"Home and Deranged" 

The Austin Lounge Lizards’ new release, Home & Deranged – their first studio album in seven years – shows their wit is as irreverently edgy and fun-pokingly ready as ever.

The Lizards are never more enjoyable than when deflating overblown egos with their laughable lampoons, and Home & Deranged provides plenty of send-ups of the self-centric. The album’s opening song from Conrad and Hank, Enough About Me, is a tongue-in-cheek takedown of the band’s music-industry counterparts who wholly embrace their own…

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The Tom Pittman Farewell Tour 

Tom Pittman, a founding member and intrepid banjoist, dobroist, and raconteur, is leaving the Lizards after 31 years.  Our Tom Pittman Farewell Tour will take us to some our favorite Texas venues as well as northern California and the East Coast.  Please check our calendar section for details.


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The Austin Lounge Lizards New Release! #30 Years of Lost Luggage" DVD 

“30 Years of Lost Luggage” is our new concert DVD filmed live this past February at our 30th anniversary celebration before a sold-out crowd at Austin's Texas Union Theater. Presented in “mock-umentary” format by filmmaker Steve Mims, it consists of performance footage edited from seven cameras, introductions and Lizard interviews by Austin’s legendary DJ Larry Monroe, and impetuous musical contributions from former Lizards. The concert was produced by our long-time friends at the Cactus Cafe.

The audio…

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Welcome our new bass player - Bruce Jones!! 

As of January 2010, Bruce Jones replaced Julieann Banks playing the bass and singing.  

"How did I get here? I feel like I just won the lottery. I'm still trying to figure out how I wound up being drafted to play bass with the fabulous, famous and fearless Austin Lounge Lizards, a band I've been in awe of since the first time I heard "Old Blevins" rolling out of the speakers of my 1969 VW bug.  I mean, this band is the Rolling Stones of the satirical bluegrass music world! How many bands ever make it to…

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Austin Lounge Lizards’ Latest Single Backed by New Video

Folk-rock-bluegrass-country quintet Austin Lounge Lizards (www.austinlizards.com), known for its snarky, satirical lyrics that spotlight and perforate and its awesome instrumental prowess, will release on June 23 a video single, “Too Big to Fail,” that takes on excesses of the new Gilded Age.

The video was produced and directed…

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