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Ginny Kalmbach Shared A Honky-Tonk Legacy with the World at Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon
ATX country maverick Roger Wallace remembers Burnet Road bar “boss”
"...such, resounded like a jukebox favorite at Ginny’s Little Longhorn. As owner and proprietor 1993-2013, Ginny Taylor Kalmbach, who..."

Jan. 11, 2021 Music Post by Roger Wallace

Ginny's Little Longhorn Saloon
"...Opened some 40 years ago, Dick's Little Longhorn Saloon was the first incarnation of the Burnet Road..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Music Feature by Graham Reynolds

Best Dive Bar
Ginny's Little Longhorn Saloon
"...and yell, "Bingo!" when a chicken shits. Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon is the perfect place for all of that..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Dane Sterling, Miss Leslie & the Juke Jointers
Little Longhorn Saloon, Friday, April 1, 2011
"...singer-songwriters, Dane Sterling, will be playing at Ginny's Little Longhorn, one of Austin's most iconic dive bars/honky-tonks. Sterling has..."

April 1, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

Best Place To Drink A Cold Beer & Listen To Merle Haggard On The Jukebox
Little Longhorn Saloon
"...cold beer in the cozy confines of Ginny's Little Longhorn, one of the last great holes-in-the-wall, god bless 'em...."

Sept. 26, 1997 Best of Austin Feature

The Real Country
In and out of Austin with honky-tonk road crew Mike & the Moonpies
"...56 minutes to get from South Austin to Bandera's Longhorn Saloon, but for Houston native Mike Harmeier, that first..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Playback: Dale Watson's Ameripolitan Dream
Outlaws wanted (for Awards), God calls back Gean West, and SXSW wristbands back on sale!
"...House Records. How does Austin's hardest-working singer/beer-joint owner (Little Longhorn Saloon)/studio partner feel about adding "musical movement advocate" to..."

Feb. 13, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Honky-Tonkers Don't Cry
Dale Watson's heads for the streets of Baltimore
"...is Dale Watson's third home, apart from Ginny's Little Longhorn Saloon and his quaintly modern condo in North Central..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Playback: Chicken Shit Bingo Splits
Chicken Shit Bingo franchises, Obama music photo–ops, and Austin Music Industry Award winners, and RIP John Morthland
"...hatched the event locally in 2000 at the Little Longhorn Saloon...."

March 11, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Chiseled in Stone
An appreciation of honky-tonk veteran Billy Dee
"...often be found at the back of Ginny's Little Longhorn on Monday nights, composition note papers spread all over..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Music Feature by Graham Reynolds

Faster Than Sound: Music Venues React to Stage 5
New city recommendations halt shows at many venues ahead of New Year's Eve
"...Ginny Kalmbach, former owner of longtime honky-tonk Little Longhorn Saloon, died Dec. 30. She was 85. Initially a..."

Jan. 8, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

James Hand’s Gone to Heaven at Age 67
Life wrote his songs, he just tried to remember the words
"...live music staples, including the Continental Club, Ginny’s Little Longhorn (now Little Longhorn Saloon), and the Broken Spoke. Ever..."

June 8, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

We Have an Issue: Under Construction
Time to roll up the sleeves and start rebuilding our democracy
"...Legacy: Longtime local country artist Roger Wallace memorializes Little Longhorn Saloon proprietor Ginny Kalmbach, who passed away Dec. 30...."

Jan. 15, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

There Goes the Neighborhood
North/South/Central – redistricting the live music capital
"...emerging north as well, via the Roost and Little Longhorn Saloon on Burnet, as well as supremely Eastside hangouts..."

July 25, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Playback: 2013 – That's a Wrap
Twelve months of boom recapped
"...recognizable figures in the music scene, like Ginny's Little Longhorn Saloon, which closed in August and reopened three months..."

Dec. 27, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback
R&B, race relations, and rap: Black Joe Lewis and the League of Extraordinary G'z, plus Ginny's Little Longhorn
"...A sign on the door of Ginny's Little Longhorn Saloon reads "Closed for remodeling. Reopening soon."..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

10-1 Ticker... Election updates!
10-1 election news round-up
"...a round of "Chicken 'Splat' Bingo" at the Little Longhorn Saloon – Chicken Shit Bingo has been a tradition at..."

Sept. 26, 2014 News Feature

The Residents
Twelve essential weekly hangs
"...Location: Little Longhorn Saloon, 5434 Burnet Rd. Start date: 2000 Run time:..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Feature by Greg Beets

The No. 3 Bus Pub Crawl
On 2008's tour, we drank too much, missed a couple of buses, were much too loud, and finally stopped when we were cut off. This year was the same concept, but a better-paced, thoroughly enjoyable drinking experience.
"...decorations never come down. We left out Ginny's Little Longhorn Saloon and the Poodle Dog Lounge, which caused some..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

The Luv Doc: In Memoriam
Sweet Neil is gone but not forgotten
"...and the Central Texas area, most notably the Little Longhorn Saloon, where Tuesday nights he was always seated stage..."

March 11, 2022 Column by The Luv Doc

Faster Than Sound: Headlines From a Year in Limbo
A year-in-review of Austin music news
"...Brandon Hamilton, generous ABGB co-founder Mark Jensen, former Little Longhorn Saloon owner Ginny Kalmbach, esteemed jazz drummer Scott Laningham,..."

Dec. 31, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Sports & Recreation Wild Card
Chicken Shit Bingo at the Little Longhorn Saloon

May 14, 2021 Best of Austin Feature

Faster Than Sound: White Horse and Sagebrush Regular Jordan Matthew Young Rises on The Voice
"You're just cool, man." – Nick Jonas
"...Kenny Dorham's Backyard, Radio Coffee & Beer, and Little Longhorn Saloon...."

April 9, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Playback: Saturnalia Lands
Austin welcomes new DIY music fest while another gets blocked in court
"..."Fairies Wear Boots" and "Sweet Leaf" at the Little Longhorn Saloon, after which the Ozzman muttered, "Fuckin' brilliant."..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Six Ways to Have a Nostalgic Austin Summer
Travel back to a simpler time
"...Nothing says summer like a public pool packed with..."

May 23, 2017 Chronolog Post by Will McCarthy

The Music Lover's Guide to Austin
The essential sounds, sights, and settings of Austin music
"...genuine honky-tonk music at north side relic the Little Longhorn Saloon or down south at C-Boy's Heart & Soul..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

Election Day Watch Parties
Because you'll need a drink when this is over
"...Fingerpistol Election Night Party The Little Longhorn Saloon 7-11pm. Enjoy some tunes, and receive a complimentary..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Events Post by Morgan Menendez

The Austin Music Atlas
A primer for the musically inclined
"...bigger acts and touring bands. Up north, the Little Longhorn Saloon (5434 Burnet) is another honky-tonk stronghold that never..."

June 14, 2016 Columns Post by Emily Gibson

The Magic Kid
Hayes Carll trades in his drunken poet's dream
"...The songwriter stares toward the back of the Little Longhorn Saloon, where the door stands open to a gray..."

April 8, 2016 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Critics Poll
"...Beets: Mike Stinson, Little Longhorn Saloon..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Music Feature by Neph Basedow

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