T. Party is an event to remember and celebrate the life of musician Travis Austin Weiss of Austin, Texas. This event is also a fundraiser for the SIMS Foundation – Mental Health Services for Austin Musicians. The bands performed were Amplified Heat, DUKE, WT Special, Ruckus, Zero Percent, Smokin’ Burnouts and Sic Pop.
The 1st Annual T. Party was held on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at J. Lorraine Ghost Town in Manor, TX. Doors opened at 12:00 p.m. and the first band started at 2:00 p.m. All ages welcomed. Cover at the door was $5 per person and under 12 was free. Additional Activities: Bouncy House, Maze, Camping Permitted
About Travis Austin Weiss
Travis Austin Weiss was born April 7, 1978 in Houston, TX to Donald and Karen (Cook) Weiss. He was a musician and bass player for Austin bands Duke and Broken Teeth. He shed his earthly form at the age of 34 on September 23, 2012.
Throughout his career, Travis played in many bands including: FlipSide Den, The Innocents, American Idles, WT Special, Doom, Crashed, Trashcan Baptism, Plan 69, Hot Rod Hillbillies, and The Inconvenienced. Travis also enjoyed traveling, working on cars and was a food enthusiast. To learn more visit www.travisweiss.com and www.facebook.com/TravisAustinWeiss.
About SIMS Foundation
SIMS is a non-profit organization that provides mental health and addiction recovery services to Austin musicians and their families. Open 20 years! SIMS was founded in honor of the late Sims Ellison whose battle with depression ended in suicide. After Sims’ death, a call to the Austin community was made to support their musicians who often could not afford mental health care and the organization was formed. To learn more visit www.simsfoundation.org.
About J. Lorraine Ghost Town
J. Lorraine Ghost Town is an outdoor bar and grill located on 4.5 acres with an 1800’s western theme. In addition to the unique buildings and features of the Ghost Town, you can also enjoy a giant maze, horseshoes, washers, volleyball, tetherball and an outdoor movie screen. J. Lorrain has a full menu but is known for the Best Hamburgers in Town. J. Lorraine Ghost Town is located at 14219 Littig Road, Manor, TX 78653. To learn more visit www.ghosttownaustin.com.