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MUSEUM / EXHIBITION "STEVIE'S BATH"
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2000        2001        2003       2006
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THE STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN MUSEUM

 (Sorry, now closed.) See the Museum page for details on the 3500 square foot exhibition in Dallas! The exhibition of hundreds of artifacts including personal effects, stage wardrobe and equipment, rare photos and posters was for a limited time.  See the Museum page for current and future exhibitions.

 

SRV MEMORIAL SEMI-ANNUAL MAINTENANCE

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Affectionately known as "Stevie's Bath," the fan club performed the upkeep on the statue in Austin twice per year from 1995 through 2006.  We had a lot of fun taking care of Stevie, but most of the "regulars" on the crew traveled over 400 miles round trip to do the maintenance, and so responsibility has been turned over to the City of Austin. The most damage has been from candle wax, so please, when you visit, NO CANDLES!  

Those who have helped with Stevie's bath in the past have been honored in the name of the fan club for recognition as Partners in the Arts and Humanities in Austin for our years of maintaining the Stevie Ray Vaughan sculpture. I have received a letter from the Director of Austin Parks and Recreation Department stating:  "Your organization has been selected as one of our 2003 "Partners in the Arts and Humanities" honorees. For the eleventh year the City of Austin Parks and  Recreation Department Cultural Arts staff is recognizing individuals, businesses and organizations that have made valuable contributions in support of our Cultural Arts programs. The Stevie Ray Vaughan Fan Club has been selected to receive this honor for its valuable and exemplary support of these programs, especially the care and maintenance of the Stevie Ray Vaughan sculpture in the Town Lake corridor. Many programs and services in the arts and humanities enrich the Austin community because individuals, businesses and organizations have a community spirit and share this with their fellow citizens. It is my pleasure to congratulate you in your recognition and to say thank you for all your support and assistance to the Austin Parks and Recreation Department." Click HERE to see the certificate.

Click HERE to see the TV news account of Stevie's Bath on April 27, 2003.

Thanks to those who helped on March 19, 2000: Eli Silva, Russell Carlisle, Bud Wood, Dan High, Dan Foote (all the way from Albany NY!), Eric Zugner, Linda Spencer, Richard and Carol Shaw (from Louisianna), Roger Barb, Marta Lozano, and our special guest laborers - CHRIS LAYTON AND TOMMY SHANNON!! October 29, 2000 helpers: Eli Silva, Bob & Lynn Madewell, Roger Barb, Bud, Emma and Taylor Wood, Carol Farmer (all the way from Wales UK!)  April 27, 2001 crew: Eli, Bud, Tracey, Taylor, Emma and Ben.  Thanks to all 42 folks who helped out October 13, 2001, during the SRV Fan Club Tour! Thanks to the October 6, 2002 crew: Eli, Bob, Lynn, Jeff, and Marta (Honorable mention to Layla and Lola). Thanks to those who helped on April 27, 2003: Lynn, Bob, Mom, Bud, Mark (all the way from Colo.), Ed, Melissa and Jesse. Channel 8 TV did a story and interviews of us today! Special thanks to Lynn who is taking over the coordination of the baths from me. Thanks to the Spetember 27, 2003 crew: Lynn, Bob, Mom, Roger, Marta, Chris, David and Mark (and Bud, even though he was a day late). Thanks to Eli, Bud, Bob, Lynn, Karen, David, Mark and Josh for helping on April 3, 2004, and to Chris, Stefani, Robert and Romy for moral support! Thanks to the October 8, 2004 crew: Lynn, Bob, Eli, Joyce, Bud and special thanks to our UK friends Carla and Peter. Thanks to the April 2, 2005 crew: Bob and Lynn, Bud, Roger and Cutter. Thanks to the October 15, 2005 crew: Bob, Lynn, Joey and Eli. Thanks to the May 21, 2006 crew: Bob, Lynn, Bud, Eli, Joey and Megan! The last bath crew, Oct 7, 2006: Bob, Lynn, Joyce, Eli, Bud, Roger, Kelly, Tamas and Laszlo from Hungary, Peter and Carla from England, Thom from Holland; and thanks to the new crew taking over: Joe, Santiago and Jean. 

 

THE SRV FAN CLUB TOURS

Since 1994, there have been 9 tours organized by the Fan Club. We start things off with special guest speakers, then tour Dallas and Austin SRV sights by luxury tour bus, and hear live music. Special guests have included Stevie's aunt and uncle Joe and Margaret  Cook, Doyle Bramhall, Chris Layton, Tommy Shannon, Kenny Wayne Shepherd (musician), Ray Hennig (Heart of Texas Music), Cutter Brandenburg (roadie), Byron Barr (roadie), Alan Haynes (musician), Joe Nick Patoski (biographer), Bill Crawford (biographer), Jack Chase (Epic/Sony Records), Jim Suhler (musician), Joella Gammage Torres (Texas Hatters), Timothy Duckworth (personal assistant), Alex Napier (Cobras), Terry Lickona (Austin City Limits), Jeff Healey (musician), Tyler Bryant (musician) and others. Attendees have come from all over the world! Some fans attended four, five or even all nine tours! At this time, there is no plan to conduct any more tours, but watch this website for future events.

For photos and a review of Tour 2000, click here!
For photos and a review of Tour 2001, click here!
For photos and a review of Tour 2003, click here!
For photos and a review of Tour 2006, click here!

 

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