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Ponty Bone (1939-2018)
They didn’t call the accordionist Mr. South Austin for nothing
"...to Lubbock and finally landing locally in 1980, Deponta Bone long remained second only to Flaco Jimenez as Austin’s..."

July 13, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Friday the 13th Reaps Austin Music
Joe Valentine, Ponty Bone, Fai Jow all pass on the same day
"...Fans missed Ponty Bone for several years before he passed at age..."

July 20, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Mr. South Austin
"...photograph by John Carrico..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Ponty Bone
Texas Platters
"...Ponty BoneFantasize (Loudhouse) Listening to a Ponty Bone album is..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Live Music to See This Weekend
Your cheat sheet for three days of fun
"...members from lineups that same decade. – Thomas Fawcett Ponty Bone Day..."

July 28, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

Ponty Bone
"...Ponty BoneDinner With Ponty (Rabbit Hole Records)..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Music Review by Margaret Moser

General Lee and Me
My life and dirty times as a Jam & Jelly Girl with Dino Lee & the White Trash Revue
"...Veteran accordionist Ponty Bone and Michael Ramos, who's put in time with..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

From Sideman to Soundman
Stephen Bruton
"...to Hit Shack's 24-track board, all the while coaching Ponty Bone through his accordion part on a light, mid-tempo..."

Nov. 3, 1995 Music Feature

Page Two: True Stories: Then and Now
Connecting the dots between the SIMS Foundation and a day on the set of David Byrne's sleeper hit film
"...the best players in the state, including Bubba Hernandez, Ponty Bone, Esteban Jordan, and the Accordion Kings. They were..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Playback: Phil Anselmo's Housecore Horror
Phil Anselmo returns with Housecore Horror, Marc and Elijah Ford jam family style, and Keith Ferguson gets his inked in new book
"...Texas accordion staple Ponty Bone, a cornerstone in Joe Ely's late-Seventies band and..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Food-o-File
Eat, Drink, Watch Movies at the Alamo Drafthouse North, or just eat and drink in Fredericksburg, in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...cooking demonstrations, wine appreciation classes, and live music from Ponty Bone & the Squeezetones, the Badlands Jazz Band, and..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Articulations
Adios to longtime arts service organization Artists' Legal and Accounting Assistance of Austin, and real-life election shenanigans give Zach's Evita a boost.
"...groups as Richard Linklater, Kacy Crowley, Austin Film Society, Ponty Bone, Austin Musical Theatre, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Austin Circle..."

Nov. 17, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

A World in Which All Worlds Fit
"...Among the musics on this day will be Cajun (Ponty Bone), Czech (the Dancehall Boys), and conjunto (Los Pinkys),..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Austin Music Network
"...1:30 Ponty Bone, Zydeco Showcase..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Music Feature

Off the Record
Paying tribute to the Mayor of South Austin, the Boxing Lesson takes one on the chin, and a historic occasion for the Continental Club
"...Grille, embodied its flavor, and his rubboard rhythms with Ponty Bone and the Cornell Hurd Band gave it a..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Batty Jr.
"...tracks are dedicated to recently passed Austin accordion great Ponty Bone, who let Jarmon play washboard in his band..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Music Review by Rachel Rascoe

Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame Inductees 1983-2016
Never before published list of all Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame inductees
"...Ponty Bone (10)..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Postmarks
Scaggs Photo in Bad Taste
"...She was stabbed twice above and once through her breastbone, and on all three stabs the long knife poked..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Column

Best Live Music Performances of 2018
The bands and venues that kept our critics on their feet
"...Marty Balin, Hamiet Bluiett, Ponty Bone, Henry Butler, Don Cherry, Roy Clark, "Fast" Eddie..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Playback: Bombs, Beto, and the Biggest Music Stories of 2018
“Playback” recaps the news, trends, and controversies of the year. Outrage level: high.
"...months: Sammy Allred of the Geezinslaw Brothers, accordion titan Ponty Bone, music event electrician Bob "Bulb" Cannon, Poison 13/Lord..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Joe Ely
"...Hephaestus and ultimate foil Jesse Taylor against accordion master Ponty Bone on prime Joe Ely Band fare "Down on..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Terry Allen Revisits His Definitive Albums
Lubbock musician on Juarez and Lubbock (On Everything)
"...Tupelo and Richard Buckner. Its recording, with Joe Ely, Ponty Bone, Richard Bowden, Jesse Taylor, the Maines Brothers, and..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Never Heard of 'Em: Austin's Music Explosion 1994-2000
Local music through the eyes of those serving the music community
"...– across genres from folk to punk to cult: Ponty Bone, Apaches of Paris, Johnny Goudie, Bubble Puppy, the..."

June 15, 2012 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Best of the Rest II: Live Shows
Six last 2011 lists – from the live arena
"...Hancock & Michael Ventura, Book People (Apr. 22) 9) Ponty Bone, Tarpon Ice House, Port Aransas (Apr. 2) 10)..."

Jan. 10, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro: Carjacked for Christmas
Ruby Jane and her mother are carjacked, plus other holiday tales of need
"...recurring ovarian cancer. The show Sunday at Jovita's features Ponty Bone & the Squeezetones, Extreme Heat, Larry Lange &..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Music Column by Margaret Moser

"Since Reagan Was President"
Rhythm Rats top Outhouse reunion
"...Saturday artists include Outhouse alumni Calvin Russell, Patty Finney, Ponty Bone & the Squeezetones, and Quatropaw. More info here...."

April 9, 2010 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Tell Me True
2009-10 Austin Music Awards
"...title and the young singer's delicate voice and beauty. Ponty Bone thanked his "parents for all those accordion lessons..."

March 26, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

High Texas Rider
Before the Sir Douglas Quintet and Texas Tornados, the Lone Star State's voice of the Vox organ, Augie Meyers, was San Antonio's Lord August & the Visions of Lite
"...the Cobras, Tortilla Flats, Greezy Wheels, Joe King Carrasco, Ponty Bone, and the Krayolas. The evening also serves as..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Girlie Action
"...balladry ("Answers"). Better yet is Cabello's all-star support, including Ponty Bone, Reese Wynans, and Sly & the Family Stone..."

May 29, 2009 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Save Austin Music (or Else)
Happenings around town...
"...event includes performances by Dillinger, John Pointer, Dan Dyer, Neckbone, Nakia & His Southern Cousins, and Ian McLagan &..."

Oct. 16, 2008 Music Post by Austin Powell

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