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Good Danny's Personal Highlights
"...the exception of the two records I've made with Crooks, I've never laughed as hard every single day in..."

Aug. 12, 2016 Music Feature by Danny Reisch

Picture Perfect
Life Aboard the Steamboat
"...Leslie, Sean and Danny Crooks photograph by Bruce Dye That Danny Crooks, Steamboat's..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Growing Chorus
Sex, Drugs & Hepatitis C
"...revelation and soul-searching for longtime Steamboat owner/Austin music advocate Danny Crooks. And it all started with a trip to..."

Aug. 21, 1998 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Dancing About Architecture
Danny Crooks, down with the ship once again
"...Crooks Sets Sail..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Year It All Went Wrong
Looking back at club closings in Austin in 1999.
"...According to Steamboat's Danny Crooks, a group of investors, one of whom owns..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

C Sick
Eight years after the Chronicle's initial look in hepatitis C, Austin's music community is both better and worse
"...was the year I was supposed to die," says Danny Crooks, who was first diagnosed with hep C and..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
Running Out of Steam
"...live local music. Think again. This week, Steamboat owner Danny Crooks revealed that his club is losing its lease..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
"...Say goodbye to another Danny Crooks enterprise. The former Steamboat captain phoned the Chronicle..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Willie Nelson, not burnt down
"...week, with the death of Thirteenth Floor Elevators bassist Danny Galindo, who passed away last Thursday from complications associated..."

May 25, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Where's the Fire?
Live Music Venues vs. the Fire Marshal
"...Sixth Street's prime music venues, Steamboat, where outspoken owner Danny Crooks says he's been frustrated lately by what he,..."

May 30, 1997 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

TCB
Danny Crooks licks hep C, Banana Blender backs Chuck B, a fistful of talented new bands emerges, and Texans dominate XM Radio. Christmas comes early.
"...By Hook or By Crooks Not long ago, former Steamboat owner Danny Crooks was,..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Dancing About Architecture
Another festival weekend, this time jazz; plus Mars Music not going under, and Bill Hicks -- still dead, more CDs.
"...Stormy Seas The recent transition of Steamboat from being Danny Crooks' baby to being one of Paul Oveisi's venues,..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The $975,000 Question
The Hole in the Wall needs to dig itself out of one.
"...Danny Crooks, owner of the newly resuscitated Steamboat, which first..."

May 17, 2002 Music Feature by Dan Oko

Dancing About Architecture
SXSW confirms a keynote speaker.
"...I'm not buying the Hole in the Wall," assures Danny Crooks, but he insists that within little more than..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Boat
When Rock & Roll Was Dangerous
"...Danny Crooks..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Dancing About Architecture
Barton Springs Eternal
"...the time that issue hit the stands, 'boat captain Danny Crooks was already hard at work attempting to secure..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Steamboat returns, SXSW looms closer.
"...to be made up entirely of people who think Danny Crooks totally rules. There were more bouts of applause..."

March 8, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Steamboat returns, SXSW looms closer.
"...ago, local music scene tongues have been wagging about Danny Crooks' chances for success with the new Steamboat at..."

March 1, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Final fareweall to the Texas Tornado; Frank Kozik Sells Out?; Sixteen Deluxe and Meat Purveyors shake up, but don't break up.
"...Back here at home, Danny Crooks, who's been examining a lot of buildings lately..."

Dec. 3, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

There Are No Guidelines
The Sixth Street Sound Ordinance
"...Pushing the issue: Steamboat's Danny Crooks leans over a speaker blaring music out over..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Music Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...River. Now at least one local club owner, Steamboat's Danny Crooks, says the city set a precedent by granting..."

Aug. 20, 1999 News Feature

Where Live Music is Dead
Welcome to Sixth Street
"...seems to just be down here," says Steamboat owner Danny Crooks. "If I had a venue with a drive-up..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Dancing About Architecture
Austin City Limits to enter its 25th season two shows lighter; Steamboat loses more relocation prospects; and Ozzy Osbourne declines Black Sabbath's nomination for entry into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
"...Crooks Family Circus..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Exposing the Subgenius; Austin clubowners gather to mourn the Steamboat; Earthpig moving to the taxicab center of the universe; and Jonathan Richman breaks down.
"...nearly as impressive a display of solidarity as Steamboat's Danny Crooks had hoped for, with one expected clubowner late..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
"...Some people may call Danny Crooks crazy, but he's crazy like a fox. No,..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing about Architecture
Goodbye, AM15?
"...looking to get his club back startled current owner Danny Crooks, but following a meeting between the two, Crooks..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Off the Record
Announcing the 2008-09 Austin Music Awards lineup and sneaking past the velvet rope at Pangaea, while Andrew Kenny trades American Analog Set for the Wooden Birds
"...to be fancy as hell," enthuses former Steamboat owner Danny Crooks, who has started booking both local and national..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
There's a whole lot of shaking going on thanks to Johnny Walker, the Pachanga Latin Music Festival, Return to Forever reunion, and Breakaway Records
"...suffered a stroke in late October, former Steamboat proprietor Danny Crooks planned this Sunday's Johnny Walker Day at Threadgill's..."

June 6, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Dancing About Architecture
Another Sixth Street club discontinues live original music, as Davíd Garza struggles to get his heard.
"...Down a few blocks at Fat Tuesday's, meanwhile, Danny Crooks notes that such decisions reinforce what he calls..."

June 15, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
All the good and happy things that happened in Austin music, 1999.
"...to play that night as scheduled. And what of Danny Crooks, who besides suffering the sudden loss of his..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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