Happy awesome August, lovely Austin! While the sweltering heat may feel less than exceptional, there’s an entire city of killer music to explore, heat or no heat. This weekend, we recommend an ATX guitar goddess, music benefit for a worthy cause, and the finest beer and brats bash of the year. Enjoy the weekend and always listen local![Read more…]
Welcome to the weekend, Austin! If you can’t stay cool outside, you might as well feel cool watching our local musicians do what they do best. This time around, we recommend a local legend record release celebration, standout gig during a Red River extravaganza, and local singer/songwriter on the brink of a breakout year. Have a smashing weekend and listen local![Read more…]
The heat of summer is in full effect and there’s nothing better for a case of the hotness than fine local music. This weekend, we suggest an incredible lawn party, and a double tap of indie rock and power punk. Grab some sun tan lotion, get out on the town, and listen local![Read more…]
Another steamy weekend is on the horizon and, with it, another slate of sensational local music. This weekend, we recommend old school country, an all-female singer/songwriter showcase, and a local musician’s legendary birthday party.
It’s a fine time to be hanging out in Austin, Texas, so do it up in style, y’all. Listen local![Read more…]
Happy Fourth of July weekend, friends! Amidst the barbecues, fireworks, and American flags, there’s a solid slate of awesome local music waiting to be enjoyed. This weekend, we recommend Mexican electronic, an award-winning indie rocker, and a singer/songwriter worth traveling miles to see. Enjoy the weekend and always listen local![Read more…]
Seriously? June is almost in the rear view and the summer swelter is officially in gear. After a day of floating the river, dipping at Barton Springs, or simply avoiding the temps, get out on the town for some sweet live music.
This week, we recommend spacey ’70s folk rock, a wild folk/punk band with a 20-year career (and counting), and a bouncy pop/rock group designed around fun and Austin weird. Stay cool, stay awesome, and listen local.[Read more…]
Howdy, hella rad Austinites! The heat of summer is upon us and what better way to celebrate the warmer months than steamy music from around the world. This weekend, we take a sonic tour through dozens of genres, styles, and influences. We start with Middle Eastern, segue into female-fronted Latin, and close with a band so diverse, I’d run out of space defining them. Enjoy the weekend and listen local![Read more…]
Happy Father’s Day, dads and dudes! As a fellow member of the I-dad-so-hard community, I say Sunday should be a day of appreciation and reflection on all the hard work, sacrifices, and love you pour into your families. And yes, dadding can also be super fun.
But why does Dad Day have to be limited to Sunday? There’s great live music all weekend! This week, we recommend ROT Rally heavy metal and two record release parties guaranteed to please. Enjoy the weekend and listen local![Read more…]
Another weekend, another massive slate of incredible live music. This time around, we recommend a Black Fret showcase, Austin rock violinist’s latest project, and ’80s synth Knight Rider would be proud of. Dig the weekend, dig the vibes, and listen local![Read more…]
It’s 7:30 in the evening on a random Wednesday and Little Woodrow’s at Southpark Meadows is rocking. As smokey Colombian rhythm mainlines into my ears, my right leg refuses to quit jumping to the beat. A perma-smile is plastered to my face. With a quietly attentive Black Fret crowd behind me, everyone seems transfixed by the soulful, haunting sound of cumbia, salsa, and Latin jazz.[Read more…]