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From Norway to Buena Vista

Keith Austin rocks his roots
at sold out show in
Buena Vista's Fox Hall

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Keith Austin plays Tanqueray at Fox Hall (click to play)

Fox Hall owner Britt Moon jams with Keith Austin (click to play)

From the July 19, 2017 issue of The Journal
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By Richard Harris
   Professional musician Keith Austin, who has been living in Norway for a dozen years, returned to his roots last Saturday to perform a sold-out concert in Buena Vista's Fox Hall.
   While he hails from nearby Plains, the longtime member of Dr. Hook (originally Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show), actually kicked off his public performing as a youngster only a few hundred feet from Fox Hall on the front steps of the Marion County Courthouse.
   "The first time I ever played for a crowd was in Buena Vista when I was about 6-years-old," he said. "I remember playing on the Courthouse Square. That's where it all started for me."
   It hasn't stopped since and has taken him around the world ... The rest of the story.