Ethan Hawke, Ben Dickey to celebrate ‘Blaze’ at Waterloo Records

Waterloo Records will host a free celebration of the Blaze Foley biopic, “Blaze,” at Waterloo Records on Sunday.

Ben Dickey, left, and Ethan Hawke play to a small crowd in the Gibson guitars showroom in Austin during SXSW 2018. JAMES GREGG/AMERICAN-STATESMAN.

The event is billed as a “Q&A and performance,” featuring director Ethan Hawke and actor Ben Dickey, who plays the Austin musician Foley in the film. It kicks off at noon.

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KUTX DJ Elizabeth McQueen will interview Hawke and Dickey and Dickey will perform a handful of songs at the event. Both men will also sign autographs.

Fans who want a priority admission wristband to the event can pre-purchase the “Blaze Original Cast Recording” from Waterloo Records beginning on Friday.  The album will be released on Sept. 21.

Author: Deborah Sengupta Stith

Deborah Sengupta Stith has been hanging out in dimly lit corners of the city soaking in the music scene for almost 20 years. Twitter: @deborific

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