|Threadgill Legacy Continues in Greenville
The Father of Austin Country Music was born September 12, 1909, near Greenville. He grew up to become a musician, and to turn an old gas station into an iconic restaurant, tavern, and music venue that carried his name and, more important, became a second home for musicians who became famous and for the hippies and goat ropers who got along with each other. While the iconic Threadgill’s on North Lamar in Austin closed down for good in 2020, his legacy lives on. READ MORE.