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Long before he became a fixture of soccer on TV in the U.S., Adrian Healey visited Austin as a Boston-area alternative rock radio DJ in 1994. His memories of South by Southwest that year include a 24-year-old Beck Hansen lighting the city on fire with his hit single “Loser” and opening for Johnny Cash at Emo’s.
“I had an amazing few days,” Healey told the American-Statesman. “Didn’t get to come back for years and years, but I’ve always thought it was a very, very special place.”
In the intervening years, the city watched Healey from afar as he became a leading voice for