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ACL Live Shot: Benjamin Booker
Fast-rising blues-punk phenom gives off a “Violent Shiver”
"...Breakneck blues by Benjamin Booker turns out to be one hell of a..."

Oct. 5, 2014 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Benjamin Booker
Delta blues to Black Flag with a dose of Southern Gothic
"...Benjamin Booker pushed his lip against the microphone so hard..."

Nov. 7, 2015 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

Saturday ACL Fest Interview: Benjamin Booker
Blues-punk live dynamo reveals his Southernness
"...in the South all my life,” reflects blues-punk juggernaut Benjamin Booker. “I lived in Virginia, Tampa and Gainesville, Florida,..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

SXSW Music Live: D.R.A.M., Talib Kweli, Benjamin Booker, Tkay Maidza
Rappin’, rockin’, bangin’
"...Jagged edge, Benjamin Booker brought his signature rawness, utilizing a muscular fourpiece..."

March 18, 2017 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

ACL Music Fest 2014 Saturday Reviews
"...Benjamin Booker..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Playback: I'm in Love! What's That Song?
Weekend one ACL Fest wrap
"...Mac DeMarco. In betwixt, New Orleans garage boogie upstart Benjamin Booker whipped out a raw rock & roll spirit..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music: Must-See R&B
Rhythm and blues and everything in between
"...Benjamin Booker Thu. 16, Cedar Street Courtyard, 12:50am; Fri. 17,..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

SXSW Unloads Headliners
Avett Brothers, Weezer, Wu-Tang Clan plus 134 more
"...Radkey, indie pop duo Sylvan Esso, NOLA R&B upstart Benjamin Booker, and Big Star’s Third, a tribute to the..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Friday Fun Fun Fun Fest Blurbs
Friday's top FFF picks
"...Benjamin Booker 6:35pm, Yellow Stage Benjamin Booker's eponymous 2014 debut..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 Lineup Astounds
Wu-Tang Clan, Jane’s Addiction, D’Angelo, and Venom top the list
"...Parquet Courts, veteran punk supergroup Off!, garage blues upstart Benjamin Booker, folk punks Andrew Jackson Jihad, and shoegazing eardrum..."

May 28, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

National Top 10s
Eight critics, 80 lines by genre
"...4) Benjamin Booker, Benjamin Booker (ATO)..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Music Feature

Next Up’s Best of 2014
Team youngblood tracks back on the year
"...1) Benjamin Booker, Benjamin Booker (ATO)..."

Dec. 30, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

ACL Live Shot: Bully
Imagine TV’s Nashville leading with a garage-punk band
"...progress, the crowd grows less cozy. ACL breakout act Benjamin Booker – band fan and friend – slides up..."

Oct. 12, 2014 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Saturday ACL Fest Record Reviews
Witness (ATO/Rough Trade)
"...Ringing fundamentally bluesy, with political punk inflections, singer-guitarist Benjamin Booker's soulful second full-length straitjackets all of the Virginia/Florida/New..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

ACL 2017: Saturday, Second Weekend
"...Benjamin Booker..."

Oct. 15, 2017 Photo Gallery

ACL 2017: Saturday, First Weekend
"...Benjamin Booker..."

Oct. 8, 2017 Photo Gallery

SXSW Music 2017: Rachael Ray's Feedback
"...Benjamin Booker..."

March 19, 2017 Photo Gallery

ChronEvents Official Picks for Unofficial SXSW
Out-of-towner? SX rookie? Native Austinite? You can't miss these.
"...is bringing three days of heavy hitting lineups featuring Benjamin Booker, Khalid, The Drums and late night DJ lineups..."

March 10, 2017 Chron Events Post by Thomas Danh

Playback: Black Metal, Gray Skies, Red-Hot Love
Sex, love, and nostalgia – recapping Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015
"...Sellers), and the gutsy garage blues of NOLA upstart Benjamin Booker. Consider Viet Cong a lowlight given their epic..."

Nov. 13, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015, Friday
"...Benjamin Booker..."

Nov. 7, 2015 Photo Gallery

ACL Aftershows
"...Benjamin Booker, Barfield, the Tyrant, Blank Range (SOLD OUT), Continental..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Music Feature by Nina Hernandez

ACL Music Fest: Saturday, First Weekend
"...Benjamin Booker..."

Oct. 5, 2014 Photo Gallery

Playback: ACL Fest Platinum
Lucky 13 marks the biggest ACL Fest yet
"...beginning Friday, with an expansive lineup that includes Bleachers, Benjamin Booker, Lucius, and more, 8am-noon. Their $5 donation benefits..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival Line-up
Hip-hop tops the two weekends with ladies close behind
"...Choir Beat Connection Beats Antique Beck Belle & Sebastian Benjamin Booker Bernhoft Black Pistol Fire Blackberry Smoke Blank Range..."

April 22, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Here Comes the Nice
Small Face Ronnie Lane's tenure in Austin is preserved on Live in Austin.
"...indulge their mutual love of American proto-funk groups like Booker T & the MGs and the Meters. Soon after,..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Nina on Netflix
Simone leads a chorus of music docs streaming online
"...Like Georgian Ray Charles (1930-2004) and New Orleans’ James Booker (1939-1983), whose doc Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of..."

July 29, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Fantastic Fest Unleashes Final Wave
New films from Charlie Kaufman and Owen Egerton join fest
"...his book of classic exploitation posters. Now, former Drafthouse booker Kier-La Janisse brings her new volume Satanic Panic to..."

Sept. 9, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Year in Books
Thirty-one titles that got us talking this year
"...that suggests a sincere desire to forge on; and Benjamin Hale's The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore (Twelve), which did..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Monterey Pop Tribute
Live Shot
"...seminal Monterey set, followed by Skyrocket's Darin Murphy and Benjamin Hotchkiss doing their best Simon & Garfunkel. After a..."

June 22, 2007 Music Review by Greg Beets

Cultural Coolness Around Texas This Month
"...Americans began to revolutionize the way they lived, adopting Booker T. Washington's turn of the century phrase "New Negro"..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Arts Feature

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