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Thursday Picks & Sleepers
SXSW Thursday handicapping by the blurb
"...Golden Dawn Arkestra 7:30pm, Hotel Vegas Patio Led by Austin saxophone master and Sahara..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Saturday Picks and Sleepers
Saturday night SXSW blurbs
"...9:30pm, Hotel Vegas @ Volstead Frontwoman – strange to call her..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

Robert Earl Keen
"...Robert Earl KeenThe Rose Hotel (Lost Highway)..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Fantastic Journey
Alejandro Escovedo comes full circle
"...50s to achieve. Like the man says in "Chelsea Hotel '78," his new song about living in the legendary..."

June 20, 2008 Music Feature by Dave Marsh

Jim Caligiuri Exit Interview
Ten minutes, 20 questions, and 20-plus years of Americana chronicles
"...Austin Music Hall, Stevie Wonder, Erwin Center, all-star Townes Van Zandt memorial taped for Austin City Limits, and some..."

April 13, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

East Cameron Folkcore: Tour Diary, Part III
Remembering why they do this in the middle of Germany
"...playing “Rake” I ask if anybody’s familiar with Townes Van Zandt. Not only are most aware, but an older..."

Oct. 8, 2013 Music Post by Blake Bernstein

Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris, Bass Concert Hall, October 10
Descriptions of live shows
"...two have worked together since Harris' 1975 album Exile Hotel, and their Austin appearance, in support of this year's..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Music Review by David Lynch

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
Art festivals and dance halls liven up the landscape in September
"...concert featured Jerry Jeff Walker, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Townes Van Zandt, Mance Lipscomb, and many others of Texas music..."

Sept. 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

SXSW Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Second night SXSW handicapping
"...11:35pm, Lustre Pearl; Sat., 12mid, Hype Hotel Imagine a burned-out teenage boy, smoking weed and noodling..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
A New Year and those who didn't and almost didn't make it
"...brings with it the inevitable fatalities. Notably, both Townes Van Zandt and Hank Williams reached their expiration dates over..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Faster Than Sound: 15 SXSW Buzz Bands to Cure Millennial Burnout
By legs, Lyft, or Lime scooter, get to the following 15 acts
"...Come & Take It Live) deter you from the vanguard of new young talent. SXSW Music 2019 includes more..."

March 8, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Alejandro, Blaze & Townes Shake the Continental Club
Escovedo sets up Blaze duo Ben Dickey and Charlie Sexton
"...You” and “Sensitive Boys.” The closing run of “Chelsea Hotel ‘78,” “Velvet Guitar,” and “Castanets” left the crowd clamoring..."

July 2, 2018 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Playback: SXSW Again Pivots on Rap
Hip-hop sustains the Festival's star power
"...Hair of the 3-Legged Dog day party Friday at Hotel Vegas...."

March 16, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Late Sixties pop with a surprising bite
"..."I wanna marry Townes Van Zandt and the Bangles," drawls the Go Fever vocalist/guitarist..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Libby Webster

The Music Lover's Guide to Austin
The essential sounds, sights, and settings of Austin music
"...was a favorite stage for Austin heroes like Townes Van Zandt, Blaze Foley, and Doug Sahm, and it remains..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

First Look: Stay Gold
Hitting pay dirt on East Cesar Chavez
"...has served as home to the likes of Townes Van Zandt, Doug Sahm, and Spoon before its Billboard days...."

Feb. 24, 2015 Food Post by Amira Jensen

Gillian Welch Q&A
Gillian Welch & Dave Rawlins return to Stubb's
"...sitting on the edge of the bed at the hotel room – that La Quinta out on Oltorf –..."

June 7, 2012 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Off the Record
Music News
"...union address, closing with a titanic rendition of "Chelsea Hotel '78," while Momo's homegrown Wilburys, the Coveters, made the..."

April 8, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Grateful Dead + Papa Mali = 7 Walkers
"...up, they couldn't play," laughs Kreutzmann, 64, from a hotel in Hermosa Beach, Calif., humbled by the simplicity of..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Scott Newton and Ginger Leigh go under the lens
" shutterbug for Castle Creek ("I remember when Townes Van Zandt said, 'Here's a song I wrote today,' and..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

"Since Reagan Was President"
Rhythm Rats top Outhouse reunion
"...the Alamo Lounge closed down along with the Alamo Hotel. Emmajoe’s was home to Lyle Lovett, Lucinda Williams, Townes..."

April 9, 2010 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Off the Record
Facing charges by the estate of Don Walser, three local music entities declare bankruptcy even as Julian Koster spreads holiday cheer
"...Capping off his caroling tour of Austin, Elephant 6 savant and Music Tapes founder Julian Koster (and his dog..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir
'Austin, 1972,' an excerpt from Joe Nick Patoski's new tome, Willie Nelson: An Epic Life
"...model for throwing televisions into swimming pools and wrecking hotel rooms with more vigor than a British rock band...."

April 25, 2008 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

Kick It Off
Keith Richards never bought a Ricky Nelson album, only James Burton's LPs
"...together for him for the opening of the International Hotel in Las Vegas. That turned into nine years of..."

April 4, 2008 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Wednesday Sleepers
"...(Wind-Up), Americans are learning what Canadians already knew; the Vancouver-based singer-songwriter's brand of pop-folk, inspired by the likes of..."

March 7, 2008 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...Real World debut, Sanctuary, featuring songs by Sexton, Townes Van Zandt, and gospel guests the Blind Boys of Alabama...."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan as it does from Nirvana and the Gun Club. (Mother Egan's, 9pm) -- Jim..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
That was the year that was in the Live Music Capital …
"...death in the family, in fact. Just as Townes Van Zandt and Hank Williams had reached their expiration dates..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...Allen, Guy Clark, Steve Earle, or the late Townes Van Zandt. (Austin Music Hall, 11pm) -- Christopher Gray..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Networking Or: Who Dropped Their Lunch?
" from these fever dream experts." (Your Flesh); Townes Van Zandt, The Highway Kind: "It's all high quality. More..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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