The Hideout Theatre & Coffeehouse
"...Worth singer-guitarist U.P. Wilson...."
"...Neither would Ebay. Eddie Wilson’s massive unloading of concert posters, antique beer advertisements, and local music artifacts called for a live auction...."
"...Photographer Burton Wilson doesn't take pictures anymore...."
"...Amid rising rent and lease uncertainty, Threadgill’s owner Eddie Wilson tried everything over the last couple of years to keep “clinging to the curb” at 301 W. Riverside...."
"...“People have asked me the same question every day for decades: ‘What’s that place back there?’” So reveals Threadgill’s owner Eddie Wilson about the two-story, corrugated steel building behind his North Lamar restaurant, also known as Old No. 1..."
"...Eddie Wilson told “Playback” today that he doesn’t currently have a lease for his vaunted Threadgill’s World Headquarters restaurant and concert venue on Riverside Drive, and that he’s informed employees that it will close after South by Southwest in 2018...."
"...Threadgill’s proprietor Eddie Wilson confirmed late Wednesday afternoon that he’s inked a lease keeping his iconic restaurant and music venue on Riverside open for a few more years...."
"...Eddie Wilson, owner, Armadillo/Threadgill's: We'd been doing a number of Armadillo shows with Wild West Productions out of Houston. Those guys learned early on that they could make friends with an entertainer by talking him into playing the Armadillo..."
"...We were like a big, silly, multicultural family. I think it was Chavez who started referring to Eddie Wilson, proprietor of Threadgill's, as papá...."
"...Long before yuppies employed "SoCo" and "SoFi" to describe two South Austin thoroughfares, Eddie Wilson pitched his tent betwixt the two. His Armadillo World Headquarters cross-pollinated local music culture there at the corner of Barton Springs Road, 1970-80..."
"...Directed by: Betty Thomas. Starring: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Malcolm McDowell, Famke Janssen, Gary Cole and Phill Lewis..."
"...Directed by: Les Mayfield. Starring: Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, William Forsythe, Dave Chappelle, Peter Greene and Nicole Parker..."
"..."The basic difference between then and now is that Austin was a whole lot darker at night," says Armadillo World Headquarters co-founder and current day Threadgill's owner Eddie Wilson. "You could turn west on Lamar, and 90 seconds of hard driving later, you were out of town."..."
"...Directed by: Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly. Starring: Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan, Malin Akerman, Jerry Stiller, Rob Corddry, Carlos Mencia, Danny McBride and Scott Wilson..."
"...Directed by: Andrew Wilson and Luke Wilson. Starring: Luke Wilson, Seymour Cassell, Eddie Griffin, Kris Kristofferson, Eva Mendes, Harry Dean Stanton, Owen Wilson and Spencer Scott..."
"...Eddie Wilson: I'd been out there in Marin [County, Calif.,] trying to stir up some business for the Armadillo. First time I saw Jerry Garcia was at this little club that they jammed in..."
"...Threadgill's: The Cookbook by Eddie Wilson Longstreet Press, 244 pp., $24.95..."
"...Renee O'Connor, Eddie and Sandra Wilson, and Lucy Lawless photograph by Geoffrey H. Short Everything you know is wrong..."
"...(See the Chronicle ACL Fest Supplement feature "ACL's Food Court Continues to Expand Its – and Our – Horizons," for more.) Establishing that new musical-culinary convergence in Austin is a worthwhile goal we certainly support. But for going on nearly 30 years, locals have known that Austin's music and food scenes converge at Threadgill's, the Austin-themed restaurants that are the brainchild of entrepreneur/raconteur/historian Eddie Wilson...."
"...Passersby rescued our seven human and one canine passenger, while I rode a tow truck back to the lifeless town of Ozona, where I camped for days in the desolate dirt lot of a diesel garage. With no phone, funds, laptop, TV, or electricity, I excavated the van's only reading material: Armadillo World Headquarters, a memoir by Eddie Wilson...."