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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 the rest of the country, yet any singer who’s got a 38-song double-CD filled with artists from her state of Texas saluting … Read More »
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 the arts, but this two-disc compilation suggests that citizens of the Lone Star State may be among the most vocal opponents of … Read More »
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 employed part of her 2010 as Official Texas State Musician to pull together this double disc set benefiting the Theatre Action Project, a … Read More »
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 aimed at fundraising for schools through the sale of all-digital music compilations, launched this fall as a pilot program at several Austin-area schools. … Read More »
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, Hickman has served as the Official State Musician of Texas, following in the footsteps of Willie Nelson. A recording artist since 1989, … Read More »
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 service from her grandmothers, one of whom gave time at a local hospital. Following her lead, young Hickman would volunteer in the … Read More »
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 Nelson, this tribute will go a long way toward raising her profile.
Hickman has released 17 albums since she began her … Read More »
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 she had to wind up buying her unreleased masters back from Elektra when the label went through an abrupt sea change. … Read More »
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 youth art education, and a fierce one at that.
When Hickman was awarded the title of State Musician of Texas for 2010 – … Read More »
Sales of this compilation of Sara’s songs covered by renowned Texas artists — like Willie Nelson and Robert Earl Keen — go to benefit art, music and theatre to kids in Central Texas schools.