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Right Where They Belong
Raoul Hernandez goes on tour with the Flatlanders
"...Asked if it's true the Flatlanders played the first Kerrville Folk Festival in 1970, Ely flashes a boyish affirmative...."

July 26, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Hills Are Alive
The Hill Country is teaming with Austin songwriters.
" a few. Then there are the small town festivals, county fairs, rodeos, benefits, livestock expos, chili cook-offs, and..."

May 9, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

In Memoriam
Motorcycle Michael, 1954-2011
"...BMW), a Kerrvert (Motor was a fixture at the Kerrville Folk Festival, and the reason I eventually agreed to..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Features Feature by Dan Hardick

Dancing About Architecture
Daniel Lanois confirms as SXSW keynote, Springsteen cancels, and another club -- the Six of Clubs -- closes. Biz as usual, in other words.
"...yet before any performers are announced for the music festival, but a few conference panelists have been confirmed already,..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

"...Their pre-Plimsouls set at SXSW '96 was a definitive festival highlight that belied every negative connotation about reunions within..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Live Shots

April 10, 1998 Music Feature

Unofficial Parties & Free Shows to See During South by Southwest
The Chronicle’s recommended concerts for the coming week
"...Glory Fires rev Southern rock from last year's Old-Time Folks and the Last Jimenez stomps South Texas soul, alongside..."

March 10, 2023 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Day Trips
"...Kerrville Folk Festival begins three weekends through June 13 of..."

May 28, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Robert Earl Keen
Inside REK's inner sanctum, the "Scriptorium"
"...Some 20 miles outside Kerrville, Robert Earl Keen's Rosetta Ranch spreads serenely across the..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

"...HS fightin' Antlers), every May and June since 1972 Kerrville (pop. 20,425) becomes a mecca for singer-songwriters near and..."

May 16, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Sara Smile
Those teeth, those lips, those songs -- the one and only Sara Hickman
"...Observer. Her category-defying music -- too rock to be folk, too pop to be rock, too quirky to package..."

May 11, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
Flamingo Road
"...just gonna put it out myself." Koo Koo For Kerrville..."

May 23, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Day Trips & Beyond: June Events Roundup
Titanic, turtle hatchlings, and Texas beaches after Harvey
"...the Gulf Coast recovers from Hurricane Harvey, and June festivals keep the fun hot...."

June 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Off-road biking trails of the Lone Star State.
"...Texas Natural & Western Swing Festival in San Marcos by the river and on the..."

May 18, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: May Events Roundup
It's a great time to get out and explore
"...Scarborough Renaissance Festival May 1-30, Waxahachie,"

May 5, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
September events around the state are waiting for you to arrive
"...Kerrvivors return. The Kerrville Folk Festival returns to the Quiet Valley Ranch south..."

Sept. 3, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: May Travel Roundup
Flowers, birds, and more to spy on spring road trips
"...News from the farm. The folks at Johnson’s Backyard Garden have had such a good..."

May 3, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Updates from around the state and things to look forward to
" to work. Many of the small-town fairs and festivals are run by volunteers who donate hours of planning..."

April 1, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Off the Record
Don't bother cleaning up after Chaos in Tejas; OBN III's strike again this weekend
"...collective dust than the 2005 Austin City Limits Music Festival. Before reuniting with his NYC outfit Citizens Arrest, Ted..."

June 10, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Media Clips
KUT's new general manager describes his vision for the future of the public radio station.
"...that will help commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Kerrville Folk Festival. We sent a producer to Kerrville, who..."

July 28, 2000 News Column by Lee Nichols

Highest Highs, Lowest Lows: Good Looks’ Jake Ames Discharged From Hospital After Being Hit by Car Following Triumphant Release Show
Beloved guitarist caps “miraculous” recovery by playing a song
"...of extra significance: a set at the 50th annual Kerrville Folk Festival. Ames, who grew up in Kerrville and..."

April 15, 2022 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Dancing About Architecture
Willie Nelson, not burnt down
"...several weeks at least, during which time the Pedernales folks will be taking advantage of the situation to do..."

May 25, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Right Profile
Austin singer-songwriter grows a up, grows a beard, and grows out of a strict DIY ethic.
"...upon moving to Texas, his bouquets from the local folk community -- winning the Kerrville Folk Festival's "Best New..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

A Walking Contradiction
Exploring the legacy of one of Austin's great, unsung singer-songwriters, Blaze Foley
"...him, he was very committed to his craft, and folks say that, at least while he was in Austin,..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Madeleine Leigh, HONK TX, and Eclipse Mania Leads Our Crucial Concerts
Find some sounds to match the celestial sights this week
"...marching band summit crescendos the capital’s best free music festival, a four-day brass fantasy of honking, whistling, thumping mania...."

April 5, 2024 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Meat Joy Reunion Shows and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Ways to celebrate the annular eclipse, fundraise for Sarah Brown, and avoid ACL
"...Floyd of the Dicks. Swirling between straightforward punk, artsy folk, and experimental noise, the ensemble dissected feminist issues throughout..."

Oct. 13, 2023 Music Column by Genevieve Wood

Introducing Amy Sue Berlin
Debuting at the Cactus Cafe tonight
"...Sue Berlin was 10, she attended her first Kerrrville Folk Festival. That was 1990 and Berlin’s mom, Anne Feeney,..."

April 4, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Off the Record
The estate of Don Walser and Southbound's Lowkey both get their respective days in court
"...havoc wreaked last weekend by Chaos in Tejas: "Four-day festival, two-week hangover." Orchestrated by local booker/promoter Timmy Hefner, the..."

June 4, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

'Tis the season for birth and rebirth; plus, former Bitter End chef about to step into 'Hell's Kitchen'?
"...Alice's Restaurant (, 512/376-2782) hosts the first annual Kerrville Christmas Bazaar in conjunction with folks from the renowned..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
"...Oatmeal Festival in Bertram pays homage to the breakfast food with..."

Sept. 4, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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