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My Love Note to Lovejoys
RIP, Lovejoys
"...The doors of Lovejoys closed forever Sunday, August 5th, and for me and..."

Aug. 6, 2012 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Lovejoys Closing
Sixth Street Bar & music venue will close its current location
"...Ballroom announced its musical cessation on July 28. Sunday, Lovejoys posted to the bar's Facebook page that the frequent..."

July 16, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Frontier Bar Becomes the Lost Well
Former Lovejoys barkeep opens up a new dive
"...Lovejoys’ closing last August left a gaping, keg-sized hole for..."

Aug. 1, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Beer Flights
SXSW beer snobs have some great options Downtown
"...Lovejoys (604 Neches, 477-1268, is not only a bar..."

March 19, 2010 Food Column by Lee Nichols

Six Great Breweries Off the Beaten Path
In tumultuous times for Austin beer, these undersung gems are worth seeking out
"...beermaking frenzy: Waterloo, the Bitter End, Copper Tank, and Lovejoys. The failure of those defunct establishments wasn’t so much..."

March 1, 2024 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Playback: KOKE Is Back
The original KOKE returns to a soda fountain near you
"...back KOKE-FM Aug. 25 at the Backyard. Tune in. Lovejoys Used to Be So Cool..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Off With Their Fez!
Lovejoys gets priced off of Sixth Street, Swan Dive pulls back from live music, and the Blind Pets plot their own fundraising scheme.
"...Amidst rumors of demise, Lovejoys' owner Eric Wolf posted a statement on the Sixth..."

July 20, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Mother Falcon vs. Scottish Rite Theater
Mother Falcon's open letter to the Scottish Rite, Frontier Bar's transformation into Lost Well, and soul man Bobby Patterson
"...a new venture, the Lost Well. Headed up by Lovejoys bartender Marcello Murphy, the heart and soul of the..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Glen “Spot” Lockett, In-House SST Records Producer and Former Austinite, Has Died
American punk innovator also explored Celtic and bluegrass
" the Gaelic League of Austin at the now-closed Lovejoys Tap Room on Sixth Street. Former club owner Chip..."

March 5, 2023 Music Post by Chad Swiatecki

Top 20 Austin Breweries
Gird your liver for our annual Central Texas brewery power rankings
"...wrong? Besides when Copper Tank, Bitter End, Waterloo, and Lovejoys all got thrown unceremoniously into Town Lake, we mean...."

Nov. 12, 2019 Food Post by Eric Puga

Beer Flights
It's the most suds-erful time of the year
"...Stout from one of my very favorite Austin brewers. Lovejoys Taproom & Brewery..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

Beer Flights
Rock out with your bock out
"...Lovejoys 604 Neches. It's a bit far from Zilker, but..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

Drungo Ice House
With more than 30 years of experience between them, Michael Hall and Chip Tait have succeeded in establishing a comfortable, casual neighborhood ice house
"...and several other places around town. Tait, formerly of Lovejoys, has brought his considerable bar experience to the ample..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Food Review by Rachel Feit

Microbrew Renaissance
It's a good time to drink beer in Texas
"...Lovejoy's Tap Room (604 Neches, has also suffered inconsistency recently, but hopefully new brewmaster..."

July 4, 2008 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

With four great local brewpubs, beer drinkers in Austin are lucky
"...wearing a long-sleeve shirt, the place for you is Lovejoys Tap Room & Brewery (604 Neches, 477-1268). This is..."

March 21, 2008 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

New Clarksville Brewery Has a Firm Grip on Beer Fans’ Attention
After a 17-month delay Hold Out Brewery has arrived
"...that started with Waterloo, then Bitter End, Coppertank, and Lovejoys. We all have fond memories of those days in..."

June 5, 2020 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Top 10 Food News Stories of 2017
"...who still lament the shuttering of old haunts like Lovejoys and Longbranch Inn, this East 11th bar – with..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Playback: Hole Lotta Rent
The historic Hole in the Wall is in danger of closing. So who's to blame?
"...losing its back patio. The Eastside venue, specializing in Lovejoys-esque metal and punk, is yielding to incoming housing developers..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

There Goes the Neighborhood
North/South/Central – redistricting the live music capital
"...district faced the same reality with less success. Remember Lovejoys? Skinny's Ballroom? How about Antone's?..."

July 25, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Bands break up, sure, but were they even trying?
"...Well descends directly from hallowed Sixth Street watering hole Lovejoys...."

Jan. 24, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Playback: 2013 – That's a Wrap
Twelve months of boom recapped
"...years on Webberville Road, so it teamed with former Lovejoys booker/bartender Marcello Murphy and rebranded as the Lost Well,..."

Dec. 27, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fermentation Party in Your Mouth
New fermentation books rounded up
"...My love for kombucha is unending and our relationship..."

July 22, 2013 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Dazed, But Not Confused
The next 96 hours of SXSW Music starts here
"...on the ground here? Some old haunts have shuttered: Lovejoys, Trophy's, Jovita's, Cheapo Records, and Ray Hennig's legendary Heart..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Critics Poll
"...Amplified Heat, Lovejoys' closing (Curtin)..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Music Feature

Playback: The State of the State of the 2012 Austin Music Scene
A look back at 2012
"...awesomely lawless concerts, closed after 20 years in business. Lovejoys shuttered too. The dimly-lit brewpub with great weekly shows..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Beer Flights
Legendary 'witbier' brewery to return to Austin
"...sadness that I heard of an actual brewery closure: Lovejoys, that wonderfully grungy taproom at 604 Neches, just off..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Food Column by Lee Nichols

"...error, Kevin Lovejoy was misidentified as the owner of Lovejoys Tap Room & Brewery in the Kat Edmonson profile..."

April 20, 2012 Column

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin Corn Lovers Fiesta
Hole in the Wall, Friday, September 16, 2011
"...your face, and it's happening Thursday through Sunday at Lovejoys, the Hole in the Wall, Trophy's, and the Scoot..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

Off the Record
Fun facts from the Festivus for the rest of us
"...gypsy punks Gogol Bordello took the streets and then Lovejoys for a second encore...."

Nov. 6, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Tough Enough
Whip It director Drew Barrymore and scribe Shauna Cross roll with the punches
"...girls go, like saying, 'We're going to go to Lovejoys.'" It's more than just some establishing shots. When Barrymore..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

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