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Austin @ Large: The Fall Season
Will the City Council schedule bring breakout hits or fabulous flops?
"...It's back to real work, sort of, for the Austin City Council this week, after a curious summer much..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Live Music to See This Weekend
Your cheat sheet for three days of fun
"...sonic solution. Pack your Friday through Sunday with the music team's cherry-picked recommendations...."

July 28, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Flashback
PBS concert staple inducts its second class of legends
"...Thursday’s induction ceremony at the Moody Theater for the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame found the 41-year-old institution..."

June 19, 2015 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

What Changed on the Music Poll?
"...if the exclusions in the online version of the Music Poll were intentional, but there is no "strings" section,..."

Jan. 3, 2009 Postmarks

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The City Council takes a hard look at the budget crisis -- and blinks.
"...-- without any fundamental change to the ways City Hall serves the citizens. Both Futrell and the council know..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Courtney Barnett & Molly Burch to Perform at Saengerrunde Hall
German beer hall hosts Aussie musician
"...the Moody Theater last November, Courtney Barnett returns to Austin for a performance at the somewhat unconventional Saengerrunde Hall..."

Feb. 15, 2018 Music Post by Mark Fagan

Austin Creative Alliance's Summit Report
The service organization moves beyond talk with four ideas on how the city can expand its cultural infrastructure
"...Kraka-thoom!!! Rapidly rising rents force Austin theatres, galleries, and live music clubs to shut their..."

April 15, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Folk Music Fireball!
Sixty years ago this month and next, Elvis Presley destroyed Austin
"..."Austin [in 1955] was ... boring," recalls locally bred rockabilly..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Willie Nelson’s Autobiography at Gruene Hall
Thirty tunes in 90 minutes details a epic Lone Star life
"...full moon in New Braunfels at “Texas’ Oldest Dance Hall,” Gruene Hall, Willie Nelson & Family ran through the..."

Nov. 18, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Saengerrunde Hall Hosts Inagural AustOberFest
Event at historic German venue offers beer, sausages, and live music
"...Austinites have been enjoying music, beer, food, and fellowship on..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

2012-13 Austin Critics Table Awards
June 3, 2013. 21 photos.
"...Composer and Butler School of Music composition professor Donald Grantham, newly inducted into the Austin..."

June 4, 2013 Photo Gallery

Art Week Austin 2010 Schedule
"...Art Week Austin runs April 21-25, with the fair Art City Austin..."

April 23, 2010 Arts Feature

City Hall Hustle: Council Kix Pix to Click!
Music, water, and fusion in the air
"...the stars are out – the stars of City Hall! And not only the celebs sitting on the dais..."

Aug. 7, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Art City Austin: Everything old is new again
The annual art fair once known as Fiesta and the Austin Fine Arts Festival makes its debut after reinventing itself
"...1956 as Fiesta and known more recently as the Austin Fine Arts Festival has reinvented itself for the new..."

April 11, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The city may go where it feared to tread last year -- tax hikes, layoffs, and cutting public safety budgets.
"...column explaining why, because of my impolitic opinions about Austin's fiscal strategy, I could never join Daryl Slusher (here)..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Some brave suggestions on the city budget from someone whose job isn't subject to voter opinion.
"...embarrassing to politicians than to honchos at Motorola. In Austin, City Hall continues to contort itself to avoid reductions..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Freddie King and the Faces/Small Faces Burst into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Freddie King & the Faces/Small Faces make the Hall of Fame
"...Either the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame got two out of five or we..."

Dec. 7, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

King of Sixth Street Deserves to Be in Hall
"...I'm not certain how the nomination process for the Music Hall of Fame works, but I continue to be..."

Jan. 31, 2005 Postmarks

Live Music Recommendations: April 13-19
Texas Independence Fest grinds, Ibeyi smooths it out, and more
"...sweat while the temperatures are still reasonable. This week's music recos include everything from the metal of the Texas..."

April 12, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

Live Music Task Force (of Millions)
There's the 15-member task force, which makes its recommendations to council this week, and then there's you – what are your plans for saving Austin music?
"...of sounding dramatic, this is a landmark week in Austin music," declared Live Music Task Force Chair Paul Oveisi,..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Our Country Mapped in Music
The Austin Symphony's concert with Grantham's Southern Harmony, Copland's Appalachian Spring Suite, and Gershwin's Second Rhapsody gives audiences a chance to hear how some composers describe an American sense of place through music
"...landscapes with your ear. George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, and Austin composer Donald Grantham have managed to evoke the distinctive..."

March 19, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The mayor-elect faces opportunities and awkward options
"...-- featured three bands with videos "banned from the Austin Music Network by Mayor-elect Will Wynn." This was news..."

May 23, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The 2002 Austin Critics Table Awards
On Monday, June 3, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding achievements in the Austin arts in a ceremony at the Capitol City Comedy Club.
"...On Monday, June 3, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding..."

June 7, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Symphony Orchestra: Feast of Voices
The ASO and Chorus Austin combined forces for an evening of music that was gorgeous, sensual, and sometimes hall-shaking
"...theme of an evening of gorgeous, sensual, and sometimes hall-shaking music by the Austin Symphony and Chorus Austin, which..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Do Me Baby! Austin Does Prince
Only Bowie may have prompted era peer the following year
"...also dusts off a sovereign CD, Do Me Baby! Austin Does Prince...."

April 27, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

New Hall of Famers
"...far away, may I and a few hundred old-time Austinites request that you consider two great Austin bands for..."

Nov. 1, 2015 Postmarks

Sehr Flash: Fiction Becomes Music
Austin composer Russell Podgorsek teams with lit journal NANO Fiction to create short short stories with original scores
"...you like a soundtrack when you're reading? Does some music help to set the atmosphere, to enhance the mood..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"...creative projects recognized in the nominations for the 2013 Austin Critics Table Awards. Earlier this month, a batch of..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin @ Large: The Smoke Unclears
Further adventures in symbolism – and unintended consequences – at City Hall
"...– y'know, the kind of "performance measures" that City Hall produces so assiduously and with such pride – to..."

June 11, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Day Trips: Coupland Inn and Dance Hall
Something’s new at the old dance hall and eatery
"...The Coupland Inn and Dance Hall looks like a red brick fortress surrounded by the..."

May 18, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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