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Texas Flood Stevie Ray Vaughn "Alpine Valley"


TEXAS FLOOD will be playing the last concert the SRV played. Stevie Ray Vaughan played the final show of his career when he opened up for Eric Clapton at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin. Shortly after the concert ended, Vaughan and three members of Clapton’s crew boarded a helicopter to travel to Chicago’s Midway Airport. It was a foggy evening and the pilot crashed into a ski hill near the venue shortly after takeoff, killing Vaughan and everyone else on board. Vaughan and his band Double Trouble spent the summer of 1990 touring in support of their LP In Step. This was Vaughan’s first album since recovering from a severe drug and alcohol addiction a few years earlier. The title of the album refers to the 12-step recovery process that Vaughan learned in treatment, and he remained very focused on sobriety and healthy living throughout the entire In Step tour.