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Lifelong Loves
James White's Formula for Success
"...this time I'd like to welcome y'all to the Broken Spoke, the last of the true Texas dance halls..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Only the Beginning
Wednesday Night SXSW "Sleepers"
"...many "SXSW Record Reviews," and a complete round-up of spoken word artists playing the conference. Wednesday's "Sleepers," then, are..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature

Honky-Tonkers Don't Cry
Dale Watson's heads for the streets of Baltimore
"...South Austin's Broken Spoke is splintering. Packed to the low-slung rafters, the..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

1999 SXSW Music Festival
" and bitter soul of their beloved punk rock. Broken Bottles Empty Hearts ('98, Sub Pop), accomplished its mission..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Live Shots
"...momentum his band could muster more surely than a broken axle. Then the Jaegermeister came out, and Escovedo, who..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Music Feature

Capitol Chronicle
Environmental groups notify Alcoa Corp. of intent to sue over environmental violations.
"...The crowd gathered at the Broken Spoke Sunday night seemed a typical South Austin dancehall..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Column by Michael King

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...SXSW SPOKEN WORD: The annual festival-within-a-festival has narrowed down to a..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Picks & Sleepers
"...many bands covered - as well as all the Spoken Word showcases (p.42). How 'bout them numbers? So, while..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

No Law & Order
"...that spans Burton's career, from 1977 to the present. (Broken Spoke, 11pm) -- Jay Hardwig..."

March 12, 1999 Music Feature

It's Also a Fire Trap
"...Dear Editor, Concerning "Book Review: The Broken Spoke: Austin's Legendary Honky-Tonk" [Music, June 16]: I hope..."

June 19, 2017 Postmarks

Playback: Record Store Day
Record Store Day – inclusive, not exclusive
"...release of a new EP, Lying, Cheating, Stealing. We spoke with the group's frontman...."

April 19, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: HAAM-er Time
Being a musician doesn't always come with a choice, and rarely includes health insurance, so HAAM Benefit Day remains paramount
"...29th St. Ballroom, 2908 Fruth) Blood, Sweat & the Broken Spoke..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Okie Dokie Stomp
Clifford Antone didn't invent the blues, he immortalized them
"...Austin's music scene was already well-established. Places like the Broken Spoke, Armadillo World Headquarters, and Soap Creek Saloon were..."

May 26, 2006 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

911, We've Got a Smoker
Austin's new smoking ordinance takes effect today
"...are ("Exceptions"), and what happens if the rules are broken ("Enforcement"). It's your basic grade-school guidelines, written as if..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
" played at a real honky-tonk like the world-famous Broken Spoke. (Broken Spoke, 9pm) -- Raoul Hernandez..."

March 9, 2001 Music Feature

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...honesty, mired in the mundane beauty of everyday life. (Broken Spoke, 9pm) -- Christopher Hess..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

SXSW Film Announces Features Lineup
Competitive narratives and docs unveiled, plus more
"...iconic dance hall, Honky Tonk Heaven: Legend of the Broken Spoke...."

Feb. 2, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Faster Than Sound: Taylor Wallace Takes Over KUTX Morning Show
KUTX replaces morning show mainstay John Aielli with Taylor Wallace after the iconic ATX deejay suffers a stroke.
" keep learning, and a place to showcase that." Broken Spoken Rally for the Save Our Stages Act..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

The People Have Spoken: Here are your icons
The results of our "Icon or Eyesore?" contest are in
"...its heels, and first among all businesses, is the Broken Spoke on South Lamar. Third best sitewide, and the..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Spangles and High Heels
Dreams come true, just ask "Her Tallness," Marcia Ball.
"...In those days, South Lamar was bookended by the Broken Spoke on the edge of town at Ben White..."

June 20, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
" all you need to know about this band. (Broken Spoke, 10pm) -- Margaret Moser..."

March 7, 2003 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...Herb Steiner and the vocals of bassist Justin Trevino. (Broken Spoke, 9pm) -- Jim Caligiuri..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...and appears here with Western swinger emeritus Johnny Gimble. (Broken Spoke, 8pm) -- Jerry Renshaw..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Oh Susanna!
Drinks at Donn's Depot with Austin country music diva Susanna Van Tassel.
"...a hard time with the 31-year-old local country singer; soft-spoken, shy, Van Tassel comes off more like Jean Arthur..."

May 5, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

More Flava Than Juicy Fruit
Wednesday Night SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...swing, shuffle on down to see Hurd & Co. (Broken Spoke, 9pm) -- Jerry Renshaw..."

March 10, 2000 Music Feature

I Saw the Light
Clifford Antone, hardcore to the end
"...It looks like a typical Tuesday night at the Broken Spoke's twice-monthly Hardcore Country show. Alvin Crow and his..."

May 26, 2006 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Remembering Clifford Antone, who gave Austin a home of the blues
"...statement released Tuesday afternoon. "His devotion to the music spoke for itself."..."

May 26, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Inevitably Texan
Left-Winging It with Cornell Hurd
" places like Henry's Bar & Grill and the Broken Spoke. Indeed, he liked the Spoke well enough that..."

June 21, 1996 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Ten Years of "Unreal Estate" at Cloud Tree Gallery
Oh, the places you only wish you could go!
" – featuring silk-screened, hand-pulled prints – at the Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco. The level of response,..."

Aug. 10, 2022 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...DAN BRODIE & THE BROKEN ARROWS: Melbourne, Australia's Dan Brodie & the Broken Arrows..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

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