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…]
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…]
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…]
With every bar, restaurant, and venue closed for the foreseeable future, the local music landscape may seem bleak. But don’t fear, music lover! Many of our top artists are still playing to the masses via the World Wide Web. Whether it’s on Instagram, Facebook, or YouTube, catching your favorite Austin artist is only a click away. Support them however you can and keep listening local![Read more…]
Howdy weekend, Austin! Another week closer to the big festival. And while illness fears are very real, I’d be remiss if I didn’t recommend some rad local shows coming up. This weekend, we recommend an underground band showcase, ’80s-era synth-pop, and mellow, harmony-driven indie rock. Be safe, wash your hands thoroughly, and listen local![Read more…]
February is almost in the books. With an extra Leap Year day on the calendar, there’s no better time to take in live music in Austin. This weekend we recommend fuzzed-out psych, stunning soul, and a recently re-branded folk/rock outfit more than worth your time. Listen local, y’all![Read more…]
Welcome to the almost weekend, Austinites! With the biggest festival of the year officially less than a month away, it’s time to run downtown and check out some music before the tourists invade. This weekend, we recommend delightful garage rock/pop, a split EP celebration, and an Americana act’s latest record release.
Enjoy the weekend and always listen local![Read more…]
Happy Valentine’s Day, Austin! With all the dinner reservations, flower purchases, and stacks of chocolate being bought, it’s hard to lose sight of what really makes a relationship tick: experiencing life as a couple. And what better way to do so than by checking out live music!
This weekend, we recommend a Latin ska blowout, tender acoustic set by a famed Austin band, and chill ’70s-style psych. Lots to love with your love, so listen local![Read more…]