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MARFA: A Country & Western Big Band Suite

Presented by Golden Hornet at The Highball, Austin TX

Nov 23 2019
MARFA: A Country & Western Big Band Suite

A fourteen piece country & classical hybrid ensemble led by Graham Reynolds creates a sonic vision of West Texas.

Join us for the Austin premiere of Graham Reynolds’ MARFA: A Country & Western Big Band Suite, sponsored by Kathleen & Harvey Guion!


Originally commissioned by Ballroom Marfa, the work is composed by Golden Hornet Artistic Director Graham Reynolds and merges instrumental country music and western soundtracks with a power jazz rhythm section, a classic string quartet, all alongside horns. In total, a fourteen member ensemble featuring legendary country guitarist Redd Volkaert (Merle

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Tickets are general admission and begin at $15.
This event is primarily seated but some standing room may occur.
18+ before 10 pm, 21+ no exceptions after 10 pm.

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Post-event programming will continue following the concert, open to the public.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


The Highball

1142 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704


There is surface parking for the highball at the shopping center. Please note, on Friday and Saturday nights, this parking is often full. We recommend parking across the street on Gibson and South 8th Street.

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Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by grants from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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