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Before They Get Stupid
Grand Champeen eschew Minneapolis for Austin even though they just want to rawk!
"...On the Continental Club stage Grand Champeen, in the opening slot of the Orange Mothers'..."

June 30, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

"TCB" gets in the van with Grand Champeen and encores at CMJ in NYC.
"...The four members of Grand Champeen are gathering their strength for the long drive..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Under the Covers
All of a sudden, it's cool again to play other people's songs – not to mention fun!
"...other people's songs. Moonlight Towers, Li'l Cap'n Travis, and Grand Champeen are mingling at the Parish this Friday for..."

May 14, 2004 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Grand Champeen
"...Grand ChampeenBattle Cry for Help (Expansion Team) Here's some advice..."

June 29, 2001 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Steady as She Goes
Li'l Cap'n Travis humbles its way into Austin's musical heart
"...residence in their set list. Tonight, Moonlight Towers and Grand Champeen rotate four-song sets with the Cap'n...."

July 2, 2004 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Grand Champeen
"...Grand ChampeenThe One That Brought You (Glurp!) The sound of..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Grand Champeen, Hole in the Wall, September 13
"...Grand ChampeenHole in the Wall, September 13 Humpday at Holefest..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Grand Champeen Out Front by the Van
Texas Platters
"...Grand ChampeenOut Front by the Van Any album that can..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Music Review by Christopher Hess

Wednesday Rewind
Okkervil River, Sahara Smith, Centro-matic
"...Grand Champeen “Just Want to Get You Alone” Grand Champeen's..."

Jan. 12, 2011 Music Post by Austin Powell

7 & 7 Is
Texas Platters
"...Texas, by Super Secret Records. The recent split from Grand Champeen and Ol' Yeller on A-Town's Glurp Records is..."

May 23, 2003 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Nineteen days on the road with Moonlight Towers later, TCB arrives in Austin a bitter, broken man but with plenty to report.
"...were two or three days behind us throughout – Grand Champeen, and the Asylum Street Spankers. Two nights after..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Still mourning the death of Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott 20 years later
"...and Dangerous' roiling "Massacre," for one, is the Temptations' grand "Ball of Confusion," Lizzy's nuclear R&B stretching back well..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing SXSW 04 music – Wednesday only
"...New York piano man rode into town on a grand wave of Clive Davis-induced hype. Rather than fold under..."

March 12, 2004 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...GRAND CHAMPEEN: Picture Soul Asylum after ...And the Horse They..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature

Grand Champeen
"...Grand Champeen..."

March 9, 2007 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Thursday Picks
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...hold. There might not be a swarm of reptilian grandmothers waving razor-sharp knives, but Austin's ST 37 is the..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

Who and Who
Texas Platters
"...vocal on "A Legal Matter" in the clean-up spot. Grand Champeen rains more than a little sulfur on John..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Rocks Off
SXSW 04 encore: Saturday showcases and more
"...Grand ChampeenClub DeVille, Wednesday, March 17 There are two kinds..."

March 26, 2004 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...songs are truly songs, so compelling in their simple grandeur. With Chris Hrasky's very vocal percussive phrases, you'll swear..."

March 7, 2003 Music Feature

Critics Poll
Critics' favorites from 2001
"...Christopher Gray: Spoon, Grand Champeen, The Mercury..."

Jan. 4, 2002 Music Feature

I Am the Jellyfish That Walks Upon the Land
The Mother of all pop bands
"...Smith of the Gourds, Lil' Cap'n Travis, Okkervil River, Grand Champeen, and the Barkers -- offer loving interpretations of..."

June 30, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

The Bremen Riot
"...fixtures, barroom bard Mike Nicolai and explosive rock quartet Grand Champeen found common ground in Midwestern power pop and..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Music Review by Michael Toland

Day Trippin'
More day parties than you can shake an iPhone at
"...Otis Gibbs (noon), This Is American Music Revue featuring Grand Champeen, Two Cow Garage, Glossary, the Drams (12:30), Gentleman..."

March 11, 2008 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Developments in the SXSW wristband scam case, the resurgence of Emo's, and a preview of local fall releases.
"...this year are already on their way to the grand jury and, in his eyes, are watertight. "I'm not..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Groover's Paradise
The Hole in the Wall has seen it all
"...manager Alex Livingstone, also a member of venue favorites Grand Cham­peen. Considering the local business' duration, that's an ancient..."

June 20, 2014 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Off the Record
The fast and the furious: the sentencing of J Kapone, Steve Wertheimer's Hot Rod Revolution, and 'How to Tour in a Band or Whatever'
"...told the Chronicle (see "How Do You Formulate a Grand Prix?," News)...."

Nov. 19, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
" style at Stubb's with performances by compilation contributors Grand Champeen, Kill Devil Hill, Militant Babies, Mike Nicolai, Ramsay..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Music Column

SXSW news
"...away. Beerland filled up early and stayed full for Grand Champeen's annual beer-soaked blowout, and Room 710 saw a..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Critics Poll
The 'Chronicle's music staff rates the best local and roadshows, new acts, and more
"...Hernandez: Grand Champeen..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Mars Music store goes the way of Halley's Comet.
"...and management, the danceteria will be holding an official grand reopening the weekend of Nov. 16, with Johnny Dee..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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