The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus in Austin thru March 17th; Omar Lopez and Tortilla Factory Among Artists to Perform

March Music Madness Week is at Aussie’s Beachbar and Grill, 306 Barton Springs Road, in Austin, and The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is in town during the other SXSW activities in town. You can read more about this exciting learning opportunity here
The event will feature almost 40 bands over 4 days. Headliners will include  3x Grammy Nominees The Tortilla Factory, who will release their new single “C’mon” at Aussie’s March 14th at 2:00.  The single features Paul Wall, T. Lopez and San Antonio Spurs Stephen Johnson.
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Next Friday, March 15th @ 10 PM – Omar Lopez will be performing at Aussie’s on Riverside and Barton Springs.  He is performing a solo, unaccompanied showcase from his upcoming StringPhoenix performance. “I would love to see you all there.  Even though it’s just me, I’m gonna let you have it with the fiery electric violin crazy.”
The following are confirmed artists and more to be announced:
John Lockhart , Golden State Band, Elijah Ford , The Tortilla Factory, Kurt McMahan , Malford Milligan , Reno Perez, Andrew Cole , Shawn Pander , Sour Notes, Poor J Brown, Jeremy Steding , Donnie Price and Debbie Walton , Cheryl Murdock ,  Mike Stinson, John Lockhart , Omar Lopez , Memory of a Melody, Sunspot, Donnie Price with Debbie Walton , Tim Easton , Rag Time Willie, Color Pharmacy, Mississippi Misfits, Vinyl Thief, Auto Defiance, Joelle, Quickie Mart, Lyrikill with Six Sense, Sunspot, Alabaster, Moonlighters. T. Lopez, Big Nap, Tim Easton , LG, FM Pilots, Ricky Stein , Not A Planet, La Guerrilla
Source: Omar Lopez Facebook and

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile Pro Audio and HD video recording facility that provides hands-on experiences for students of all ages. In its 15th year of touring, the venture is proud of its fully professional bus and its studios, which boast the latest audio and video technology, gear and products. The Bus travels across the U.S. and Canada year-round, providing free tours and workshops at schools, retailers, festivals, on tours with headlining artists, and at major industry conferences.

The Bus, a 501(c)(3) venture, is made possible through the generosity of sponsors including Apple, Avid, Montblanc, NAMM, Gibson, Epiphone, Neutrik, Sony, Audio-Technica, Newtek, Todocast, Litepanels, Clear-Com, Musician’s Friend, Reflecmedia, Disc Makers, Mobile Roadie, Genelec, Ampeg, Roland, Boss, Mackie, Digital Media Academy, Manfrotto Distribution, iZotope, Glyph Technologies, New Bay Media, Harris Corporation, Applied Acoustics Systems, Antares, McDSP, IK Multimedia, Adobe, Native Instruments, Slingerland Drums, Noise Industries, and Mad Mimi.

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is made possible by an agreement with Yoko Ono Lennon.


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