Less than two weeks until Christmas. If that sentence fills you with anxious thoughts of Lakeline Mall, 360 traffic, and stockings left unfilled, then chill this weekend with live music. This time around, we recommend a fun-filled supergroup, more Sabrina Ellis than you can handle, and a guitar queen’s celebration show. Relax, enjoy the holidays, and always listen local! [Read more…]
Ready to panic? Thanksgiving is next week! Destressing will be crucial as we prepare for the season ahead, and what better way to do so than with rad live music. This weekend, we recommend eclectic Americana, classical/folk, and a wonderful day of music in support of a great cause. Get out, enjoy Austin, and always listen local! [Read more…]
It’s weekend time, my beautiful Austin! We’ve been yearning for our three-day reprieve since Monday, so let’s jump right in. This weekend, we recommend classic Austin indie, legendary outlaw country, and psycho swing worth staying up late for. Enjoy the music and–as always–listen local! [Read more…]
Another week, another weekend! As we come down from the costumed chaos, it’s time to get back in the groove of live, local music. This weekend, we recommend a rad music fest, Jim Morrison-tinged psych rock, and early 2000s-era emo rock. Dive in, stalwart music fans–and listen local! [Read more…]
Before I jump into my concert picks, I want to wish all those affected by severe weather the very best as they begin to clean up and piece their lives back together. Fortunately, we have a vibrant music scene capable of transporting us above our current surroundings. That’s the magic of music.
This weekend, we recommend dreamy, soft indie pop, dance-tastic R&B/funk/soul, and theatrical ’80s electro-goth. Enjoy the weekend and listen local! [Read more…]
One weekend down, one more to go! As ACL Fest hurtles towards its second weekend, those of us bereft of wristbands will need something to listen to. Thankfully, our fine city is packed to the gills with fine, local music. This weekend, we recommend psychedelic cumbia, post-punk beach bop, and evocative, banjo-driven folk. Only in Austin, ladies and gents. Enjoy the weekend and keep listening local! [Read more…]
Cooler weather, Halloween party planning, Austin City Limits Music Festival. When I think of October, that’s what immediately springs to mind. For two weekends, Zilker Park transforms for a musical experience unmatched in our fair city and far beyond.
While headliners like Metallica and Paul McCartney dominate the headlines this year, our local music scene is well-represented for those intrepid enough to arrive early and support Austin artists. To help you navigate our local talent, here’s a rundown of every Austin artist playing ACL Fest 2018. Listen local!
Fall is here, faithful readers! With a weekend promising temps in the kinda sorta 80s, you no longer have the “it’s too hot” excuse for missing out on local, live music. This weekend, we recommend classic country, one of Austin’s most beloved newish bands, and eclectic psych/groove/rock worth traveling miles to see.
Get outside, get to a show, and always listen local! [Read more…]
Welcome to the weekend, glorious readers! The space of time between Friday evening and Monday morning should be reserved for friends, family, and copious amounts of local live music. To fill this void, we recommend heartfelt country, blistering hard rock, and an annual festival worth braving downtown. Enjoy the weekend and–as always–listen local! [Read more…]