Keep Austin Weird

Hi Minnesotans. I’m a former Twin Cities resident now living in Austin, TX. While riding the Capital Metro 17 through downtown Austin an “interesting” character boarded with a guitar and sat in the back row. That part of the bus is elevated, creating sort of a stage. He proceeded to serenade us with an improv/ad lib rendition of a song to which only he knew the words.

Every time someone boarded, especially the pretty young girls, he’d sing about them. The ladies all swooned around him… giggling all the way. Hilarious yet creepy, especially since he was wearing a Santa-style baseball cap complete with red velvet and fuzzy white trim, in the middle of summer. Ya gotta love Austin — the live music capital of the world where we also say “Keep Austin Weird.”

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