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'Is There Life After Lubbock?'
Jaston Williams, Joe Ely, and Jo Carol Pierce say, 'There is, there is'
"...plains in an evening titled Is There Life After Lubbock?..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tale of a Tale Spinner
How a ballplayer, a piano player, beatnik poetry, and Lubbock made Terry Allen an epic storyteller.
"...So when they sold the house and moved to Lubbock, they took the plans, and when they got enough..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Terry Allen Revisits His Definitive Albums
Lubbock musician on Juarez and Lubbock (On Everything)
"...Allen grew up in Lubbock, son of a major league baseball player turned wrestling..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Texas Biennial 2017: The When, the Who
Big Medium announces dates and artists for statewide show
"...trip to studios across Texas, and the list of artists for the 2017 Biennial reveals a wealth of talent...."

Aug. 24, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Are Kids These Days Bringing OOB the Laughter for Love’s Sake?
What dire agenda, we wonder, lurks beneath their odd & infectious joy?
"...sketch – along with a wealth of solo stand-up artists – just as in all the previous OOB years...."

Aug. 28, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Must-See Country Acts at SXSW Music
This 12-pack of artists is rewriting the rules of C&W
"...This Lubbock songwriter's 2015 debut Men and Coyotes reflected his eye..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Jason Isbell: Decoration Day
Former Drive-By Trucker tapes ‘Austin City Limits’
"...year. June LP Southeastern garnered the kind of praise artists would kill for. It’s also led to a major..."

Aug. 21, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Letters at 3AM: For All Reasons
Terry Allen's music reflects the Lubbock mindset
"...You would have just passed through Clovis, N.M., where Lubbock-born Buddy Holly recorded. An hour before that, you'd have..."

July 30, 2010 Column by Michael Ventura

Rock This Way
The Semi-Annual, Whenever-We-Feel-Like-It Rock & Roll Books Section
"...thing most baby bands don't understand (and some veteran artists have forgotten) is how important album cover artwork really..."

March 20, 1998 Books Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
February's full of fun
"...form the High Line Network Joint Art Initiative. Five artists from the five cities responded to the question “What..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

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

Dec. 5, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...I was inducted into the Walk of Fame in Lubbock, I mentioned Frank Sinatra's comment about Dean Martin. "He..."

April 4, 2003 Column

The Guy Is Everywhere
Lloyd Maines
"...probably didn't know it at the time): Terry Allen's Lubbock (On Everything) took a while to get the recognition..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Road-Tripping for the 2017 Texas Biennial
To curate this edition of the contemporary art survey, Leslie Moody Castro took an epic road trip across the Lone Star State
"...from all parts of Texas, that its focus on artists in certain large cities meant it might as well..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup
Over 70 Texas fairs, fests, fetes, and more
"...Mel Fowler and retire postman James Vaughan invited 26 artists from 6 countries to the tiny hamlet north of..."

Oct. 4, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Watson is without a doubt one of my favorite artists. I used to see him play when he lived..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Column

In the Beginning There Was... the Demo
Cutting Tracks and Everything After
"...and I could name quite a few other local artists. We do everything from songwriters wanting to pitch tunes..."

May 12, 1995 Music Feature

Lubbock Lights
Gift guide
"...Lubbock Lights..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

A View From the Cheap Seats
"...the show. We were broke and we were in Lubbock Texas, playing a honky-tonk. We were having trouble getting..."

Feb. 19, 1999 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Page Two: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay Watching the Tide Roll Away
The Chronicle at 35
"...was the leader of the pack, but the other artists in residence were equally talented: Guy Juke, Danny Garrett,..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...the tone of the bumper sticker he saw in Lubbock which he used as the theme and title for..."

March 3, 2006 Column

High Plains Chamber
The Harrington String Quartet, which makes its third appearance with the Austin Chamber Music Center's annual summer festival in July, is based in Amarillo, and though that may not seem like a likely spot for a chamber music ensemble, the members of the Harrington Quartet feel quite at home on the range.
"...Amarillo doesn't have the musical mystique of its neighbor Lubbock -- no Buddy Holly or Joe Ely and no..."

July 11, 2003 Arts Feature by Jerry Young

Day Trips
"...the fishing village of Rockport. A struggling colony of artists works the galleries and shops in the downtown area..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Letters at 3AM
The Flatlanders' collective voice of experience still dares the odds and rings true.
"...that house we all shared on 14th Street in Lubbock. That was January of '73. Fresh out of New..."

July 26, 2002 Column by Michael Ventura

Police Blotter
"...Larry Manale with the Lubbock Police called the Chronicle this week in hopes of..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Music Column

Miles and Miles of Canvas
For 2011, the Texas Biennial lives up to its name by spreading across the state
"...Biennial's 2005 debut and subsequent editions were organized by artists and gallery directors in the capital city, exhibiting the..."

April 8, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Do It Yourself Biennial
How to showcase all the great art in Texas on a shoestring budget
"...there's something reassuring about a statewide exhibition for Texas artists having such a personal touch in the selection process...."

March 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Collecting as Affliction
Art Lover Philip Dempsey Just Can't Shake the Bug
"...art collection now includes modest Western-style paintings by lesser artists, a complete collection of magazine prints by Frederick Remington..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

10 Freaks and Geeks to Redefine Austin Music
Local passion projects with singular visions
"...Triple Crown owner Eric Shaw if "our friends from Lubbock" could open their record release show. "We learned 30..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Jeremy Nail Survives Cancer, Scales Mountain
Austin Music Awards performer previews May LP live
"...born into a heritage of ranchers, great storytellers, and artists. A seventh generation Texan on his father’s side, he..."

Feb. 23, 2016 Music Post by William Harries Graham

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