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Yellow Rose Gives a New Face to Country Music
Director Diane Paragas blooms in her Austin-made drama
"...skies, she's got all the makings of a great country singer. The only thing she doesn't have is papers...."

Oct. 9, 2020 Screens Feature by Lilli Hime

Country Music's No. 1 Black Yodeler Checks In
"...Walser received only a short blurb [“Phases and Stages,” Music, Feb. 13, 2004]. I received an e-mail from Bart..."

Oct. 17, 2005 Postmarks

Crime, Punishment, & Country Music
'Lifers' premieres locally at Ruta Maya
"...documentary still keeps going strong." The event will include music from the Weary Boys and Dickie Lee Erwin. For..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Screens Feature

Brennen Leigh & Sunny Sweeney Like Country
Tonight’s Saxon Pub song exchange unites liberals/conservatives
"...Residencies built Austin country music. The W’s alone stagger, from late legends Don..."

Sept. 15, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Country Music’s Digital Divide
Assessing the CMA Consumer Research Study
"...Last week, the Country Music Association released the findings of their Consumer Research..."

March 13, 2009 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Pure Country
"...Strait, Lesley Ann Warren, Isabel Glasser and John Doe. Country music superstar George Strait makes his acting debut in..."

Oct. 30, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

AM Country Heaven
Four new discs take back real country music
"...People have been complaining about the state of country music almost as long as there’s been country music...."

June 1, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

The Country Shuffle
Justin Trevino, the voice of angels
"...Trevino may be nearing his 28th birthday, but the music he makes carries the weight of a man twice..."

June 8, 2001 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

iHeartRadio Country Festival Review
Mainstream country owns Austin for one night only
"...Last year’s inaugural iHeartRadio Country Festival proved successful enough to inspire an even more..."

May 4, 2015 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Mandy Barnett’s Classic Country
A ‘Blue Blue Day’ for the Nashville siren tonight on SoCo
"...“amazing” gets used. The Nashville-based singer with a deep country style plays the Continental Club tonight and it’s your..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Paul Cauthen’s Deep Country Gospel
Former Sons of Fathers frontman’s solo debut deals out one of the best country albums of the year
"...debut, last month's My Gospel, one of the best country albums of the year. Unlike his previous local act..."

Nov. 25, 2016 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

iHeartRadio Country Festival... Why Austin?
Inaugural Countrypalooza bowed at the Erwin Center Saturday
"...The question that kept recurring throughout the iHeartRadio Country Festival Saturday at the Frank Erwin Center was “Why..."

April 1, 2014 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Nearly 50 Food, Music, & Arts Festivals to Keep You Busy This Spring
From barbecue to burlesque, something for every Austinite this season
"...stretch of perfect weather and every weekend packed with music, food, and arts festivals, craft fairs, and all kinds..."

April 3, 2019 Chron Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

SXSW Music Keynote: Garth Brooks
Country music standard talks up songwriters
"...artists need to try and preserve that [art],” exhorted country superstar Garth Brooks backstage at the Austin Convention Center..."

March 18, 2017 SXSW Post by Bryan Rolli

Herb Alpert’s School of Music
Trumpeter’s alums include Waylon, Satchmo, and Karen Carpenter
"...but he also became a major force in the music industry itself. Now 80, he performs at the One..."

Sept. 24, 2015 Music Post by Greg Beets

SXSW Music Pro Tips
Prepare thy self
"...Touching down in Austin for the South By Southwest Music Conference? You’re one in a million, baby...."

March 5, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Music on the Page at the Texas Book Festival
Music books strut their feminism, hip-hop, and emo
"...Music, whether background radio hits or handpicked playlists, offers a..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

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 honors...."

Feb. 20, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Live: Garth Brooks
Stage antics get winded but not his bestselling catalog
"...necessarily different entertainer than the Nineties superstar who transformed country music by climbing stage riggings and wearing out audiences...."

March 19, 2017 SXSW Post by Doug Freeman

SXSW Music Review: Nicole Atkins/Erin Rae
The new Nashville sound
"...“I wrote a song about how much modern Nashville country music sucks,” said Nicole Atkins before leading the crowd..."

March 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Doug Freeman

Crooks Country at the White Horse
Crooks take the stage for a free honky tonk show this Friday night
"...Austin sees its share of fresh, red dirt country acts, and Crooks are making a name for themselves..."

Sept. 12, 2012 Chron Events Post by Cara Tillman

Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
Soulful techno, bluegrass, and rock & roll to keep you up this weekend
"...Music is the perfect way to bond with your dad..."

June 15, 2018 Chron Events Post by The Music Staff

Murder on Music Row
Nashville, we have a problem.
"...At the 1999 Country Music Association awards, former Entertainers of the Year George..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...FRIDAY PICKS All showcases subject to change Fastball FASTBALL:..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Old Settler's Music Festival Preview
Bluebonnets and bluegrass: the Old Settler's Music Festival, still picking, still grinning
"...For 21 years now, the Old Settler's Music Festival has marked the arrival of spring to Central..."

April 18, 2008 Music Feature

Hill Country Breakdown
"...the stage stood a single microphone. When headliner and outlaw-country-rocker Steve Earle came out in a relatively neat and..."

June 4, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Dangerous Music
"...(l-r): Laura Krause, John Brewington, Cisco Ryder, Aaron Blount,..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Music Feature by Kim Mellen

The Memory of Music
Discovering Moby Grape's Skip Spence via his only solo album Oar, and it's new tribute album, More Oar
"...Now, unexpectedly, thanks to the ever-amazing Bill Bentley (see..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Feature by Louis Black

The Faces of "New" Country Buck and Hag Revisted by Lee Nichols
"...belies the city's extreme importance in the history of country music...."

May 26, 1995 Music Feature

2005 ACL Music Fest Preview
All 'picks' no 'sleepers' for the Austin City Limits Music Festival, one blurb at a time
"...a rousing critical reception. The 26-year-old Collins' brand of is smart and hook filled, earning him comparisons to..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Music Feature

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