A Threadgill’s neighborhood is any ‘hood where folks are nice to folks. On this page, you’ll find all matter of reflections, musings, ponderings, and memories – collected here in no particular order. Enjoy! 



Threads Episode 1: Bette Midler

Eddie Wilson is the owner of Threadgill’s in Austin, TX, and co-founder of the Armadillo World Headquarters. In his video series “Threads” Eddie muses about the connections that hold Austin together — the music, food, culture and characters who have conspired over the years to make this town what it is today. In this first video, Eddie tells us about Bette Midler’s appearance at the Armadillo World Headquarters in 1973.