Dan Hicks

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Dan Hicks on His Band the Hot Licks and Playing with Tom Waits

    Since the early 1960's, Dan Hicks has been creating his interesting hybrid of folk, jazz, country and pop. Hitting his stride with 1971's Where's the Money?, the singer-songwriter formed the first version of Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks. The unique, drummer-less five-piece quickly found a niche marke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Grimes, Dr. Dog and an Impressive List of Show Announcements

    ​There are weeks when the show announcements are about as flimsy as a wet persimmon. Fortunately, this is not one of them. For starters, Grimes is coming to town. Her last performance  was a brilliant showing at Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest, in which she wooed the audience with her mix of Madonna's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2008

    Fine, I’ll Say It. Michael Phelps is Overrated

    Over-hyped. Clap. Clap. Clapclapclap. Over-hyped. Clap. Clap. Clapclapclap. I know, I know. But hear me out. Michael Phelps, the U.S. Olympic golden boy, isn’t overrated athletically. He’s amazing, of course. In Beijing he’s 5-for-5. As in gold medals and world records. We’re all imp ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Indoor Fireworks

    In ABBA's old studio, Elvis Costello and Anne Sofie von Otter reinterpret pop music history

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Lost legends

    Tary Owens helped rescue the early roots of Texas music. Then those songs saved Owens from himself.

  • Music

    February 26, 1998

    Teahouse of the former Moon

    Defunct space gets a new lease on life

  • Music

    September 4, 1997

    To every season

    The times they are a-changin' at the Sons of Hermann

  • Music

    August 7, 1997

    Sisters of mercy

    Austin pair proves that laughter is still the best medicine

  • Music

    January 9, 1997

    Spirit of '96

    Last year showed pop still has more than a ghost of a chance

  • Music

    September 19, 1996