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Eddie Stout Is a One-Man Historical Blues Society
On the eve of his Eastside Kings Festival the Dialtone Records founder remains doggedly preservationist
"...Young Eddie Stout wanted a record label of his own...."

Sept. 8, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Armadillos to the Highest Bidder
Eddie Wilson banks at Saturday’s AWHQ auction
"...A yard sale wouldn’t do. Neither would Ebay. Eddie Wilson’s massive unloading of concert posters, antique beer advertisements,..."

Jan. 19, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
The first of Austin's premier photographers shares some music history through his photos.
"...Photographer Burton Wilson doesn't take pictures anymore...."

May 18, 2001 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Threadgill’s WHQ Will Close After Thanksgiving
Eddie Wilson done “clinging to the curb”
"...Amid rising rent and lease uncertainty, Threadgill’s owner Eddie Wilson tried everything over the last couple of years..."

Sept. 12, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Threadgill’s Upstairs Store for Rent
Owners seek contributors to “cultural petri dish”
"...‘What’s that place back there?’” So reveals Threadgill’s owner Eddie Wilson about the two-story, corrugated steel building behind his..."

Feb. 5, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Days Numbered for Threadgill’s WHQ
Eddie Wilson’s iconic business will close after SXSW unless ...
"...Eddie Wilson told “Playback” today that he doesn’t currently have..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Threadgill’s WHQ Signs New Lease
Beloved restaurant/venue secures a few more years
"...Threadgill’s proprietor Eddie Wilson confirmed late Wednesday afternoon that he’s inked a..."

Nov. 8, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

'The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle'
Once upon a time, at a venue far, far away, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band made their name in Austin
"...Eddie Wilson, owner, Armadillo/Thread­gill's: We'd been doing a number of..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Family Style
The Threadgill's secret to longevity
"...I think it was Chavez who started referring to Eddie Wilson, proprietor of Threadgill's, as papá...."

July 8, 2011 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Playback: “Hastily Prepared” Ordinances Head to City Council
Revised drafts of Agent of Change and OMV permitting head to Council, but again, live music interests raise alarms
"..."SoCo" and "SoFi" to describe two South Austin thoroughfares, Eddie Wilson pitched his tent betwixt the two. His Armadillo..."

June 9, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Folk Music Fireball!
Sixty years ago this month and next, Elvis Presley destroyed Austin
"...Armadillo World Headquarters co-founder and current day Threadgill's owner Eddie Wilson. "You could turn west on Lamar, and 90..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The Heartbreak Kid
Ben Stiller stars in this smart and winning remake of a 1972 Neil Simon-penned comedy about a man who falls in love with another woman on his honeymoon.
"...Stiller, Rob Corddry, Carlos Mencia, Danny McBride and Scott Wilson. I will put this to you and dare you..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Wendell Baker Story
The Wilson brothers deliver this shaggy comedy – which was written and directed by Luke and Andrew and co-stars Luke, Owen, and seasoned pros Harry Dean Stanton, Seymour Casssell, and Kris Kristofferson.
"...Directed by: Andrew Wilson and Luke Wilson. Starring: Luke Wilson, Seymour Cassell, Eddie..."

May 18, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

I Spy
"...Directed by: Betty Thomas. Starring: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Malcolm McDowell, Famke Janssen, Gary Cole..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Blue Streak
"...Directed by: Les Mayfield. Starring: Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, William Forsythe, Dave Chappelle, Peter Greene and Nicole Parker...."

Sept. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Speaking of the Dead
To mark the Grateful Dead's final performances this weekend, a look back on the band's local history
"...the Wall. It was run by a guy named Eddie Burke, who'd call on me to bartend even though..."

July 3, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Threadgill's
These folks take dinner and supper seriously
"...Threadgill's: The Cookbook by Eddie Wilson Longstreet Press, 244 pp., $24.95..."

May 20, 2011 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Women Who Run With Warrior Princesses
Reneé O'Connor ROCs
"...Renee O'Connor, Eddie and Sandra Wilson, and Lucy Lawless photograph by Geoffrey..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

Harmonic Convergence
Threadgill's perfectly weds Austin's music and food cultures
"...the Austin-themed restaurants that are the brainchild of entrepreneur/raconteur/historian Eddie Wilson...."

Sept. 26, 2008 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Playback: Armadillo Tales
A review of the best book on Austin’s 1970s music scene since The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock
"...only reading material: Armadillo World Headquarters, a memoir by Eddie Wilson...."

April 7, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: SXSW Survey a Snooze
City's post-SXSW survey succumbs to poor planning
"...for a police officer and ask for assistance." Burton Wilson 1919-2014..."

June 6, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Andrew Does the Book of Luke
The Wilson boys are back in town with their 'Wendell Baker Story,' which took one an eternity to write and the other a month to shoot
"...wins out. Getting in touch with Andrew and Luke Wilson proved one of those situations. Wrong numbers were given,..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Audra Schroeder

Ruling the Roost
Austin Preeminent Concert Promoter Ponders Retirement
"...fighters that ruled our own little neighborhoods," says Threadgill's Eddie Wilson, who once competed with O'Connor at the Armadillo...."

June 1, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Threadgill's: The Cookbook
"...by Eddie Wilson Longstreet Press, $21.95, Paper..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Food Feature

The Roots of the Left
Scholz Garden recalls a storied political and cultural past.
"...was the one place in town where an under-21 Eddie Wilson could score a beer without getting hassled. Scholz..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Playback: And the Armadillos Went Wild
Threadgill’s World Headquarters goes the way of its predecessor, the Armadillo World Headquarters, plus Black Fret offers more than just money
"..."I been gettin' hugged raw," reveals Eddie Wilson. "It's been asshole-to-bellybutton in here all day and..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Okie Dokie Stomp
Clifford Antone didn't invent the blues, he immortalized them
"...hot, sweaty crowd. Sunnyland Slim and Muddy Waters and Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang were not far behind...."

May 26, 2006 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

The Cult of Ray
Ray Benson steps out from behind the Wheel.
"...as a country singer, and singers Connie Smith and Freddie Hart. They followed Cody and his big band to..."

July 18, 2003 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

Playback: Your Austin Music Poll Ballot
Armadillos for sale, Free Week, and an Austin Music Poll primer
"...arranged with commercial antiques and music ephemera. For owner Eddie Wilson, that "upstairs store" was a clubhouse, museum, seldom-used..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Dancing About Architecture
Somehow George W. Bush becomes president and takes Jimmie Vaughan with him. Swine.
"...Mary Hattersley have yet to be totaled, but friend Eddie Wilson says the silent auction during last week's "Sweet..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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