UB40 (Meadows, 11/19)
Talking Heads (Palmer, 9/19)
King Sunny Ade (Coliseum, 8/31)
King Sunny Ade (Club Foot, 3/2)
ZZ Top (Erwin Center, 10/5)
New Order (Nightlife, 6/19)
Bonnie Raitt (Opera House, 12/10)
Elvis Costello (Erwin Center, 9/7)
David Grisman Quartet (Paramount, 4/21)
Noxx (New Order at Nightlife)
Anne Sherwood (Dan Del Santo, Soap Creek)
Rock Savage (Jim Retherford, Creative Opportunity Orchestra)
Guy Juke (Moaner-Groaner Orchestra)
Nels Jacobsen (King Sunny Ade)
Guy Juke (Joe "King Carrasco)
Andy Blackwood (Wall of Voodoo, Nightlife)
Revis (Lisa Gilkyson, Sixth Street Live)
Guy Juke (Carnaval '83)
Sixth Street Live
Austin Opera House
Frank C. Erwin Center
Strait Music Co.
Danny's Guitar Shop
Tommy's Drum Shop
Willy's Guitar Player
The Guitar Store
John T. Davis
Paul Ray (KUT-FM)
Dan Del Santo (KUT-FM)
Dave Jarrott (KEY-103)
Philippe Lavere (KUT-FM)
David Oberman (KUT-FM)
John Aielli (KUT-FM)
Roger Garrett (K-98)
John Michael Scott (KLBJ-FM)
Larry Monroe, KUT 90.5FM, 300 W. Dean Keeton, 512/471-1631, kut.org
Spot (Big Boys, Dicks, Kamikaze, Refrigerators, Buffalo Gals)
Vince McGarry (Beto)
John Hammond (Double Trouble)
Arthur Brown (Argyles, Davy & Z-Vue)
Dan Del Santo
Mark Dubicki (MDC)
Joe Gracey (Kimmie Rhodes, Jackalope Brothers)
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Johnson (Coliseum, 10/7)
LeRoi Brothers (Continental Club, 9/28)
Pressure and the Pool (Nightlife, 10/6)
Big Boys, Charlie Sexton, the Jeffersons (Nightlife, 10/31)
Max & the Makeups
Vital Signs (Nightlife, 12/17)
Big Boys opening for Trouble Funk (Nightlife, 8/4)
Fabulous Thunderbirds (Sixth Street Live, 10/21)
Eric Johnson (Sixth Street Live, 12/19)
Joe Ely and Charlie Sexton (Palmer, 12/31)
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
Continental Club reopened
Butch Hancock's "Dixie's Bar and Bus Stop" TV program
The release of Texas Flood
King Sunny Ade
Hut's Diner opened
The Meadows opened
Patrick Keel and Pool Productions
Antone's blues parties
Stevie Ray Vaughan, "Love Struck Baby"
Dan Del Santo, "Open Your Eyes"
Fabulous Thunderbirds, "How Do You Spell Love?"
Willie Nelson, "Pancho and Lefty"
Rank and File, "Rank and File"
ZZ Top, "Sharp Dressed Man"
Big Boys, "Fun Fun Fun"
Steve Marsh, "Who Is the Beast?"
Pool, "Dance It Down"
"Lots of clubs" closed
Stagnation and financial woes in the club scene
Xalapeno Charlie's closed
No venue for punk, hardcore, new music
The sorry state of radio
Robert Marquam died
Not enough good new bands
Armadillo World Headquarters is still missing
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