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Checking In: Conjunto Los Pinkys Readies for the New Normal
“Conjunto has survived [here] for decades and will continue to do so”
"...Bradley Jaye Williams remains a one-man folkloric preservation society in Austin, except he’s more than one Eastsider...."

Aug. 31, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Faster Than Sound: Only in Austin: The 2020-2021 Austin Music Award Sweepstakes
Austin Music Poll's 40th anniversary inspires mobile sweepstakes and emotional write-ins
"...At 11am on a Monday, at the corner of Guadalupe and Dean Keeton, it's quiet. UT..."

March 5, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

The Austin Music Poll Got COVID-19
In a once-in-a-lifetime music year, the 40th annual Austin Music Poll pivots.
"...For hundreds of locals, the 2019/2020 Austin Music Awards transpired..."

Jan. 8, 2021 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Awards Open Balcony Tickets to Benefit Local Music Community
Discounted tickets go on sale the day of the show
"...In light of the city shutting down South by Southwest over coronavirus..."

March 9, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Awards Honor Bill Carter & Ruth Ellsworth Carter, and Tamara Saviano
Mike Judge and Jack Ingram also set to make appearances
"...Today, the Austin Music Awards revealed the recipients of two legacy..."

Feb. 20, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Celeste Quesada Retires From the Austin Music Awards
Creative director led the metamorphosis of the AMAs
"...Celeste Quesada, the hometown event guru who served as producer and creative..."

June 21, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: The Austin Music Awards Rise Again
Tickets on sale now for the 40-year tradition, March 8 at Emo's
"...If you're unfamiliar with Greek mythology or Harry Potter, the fiery red bird on the poster means to indicate..."

March 4, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Money Chicha, Greyhounds, Carolyn Wonderland, Deezie Brown, Sir Woman to Play Austin Music Awards
Tickets on sale now for March 8, benefiting the SIMS Foundation
"...After valiant efforts by music editor Kevin Curtin to deliver last year’s..."

Feb. 3, 2022 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

2021/2022 Austin Music Awards Winners
You voted – here's Austin's favorite artists, albums, and more
"...On Tuesday, March 8, the four-decades-running tradition of the Austin Music Awards returned to..."

March 8, 2022 Music Post by James Renovitch

An Austin Music Poll FAQ: Attempting Answers on the 43-Year Tradition
Winner announcements move to print; the party moves to Antone’s
"...It's been 43 years. Just a few months after the launch of The Austin Chronicle as a brand-new baby..."

Jan. 5, 2024 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

The Austin Music Poll Innovates in 2020
Write-in, wrong. The Music Poll goes multiple choice.
"...In an effort to remedy an institutional redundancy of winners, while at..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Watch This: Remembering Doug Sahm and the Grateful Dead’s Impromptu 1972 Thanksgiving Day Jam
New pocket-doc revisits Armadillo lore 50 years later
"...a stage with Austin’s cosmic groove originator Doug Sahm for a hastily-publicized, totally-free slapdash assembly. A new video from..."

Nov. 24, 2022 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

We Have an Issue: And The Award for “Loosiest-Goosiest Award Show Reimagining” Goes To ...
"...For a lot of people, last year's Austin Music Awards..."

March 5, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

Is That a Wrap for Incentives?
Amid economic woes and a race-baiting controversy, the future of TV, video game, and film funding in Texas looks shaky
"...You've probably noticed that the economy sucks. The state needs to find an extra..."

Jan. 28, 2011 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Faster Than Sound: Music Venues React to Stage 5
New city recommendations halt shows at many venues ahead of New Year's Eve
"...As Austin headed into the holidays, health officials moved Travis County into Stage 5..."

Jan. 8, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Eddie Stout Is a One-Man Historical Blues Society
On the eve of his Eastside Kings Festival the Dialtone Records founder remains doggedly preservationist
"...Young Eddie Stout wanted a record label of his own...."

Sept. 8, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

How the Red River Cultural District Was Made
Decades of off-kilter activity and music activism culminate in our current concert hub
"...Standing on the top deck at Mohawk feels like floating above the..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Features Feature by Rachel Rascoe

A House of My Own: Stories From My Life
In this collection of essays, letters, lectures, and more, Sandra Cisneros opens wide the doors to the house of her life
"...A House of My Own: Stories From My Lifeby Sandra Cisneros Knopf,..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Arts Feature by Melanie Haupt

1, 2, Tres, Cuatro: Waltz Across Texas
San Antonio rock & roll posters and Central Texas dance halls – preserve them.
"...The notion was fueled by blind faith: Would San Antonio's..."

April 6, 2012 Music Column by Margaret Moser

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"...film. Now Wes Anderson's new star-studded canine animation Isle of Dogs will be the top to its tail as..."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

The Primary Source
"...Carol Fran photograph by T.O. Petitt..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Off the Record
Reunion fever hits close to home: Faces, the Kinks, the Jesus Lizard, and more
"...For the first time in more than three decades, the..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Great music in odd places: punk rock at the Grand, Billy Gibbons' Twin Liquors visit, and 'Rehearsal at the Astoria'
"...excited fan. "Billy Fucking Gibbons!" While we wondered what the ZZ Top frontman's middle initial stands for, a long..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Mind the Bullock
"...Re: Robert Bryce's article about Bob Bullock ["The Last Don," Vol. 16, No. 22]...."

March 28, 1997 Column

AGLIFF Presses Play on The Capote Tapes
LGBTQIA+ film festival announces online lineup for 2020
"...The All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF) may..."

July 8, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Slack to the Future
Slacker at 20
"..."Who's ever written a great work about the immense effort required in order not to create?"..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Watch This: A Tribute to Denny Freeman in His Own Words
A sweet pocket-doc to celebrate the late guitarist’s birthday
"...pleased to present a mini doc on Denny Freeman, the graceful guitarist whose soulful presence in Austin music resounded..."

Aug. 8, 2022 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Public Notice: Live and In Person!
The Austin Music Awards presentation is comin’ at ya
"...The pandemic can't stop us. The historic ice storm? See..."

Feb. 26, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Faster Than Sound: 10 New Things to See at Hot Summer Nights
New bands, new names, and new releases among the hundred-plus free-entry acts
"...A summer of record-breaking temperatures certainly qualifies for the incoming title of..."

Aug. 5, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

We Have an Issue: This One’s on Us
"...encouraged our readers to find creative ways to extend the life cycle of their copy of the Chronicle –..."

Dec. 2, 2022 Column by Kimberley Jones

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