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Gary Clark Jr. Launches Maverick Music Festival in Texas

Bluesman to take over San Antonio on March 23rd

Gary Clark Jr. in Los Angeles.
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February 6, 2013 5:15 PM ET

Gary Clark Jr.'s major label debut, Blak and Blu, made plenty of noise last year – landing on Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums of 2012 – and now the Texas bluesman is launching his own music festival in his home state. Maverick Music Festival is set for March 23rd in San Antonio and features Clark Jr. along with the Toadies, Girl in a Coma, Arum Rae and Henry and the Invisibles.

50 Best Albums of 2012: Gary Clark Jr., 'Blak and Blu'

Maverick Music Festival will feature local musicians during the day, and Clark Jr. and the announced lineup during the night. Daytime events are free, and tickets for the nighttime show are available at the festival's website.

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