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Life After Lubbock
Playwright Jaston Williams gathers his Lubbock musician pals
"...actor and playwright also counts as friends some famous musicians from Lubbock, near which he was raised. The panhandle’s..."

Feb. 19, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

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

Roadside Playboys and Texana Dames
The Hancock Family's long, strange, supernatural musical journey
"...At 75, the eldest of the Lubbock-bred musical clan performing for this unusual audience, Hancock can't..."

Dec. 31, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

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

Smoke Trail
Central-city barbecue spots
"...a Texan who grew up sharecropping in Navasota and Lubbock and went on to serve in the Korean War..."

March 2, 2007 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Off the Road and Hungry
Where Austin Musicians Eat When They Get Home
"...late, great Armadillo World Headquarters, local players and traveling musicians alike spread the reputation of the kitchen there. The..."

March 20, 1998 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Dreaming It Alive
Kimmie Rhodes' Realization
"...appear to draw much from a childhood spent in Lubbock. And if the tunes have nothing to do with..."

June 21, 1996 Music Feature

Austin City Limits: This is 40
Birthday concert stretches four hours
"...high-powered roots and blues from superstar and rising star musicians playing from deep in the heart...."

June 27, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Ten Minutes With Terry Allen
Q&A with Lubbock son, multimedia don, and Cactus Cafe ace
"...a fraction of what he does artistically, so the Lubbock native records when the time is right. Allen spoke..."

Jan. 16, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

10 Minutes With Joe Ely
“It’s either being creative or I’m bored easily”
"...the heart of his home state, the locally sourced Lubbock native will be joined onstage by a host of..."

Feb. 9, 2017 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Son of the Circus
Twistin' in the Wind
"...isn't quite as arduous as two lifelong friends and musicians battling a poisonous serpent in a cramped toilet, but..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Rock This Way
The Semi-Annual, Whenever-We-Feel-Like-It Rock & Roll Books Section
"...Although books by L.A. musicians like Charles Mingus, Hampton Hawes, and Johnnie Otis have..."

March 20, 1998 Books Feature

Right Where They Belong
Raoul Hernandez goes on tour with the Flatlanders
"...Amy Maner, an Austin filmmaker shooting a documentary on Lubbock, nod their approval down front of the plush auditorium...."

July 26, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Sending Off SXSW 2003
Film Reviews
"...LUBBOCK LIGHTSD: Amy Maner...."

March 21, 2003 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

TCB
Lubbock or leave it, with Buddy Holly, the Flatlanders, and some dude who says he's James Dean's bastard son
"...John and, obviously, Elvis Costello; and the shy, down-to-earth Lubbock High graduate and former Cub Scout who loved honky-tonk..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Early to Rise
Daniel Johnson loves early music's purity of sound and intimacy, and he's not alone
"...with folk music around the same time, there were musicians that managed to popularize this forgotten, or at least..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

In the Beginning There Was... the Demo
Cutting Tracks and Everything After
"...Musicians all want pretty much the same thing: to make..."

May 12, 1995 Music Feature

Conflicts and Contradictions
The Choices of Terry Allen
"...Allen sing. They're from "Amarillo Highway," off the album Lubbock (On Everything), generally regarded as Allen's masterpiece. They're also..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Day Trips
Take a ride on Capt. Day Trips' magical musical tour
"...Thomas Kreason, director of the Texas Musicians Museum in Hillsboro, agrees with that sentiment, and his..."

March 14, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock is home to a tribute to one of Texas’ favorite sons and also provides a venue for international and local visual art exhibits
"...The Buddy Holly Center anchors Lubbocks artistic heart and soul. The Center at the heart..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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

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

Oct. 4, 1996 Music Column

Letters @ 3AM
These Lubbock friends of mine were always writing books – thick notebooks of drawings and words
"...moved back to the Texas panhandle when the documentary Lubbock Lights screened in a theatre on Lubbock's Buddy Holly..."

March 16, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

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

The Full Monte
"...Todd V. Wolfson Joe Ely's 1982 Tornado Jam in Lubbock was an auspicious event for 14-year-old Monte Warden. The..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Rock & Roll Books
Gift Guide
"...Lubbock's Buddy Holly Walk of Fame is strictly for tourists...."

Dec. 1, 2006 Music Feature by Jeremy Martin

Texas in the Title
"...Texas-born guitar great Freddie King traversing the state from Lubbock to Houston and all points in between. Although its..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Mr. South Austin
"...career that began in that unlikeliest of talent factories, Lubbock, and has seen the 59-year-old Bone reach for the..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Madison, Wis.Lubbock Beyond HollyDear Editor,..."

Jan. 6, 2006 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

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