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The Austin 100: Tré Burt

Tré Burt.
Tré Burt.

Hometown: Sacramento, California

Genre: Folk

Why We're Excited: In the opening moments of "Real You," Tré Burt's sandy, lived-in voice recalls Wilco's Jeff Tweedy at his most ambling and approachable. But the songwriting lineage Burt follows extends considerably farther back, at least through Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and John Prine — Burt is actually signed to Prine's label and will soon join him on tour. Burt's own wryly thoughtful songs roll along with an easy, lo-fi charm that never undercuts their propulsiveness.

Listen to Tré Burt's "Real You"

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