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Townes Van Zandt Reviewed
"...Townes Van ZandtA Gentle Evening With Townes Van Zandt (Dualtone)..."

June 14, 2002 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

The Ballad of Townes & Blaze
The twisted but not-so-tall tale of Van Zandt and Foley, Lonesome Dove meets Barfly
"...The jigsaw of geography in filmmaking is such that one..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Sybil Rosen

Townes Without Pity
The battle for Townes Van Zandt's legacy
"...is far too eloquent a wordsmith to hang up the phone with a simple "No comment." Instead, he hung..."

June 14, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Blood on the Tracks
The ballad of Griff Luneburg and Cactus Cafe
"...its 30th anniversary this month. Griff Luneburg has run the intimate, Texas Union listening room for 28 of those..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Ruling the Roost
Austin Preeminent Concert Promoter Ponders Retirement
"...If he hadn't been driving the getaway car, Tim O'Connor might have punched Willie Nelson...."

June 1, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

All There in the Music
Mandy Mercier puts down her fiddle to talk about her eventful life.
"...evening in early April, Mandy Mercier sets up on the makeshift stage at the Waterloo Ice House on 38th..."

May 11, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Music Lover's Guide to Austin
The essential sounds, sights, and settings of Austin music
"...So your plane just touched down and the pilot said, “Welcome to Austin: the Live Music Capital..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

Why Record Store Day Is Great
And why it sucks (a shopping guide)
"...Talk to the owners of any of Austin’s participating records stores and..."

April 21, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The 2016-17 Austin Music Awards’ Texan Tower of Song
Thirty-five years of AMAs? More like 181 years of Texas on one stage, on one night!
"...Rolling Stones pledge since 6 thanks to the overlapped harmonies of "Honky Tonk Women" during a kiddie..."

March 10, 2017 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Angel & the Aggie
"...photograph by Scott Newton Five songs: "Undone," "Over the Waterfall," "I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight," "The..."

April 25, 1997 Music Feature

35 Years of the Austin Music Awards
Living in a dream
"...Blame the Big Boys, whose scathing punk for a classed-up Austin..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature by Doug Freeman

Off the Record
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Kerrville Folk Festival one year at a time
"...it comes to Texas songwriting, history happens first at the Kerrville Folk Festival. The annual 18-day outing in the..."

May 27, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Pilgrim Returns
Q&A with Kris Kristofferson
"...It could be argued that there are three types of "Austin" musicians: those who live..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Reluctant Celebrity
When you get caught between the moon and New York City, it's time to head back home to Austin
"...photo session. He was wary of even interviewing with the Chronicle, writing in an email weeks before that the..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

At Large in the Hills
Ray Wylie Hubbard's Dangerous Spirits
"...one of Ray Wylie Hubbard's favorite words. It captures the many shadowy and sometimes shadowless figures that line his..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Music Feature

Against the Grain
A profile of Bad Livers bassist Mark Rubin
"...his mind and can provide history or opinions on the diverse set of disciplines he's involved in or been..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Death of Rock & Roll
Top 10s: Year, Decade, Eternity
"...Like this country's forefathers, it came from England. Though it didn't originate there,..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows
Austin Music Awards Director Margaret Moser goes out with a bang
"...Begin with the Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1984, and remember who you're talking..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Luv Doc: Equal Time
Good friends are going to cost you
"...he always finds an excuse not to go. Not the same with his friends. Anything they invite us to..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

The Austin Music Awards’ Ecstatic Experience
Thirty-four awards and six musical sets in 211 minutes
"...In a metropolis where music does the talking, words buoyed the 2017/18 Austin Music Awards as..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Straight Out the Trailer
Examining the current overwhelming white trash influence in popular culture
"...-- from the introduction to Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP (Interscope, 2000)..."

July 28, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Off the Record
The Dawg Days of Summer: Introducing Cameron Smith and Austin Backstage Live
"...Where There's a Will..."

July 23, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

I Live My Broken Dreams
This year's rock docs examine the 'outsider myth' and more among the likes of Daniel Johnston, Townes Van Zandt, and Wild Man Fischer
"..."It seemed to me that there were a lot of people that had a kind..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

A Walking Contradiction
Exploring the legacy of one of Austin's great, unsung singer-songwriters, Blaze Foley
"...using duct tape to hold most of his possessions together -- or fame -- being shot to death probably..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

This Old Porch
Appraisal of Sunday's Texas Heritage Songwriters HOF Awards
"...Lovett, Robert Earl Keen, and Steve Earle all on the ACL Live stage Sunday night. There are photographs so..."

March 6, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Lyle Lovett
"...is truly what you get with Lovett — and then some. The halting, spoken-word delivery he uses onstage and..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Music Feature by Jody Denberg

Rock & Roll Books
"...To Live's to Fly: The Ballad of the Late, Great Townes Van Zandt..."

June 1, 2007 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Townes Van Zandt
"...Townes Van ZandtHigh, Low and In Between (Omnivore) Townes Van..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Townes Van Zandt
Reissues
"...Townes Van ZandtSunshine Boy (Omnivore)..."

Feb. 15, 2013 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Desert Island Discs
"...2. The Beatles, Revolver (Capitol)..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature

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