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These 1967 Austin murals were going to be lost. Now see them at Mexic-Arte.November 28, 2022
Michael Barnes Austin American-Statesman Published October 18, 2022 Sometimes, it takes a community to make a miracle. At other times, just one person deserves the lion’s share of the credit […]
Sara Hickman + Rolling Stones’ Song = A New Anthem for Front Line WorkersOctober 25, 2020
NEXTTRIBE | OCTOBER 23, 2020 BY JEANNIE RALSTON Sara Hickman + Rolling Stones’ Song = A New Anthem for Front Line Workers Singer-songwriter Sara Hickman revised a Rolling Stones song, […]
Sara Hickman’s New Coloring Book Celebrates Texas MusiciansSeptember 9, 2020
Sara Hickman is known for her contributions to Texas music. In addition to her own recordings and performances, she served a term as Texas State Musician. Now, she’s celebrating the Lone Star State’s music in a new way – by publishing a coloring book.
Eklektikos InterviewFebruary 12, 2020
John Aielli interviews Sara on “Eklektikos”, touching on her music retirement and her new project “An Eclectic Array of Texas Musicians Coloring Book.”
Austin Chronicle on “Shine”August 22, 2013
Eclectic soundscapes and a wide range of rhythms to surround Hickman, whose vocals might be the most varied and emphatic of her career.
Sara Hickman Sheds Light on ShineAugust 1, 2013
Sara Hickman’s Shine resonates with singular luminosity. The Austin-based songwriter spoke to CMT Edge about Shine, her songwriting process and why she recorded in California.
Sara Hickman and Darden Smith: A new-album roundtable for twoJuly 25, 2013
Two of Austin’s most revered singer-songwriters deliver new albums this month. Sara Hickman’s Shinecame out yesterday, while Darden Smith’s Love Callingsees the light of day next week. I got the two longtime veterans of the local scene together to talk about their music, where they’ve been, and what they’re doing now.
PopMatters on “Shine”July 22, 2013
Sara Hickman: Shine By Zachary Houle 22 July 2013 PopMatters Associate Music Editor Nothing But Nice Sara Hickman might just be the most famous musician you’ve never heard of. She’s […]
Sara Hickman Tangos to Her Own BeatJuly 13, 2013
Don’t label the Texas singer-songwriter folk, country, bluegrass, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll or pop, because she plays them all and a whole lot more.
Drive, She SaidJune 27, 2013
Freed from production, business issues, Sara Hickman fully focused on music on new disc ‘Shine’ Montrose Press | By Mike Easterling, Managing Director | June 27, 2013 Sara Hickman is […]
Amnesty International: Why I Am Not Going to EurovisionMay 25, 2012
Sara Hickman: Why I Am Not Going to Eurovision May 25, 2012 at 3:25 PM By Sara Hickman, Official State Musician of Texas I have declined an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to […]
America Losing Faith In The Death Penalty – Sky NewsApril 4, 2012
A battle of conscience is under way in America after recently released figures showed there had been a dramatic fall in the number of death sentences. Sky’s Greg Milam visited Texas to hear both sides of the argument.
The growing market of kids musicDecember 21, 2011
by Chris Parker “This one goes out to the kids“: It’s arguably the hoariest sentiment in all of music, running alongside “Are you ready to ROCK?” Fortunately, it’s increasingly taken […]
masslive.com on “The Best of Times”November 11, 2011
By Kevin O’Hare, The Republican Various Artists, “The Best of Times: Texas Artists Performing The Music of Sara Hickman” (Sleeveless). THREE STARS She may not be that well known to […]
PopMatters on “The Best of Times”November 2, 2011
By Jedd Beaudoin, 2 November 2011 Sara Hickman’s songs shine in the hands of others. Texas certainly isn’t alone in suffering from what some might view as an assault on […]
Austin Chronicle on “The Best of Times”October 27, 2011
BY JIM CALIGIURI, FRI., OCT. 28, 2011 Texas Artists Performing the Music of Sara Hickman The Best of Times (Sleeveless) Never one to rest on her back catalogue, Sara Hickman […]
Austin startup, nonprofit use music to help schoolsOctober 12, 2011
Austin Business Journal by Sandra Zaragoza, Staff Writer Thursday, October 13, 2011 A couple of musical do-gooders want Austinites to buy some tunes to help funding-challenged schools. Bedrock, a startup […]
Sara Hickman performs Wednesday in ChinookOctober 6, 2011
Great Falls Tribune, October 6, 2011 The Northeastern Montana Arts Network brings Sara Hickman to Chinook on Wednesday. The show at Chinook High School starts at 7 p.m. Since 2010, […]
American Songwriter Sessions with Sara HickmanOctober 4, 2011
By American Songwriter, October 4th, 2011 Sara Hickman, the official state musician of Texas, recently dropped by the offices of American Songwriter to play a few songs and discuss her […]
Texan Has Heartfelt Message in MusicSeptember 22, 2011
By Mark Jordan Published Thursday, September 22, 2011 As a teenager, Sara Hickman, the Texas singer-songwriter who performs at the Levitt Shell on Sunday night, learned the habit of public […]
ACL Music Spotlight: Sara HickmanSeptember 12, 2011
From YNN.com Sara Hickman has a long and storied career in Austin performing for both children and adults. Hickman is a firm believer that “families that create together do great […]
Vintage Guitar Magazine on The Best Of TimesSeptember 6, 2011
In May 2010 Sara Hickman was named “Official State Musician of Texas.” And while she may not be quite as well-known as the last musician to hold that title, Willie […]
Midwest Record on The Best of Times
THE BEST OF TIMES Texas Artists Performing the Music of Sara Hickman/various: If you aren’t in Texas, Hickman is someone that probably fell off your radar 15 years ago when […]
Willie Nelson, Robert Earl Keen, Marcia Ball band together for Sara Hickman’s The Best of TimesAugust 26, 2011
BY ARDEN WARD Culture Map Austin, August 25, 2011 Sara Hickman is best known for her critically acclaimed work as a singer and songwriter, but she’s also an advocate for […]