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Off the Record
Back in the saddle at the Phoenix Saloon, Woxy pulls the plug, and the latest on the Cactus Cafe
"...New Braunfels' newest watering hole and music venue, the Phoenix Saloon, stretch back to 1871. The bar then survived..."

April 2, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Spirit Adrift's Nathan Garrett Lands His Astral Metal Rocket in Bastrop
Ride into the light
"...Spirit Adrift performs on 2019's consequently shortest night, the Phoenix foursome rides classic metal guitar harmonies off May's Divided..."

Oct. 16, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Summer Fun
Oh, Galveston
"...best gay bar with an outdoor deck (née Boulevard Saloon) is "under" new management. The beachy new theme is..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Where There's Smoke …
Across the country, perspectives on the smoking bans offer a very mixed bag
"...The Hotel Utah Saloon in San Francisco (www.thehotelutahsaloon.com) is a small bar that..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Roots, Reckonings, and Resolutions
Roots
"...the old-time blues on the jukebox at the neighborhood saloon: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Lightnin' Hopkins, B.B. King. Hopkins was..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Off the Record
Shit happens: Hosing off and cleaning up after the glorious mess that was the 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival
"...Dead Weather, the Brit-pop evolution of the Arctic Monkeys, Phoenix's ecstatic electro-jetliner, and Ben Sollee coloring outside the lines..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...bounty of quirk-laden, New Wave pop. They signed with Phoenix's Aezra Records in 2002, recording with Steely Dan producer..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Clifford Antone gets one more reprieve?, More music at the airport, and more
"...chatting with filmmaker Nancy Savoca, director of the River Phoenix vehicle Dogfight and current would-be Janis Joplin life chronicler,..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Watermelon Discography, 1989-1999 (In Chronological Order)
"...Austin Lounge Lizards, Creatures from the Black Saloon..."

June 18, 1999 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
The New Blues Revue
"...besides Austin Blues, Buffalo Billiards, where Hang 'em High Saloon once stood, is now featuring live music, and off..."

Oct. 16, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Record Reviews
"...Save for a stumble in the middle, the drunken saloon romp of "Strangers" and a mediocre take on "My..."

March 14, 1997 Music Review

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