Texas songwriting legend Guy Clark is coming to Poor David's Pub in Dallas for two nights, June 15 and 16. Better act quickly, the show on Wednesday the 15th just been added. The 16th is already sold out.
Clark, who was born in the panhandle but raised in Rockport, is one of a group of singer/songwriters who got their start in the late 1960s, traveling the coffee house circuit. Clark's best friend was Townes Van Zandt. The two toured and recorded together for years. Van Zandt even lived with Clark and his wife, Susanna, when he was in between marriages or down on his luck.
This weekend, Clark will be headlining the Rockport Music Festival, along with Jerry Jeff Walker, Willis Alan Ramsey, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Delbert McClinton.
Clark wrote Jerry Jeff's big hit, "L.A. Freeway," and "Desperados Waiting for a Train." More recently, Clark penned "Hemingway's Whiskey," which was a big hit for and the title of Kenny Chesney's most recent albumn.
Jimmy Buffett and Alan Jackson covered Clark's "Boats to Build" and Buffett recorded Clark's "Cinco de Mayo in Memphis."
Nashville studio musician and songwriter Verlon Thompson will be performing with Clark.
Poor David's Pub is located at 1313 South Lamar Street, Dallas. Tickets to the show are $32.50 - $38. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Call 214-565-1295 for more information or log on to: www.poordavidspub.com
I'll see you there.
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