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Austin City Limits’ Hall of Fame Fireworks
Willie Nelson & SRV among the inaugural inductees
"...returned to KLRU’s Studio 6A to induct its inaugural Hall of Fame class. That the choices were obvious –..."

April 28, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Tommy Tune
The master hoofer isn't getting older; he's getting more nonchalant
"...When Tommy Tune left his home state of Texas at the..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

City Hall's Bumpy Road
Can Austin planners and the City Council ever bring an end to the local transportation wars?
"...in tandem with Public Works) has faced an enormous challenge: balancing the varied transportation needs of the city's population..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame Inductees 1983-2016
Never before published list of all Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame inductees
"...Doyle Bramhall (98)..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Where the Pyramid Meets the High
Long lost 13th Floor Elevators founder and visionary Tommy Hall – found!
"...Tommy Hall, 62, lives in a run-down San Francisco residence..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Joe Trybyszewski

She Lives
Clementine Hall was the 13th Floor Elevators' hip, maternal Wendy, providing food and security for the band's tribe of Lost Boys
"...Clementine Tausch married 13th Floor Elevators founder and visionary Tommy Hall and became arguably the first – and best..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Levitation Live Shot: 13th Floor Elevators
No one can believe what they saw and heard Sunday night
"...muggy night as jumbo jets flew overhead. Psychedelic guru Tommy Hall’s amplified jug – soundchecked! With that, the 13th..."

May 11, 2015 Music Post by Tim Stegall

High Baptismal Flow
In search of rock & roll's psychedelic pioneers, Austin's 13th Floor Elevators
"...had any interest in an interview he'd done with Tommy Hall, lyricist and visionary of Texas' pioneering 13th Floor..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Get Over It
"...Directed by: Tommy O'Haver. Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Ben Foster, Melissa Sagemiller, Zoe..."

March 9, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Livin' On
Up on the 13th Floor, the 10-CD Sign of the 3 Eyed Men lives on and on and on
"...as manufactured an act as the Sex Pistols, with Tommy Hall playing Malcolm McLaren to Roky Erickson's Johnny Rotten;..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Record Store Day Unearths a Roky Erickson Rarity
Reanimating one of the great Austin tributes
"...Floor Elevators in Houston as a high schooler, Erickson, Tommy Hall, and the rest of the mid-Sixties sonic adventurers..."

April 21, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors – where are they now?
"...of consciousness. And the questions keep coming. Does what Tommy Hall says about the 13th Elevators push buttons with..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Cum On Feel the Noize
The New Dessau Music Hall
"...George Devore photograph by John Carrico The Dessau Music Hall used to stand in the middle of nowhere. Now..."

April 24, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Trouble Men
The post-SRV trials and tribulations of Texas' most famous rhythm section
"...had been repainted black. That's how Double Trouble bassist Tommy Shannon remembers the months after Stevie Ray Vaughan was..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

13th Floor Elevators
Levitation interviews
"...native Roky Erickson and his preternatural bark, is still Tommy Hall, architect of the Vators' vibration. He composed the..."

May 8, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Behold! The Austin Music Awards
Announcing the 2014/15 Austin Music Awards bill, the 13th Floor Elevators reunite for Levitation, and King Coffey recovers after being struck by a car
"...as friends say goodbye to local Rock & Roll Hall of Fame keyboardist Ian McLagan...."

Feb. 20, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Luckiest Girl in the World
An interview with Sissy Spacek, inducted into the first annual Texas Film Hall of Fame on March 9.
"...Madison. She will be presented with a Texas Film Hall of Fame award by her cousin, actor Rip Torn...."

March 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Playback: John Wesley Coleman's Greatest Hits
A Golden Boy gathers his Greatest Hits, there's hope for Hole in the Wall, and F1 Fan Fest contracts, yet expands locally.
"...probably won't be the last time" he played the hallowed front room with a measure of doubt in his..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

13th Floor Elevators to Reunite at Levitation Festival
Consciousness-raising pioneers headline ATX psych gathering
"...The one-off performance, confirmed this afternoon by founding member Tommy Hall, coincides with the band’s golden anniversary. Formed here..."

Feb. 12, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"...member of the Lingsmen who was then drafted by Tommy Hall into the rhythm section of the 13th Floor..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Tenth and Final SXSW Artist List
Action Bronson, Talib Kweli, a Blaze Foley tribute, and 196 more
"...rapper Talib Kweli, and Crescent City institution the Preservation Hall Jazz Band...."

March 1, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Half-Century Psych of Shiva's Headband
13th Floor Elevators weren't the only local psych act exploring Austin's outer limits – and still doing so
"...the mighty 13th Floor Elevators, first starring Roky Erick­son, Tommy Hall, Stacy Sutherland, Benny Thur­man, and John Ike Walton...."

Dec. 1, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"...beach, Wednesday nights and weekends" with great success. After Tommy Hall drafted the band's rhythm section for the Elevators,..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Larger Than Life
The Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards
"...career acknowledgement is the job of the Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards gala, now in its 11th year..."

March 4, 2011 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Off the Record
The countdown to South by Southwest continues, while the Black Angels turn on and Ghostland Observatory marches onward and upward
"...some of this year's biggest headlining acts, including Daryl Hall, Martha Wainwright, Dizzee Rascal, Daniel Lanois, X, and Carbon/Silicon...."

March 7, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

National Lampoon's Senior Trip
"...Kelly Makin. Starring: Matt Frewer, Valerie Mahaffey, Lawrence Dane, Tommy Chong, Kevin Mcdonald, Jeremy Renner, Rob Moore and Eric..."

Sept. 15, 1995 Movie Review by Robert Faires

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"..."I would also like to give Tommy credit for the broad vision of seeing Roky in..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Razzle-Dazzle 'Em
David Bologna on making it to Broadway with 'Billy Elliot'
"...national tour of the musical opens at Bass Concert Hall today...."

Dec. 11, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Film Flam
Machete forever, startup crawl, On Story, & a script reading
"...will accept a shiny statuette from the Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards...."

Feb. 17, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Off the Record
A coin toss to determine the future of the Cactus Cafe
"...Tommy Hall, the estranged 13th Floor Elevators founder and visionary..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

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