Last night, Fletcher Clark played the Starlight Theatre.
There’s a lot of information packed in that sentence- let me unpack it for you. Fletcher is “olde Austin” royalty. Back in the 70’s he had a band called Balcones Fault which was, at the time, the most popular band in Austin.
They almost made it. Signed with the William Morris agency, moved to California, almost, but not quite, got the big record deal. After two years of that, Fletcher called it quits and headed back to Austin where he took over the Armadillo World Headquarters’ recording studio and record label. Continue reading “Fletcher Clark, Russell Clepper, and the ghost of Steve Fromholz”