Summertime Peruse

A respite of rock & roll reading

Had enough? Of spring music festivals, I mean. From South by Southwest to this weekend's continuing Chaos in Tejas downshift, every act wielding a tuba, banjo, bong, or upside down crucifix has trampled our parched patch of burgeoning paradise. Time to chill out, broheme – sistren. Pull up a swimming hole, backyard, or sofa and crack a book. We did, and already the fall stack rises to meet this bookshelf. As spring festivals, tours, and releases recede, do like Bob Seger says: Turn the page.

READ MORE
More Rock & Roll Summer Reading
Twisting by the Pool
Twisting by the Pool
Music on the printed page as opposed to a festival stage

Raoul Hernandez, June 21, 2013

More Music Reviews
Top 10 Austin Albums of 2016
Top 10 Austin Albums of 2016
The Chronicle music staff picks their favorite local records

Greg Beets, Dec. 30, 2016

Top 10 National Albums of 2016
Top 10 National Albums of 2016
Our favorite picks from across the country

Neph Basedow, Dec. 30, 2016

More by Raoul Hernandez
Superjoint Fires Up
Superjoint Fires Up
Pantera frontman knocks the rust off in tour opener

Jan. 13, 2017

Yee-Haw! Rodeo Austin 2017 Lineup
Yee-Haw! Rodeo Austin 2017 Lineup
Charley Pride, Kenny Rogers, and Dwight Yoakam top the talent

Jan. 10, 2017

KEYWORDS FOR THIS STORY

Rock & Roll Summer Reading, Allman Brothers, Ricky Skaggs, Merle Haggard, Allan Sherman, Alex Chilton, Mick Farren

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
AC Daily, Events and Promotions, Luvdoc Answers

Breaking news, recommended events, and more

Official Chronicle events, promotions, and giveaways

Updates for SXSW 2017

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)