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Wednesday, March 16 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Daniel Johnston - The First Fifty Years

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Daniel Johnston's story as an artist takes him from the McDonald's at Austin's Dobie Mall to the Whitney Museum of Art. His songs are sophisticated and intense. Austin's musicians and writers have always been admiring and protective of Johnston. In this panel, associates and collaborators recount the first fifty years, hoping for at least fifty more. Special appearance by Daniel Johnston himself.


Louis Black


Thomas Gimbel

GMAustin City LimitsTOM GIMBEL's twenty year music industry career includes senior executive positions with Arista Records where he worked with Santana, Outkast, Pink, Dido and Sarah McLachlan. Tom continues to serve as artist manager for Daniel Johnston. He is also is the Founder... Read More →

Dick Johnston

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John Kunz

PresidentWaterloo Records and VideoJOHN T. KUNZ is the Owner / President of Waterloo Records. Kunz is a 38 year music industry veteran who helped co-found CIMS and HAAM. Waterloo has 29 consecutive Austin Chronicle "Best Record Store" awards, 5 NARM awards and 4 new vinyl bins. Last... Read More →

Kathy McCarty

Austin Chronicle

David Thornberry

PanelistRunning Dog Press

Wednesday March 16, 2011 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC

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