For forty years, Houston’s legendary folk and acoustic music venue, Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, has fostered and nurtured some of the most important performers and songwriters in America, including Grammy Award-winning artists Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett, and Lucinda Williams. Lyle Lovett claims, “Without Anderson Fair, I wouldn’t have been driven to try to write songs the way I was.” Recalling her early development as a songwriter, Nanci Griffith says, “I wasn’t yet that confident with my songwriting, and Anderson Fair gave me that confidence.”

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