CMT News on “The Best of Times”

August 23, 2011

Willie Nelson’s elegant rendition of “Simply” kicks off The Best of Times, a two-disc tribute to Texas singer-songwriter Sara Hickman. The 38-song compilation also features admirers such as Shawn Colvin, […]

Maverick Magazine on “The Best of Times”

July 3, 2011

By Arthur Wood, Maverick Magazine UK Yet another Sara Hickman musical project that thoroughly deserves your support THE BEST OF TIMES is a double disc set that collates thirty-eight of […]

Willie Nelson, Rhett Miller and More on New Sara Hickman Compilation

June 18, 2011

Sara Hickman’s new 38-track compilation Best of Times will feature Willie Nelson, Robert Earl Keen, Rhett Miller and more. Here are the official details: With an unwavering dedication to increased […]

Sara Hickman’s New Project Best of Times To Feature Willie Nelson, Robert Earl Keen, and more

June 17, 2011

By Jason Tanamor With an unwavering dedication to increased awareness and funding for arts education and a passion for art and the creative process, Sara Hickman provides a unique and […]

Two Cool Women Spread Love of Art

June 16, 2011

By Jeff Prince Despite it’s reputation for stockyards and slaughterhouses, Fort Worth artists were on the cutting edge of modern art in Texas during the mid-20th century. Since then, people […]

Lee Zimmerman on “The Best of Times”

May 28, 2011

Various ArtistsThe Best of Times: Texas Artists Performing the Music of Sara Hickman (Sleeveless) In conceiving an album meant as a fundraiser benefiting a favorite charity, specifically the most […]

ACL festival lineup boasts some big names

May 17, 2011

By Joey Guerra / Houston Chronicle | Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Kanye West, Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire and Coldplay are among the big names slated for the 10th anniversary of […]

Statesman women’s conference announces keynote speakers

April 30, 2011

By Joshunda Sanders, AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF | April 30, 2011 The Austin Women’s Conference & Show, a one-day conference meant to inspire and empower local women to lead at work, at […]

What Can We Glean from Austin’s Thriving Music Scene?

March 24, 2011

By Rain Perry 03/24/2011 A couple of weeks ago at Zoey’s, at the behest of Eric Wallner, the creative economy specialist for the city of Ventura, I was the token […]

KVPAC Features Sara Hickman

February 24, 2011

Thursday, February 24, 2011 – Houston Sara Hickman, Texas State Musician of the Year, performed at the Villagio Town Center’s VIP in Katy at the ARTreach Texas Music Project […]

State Musician Sara Hickman: “Don’t Cut the Arts”

February 17, 2011

Texas Tribune | by Justin Dehn and Andrew Weber 2/17/2011 Sara Hickman released her first album in 1986. Since then, she’s been writing and touring across the state and the […]

Actors hear ‘Angels Sing’

February 14, 2011

Connie Britton, Harry Connick Jr. top holiday film By DAVE MCNARY Connie Britton and Harry Connick Jr. are toplining holiday family film “When Angels Sing,” directed by Tim McCanlies (“Secondhand […]

Awesome Artist, Awesome Cause

February 5, 2011

You know what would be awesome? If you were named 2010 Official State Musician of Texas. And if you had an album of your original songs performed by the likes […]

KUT Arts Eclectic on “The Best of Times”

Last year, Austin’s own Sara Hickman was surprised to find herself named the State Musician of Texas. Deciding to make use of her newfound status, she gathered together some 38 […]

Austin Chronicle on “Best of Times”

February 3, 2011

‘Best of Times’ It’s good to have friends By Robert Faires Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 What began with a simple question – “How can I use the title of Official […]

Andy Langer’s Backstage Pass on “Big Bird, Little Bird”

December 27, 2010

Austin singer-songwriter Sara Hickman has evolved into a popular children’s performer, and her DVD “Big Bird Little Bird” is designed for toddlers and preschoolers, with animated videos that match each […]

NAPPA Review of “Big Bird, Little Bird”

November 3, 2010

Using a remarkable talent that is normally marketed to older listeners, Texas State Musician Sara Hickman has produced a video album for children that will strike a range of chords […]

Donald Teplyske on “Absence of Blame”

October 30, 2010

Having recorded in Texas for more than 20 years, Sara Hickman is a celebrated writer and singer; most recently, she was named the Official State Musician of Texas for 2010. […]

Wylie House Concert Review

Trying to describe Sara to someone who hasn’t heard her is a daunting task. Those who have only seen her on late night TV perhaps have a clue, but a […]

Lava Magazine review of “Absence of Blame”

September 22, 2010

COOL AURAL CHICK FLICKS FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE INDEED. By Rob Patterson If there is a heaven and when/if I get there, the welcoming voice I expect I’ll hear is […]

“The official state songbird” – Denton Record-Chronicle

UNT alum finds upside to a packed schedule, pops across Texas as musical ambassador By Lucinda Breeding / Features Editor Ever since Sara Hickman was named Texas’ official state musician […]

Pasadena Weekly: “The art of living”

September 2, 2010

The Art of Living Singer-songwriter Sara Hickman celebrates everyday life Friday at Neighborhood Church Taking the easy route is not Sara Hickman’s natural MO. Informed she had been chosen to […]

Ventura County Star: “Sara swamped”

August 26, 2010

Overachieving Texas singer Sara Hickman heads to Ojai for a house concert By Bill Locey, August 26, 2010 Sara Hickman, the multi-tasking musical mom out of Texas, will make a […] reviews of “Absence of Blame”

August 7, 2010

Austin-based singer/songwriter Sara Hickman’s music is sometimes hard for me to categorize. Sometimes she writes humorous songs – in the same vein as Christine Lavin – and some times she […]

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