Techies dance to a different tune

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13th January, 2019
The Broken Spoke, the most fabled country dance hall in Texas Picture: Getty

For more than 50 years, Saturday night in Austin has been synonymous with the Broken Spoke, the most fabled country dance hall in Texas. The honky tonk, which hasn’t seen a lick of paint or a hint of a makeover since it first opened its doors, is a haven for Austin and Hill Country residents who like to do nothing better at the weekends than down a few beers at one of its red checkered...

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