Just out of the hospital a few days, local bluesman Little Joe Washington will be back onstage Saturday at his old stomping grounds, the Continental, for the Main Street club's free tenth anniversary celebration.
After a successful intestinal surgery last month and a stint in a rehabilitation unit, Washington has bounced back from a gravely ill situation. According to his friend Reg Burns, Washington's set will start at 8:30 p..m. and "Joe will play as long as he is able."
Austin blues label Dialtone Records released a limited-edition vinyl pressing of Washington's 2003 LP Houston Guitar Blues Thursday. Copies are available at Sig's Lagoon, two doors down from the Continental.
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According to Dialtone president Eddie Stout, only 500 were pressed.