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The Death of Rock & Roll
Top 10s: Year, Decade, Eternity
"...England. Though it didn't originate there, it took hold of and thrived in the taverns and music halls of..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Rock School
More than his Philadelphia school of rock, it's blustery instructor Paul Green who becomes the true subject of this documentary.
"...plays better in places outside Austin, the so-called live music capital of the world, where the notion of a..."

June 10, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Out of the Mouths of Children
The return of the Butthole Surfers – don't call it a reunion!
"..."I wish we'd taken a vow of silence," bemoans drummer King Coffey at the watercooler inside..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

The Paul Green School of Rock Music
Friday, Sept. 14, Zilker park
"...The Paul Green School of Rock Music..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Natural Ear Music School Celebrates 15th Anniversary!
"...Dear Editor, We at Natural Ear Music School are celebrating our 15th year of operation in..."

June 22, 2005 Postmarks

The Li'l Green Aggravation Society
Rock & Roll's Cain & Abel: The Kinks' Davies Brothers
" distorted beyond belief. True, by now the story of the Kinks is a tale about a pair of..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Music Feature

The Next Fun Fearless Female Rock Star
Austin's now generation comes of age in Suzanna Choffel
"...Striding across the full parking lot of Central Market near Ben White on a partly cloudy..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Rebirth of Doyle Bramhall II
For his first solo LP in 15 years, Eric Clapton’s top lieutenant may have put out the blues album of 2016
"...Doyle Bramhall II stays busy. Slipping in and out of multiple modes – producer, singer, songwriter, sideman – the..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

King of the Swing Fiddle
Honoring country music's second most famous fiddle player, Johnny Gimble
"...his brothers on radio station KGBK in their hometown of Tyler, Texas. In the intervening decades, Gimble has lived..."

April 5, 2002 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...lists some 196 “Major Events," with about a quarter of them being multiday. There's a total of over 400..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...full effect. Add arrangements that cover the entire mini-gamut of the Americana sub-genre. (Cactus Cafe, 8pm) -- Michael Bertin..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Cream of the Crop
Nominations for the 2005-2006 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...the year's most exceptional work in theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art. The nominations for the 2005-2006 Austin..."

May 19, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...a good day, Austin really can be the center of the universe. When music and community come together under..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

The Adventures of Sancho Panza
Guitar Techs
" a tattered, unused song list that details each of Sexton's many guitar changes and tunings. Suddenly Tweedy bolts..."

June 23, 1995 Music Feature

Whirled of Sound
Tracking down Rob Halverson and Robinson Ear's Little Whirled of Sound.
"...Rob Halverson is something of a mad scientist. Positioned in front of a digital..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Folk Music Fireball!
Sixty years ago this month and next, Elvis Presley destroyed Austin
"..."Austin [in 1955] was ... boring," recalls locally bred rockabilly legend Ray Campi. "[Especially] to somebody who had ambition..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Napoleon: Dynamite!
The former Zappa sax man does it for the kids
"...Rounding up the recent activities of the real Austin underground – the totally rockin’ teen..."

April 7, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Off the Record
Tim O'Connor closes the Backyard, Grupo Fantasma spice things up for Latino Music Month, and Hacienda strikes a chord with the Black Keys
"...announced that the Backyard will close following the completion of the venue's 16th season with the Gipsy Kings on..."

May 2, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Grupo Fantasma gets a Grammy nod, a tribute to the Cactus Cafe's Griff Luneburg, and tripping daisies with Woozyhelmet
"...Wayne leads the way with eight nods, including Album of the Year (Tha Carter III), while M.I.A.'s Pineapple Express..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Barreling down the Big State Festival and going to 11 with the Paul Green School of Rock Music
"...Put in terms of the Fox Sunday night lineup, the inaugural Big State..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Alpha Rev goes Hollywood, Book of Shadows pen a few new chapters, and Alejandro Escovedo meets a Man From Plains
"...Alejandro Escovedo is nothing if not a man of perpetual perspective. "I've played a gig with Ian Hunter,..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Smells Like Teen Spirit
Austin's bands of tomorrow are already here, they're just U18
"...Despite the local proliferation of music schools, teen bands are considered a novelty. True,..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Summer Camp Guide
" birth. It was more like, my hair turned green from too much Sun-In, and I was the only..."

April 28, 2006 Features Feature by Nora Ankrum

The Paul Green School of Rock music presents 'The Wall'
Live shot
"...The Paul Green School of Rock music presents 'The Wall'..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Our readers talk back.
"...I am a regular reader of the Chronicle, and despite my interest in the arts..."

July 1, 2005 Column

Off the Record
Better to burn than fade away: a recap of Lollapalooza 2008
"...Grant Park, it occurred Friday night at the onset of Radiohead's "Everything in Its Right Place." As if on..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

ACL Fest: Austin Kiddie Limits
"...beyond what your kids have experienced on the fringes of Festival Beach. It’s taking your kids to the School..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Room for Everybody
"...Dear Editor, Thanks for your mention of the September opening of the Austin branch of the..."

June 28, 2005 Postmarks

The 1821 Club
Tuning in to the future of Austin's music scene today
"...bands in Austin are teen bands not affiliated with rock camps or music schools but formed because of similar..."

July 10, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Off the Record
If a Downtown venue closes down for the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, does it make a sound?
"...not to mention Highland Mall, closed for the week of the annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, citing a variety..."

April 10, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

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