Official Bio

Born in Dallas and raised in Austin, Tyrone Vaughan is the son of Jimmie Vaughan the founder and guitar player of the Fabulous Thunderbirds and nephew of legendary blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan. Tyrone grew up in the fast rising music scene in Austin Tx and was heavily influenced by many blues musicians. Muddy Waters gave him his harmonica at an early age and his Uncle Stevie Ray Vaughan would give him his first 2 guitars. Young Vaughan would also get to see Bobby ” Blue” Bland, Albert Collins, Eddie “Hound Dog” Taylor, James Brown, Otis Rush and many others. Tyrone got to meet Muddy Waters Buddy Guy Albert Collins B.B. King & Bobby Bland and was friends with the Austin Blues Scene w/people like Denny Freeman Derek Obrien W.C. Clark Lou Ann Barton Doyle Jr. Alex Napier Paul Ray Keith Ferguson Clifford Antone and Stevie 😁

Only 2 people can hit a note as clean as Tyrone…and that’s Jimmie and Stevie- W.C. Clark

GODFATHER OF BLUES -AUSTIN TX

(A side note on W.C. Clark -Godfather of the Blues in Austin, TX) was a huge influence on the blues scene and helped shape Stevie and Jimmie. Also W.C. pitched in along w/Stevie and Lou Ann Barton to buy me a Fender Music Master when I was 7 years old.

Fast forward 35 years and Tyrone was asked to join the New Orleans based band Cyril Neville’s Royal Southern Brotherhood RSB The Neville Brother and The Meter’s vocalist would go on to write 3 songs (I wanna be free) (Can’t waste time) (Where there’s smoke) and record 2 albums with Vaughan on Ruf Records. These records (Don’t Look Back) 2015 release was captured at legendary Fame studios in Muscle Shoals and the 2016 release (The Royal Gospel) cut at Dockside Studios in Louisiana. Neville and Vaughan would then spend 2 years on the road covering 3 continents and over 15 countries. Vaughan was able to make a name for himself internationally  after doing 6 European tours a tour of Australia and Canada and several US runs. Now Tyrone heads back for a hand full of festivals and club dates in 2022. Headlining the Santako Blues Festival in Spain and playing 2 weeks in Buenos Aires and Brazil from August 1st thru August 14th.

Tyrone was inspired by his Uncle Stevie but he has his own sound-Cyril Neville

FRONT MAN AND SINGER OF THE METERS AND THE NEVILLE BROTHERS

Tyrone Vaughan is back playing as his own frontman strummin’ and singing Texas blues as only a Texan can with a new blues album to be released in 2022. “ROCK- N – ROLL SOUL” Working with writers and producers Julian Ramirez and Robert Rodriguez from Indigo Sound Co. in South Texas. Also check out his fathers Grammy award winning album “Do You Get The Blues?” Tyrone writes (Without you) and performs on the 2001 release from Jimmie Vaughan. 

I don’t know it’s just the way he holds the guitar or something. -Billy Gibbons

ZZ TOPS BILLY F. GIBBONS ON SHARING THE STAGE WITH TYRONE

Side notes: TV has played with Billy F. Gibbons Double Trouble, Doyle Bramhall Sr. and Doyle Jr. John Popper, Neville Brothers, Little Jimmy King, Eric Gales, David Grissom, Pinetop Perkins, Jimmie Vaughan, Derek Trucks, Robert Randolph Band, Jeff Pitchel * Tyrone was just Inducted into the Texas Blues Hall Of Fame 2019. In 2001 TV became a Grammy Award winning writer on “Best Blues” Album by Jimmie Vaughan 

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