40 Years Ago Today: Austin’s Influential Armadillo World Headquarters Venue Hosts Its Final Show

40 years ago today (12/31/80), Austin, Texas’ influential venue Armadillo World Headquarters hosted its final show. The lineup for this finale consisted of Asleep At The Wheel, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, Bill Kirchen, and Jerry Jeff Walker. The building itself was a former National Guard Armory and featured a renowned list of bands that played the venue including Bob Marley, AC/DC, Talking Heads, Frank Zappa, Kraftwerk, Rush and Bruce Springsteen. Check out the video for the “Last Dance at the Dillo”…

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