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Wailin' Willie

  • 601 Chestnut St
  • Bastrop, TX 78602
Wailin' Willie is waiting for a live music session in town. He can be found strumming his guitar on the south of Chestnut Street next to a light pole before you get to the iconic Old Iron Bridge.
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