The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on how "That Little Ol’ Band From Texas" reached the half-century mark.
SAN ANTONIO Siesta? No, Fiesta! In 1891, 55 years after the battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto, Ellen Slayden, the wife of San Antonio Congressman James Slayden, decided to honor those who had died fighting for the Republic of Texas. To pay respect to the fallen soldiers, she coordinated
And Billy Gibbons loves it.
The legendary musician’s two-night Crossroads festival boasted a savvy mix of long-beloved and rising stars.
The Lewisville music festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend.
The New Braunfels-based band, which just played with ZZ Top, will release its debut album, Adventus, on November 13.
The legendary Austin club owner, who died May 23, helped launch many a Texas musician, from Stevie Ray Vaughan to Charlie Sexton. ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons remembers the larger-than-life music impresario.
ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons, environmental activist Robin Rather, and others remember the legendary Austin nightclub owner who died May 23, 2006.
ZZ Top v. Chrysler
Sneak a glance at our inaugural notebook to find out why Clements’ speech didn’t fly, which city had the most imperial ball, and who triumphed in the guv’s snub. Plus: Mad Maxian Car #3, space tombs in the sky, and ZZ Top’s song scuffle.
Hunting down ZZ Top imposters; staying dry with party-giver Frances Billups; test-driving fine art in Beaumont.
ZZ Top knew a good thing when they saw it: Texas.
These homegrown brands and designers can help you rock your look at this fall’s events, from ACL to Astroworld.
The Texas native helped make the music video into an art form, and was instrumental in creating the network that defined a generation.
The Dallas native was a live-wire entertainer who never shied away from his Mexican American roots.
The Texas native's new memoir offers plenty to listen to.
Charley Crockett grew up watching Freddy Fender perform. He tells us how his life in music took a similar path.
Yes, we’re taking this week’s overblown Twitter fight way too seriously.
At the core of the King Ranch is the vaquero tradition, the centuries-old culture of horsemen and cattle that began on the central plateau of Spain. Richard saw how that culture could transform the Great Plains, and in the 1850s he made a recruiting trip to Mexico. The families he
Jordan’s PickMuseum Of Fine ArtsHoustonIMAGINE THAT SOCIALITE Anne Bass is remodeling her closet, and instead of putting her couture dresses in storage, she’s sending them to you for safekeeping. If that seems far-fetched, consider a comparably extravagant loan happening in the art world this month: The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
Long before The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, there was “La Grange,” a blues shuffle that rolled onto radio in brazen celebration of the state’s unofficial rest stop. ZZ Top already boasted a string of minor successes, but “La Grange” recruited an armada of beer drinkers and hell-raisers and launched
Sailor, the Steve Miller Band (Capitol) Return to the Wide Open Spaces, Live at the Caravan of Dreams featuring, among others, David “Fathead” Newman, Ellis Marsalis, and Cornell Dupree (Amazing) Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, Lucinda Williams (Mercury) La Musica de
Like ZZ Top or AC/DC, the Toadies have become almost instantly identifiable. But it’s not because the Dallasites have flooded the market with similar-sounding albums. Instead their breakthrough single, 1995’s “Possum Kingdom,” has enjoyed a Spam-like shelf life. It has served as one of the top recurrent tracks on alternative,
Over the past decade, Ian Moore has done everything a young Austin guitarist is supposed to do: he apprenticed in Joe Ely’s band, jammed at Antone’s with Double Trouble, toured with ZZ Top, and closed sets by showboating all over Freddie King’s “Me And My Guitar.” Now, like Charlie Sexton
Hooray for Hollywood's All the Pretty Horses.
Texans (natives or onetime residents) have quite an impressive record when it comes to the Grammy awards. Most years we’ve practically dominated—big surprise—the country music category, but we chalked up our share of wins in other classes too. Here’s the score:• Total number of Grammys awarded to Texans from 1958
Austin singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin is at Cedar Creek studios this month completing a new album, to be released by Columbia Records as early as this summer. Some songs will be produced by John Leventhal, who did Colvin’s Steady On, and others by Malcolm Burn, who has worked with the Neville