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Best Of The Fest: 25 Things You Shouldn’t Miss At SXSW

by Khrysi Briggs on March 13, 2017

Whether you sprung for credentials or just wanna hit free day parties like the rock star you are, we’ve compiled all the can’t-miss events at this year’s SXSW South by Southwest is one of the...

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Keeping SXSW Funky With Mama K & The Shades

by Alysha Kaye Mendez on March 9, 2017

Mama K & The Shades are definitely a local must-see with their jazz-soul-R&B-funk combo of high-energy sound of a 10-piece band you have to see to believe. If you’re a night owl, catch them on...

The Ultimate SXSW Guide: Tips From a Serial Adventurer

by Khrysi Briggs on March 7, 2017

Whether you’ve traveled hundreds of miles to attend or spent a month’s rent to spring for that Platinum Badge, odds are you’ve been planning this musical odyssey for months now. With the big shindig finally...

The Peterson Brothers Put Their Stamp On The Future Of Blues.

by Khrysi Briggs on March 6, 2017

The first time I meet The Peterson Brothers, life just dealt them a pair of crushing blows. That morning, their father lost his cousin; a man he says was always more like a brother to...

Kickin’ It Old School With Galen James

by Alysha Kaye Mendez on February 22, 2017

Remember when music was recorded on tape — a few takes, in the moment, no digital sound effects with a million computerized edits along the way? Galen James, who recently moved to Austin to be...

The Black Excellence Tribute Returns With David Banner

by Nick Bailey on February 6, 2017

Austinites are in for a major treat as The Black Excellence Tribute returns for its third year, with an all-star lineup of poets, performers, artists and more at Austin’s AISD Performing Arts Center Saturday, February...

Austin Free Week 2017: 10 Shows You Shouldn’t Miss

by Khrysi Briggs on January 2, 2017

Free Week has officially arrived in Austin, and with it comes an overwhelming list of shows, events and parties to choose from over the next 14 days (I guess “free two weeks” just doesn’t have...

Circuit of the Americas Rocks the Hottest Fall Lineup in the Live Music Capital

by Khrysi Briggs on October 17, 2016

It’s Friday night in Austin, Texas, and it’s finally starting to feel like fall. Everywhere I look, people of all ages, shapes, colors, and walks of life are chatting, waiting in line for beer or...