Since she started performing at the age of seven, Sara Hickman has been embraced by both followers and critics. The Associated Press proclaims, “Seek out her albums and club shows for her melodic sense, excellent guitar playing, rich voice and mix of sunny optimism with heartache.” Hickman’s home state of Texas loves her too, naming her the “Official State Musician of Texas,” joining luminaries such as Willie Nelson and Lyle Lovett.

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    What two Austin icons have been movers and shakers for decades in politics, philanthropy, and writing? Which one was in a band that opened for the Beatles? Which one survived the 1966 UT Tower shooting? What’s the connection between two other Texas treasures: Liz Carpenter and the storied journalist’s watering hole, the Headliner’s Club? Whose […]
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Flora & Fawna

The Next Generation

The music of new Austin duo Flora & Fawna summons a deep city groove  – rhythmically incessant, icy cool and modern. You can almost hear it echoing through nighttime concrete canyons. Yet there’s also something warm and soulful about the way songwriters and multi-instrumentalist songwriters Lili Hickman and Mason Ables blend their voices into one. Both native Austinites, the two met by chance at the Spider House. Ables was playing in a soul band, Hickman, daughter of Austin songwriter Sara Hickman, was playing folk music and looking for other musicians to round out her sound. Flora & Fawna’s eponymous debut EP will be released on September 26th, with a record release party at Cheer Up Charlies.

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You know you have to have it. You could give Lyle Lovett green hair! Possibilities abound! Awaken your creative self. Brava Sara!!! — John Aielli (KUTX Eklektikos DJ)

Sara’s been coloring my world since the first time I saw her perform. I am thrilled by her drawings so I’m busting out a new box of crayons! — Spike Gillespie(Author/Knitter/Office of Good Deeds)

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