on the road as his Bassist;including a show at Carnegie Hall! Moved to Galveston in '94, where it saw the makings of "Hayes Carll" come into being after a short stint there as Rex's bartender/performer.Gets frequented today by the likes of "Joe Ely, Ray Wylie Hubbard,Guy Clark,Jesse Dayton,Sisters Morales,Dave Olney&Sergio Webb,Shake Russell,Dana Cooper, Hayes Carll,Butch Hancock,Terri Hendrix,Lloyd Maines,Marina Rocks,Fred Eaglesmith,Come See My Dead Person,John Evans Band,Southern Backtones,The Trishas,Kevin Welch,Ramblin Jack Elliot,Band of Heathens,Seth Walker,Hemmeridge Mountain Boys,Adam Carroll,Flamin Hellcats,Owen Temple,Larry Joe Taylor,Scott Nolen..& more!Open Wed. thru Sat Nights.Open Mike Wed. & Thurs.;with Rex & Janet hosting!Wine & Beer only."Conversations with Rex $2.99 per minute!.."WHERE LYRICS STILL COUNT!"..."oldquarteracousticcafe,com"



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