Larry served on a panel to open up some ideas on how blues can help develop a tourism industry for the benefit of the West Side. The same thing could work on the South Side. To benefit the hard-hit neighborhoods where blues originates. The writeup, by Austin Talks
Barrelhouse Bonni McKeown and Larry also spoke on blues for economic development on consultant Valerie Leonard's BlogTalkRadio podcast June 19, 2017 .