Douglas Linton

Singer/songwriter Douglas Linton is a long-time resident of Vienna, Austria, and frontman of Douglas Linton & the Plan-Bs.

One imaginary critic described it thusly: How to describe the sound of Douglas Linton & the Plan-Bs? Maybe the best way would be to say it is something like Buddy Holly playing Johnny Cash songs at Newport with Prof. Longhair sitting in. Or maybe the Velvet Underground doing Leadbelly standards at a Bob Dylan poetry recital. In other words, original. This is your chance to hear this exciting new group play original hits and haunting new songs rooted deeply in cities and bayous of Old, Weird America.

On Saturday, Douglas will be performing without any Plan-B. This should allow the stories and the lyrics of the songs to take center-stage. By the way, Douglas is no stranger to Austin, having studied English at the University of Texas in the late 80’s and worked here for some years in the mid 90’s. In addition to Vienna and Austin, Douglas has lived in Melbourne, Australia; Barcelona, Spain; Prospect Heights, Brooklyn; Clear Lake, Texas: Raleigh, North Carolina: and Sapelo Island, Georgia.