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Sunday at Webb Gallery: Get Your Groove On With Jad Fair, Tim Kerr, Will Johnson and Dan Phillips

Sunday afternoon at the Webb Gallery promises to be quite the feat of synergy, which seems to be a keyword on the blog this week. The Waxahachie gallery and Good Records are combining forces to bring you Groove, a fusion of Texas music and art. The art part comes via Jad Fair and David Fair of Half Japanese, Centro-matic's Will Johnson, Tim Kerr (of just about every band in Austin, but most notably the Big Boys) and Dan Phillips of Slowride and True Widow. I asked co-owner Julie Webb a bit about the inspiration.

"This day and age in music, running a record store is a challenge, but so is running a gallery," she says. "One day while in Good Records, Chris [Penn, co-owner and manager] mentioned we should do something together and that is how it grew. We started with a long list of artists whose music and artwork we liked and whittled it down to our select few."

In addition to the art, Jad Fair, Tim Kerr, Will Johnson and Dan Phillips will play solo, as a preview of the special five-track album available that night.

"Giving all of these artists an opportunity to do a track seemed like a great idea," Webb adds. "They were given no boundaries except doing a special track and a square format line drawing for a cover. So it's a very limited edition with five tracks and five different covers. Collect one or all of your favorite artists."

The opening party runs 3-7 P.M. on Sunday, with beer from Saint Arnold's brewery. The exhibit runs through April 15.

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