Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Sweetheart of Texas Concert Hall and Saloon poster collection, 1974-1975 MS 662



creator Bryant, Bruce
Title: Sweetheart of Texas Concert Hall and Saloon poster collection
Dates: 1974-1975
Abstract: This collection mainly contains posters from the Sweetheart of Texas Concert Hall and Saloon.
Identification: MS 662
Quantity: 2.25 Linear Feet(2 boxes)
Quantity: 0.0423 GigabytesNearline access: MS0662aip_001 (0.0423 GB)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

Dee Brown, Bruce Bryant, and Charlie Hargrave opened the Sweetheart of Texas Concert Hall and Saloon in December 1974. It closed in the fall of 1975. The Houston venue located at 120 Milam in the Buffalo Bayou Fleamart hosted a variety of acts including Don Sanders, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Dogtooth Violet, Eric Taylor, Lucinda Williams, among others.


Scope and Contents

This collection mainly contains posters from the Sweetheart of Texas Concert Hall and Saloon, as well as other related venues.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be obtained from Bruce Bryant.


Index Terms

Folk music
Folk-rock music
Folk music -- Texas -- Houston
Sanders, Don
Wheatfield
Van Zandt, Townes

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sweetheart of Texas Concert Hall and Saloon poster collection, 1974-1975, MS 662, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Bruce Bryant in August 2016.

Accruals

Additional materials are expected for this collection.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Sweetheart of Texas posters

Box Folder
1 1 Dogtooth Violet 1974-12-06-1974-12-07
Scope and Contents
Performers include: Dogtooth Violet, Vince Bell and Friends, Captain Macho, Bill and Lucille cade with Pete Gorisch.
1 Denim 1974-12-26-1974-12-28
1 New Year's Eve Party 1974-12-31
Scope and Contents
Performers include: Dogtooth Violet, George Ensle, The Cypress Swamp Stompers, and Fredrique and His French Guillotine
1 Clifton Chenier 1975-01-24-1975-02-15
Scope and Contents
Performers include: Clifton Chenier, Dogtooth Violet, Kenneth Threadgill, Denim
1 Greazy Wheels (2 copies one with performers written in red ink) 1975-02-20-1975-03-15
Scope and Contents
Performers included: Greazy Wheels, Townes Van Zandt, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Steve Fromholz
1 Alex Harvey 1975-05-01-1975-05-17
Scope and Contents
Performers include: Alex Harvey, Dogtooth Violet, Townes Van Zandt, and Bill Staines
1 Ray Wylie Hubbard 1975-05-29-1975-05-31
1 May 1975 Calendar (reprint) 1975-05-02-1975-05-31
Scope and Contents
Performers include: Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Lucinda Williams, Dogtooth Violet, Cypress Swamp Stompers, Ray Wylie Hubbard and The Cowboy Twinkies, Augie Meyers and The Western Head Band, Townes Van Zandt, Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys, Richard Dobson, David Rodriguez, Rocky Hill, Kenneth Threadgill and The Velvet Cow Pasture Band, Bill and Lucille Cade, Stephen Jarrard, Peter Gorisch, Clifton Chenier, John Vandiver, Wheatfield, Don Sanders, Bill Staines, Steve Fromholz, Vince Bell, Eric Taylor, Denim, Hickory, Willis Alan Ramsey, Greezy Wheels, George Ensle, and Bill Haymes
1 Don Sanders 1975-06-06
Scope and Contents
Performers include: Don Sanders, Lucinda Williams], Sandy Lee, Uncle Sam, and Bobby G.
1 Hickory 1975-06-13-1975-06-14
1 Steve Fromholz 1975-06-20-1975-06-21
1 Greezy Wheels 1975-07-24-1975-07-26
1 Ramblin' Jack Elliott (signed) 1975-08-08-1975-08-09
1 Denim 1975-08-15-1975-08-16
1 Muscular Dystrophy Benefit 1975-08-31
Scope and Contents
Performers include: Dogtooth Violet
1 Reunion (2) 1982-03-21
Scope and Contents
Performers include: Dogtooth Violet and John Vandiver



Series II: Memorabilia

Box
1 Navy T-shirt ca. 1975
Tan Reunion T-shirt 1982-03-21
Blue T-shirt n.d.



Series III: General files

Box Folder
2 1 Business records 1974-1975, 1982
2 Ephemera 1974, 1975, ca. 1978
3 Musician contracts 1974-1975
4 News clippings 1974-1982
5 Photographs 1974-1975



Series IV: Audio

R.W. Crouch and The Bum Steers - "Sweetheart of Texas" 1975
Scope and Contents
There is a master wav file and an access copy mp3.