"Big Blue Hole," David Olney "Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, all them saints are dead and gone / Amy Winehouse and Curt Cobain, they ain't comin' back here again." David Olney is like the black sheep rounder uncle the family wanted you to stay away from. A former running bud of Townes van Zandt, Oln ... More >>
The late Rocky Hill was a handful. Even his widow, Joy, told the small but attentive Saturday-afternoon crowd celebrating the (very) belated release of Hill's album Lone Star Legend at Cactus Music's Record Ranch that being his bride was "like being married to a tornado." Hill was a man of tremendo ... More >>
Fifteen years after the death of a legend, there are a few stories left untold.
103.7 is winning fans with its "adult alternative" format.
Lonesome Onry and Mean is torn as to his whereabouts this evening. Drive-by Truckers will be knocking down walls and eardrums at House of Blues, and that's where we'll probably end up. But if Galveston was 70 miles closer - it's not the drive down, it's the drive back! - we would certainly be hea ... More >>
Lonesome, Onry and Mean's buddy Kenny Pipes has been hosting a very cool house concert series at his home in Pasadena for a number of years now. Pipes' "Almost Austin" series has not only featured numerous local players, but also stellar left-of-Nashville acts like David Olney, Sergio Webb and (mos ... More >>
The Galveston singer-songwriter spent a lot of years on the periphery of music greatness and right in the middle of its excesses
One Tough Town
A Bevy of Bad News
Tuesday, April 19, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.
Mixing Nashville craft with gothic content, David Olney is a songwriter's songwriter
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