Finding your groove in the Austin restaurant scene is a challenge. With hundreds of amazing eateries slinging booze and food, aspiring businesses need a unique hook to stand out from the crowd. Enter Oz. Tap House, northwest Austin’s newest beer garden. By combining a state-of-the-art self-service tap wall with a rock star menu of pub favorites, this Four Points spot is poised to become a neighborhood favorite. [Read more…]
Welcome to February, amazing readers! With Valentine’s Day on the horizon and the frantic pulse of SXSW slightly over a month away, Austin is heating up. Luckily, our local music scene’s been scorching since the calendar flipped to the new year. This week, we recommend nationally-recognized country/rock, introspective folk, and a soul man at the top of his game. Get out there and listen local! [Read more…]
Howdy, ATX music lovers! Amazing that we’re already one month into 2019. Seems like just yesterday we were skimming the radio avoiding Christmas music and Top 100 lists. Thus far, the New Year’s been flush with killer live music, and this weekend in Austin is no exception. This time around, we recommend first-class ATX psych-rock, brassy soul/funk, and a rock-and-roll songstress who spits guitar-driven fire. Listen local! [Read more…]
Austin film fans have a host of options. From dine-in multiplexes like Alamo Drafthouse and Moviehouse, to small format screens like Galaxy and Violet Crown, there’s no lack of options. A stalwart supporter of local cinema, Austin Film Society’s new theater is carving its own niche by delivering the charm of a traditional art house theater, with a distinctly Austin vibe. [Read more…]
Three weeks into the new year and we’ve already been awash in rad local music. No reason to stop now! This weekend, we recommend multi-cultural folk, a blues/soul/pop princess, and chill synth worthy of the highest praise. Live it up and listen local! [Read more…]
Another week, another round of local shows worth trudging into the cold to see. For this weekend, we recommend a who’s-who of brilliant Austin musicians, cover show for the ages, and uplifting set of country/rock in a coffee shop. The weekend is coming, so get out there and listen local! [Read more…]
From the age of 13, Austin native Kady Rain knew she wanted to sing. During her formative years, she channeled her creative energies into everything from music camp to her own high school band. But it wasn’t until her split with a local sludge metal band did she settle on her current pop direction.
Good tidings, music fans! Another weekend is on the horizon and, with it, a brand new slate of local music. This week, we recommend blistering southern rock, spacey dream pop, and an award-winning Americana band. If nothing else, we have eclectic taste. As always, remember to listen local in Austin! [Read more…]
Happy New Year, music lovers! With the holiday season firmly in the rear view mirror, it’s time to dive back into our beloved local scene. And if your pockets are drained from a season of spending, then Free Week is here to relieve the pressure.
This week, we’re highlighting three standout shows from a slate of dozens, for your listening and attending pleasure. Show up to support the Red River District; enjoy the freebies; and listen local! [Read more…]
Congrats! You’ve survived the holidays! With the presents unpacked, dinners finished, and eggnog drained from every fridge, many may take the week between Christmas and New Year’s to curl up and Netflix binge.
But not you, stalwart seeker of holiday fun! Whether you’re thirsty for a cocktail and a conversation, or a parent sick of kids running up the walls, there’s plenty to do in Austin between Dec. 26-30, 2018. We’ve picked one event a day to keep the good times going during the season’s down-time. [Read more…]