Heart & Soul

Heart & Soul

Let me tell you a story. A potential buyer views a house in Round Top, Texas, and finds an old photo of Waylon Jennings on the floor. That may not seem like much, but consider this: The potential
buyer is the event manager and talent buyer for Luckenbach; Round Top is the called the “birthplace of Texas”; and Jennings’ 45, Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love) (1977), is what ultimately put Luckenbach – and, by extension, the Texas music scene – on the map. The word, synchronicity, comes to mind.

Take Two Steps Back in Time at The Old Coupland Inn & Dance Hall

Take Two Steps Back in Time at The Old Coupland Inn & Dance Hall

Dance halls hold a special places in Texan hearts. For much longer than I’ve been around, they’ve been places for the community to gather, share a dance, and be part of a bigger family. Many historical dance halls dot our state, and one such gem is The Old Coupland Inn & Dance Hall, east of Round Rock and about 40 minutes from downtown Austin.

The Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall serves Weekend Dinner and Brunch

The Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall serves Weekend Dinner and Brunch

The Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall is putting out the Welcome mat again when it comes to Texas music and home cooking, but with a new host, Abbey Road, previously event manager and talent buyer for Threadgill’s and the legendary Luckenbach, and former On Air Personality at Sun radio and KOKE FM.