Jay Reatard dead at 29

Musician Jay Reatard reportedly died last night in his sleep of unspecified causes. He was a prolific, talented songwriter, and modern music's a lot worse off without him. Read Rolling Stone's slightly more extensive write up here.


Since 1986, the SA Current has served as the free, independent voice of San Antonio, and we want to keep it that way.

Becoming an SA Current Supporter for as little as $5 a month allows us to continue offering readers access to our coverage of local news, food, nightlife, events, and culture with no paywalls.

Join today to keep San Antonio Current.

Scroll to read more Current Events articles

Join SA Current Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.