Another day, another week in mandatory confinement. While many of us are starting to (safely) stretch our legs into the world, it’s going to be awhile before new normal reveals itself. In the meantime, snuggle up on the sofa to a host of Austin musicians doing their best to keep us entertained during the pandemic. Stay safe; donate to artists if your finances allow; and listen local![Read more…]
Another week, another weekend of killer music. As Texas slowly rises from the personal rubble of the pandemic, our local music scene continues to provide great entertainment with perfect social distancing. As always, continue to share links and and support financially if you’re able. Oh yeah, and listen local![Read more…]
Happy Thursday! As we continue to shelter in place, the music we’re listening to can anchor us in the midst of uncertainty. It’s a tough time for everyone, so any time, love, or funds you can provide our local talent is greatly appreciated. Enjoy this week’s picks and always listen local![Read more…]
Another week, another seven days of quarantined existence. Whether you’re bouncing off the walls due to life’s pause button, or stressing over health and financial realities, we’re all feeling this crisis in our own personal way. Luckily, Austin’s music scene continues to deliver great live streams to ease tension and fuel celebration. Check ’em out, support via virtual tip jars, and listen local![Read more…]
Just when people assume the Austin music scene has been chocked lifeless by the pandemic, our local musicians continue to release absolute bangers. Whether you dig dreamy synth pop or Latin love, here are six sensational singles you need to listen to today.[Read more…]
Howdy, quarantined Austin! While news of partial openings have locals both horrified and hopeful in equal measure, the safest place to be still remains in your home, on the couch. Luckily, our music scene continues to churn out quality live music online. This weekend, I suggest a world music master, a stunning jazz vocalist, and an acoustic brunch served up by an Austin legend. Stay safe and keep listening local![Read more…]
Howdy, Austin! As we continue to hunker down in our homes, we need music to brighten our day. Luckily, many of our local musical heroes are performing live via online streaming. This weekend, we recommend a beloved world music four-piece, an unexpected reunion, and a weekly dose of soulful songs from a true talent. Stay safe and listen local![Read more…]
Farther we go into the COVID-19 rabbit hole, but with our newfound isolation comes more awesome livestream performances. This week, we recommend a monstrous super stream, Austinot favorite, and world-class DJ. Stay safe; stay home; and continue to listen local![Read more…]
You know what? Virtu-shows are fun! While the energy and community of a live performance can’t be replaced, I thoroughly enjoyed butt dancing in my chair last week to the sounds of Mobley and Sydney Wright. The “we’re in this together” vibe held its own special magic.
This week we recommend a classic folk duo, living room honky tonk, and an interactive stream from one of Austin’s guitar-playing favorites.[Read more…]
It’s dark days for the Austin music scene. With every venue closed for the foreseeable future, the effects of coronavirus are a gut punch to everyone from artists, to venue owners, to the fine folks slinging drinks and checking your ID.
But all is not lost. There are still several ways to support the Austin music community despite the crippling closures. Here are five ways you can make a difference.[Read more…]