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Playback: Waterloo Music Festival vs. Eastside Kings Festival
Austin music’s fall festival opens with a double-barrel bang
"...Waterloo Music Festival, Friday 7-Sunday 9..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

True to the Blues: Eastside Kings Festival Returns
"It's not three chords, it's the heart and soul of a nation!" – Birdlegg
"...Antone's and Saturday outside on 12th and Chicon for Eastside Kings Festival. That gathering stands out from other festivals:..."

Sept. 10, 2021 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...en Español showcases at Saengerrunde Hall were among the festival's highlights. This year, two showcases in nearly adjacent buildings..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Eddie Stout Is a One-Man Historical Blues Society
On the eve of his Eastside Kings Festival the Dialtone Records founder remains doggedly preservationist
"...Dialtone Records founder and head of the Eastside Kings Foundation and its attendant Eastside Kings Festival this..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...Eastside Kings Festival..."

Oct. 2, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Festicular Fortitude
Ten music festivals in 10 weeks? Bring it on.
"...act so surprised; all the signs were there: music festivals, music festivals, music festivals...."

Sept. 4, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Black, Brown & Blue: Must-See Music
Brownout, Birdlegg, and Geto Boys anchor the week live
"...Eastside Kings Fest at Club 40, 5:30pm; Club 1808, 5:30;..."

Sept. 9, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

2018/19 Austin Music Industry Poll Top 10s
Nearly half of this year's Austin Music Poll/Austin Music Awards winners are now known
"...12XU, Raw Paw, Holodeck, Austin Town Hall Best Music Festival..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Music Feature

Playback: Mac's Love Letters
Ian McLagan got that mojo working
"...that he plans to shut down his dimly lit Eastside music lounge July 21 (See "Giving Up the Swan,"..."

June 20, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Thursday Showcases
All the SXSW showcases that fit
"...something more modern, the outgrowth of Martin Crane's musical dinkings spawned not only a full-fledged band in local trio..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Blues Boy Hubbard Passes at 85
Guitarist and bandleader elemental to Eastside music history
"...strips of 11th and 12th Street when the central Eastside existed as Austin's equivalent of Harlem...."

Nov. 25, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Dancing About Architecture
Dee Dee's dead, everything else is crumbling.
"...the hat off a mall rent-a-cop... This Saturday the Eastside's premier venue, the Victory Grill, commemorates Juneteenth and the..."

June 14, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...on 2014's IX. Fresh off headlining Keely's Golden Street Festival in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday's showcase features original guitarist..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Redrawing Austin's musical map with Roadhouse Rags, Rabbit's, and even a word or two from the state Capitol
"...Used to Do," are led by septuagenarian and Texas Eastside Kings drummer Willie Sampson, and word of mouth has..."

June 1, 2007 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Latin melting pot fuses into Pachanga Fest
"...Old Settler's Music Festival broke out from bluegrass a decade ago, Austin Psych..."

May 10, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Event Menu
This week's local foodie events
"...the cafe, and a blues lineup that includes Texas Eastside Kings and Mike Milligan & the Altar Boys. Wednesdays..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Hole (birthday) enchilada, record store bargains, and Scott Weiland's screed
"...June 2: Eastside Kings..."

May 21, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Austin Pride 2009
Event listings
"...All for the Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival. We are so there. The L Styliez and"

June 5, 2009 Features Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Happy Anniversary, Baby
" owners said to be behind opening the large Eastside venue, say through a spokesman that they cannot confirm..."

June 20, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Playback: A Plethora of Pride
Gay Pride, Asleep at Wheel 'Then and Now,' and David Yow confirms he's a Dick
"...The official Pride Festival, at Fiesta Gardens on Saturday from 11am to 6pm,..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Spotlight: Ike Turner
Ike Turner is about to be 70 and still a mack.
"..."Rocket 88" propelled Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm to stardom on the juke-joint and roadhouse..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Playback: Barracuda on the Block
"...a little, good-time rock & roll bar on the Eastside. The chemistry's different Downtown. It's really intense."..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Deep-Seated Divans and Homo Sectionals
'Don't just sit there!' implores Polari, giving us every reason to
"...kidding about the motto of this year's LGBTQ film festival – Don't Just Sit There: Indulge, Engage, Create. The current..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

The Prison Diaries of the Fabulous Thunderbirds' Preston Hubbard
" up! At its peak in the mid-to-late-Eighties, the festival drew something like 18,000 people to Auditorium Shores, not..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Music Feature by Preston Hubbard

Gay Place
Celebrating Pride Week amidst stupidity and hate
"...Far Far Away to celebrate the fiercest queens and kings. Plus a Star Wars costume contest goes down at..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Off the Record
Slow, Stoned, Rugged: A tribute to Austin's original cosmic soulman Rusty Wier
"...caused a tragic house fire at the group's shared Eastside residence. He was 28. "Jon was the most kind..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Gay Place
Pride Month With the Babadook
"...Drag Festival Volunteer Call for the 2017 Austin International Drag Festival..."

June 16, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
Some weeks are for the birds, others for the bears
"...Tomboy Tuesday "Kings of Hearts" Party like an Instagram party with the..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Playback: Five Nights on Dirty Sixth
Is Dirty Sixth Street the wasteland the music scene makes it out to be? Five straight nights answer loud and clear.
"...venue under direction of veteran scenester Matt Meshbane. Dharma Kings, fronted by dreadlocked "attorney that rocks" David Komie, are..."

July 17, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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