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Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Ruthie Foster, Booker T. Jones, Kate Kortum, Hyd, and more local shows worth braving the chill
"...in 2022, a return to Antone's.  – Raoul Hernandez Kinky FriedmanSam's Town Point, Friday 18 & Saturday 19..."

Nov. 18, 2022 Music Column by Doug Freeman

SXSW Film Review: The Mojo Manifesto: The Life and Times of Mojo Nixon
Raucous doc celebrates the legend without seeing much of the man
"...way a parade of like-minded outsiders (Country Dick Montana, Kinky Friedman, Todd Snider) offer awe, admiration, and amusement at..."

March 16, 2022 Screens Post by Doug Freeman

Mojo Nixon Documentary Diagnoses America's Unfettered Id
Matt Eskey brings The Mojo Manifesto: The Life and Times of Mojo Nixon to SXSW
"...after another," laughed Nixon. "‘Oh, there's Jello [Biafra]! There's Kinky Friedman! There's Todd Snider! There's Steve Poltz! There's Luther..."

March 11, 2022 Screens Feature by Tim Stegall

Jan Reid: A Remembrance
Jesse Sublett pays tribute to his late friend as a true writer
"...the work of a client she had started representing: Kinky Friedman...."

Sept. 22, 2020 Arts Post by Jesse Sublett

Shut Up and Drum: Thor Harris Talks Politics and Humanity
We spent election day with local percussive rebel
"...a bid for state leadership. Thor as the next Kinky Friedman?..."

July 31, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Willie’s Picnic Reboots Virtually, Glitches and All
Star-studded, 7.5-hour livestream proves a real feat
"...Kinky Friedman and Jon Doe joined the house band in..."

July 6, 2020 Music Post by Doug Freeman

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
Our favorite albums, videos, and performances
"...be alive and well, quarantining more or less," offers Kinky Friedman from his sprawling Echo Hill Ranch just outside..."

July 3, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic Goes Virtual
Pay-per-view concert feat. Willie, Kurt Vile, John Doe, Margo Price
"...Doe of X, Charley Crockett, Sheryl Crow, Steve Earl, Kinky Friedman, and – of course – Nelson himself. The..."

June 26, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Public Notice: Ho, Ho, Holidaze Continues
"...the Armadillo to the Fillmore to the Haight, from Kinky Friedman's political campaigns to Jimi Hendrix's failed open mic..."

Jan. 3, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Kinky Friedman
"...bum note in sight, Larry Campbell's flawless production underpins Friedman's rough-around-the-saddle vocals and sentimental grit, which stand out more..."

Jan. 3, 2020 Music Review by Rick Weaver

The Resurrection of Kinky Friedman
From Houston to Echo Hill, the self-proclaimed Texas Jewboy sings a new tune
"...Kinky Friedman can't hear very well these days...."

Dec. 13, 2019 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Life Is a Butt Dial: Tales From a Life Among the Tragically Hip
"...from his prison stint for smuggling pot to running Kinky Friedman's political campaigns with an anachronistic nonchalance, but his..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Austin Music Awards Gallery, 1988-2007
"...Kinky Friedman, 1994..."

Nov. 27, 2019 Photo Gallery

Crime Month: A Chron "Crime" Playlist
Hit after hit, for your next hit
"...“The Ballad of Charles Whitman,” Kinky Friedman Two names synonymous with contemporary Texas: the Lone..."

July 16, 2019 Arts Post by M. Brianna Stallings

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...State of Pride D: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman Fifty years after the Stonewall uprising, Oscar winning filmmakers..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Our Music Critics Pick Their Top 10 Austin Albums of 2018
80 local picks from Molly Burch to Brownout
"...7) Kinky Friedman, Circus of Life (Echo Hill)..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Music Feature by Greg Beets

ATX Film News
Acquisitions, awards, and a big gaming rumor
"...care product mogul was serenaded by his old friend Kinky Friedman, as well as a surprise appearance by Joe..."

July 6, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Playback – Kinky Friedman: Between the Lines
Kinky Friedman's first album of original songs in 35 years: "How hard could it be?"
"...Kinky Friedman's getting old...."

June 29, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Kinky Friedman
"...Kinky Friedman's return to music remains a blessing for fans..."

June 1, 2018 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Everything's Bigger in Texas: The Life & Times of Kinky Friedman
by Mary Lou Sullivan
"...Helpful having Kinky Friedman so heavily interviewed for Mary Lou Sullivan's delightful..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Playback: Austin’s Rarest Vinyl
Want exclusive vinyl for Record Store Black Friday? Check out some of Austin's rarest wax.
"...local scenesters, including Chuck Lamb, Hank Sinatra, Harold Eggers, Kinky Friedman, and Gurf Morlix, got animated for the humorous..."

Nov. 24, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...Up Our Own Michael Frank – The Mighty Franks Kinky Friedman ¶ Mary Lou Sullivan – Everything's Bigger in..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Live Music This Weekend, Aug. 25-27
Your auditory agenda for the next three days
"...Unlikely Eastside techno hub Kinda Tropical stacks a gritty..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Greezy Wheels Take a Last Bow
Still Greezy after all these years
"...Steamboat and managing performers like Chris Duarte, Killer Bees, Kinky Friedman, and Lou Ann Barton. Mary, meanwhile, began teaching..."

June 23, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

SXSW Music Live: Conqueroo Day Party
ATX hootenanny sends beloved PR maven out with a bang
"...on their girl group bow of 2016. Fellow Austinite Kinky Friedman followed with 30 minutes that offered as much..."

March 19, 2017 SXSW Post by Doug Freeman

SXSW Music 2017: Saturday
"...Kinky Friedman performing for the Conqueroo day party..."

March 19, 2017 Photo Gallery

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...one by Rob Zombie and soundtracking another, to playing Kinky Friedman in a theatrical production, the guitarist recently subbed..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame Inductees 1983-2016
Never before published list of all Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame inductees
"...Kinky Friedman (94) (06)..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Austin Music Awards Show Performers 1983-2016
Every AMA performance lineup of the past 34 years
"...Reckless Kelly with Joe Ely, Meg Hentges, Davíd Garza, Kinky Friedman, the Resentments; Country Kicks: Monte Warden with Kelly..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Blue Starlite Lights Up in Buda
Mini urban drive-in adding overnight camping at new location
"...Echo Hill Ranch, the old summer camp founded by Kinky Friedman's father in the Hill Country. "I'm always playing..."

Dec. 20, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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