#MusicMonday: Shakey Graves Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Breakout Debut Album with Re-release of “Roll the Bones X”

by Leean Vargas on April 26, 2021

Austin-based musician Shakey Graves recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of his breakout debut album, “Roll the Bones,” originally released exclusively on Bandcamp. The special double LP release is now available on all digital service providers...

Live Music: Songs Under the Stars at Austin’s ZACH Theatre

by Britni Rachal on April 14, 2021

With an intriguing variety of musical performances, Austin’s innovative and award-winning ZACH Theatre is back in action Now through May 9, Songs Under the Stars is back for a spring season. The socially distant series...

Road to Recovery: Musically Fed Food Drive to Benefit Music Industry Workers

by Leean Vargas on April 7, 2021

Live music is back in Austin and better than ever! And for a great cause, too.  Long Live Music, in partnership with the Long Center and the Luck Family Foundation, has been raising funds and...

#MusicMonday: Zach Person’s Lead Single Can’t Stop Climbing the Charts

by Leean Vargas on March 29, 2021

Zach Person’s lead single “Can’t Stop Running,” continues to climb college and non-comm radio charts. 40 stations have added the track nationwide, with five of them quickly charting the song in their Top 30.  The...

#TXVoices: Kilgore’s Ally Venable, Award-Winning Blues Rock Guitarist & Singer

by Bob Valleau on March 17, 2021

Ally Venable has found her passion. And it's going to make this young Texas musician a powerhouse. The turning 22-year-old, leader of the Ally Venable Band, started singing at an early age in her church...

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South By South Wherever You Are: The Evolution of SXSW

by Daniel Ramirez on March 16, 2021

March is here and, this year, it marks a severe milestone. It has been one year in this pandemic landscape, and it is beyond denial that life has changed in such a significant way. We...

#Music Monday: Singer, Songwriter Israel Nash Soothes Texas with “Topaz”

by Gracie Watt on March 15, 2021

Recorded near his home in the Hill Country, Topaz, the new album from singer/songwriter Israel Nash, hits close to home in more ways than one.  Released March 12, the candid, textured album was recorded at...

Five Minutes With Austin Music Legend Nakia

by Leean Vargas on February 15, 2021

Nakia quickly became a fan favorite on season one of NBC's “The Voice,” when he used his big grizzly voice to transform pop songs into his own unique style.  But long before Nakia was a...