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Ramsey's King
How an unknown law student became this year's Funniest Person in Austin
"...the University of Texas, a young man named John Ramsey won the title of Funniest Person in Austin in..."

July 15, 2005 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Page Two: Making Their Marks
Austin loses two legends in one week
"...highwayman, and constant swashbuckling lead in his own movie Jim Ramsey was taken off of life support and passed..."

July 2, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Welcome to the Jungle
Metal and alt-rock collide and flourish during the Back Room's glory years
"...where so many would suck down habañero-infused chili with Jim Ramsey, Mark Olivarez, and Jason McMaster every Super Bowl..."

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Ray Seggern

Ruling the Roost
Austin Preeminent Concert Promoter Ponders Retirement
"...named the Lift. At the time, musicians such as Jimmie Vaughan and Rusty Wier began stopping at the restaurant..."

June 1, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Off the Record
Firsthand accounts of the Warped Tour and Delaney & Bonnie from the Riverboat Gamblers' Mike Wiebe and Bobby Whitlock, respectively
"...according to reports by Billboard and Chicago music critic Jim DeRogatis, who broke the story on Thursday. C3 spokesperson..."

July 2, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Player
Jim Ramsey reflects on the passing of the Back Room
"...a gig for your brother-in-law's cock-rock band, booking agent Jim Ramsey was your man. With owner Ronnie Roark's blessing,..."

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Final Countdown
Thirty-three years of Back Room shows and events can hardly be summed up in one timeline
"...Room to go on the road with Charlie Sexton. Jim Ramsey takes over as talent buyer...."

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Lust for Life
Ahhh … the good old daze
"...1981 show. Still, when Iggy Pop came through, promoter Jim Ramsey called me up...."

Aug. 11, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
SX3 (South By Cubed)
"...what they're contractually obligated to do," says former SRV/current Jimmie Vaughan manager Mark Proct, but he asserts that indeed,..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Page Two: We Are the Walrus
... And other tales of circles unbroken
"...week's column noted the passings of Luke Zimmermann and Jim Ramsey – both crucial, longtime supporters of the Austin..."

July 9, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Dancing About Architecture
¿Agua-Fest, Si?
"...Former local promoter Jim Ramsey is back in town, bringing with him a..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Critics Poll
"...MOMO'S ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND Momo's (Jim Caligiuri)..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Music Feature

Once a Cardinal, Always a Cardinal
Josh Hancock, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, dead at 29
"...skinned knee after a spirited Sunday of softball at Ramsey Park. I guess right around there is where we..."

April 29, 2007 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

Playback: Barracuda on the Block
"...the Eighties. There he gleaned skills from promoter deluxe Jim Ramsey, though he preferred Club Foot's Butthole Surfers and..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Exit Pole
Jason McMaster reflects on the passing of the Back Room

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Jim Ramsey..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Column

All Citizens Have Rights

Oct. 28, 2004 Postmarks

Attention, Heavenly Band
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...Irish wake" at Manor Downs' Turf Club. Edie Johnson, Jim Ramsey, and Frances Carr were among those paying tribute..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Music Column by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
Is the new Sir Douglas Quintet collection is from the original masters? Doug Sahm makes the final call. Also, Michael Nesmith, Junior and Tanya Rae Brown, and Clifford Antone updates.
"...faces in attendance from Kacy Crowley (see photo) to Jim Ramsey (no photo available)... And speaking of big-time media..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Network Affiliations
"...Records' John Kunz, Eric Johnson manager Joe Priesnitz, and Jimmie Vaughan manager Mark Proct); and second, because he and..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Room With a View
La Zona Rosa's Ripple Effect
"...to avoid. And there are other variables as well. Jim Ramsey, once a heavyweight promoter here in Austin, has..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Cumulative Staff Box
"...Politics Editors: Jim Shahin, Sheryl Martin, Daryl Slusher, Louisa C. Brinsmade, Audrey..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature by Nick Barbaro

Texas in the Title
"...the age of 42.24 "Northeast Texas Women," Willis Alan Ramsey Songwriter: Willis Alan Ramsey Year Released: 1972 Highest Billboard..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Music Feature by Greg Beets

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...lauded Mass Romantic album featured Neko Case on vocals. Jimmy Swaggart, by writing the anti-rock screed Music: The New..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Friday Picks & Sleepers
Obvious Picks and loads of not-so-obvious Sleepers!
"...a Chicago blues sound that's authentic, soul-wrenching, and rare. – Jim Caligiuri..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

All Politics Is Local at Texas Tribune Festival
Evan Smith leads the fest’s move Downtown and brings national newsmakers to Austin
"...journalism," as fellow co-founder and current Executive Editor Ross Ramsey puts it. "The festival is what happens if you..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...best citizens' advocate -- bantamweight division -- since bruiser Jim Mattox.Comptroller of Public Accounts: Ruben L. Reyes We've gone..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Christmastime comes to Austin.
"...Champ Hood & the Troubadors (afternoon), and Willis Alan Ramsey (evening); Sunday Johnny Gimble/ Heather Wiley (afternoon), and W.C...."

Dec. 8, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...best citizens' advocate -- bantamweight division -- since bruiser Jim Mattox.Comptroller of Public Accounts: Ruben L. Reyes We've gone..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...best citizens' advocate -- bantamweight division -- since bruiser Jim Mattox.Comptroller of Public Accounts: Ruben L. Reyes We've gone..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature

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