Photos by Jason WolterIan Moore Band Continental Club August 11, 2011 Nostalgia has a funny way of creeping up on you when you least expect it. Aftermath suspects the Ian Moore Band would agree. As the quartet hit the home stretch of its 90-minute set Thursday with "Blue Sky" and "How Does ... More >>
I know the episodes of American Idol I'm watching were filmed months ago, and that what I'm seeing is not taking place in simulcast with this week's...Snowphoon (seriously, do you know how hard it is to come up with a quasi-humorous pun for blizzard anymore?). Even so, it's hard not to recall ... More >>
Well, there you have it. All Dave's many fans out there can start counting down to next Friday, when tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. through www.livenation.com, Ticketmaster (apparently that merger is working out) or by phone at 800-745-3000. Everyone else can go about your business. Occasional excep ... More >>
The 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival became a quagmire everywhere but onstage.
Fridayâ€‹Newly crowned Best Indie Rock winners Spain Colored Orange bring their florid psych-pop to the Contemporary Arts Museum's monthly Steel Lounge Underground, with Gracie Chavez and a showdown between Sasha Braverman and Henry Chow. 8 p.m., free. Houston industrial fiend Mike Terror menaces at ... More >>
Matt Stiles, the energetic and respected governmental reporter for the Chronicle, has resigned, according to his Twitter page.He says: "Just gave notice that I'm leaving the paper. I'll be back in Austin in two weeks. I'm sad to go, but new opportunities await."Stiles had covered City Hall and was i ... More >>
Man vs. nature deep in the heart of Texas
A plea for monuments and musical preservation
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A local indie rocker hatches a scheme to get Houston its due at next year's confab
UT's national championship and the rise of Texas rap – coincidence or symbiosis?
Brew up some support at the Shiner Beer B.A.S.H.
Ryan Chavez and Andrew Morgan wave good-bye to Hands Up Houston
DJ Jester mixes and mashes up Willie Nelson, Ice-T, the Carpenters and LL Cool J
In numbers too large for South By Southwest to ignore
The proposed Museum of American Music History could be the solution to our "image problem"
The Derailers get back on track with a major-label deal
A candid look at what is it and what it means to boys and girls alike
With billboards of windmills promising gentle, nonpolluting energy, Green Mountain offers Texans a new power avenue. Will they take it? Should they?
Austin's Spankers seem to add new fans daily. And none of them can figure out what the band does.
Dismembered bodies. Gold booty and an ex-con's grudge. A trial rips into the mysteries of the disappearance of atheist icon Madalyn Murray O'Hair.
The late William "Tray" Folliard, the Hard Rock, and stories from 'round town
An AIDS charity event's enormous expenses are alienating some activists
Just when he thought fame had passed him by, Austinite Jon Dee Graham gets rediscovered
Princes and Princesses of Darkness and some musicians descend on SXSW
Former Bellaire High School student shakes things up in the Capitol
For Austin's Sixteen Deluxe, fun and hard work are one and the same
Essential bassist Tommy Shannon hangs in there
Flowing back to the '50s with The Naughty Ones
South by Southwest disappoints -- again