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The New Vulcan Gas Company
Owners acquire rights to historical venue’s name
" electronic dance music focus had been christened the Vulcan Gas Company, named after one of Austin’s historical venues...."

Feb. 22, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Vulcan Gas Company Sold
EDM venue with historical name sold to fellow Sixth Street interests
"...Vulcan Gas Company owners Marc Piatkowski and Susan Espinoza have..."

April 18, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: The New Vulcan Gas Company
You heard right, hippie – a new Vulcan Gas Company
" electronic dance music focus had been christened the Vulcan Gas Company after the legendary Congress Avenue psych-rock incubator..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Dirt Road to Psychedelia
This documentary traces the changeover of Austin's youth culture from beatniks to hippies, folkies to rockers, and potheads to day-trippers – with side trips into all the music along the way.
"...Janis Joplin's Austin years, the 13th Floor Elevators, the Vulcan Gas Company, and so much more. Sadly, the filmmaker's..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Welcome to the Machine
2014-15 Austin Music Industry Awards results
"...3) Vulcan Gas Company..."

March 13, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Industry Awards Winners
KUTX named Best Radio Station, Strange Brew Best Venue
"...TIE: C-Boy’s Heart & Soul / The Roost 3) Vulcan Gas Company 4) Dozen Street 5) Cheer Up Charlies..."

March 9, 2015 Music Post by The Music Staff

Violators Will Be Punished
"...locally owned and operated poster art ad biz, Directions Company -- by the hippies, for the hippies. Like all..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
Out of Austin's primordial music past comes John Andrews with tales from the music hall of legends
"...Texas and playing a place in Austin called the Vulcan Gas Company...."

Oct. 28, 2005 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Sonobeat Records
Late-Sixties local label Sonobeat – the missing link between the Vulcan Gas Company and Stubb's?
"...Born in 1967, the year the Vulcan Gas Company opened on Congress where Patagonia now occupies..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

My Children Are Becoming Heavy
When San Antonio rock ruled South Texas
"...popular festivals, and peerless cachet. Yet in '69, the Vulcan Gas Company, Austin's answer to San Francisco ballrooms the..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Half-Century Psych of Shiva's Headband
13th Floor Elevators weren't the only local psych act exploring Austin's outer limits – and still doing so
"...went to see the group for the first time. Vulcan Gas Company resided at 316 Congress, home base for..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

ACL Fest 2015 Late-Night
Any gas left after all day at Zilker Park? ACL's got you covered.
"...Zeds Dead, Aryay, Vulcan Gas Company Friday, 10/2..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Music Feature

Down & Dirty
Lone Star guitar great Johnny Winter gets his hands dirty once again
"...he established himself at Austin's legendary psychedelic shack, the Vulcan Gas Company. There, he solidified his stage show and..."

July 4, 2014 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Playback: Cherubs Flit Back
The unlikely return of Nineties noisemakers Cherubs.
"...remembers Don Hyde, co-owner of pioneering psychedelic venue the Vulcan Gas Company, where he estimates Winter, Tommy Shannon, and..."

July 25, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback – SXSW: Zero Hour
SXSW started early this year, but now – as usual – everything hits at once
"...Jay-Z and Kanye West perform together there. Another hip-hop megastar, Lil Wayne, whose Carter V drops in May, just..."

March 14, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

1, 2, Tres, Cuatro: Waltz Across Texas
San Antonio rock & roll posters and Central Texas dance halls – preserve them.
"...era to Austin, among them Jim Harter to the Vulcan Gas Company and John Rogers to the Armadillo –..."

April 6, 2012 Music Column by Margaret Moser

The Origins of Austin Punk in the Aftermath of the 13th Floor Elevators
Roky Erickson hurtles toward Doug Sahm in Chapter 1, Part 1 of the Austin Punk Chronicles
"...three-day bacchanal honoring sounds and philosophies wrought at the Vulcan Gas Company, Congress Avenue's patchouli-soaked den of all that..."

Aug. 2, 2019 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Origin Story of the Liberty Lunch Brand
Former venue owner Mark Pratz on Stubb’s potential re-branding
"...have a whole bunch of different investors in this company and they don’t want to see this happen.” I..."

July 10, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Chairman of the Board
Antone's Blue Monday boss Derek O'Brien keeps the music alive and blue
" of Alexander's," he says, evoking a long-gone ARCO gas station by day that turned into a blues barbecue..."

April 25, 2014 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Austin Spotlight Film Festival Shines on Locals
Monthly fest for underdogs and up-and-comers
"...Austin Spotlight Film Festival takes place Feb. 21 at Vulcan Gas Company, 418 E. Sixth. Submission guidelines and tickets..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Is Austin's Growing Dance Music Scene in Need of Its Own HQ?
We talk to a dozen members of ATX’s electronic music community
"...On the far other side of the spectrum sits Vulcan Gas Company, which borrowed its name from the landmark..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Live Music This Weekend, Sept. 1-4
An extra day of delights for your weekend music-going
"...Vulcan Gas Company Fri., Sept. 1, 9pm..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Best Clubs for the Under-21 Crowd
No ID? No problem.
"...Room (606 E. Seventh), Kingdom (103 E. Fifth), and Vulcan Gas Company (418 E. Sixth) fluctuate from all-ages, 18+,..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Features Feature by Isabella Castro-Cota

Live Music This Weekend, Aug. 11-13
Elvis tribute to Japanoise, take your pick
"...Vulcan Gas Company Sat., Aug. 12, 10pm..."

Aug. 11, 2017 Music Post by Victoria Mycue

ACL Fest Late-Night
Weekend Two aftershows
"...SNBRN B2B Dr. Fresch, Vulcan Gas Company..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Music Feature by Bryan Rolli

ACL Fest Official Late Night Shows Venue Guide
Because after the show it’s the afterparty
"...stages host names big (Bob Dylan) and bigger (Metallica). Vulcan Gas Company 418 E. Sixth"

Sept. 21, 2016 Music Post

ACL Fest 2015 Late-Night – Second Weekend
"...Kali Uchis, DJ Mel, Franco V, Vulcan Gas Company Saturday, 10/10..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Music Feature

Playback: HAAM Payback
Austin music says thanks for saving our butt, HAAM
"...Against canceled at Stubb's, so their opening acts [Alkaline Trio/Thrice/Gaslight Anthem, October 2008] played a last-minute show at Red..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Music Column

Playback: Five Nights on Dirty Sixth
Is Dirty Sixth Street the wasteland the music scene makes it out to be? Five straight nights answer loud and clear.
"...doesn't have a giant beard. Time to hit the Vulcan Gas Company, which has little connection to the historic..."

July 17, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Homegrown: Austin Music Posters 1967-1982
The formative years of Austin's vaunted live music scene spawned a visual soundtrack
"...visual art as the music from venues like the Vulcan Gas Company, Armadillo World Headquarters, and Antone's. Jim Franklin's..."

May 29, 2015 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

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