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Laughing It Up with Kelly Willis
Well Travelled and lovely still a quarter-century down the road
"...the debut of a little known country singer named Kelly Willis, who’d bounced from Oklahoma to North Carolina and..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Freewheeling With the First Lady of Austin Country, Kelly Willis
Pondering her first solo album in more than a decade
"...sound like if I'm not part of Bruce & Kelly was a bit of a mystery. We just blend..."

May 11, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Kelly Willis Reviewed
"...Kelly WillisEasy (Rykodisc)..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison Cheater's Game Reviewed
"...Kelly Willis & Bruce RobisonCheater's Game (Premium)..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Kelly Willis Record Review
Back Being Blue (Thirty Tigers)
"..."Hey, modern world, release me," begs Kelly Willis over a rollicking, foot-stomping, honky-tonk backing. Her insistence..."

May 11, 2018 Music Feature by Abby Johnston

Worst Tour Stories Ever: Kelly Willis

July 8, 2016 Music Feature by Kelly Willis

Kelly Willis on Evan Johns

Sept. 28, 2012 Music Feature

The Bruce & Kelly Show
Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis theme their Antone's residency
"...Earlier this year, Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis took over the Continental Club Gallery on Thursdays...."

July 3, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Kelly, Erma, Bruce & George
Q&A with Kelly Willis
"...been less active than her international fanbase would like, Kelly Willis remains one of Austin’s most revered singers. She’s..."

July 14, 2011 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

The Bandera Way
Scenes from a marriage in four acts.
"...owned by the reigning couple of Austin country music, Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison...."

Feb. 8, 2013 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Redemption Song
Kelly Willis follows up her career best -- Easy.
"...Three years ago, Kelly Willis considered titling her album Redemption before ultimately settling..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Wisdom of Years
Whatever Way the Wind Blows
"...To hear Willis tell it, the only thing more personally traumatic than..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

1999-2000 Award Winners
"...12. Reckless Kelly..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Expectations of Future Growth
Third Time Lucky?
"...Kelly Willis photograph by Two Guys Photography It's entirely appropriate..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Where Have All the Cowgirls Gone?
Austin's Female Country Singers
"...relatively tall in the clubs and club listings -- Kelly Willis...."

Nov. 14, 1997 Music Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Working for a Living
Drummer Turned Booking Agent, Davis McLarty
"...Davis McLarty Agency books 13 local artists -- from Kelly Willis and Ta Mère to Reckless Kelly and Darden..."

Dec. 5, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Pure Happiness
Unassuming Austin singer-songwriter stumbles upon the big time.
" was the last thing either Bruce Robison or Kelly Willis needed. In fact, when they saw the blinking..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Top 10 1999/Local
"...7. (tie) Monte Warden, A Stranger to Me Now (Asylum)/Kelly Willis, What I Deserve (Rykodisc)..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature

Won't Get Schooled Again
Austin's Music Class of '98
"...It's detention for Kelly Willis, Charlie Robison (standing) and Bruce Robison photograph by..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Austin Music Awards Show Performers 1983-2016
Every AMA performance lineup of the past 34 years
"...1) Laurie Freelove, Bad Livers, Tish Hinojosa, Monte Warden, Kelly Willis; 2) T.D. Bell & Erbie Bowser, Marcia Ball,..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Natural Appeal
"...Reckless Kelly..."

March 12, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Texas Platters
"...Frank Sinatra is (was?) a pop musician, and Wesley Willis is also a pop musician. On one hand, charitable..."

June 5, 1998 Music Review

Dancing About Architecture
Al No Go Ryko Solo
"...there something I can do to stop it?" Bruised Willis? The firing of Teresa Ensenat, the A&R person who..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Music Column

Mack, Jack & McConaughey 2018
"...John Fullbright, Jon Randall, Mack Brown, Kelly Willis, Butch Walker, Shawn Mullins, Bruce Robison, Radney Foster,..."

April 16, 2018 Photo Gallery

2016-17 Austin Music Awards
"...Kelly Willis (r) during the Femmes for SIMS set..."

March 13, 2017 Photo Gallery

It Was a Dark & Stormy Afternoon
The Austin Pub Crawl
"...Confession: I think I have a crush on Kelly Willis. But wait, I leap ahead of myself.... We..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Food Feature by Spike Gillespie

Girls With Guitars
The New Generation
" the '96 Austin Music Awards (l-r) Kris McKay, Kelly Willis, Abra Moore, Sara Hickman and Kristen DeWitt photograph..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

This Is Not for You
The Politics of Promos
"...doesn't happen. The Fading Fast EP, recently released by Kelly Willis, was originally scheduled to be one of these..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Music Feature

In Between Days
At the Crossroads of the 1999-2000 Austin Music Awards.
"...Music Awards in a row, is Continental Club queen Kelly Willis. Even when the circumstances have been less than..."

March 10, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

"...was strictly rockabilly. Silly girl. Kelley Ryan is no Kelly Willis -- try Tonya Donelly. Spry licks, snappy vocals,..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

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