R&B/hip-hop icon Lauryn Hill made the most of her weekend in Austin with a Fun Fun Fun Fest performance and her ‘Austin City Limits’ debut taping. The rare television performance was everything you think it was, and then some.
Some of the state’s best punk rock musicians came together at Red 7 to not only pay tribute to their favorite punk bands, but also to support the Tony Sly Music Foundation For Kids.
Former Rilo Kiley frontowman and your girlfriend’s #WCW Jenny Lewis taped her solo debut on ‘Austin City Limits’ on Wednesday. Check out the photos and a few notes for the upcoming episode.
Self-proclaimed Nick Cave & the Badseeds superfan Chris Thompson tells us about Cave’s ‘Austin City Limits’ taping. Look for the show to air at a later date.
The wild-wold West was in the house Tuesday night at Mohawk as rap icons E-40 and Too Short performed to pack house of hip-hop heads. We had five on it, ya dig? Foshiggity.
Andrew Stockdale and his current Wolfmother bandmates came through Austin for a headlining concert at Emo’s on May 10. They still got “it” according to writer Eli Watson. Read his review and check out our live photos from the show.
Indie rock fans were treated to a three band ear-gasm on Monday night as Tokyo Police Club, Geographer and Said The Whale performed at Emo’s.
So we finally recovered from our epic weekend that included seeing The Dillinger Escape Plan at Mohawk. Tera Melos and Vattnet Viskar opened the show. Sweaty dudes, stage diving and balcony jumps…the usual.
Que Onda Gueros? Alt-rock fave Beck performed on Sunday, Apr. 27, for Austin City Limits’ 40th season on PBS. Check out the details and live photos before the episode airs this fall.
Equals celebrated their debut full-length album ‘Tracts’ at Empire Control Room & Garage on Apr. 11. Roger Sellers and Future Death joined the party. Check out our live photos from Nicholas Kwasny.
Electro-pop artist Conway was the opener for super star Ellie Goulding at the Austin Music Hall on Saturday, Mar. 22. Photographer Mary Rehak was on hand to shoot these live photos of the hot up-and-comer.
Staff writer and ACL Fest virgin recaps her experience during Weekend One. Before reading keep in mind she’s in her early twenties and her taste sort of reflects that. That being said, she does keep it real and isn’t impressed by just anyone.
Red Bull had an Austin Sound Select concert at Stubb’s this past Saturday featuring The Dandy Warhols and Theophilus London. Austin’s own The Sour Notes and Gentleman Rogues opened.
Two Door Cinema Club is a hard band not to dance to. But how can you blame the ladies? Women seem to go a little loco over the whole skinny jeans, poppy jams and Irish accent thing.
Snow Patrol and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds came to Austin as part of their double headlining tour of North America. Special guest, Jake Bugg, opened up the show which was held at the Austin Music Hall.
Alanis Morissette played a sold-out show at Stubb’s on Oct. 30. She performed a lot of her old hits during the two-hour set, so it kind of felt like I stepped through a time warp back to the ’90s.
A girl never forgets her first time. For me, my first time with Gwar was on Thursday, Oct. 25., as Gwar unleashed their metal mayhem on Emo’s. Gwar puts on one hell of a show.
“Austin, Texas ain’t nothin’ to f**k with,” legendary rapper GZA yelled, during his performance at the Mohawk on Friday, Oct. 5. Known as the Wu-Tang Clan’s “spiritual head,” GZA proudly proclaimed the gospel of the Staten Island hip-hop collective. And with our Wu-Tang Ws held high in the night sky, we listened attentively. Before GZA […]
“Did y’all bring yo’ clique tonight,” asked the house DJs opening for 2 Chainz, on Thursday, September 27. Although clique-less, I had a great time watching the artist formerly known as “Tity Boi,” cater to a sold-out crowd at La Zona Rosa. Mainstream hip-hop hits greeted fans as they made their way into the venue. […]
Sometimes you just need a pick-me-up. For me, that pick-me-up came in the form of the Scream It Like You Mean It tour last week at Emo’s. Lately, I’ve been feeling bored, tired and unsatisfied with the hardcore scene, but this tour was exactly what I needed to remind me why I love this music. […]