Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant
Houston, TX 77006
- Thu-Sat 8pm-1am
Houston Press's Description
Anderson Fair's inconspicuous location on Grant Street belies its history as one of the nation's oldest and longest-running singer-songwriter venues. It's a past that's hard to forget, as the walls are plastered with hundreds of posters, flyers and photographs of folks who have graced the main room's small stage, including legends Townes Van Zandt and Lyle Lovett. (Look closely and you'll even spot a pair of gold records from Lovett himself.) The cash-only bar serves an array of beer and wine while you take in an intimate performance from some highway-trotting troubadour, and you'll feel the history seeping into your skin.
Tips from foursquare
Anderson Fair has inspired its own documentary film, For the Sake of the Song: The Story of Anderson Fair, which premiered at major film festivals in 2010 including Sundance, Toronto and Munich.
In the main room: Stare up at the mylar doorway to a parallel dimension. Order a chicken quesadilla before walking through...
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