Antone’s, Austin’s Home of the Blues, celebrates 30 years

On 11 July 2005 Antone’s: Home of the Blues kicked off their 30th anniversary week with a special Blue Monday show, hosted by the incomparable Derek O’Brien.

This photo of (from left to right) Hubert Sumlin, Calvin “Fuzz” Jones, and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, and was taken at Antone’s on July 11, 2005: 30th Anniversary Blue Monday show.

Photo by Steve Gotesky; (from left to right) Hubert Sumlin, Calvin “Fuzz” Jones, and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith

Photo by Steve Gotesky; (from left to right) Hubert Sumlin, Calvin “Fuzz” Jones, and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith

Willie and Fuzz played bass and drums respectively for Muddy Waters; Hubert was Howlin’ Wolf’s guitarist for years.

Who say’s the blues ain’t living?
It is in Austin, Texas.

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