Hippo Campus at Stubb’s Austin
Hippo Campus at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
In the 1970′s, Stubb’s BBQ restaurant, Red River live music, became the heart of an explosive music scene. Stubbs was ground zero for musicians like Joe Ely and Stevie Ray Vaughn. Other famous musicians who would “play for their supper” included Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Robert Cray, George Thorogood, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Linda Ronstadt and the Fabulous Thunderbirds.