Jazz-funk, alt country, punk ska, acoustic rhythms, Latin sambas … you are in Austin remember? This is the most vivid ''Live Music Capital of the World'' that draws people from throughout the world - bands, filmmakers, celebrities and just common tourist come here to capture its musical essence.
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This festival – a major event on the world musical scene – was once bred by Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings who popularized a showcase for bands on a local PBS station in 1976. Since then a new child of music arose – Austin – ''a musical box'' of today.
What's more about Austin that all its cultural events are recorded in its diary - a free newspaper ''Austin Chronicle'' – the best Austin's guide. It won't help you to find out Austin's past, but its present is all here from tattoo-covered artists, ballet, opera, and theater. Other attractions include;
- The Texas State Capitol, 14 feet taller than the U.S. Capitol in Washington
- The University of Texas at Austin has 50,000 students walking around its beautiful area
- LBJ Presidential Library will amuse you with interesting exhibitions
Otherwise, this library is a place to discover all records about Austin's past. It is not going to take you huge efforts as Austin was established in 1838 when Mirabeau B. Lamar, president of the Texas Republic came there to hunt buffalo. He returned home with a much greater idea like convert Austin into a home for the new state capital. In a year Austin was on its way to becoming a city where creativity and unbiased thinking are valued.
Austin's days as a small town are gone because new buildings appear and new people migrate, but its initial charm is still the same, only the fans of rock diva Janis Joplin today are carried by other scene performers.
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