A Seasonal Delight | Genre Crossing with Conspirare Christmas and Carrie Rodriguez

by Julie Bonnin on December 14, 2017

"An awe-inspiring performance." For two hours Friday, the performers of Conspirare Christmas with Carrie Rodriguez, filled Houston’s St. Luke's United Methodist Church sanctuary with the glorious sounds of an improbable, genre-crossing array of compositions. Craig...

Five Minutes With Jim Eno | On Spoon, Black Fret & Supporting Musicians

by Deborah Hamilton-Lynne on December 8, 2017

The biggest obstacle to making music my career was the financial uncertainty of the music business. You may know Jim Eno as the drummer for Austin's favorite Indie Rock band, Spoon.  While the band has...

Gifts With Love From Texas

by The Elves at Texas Lifestyle Magazine on December 5, 2017

From the proud Texan to the loved one feeling homesick, to the new Texas resident, we have a list that is bound to make anyone loved from deep in the heart of Texas.   [slideshow_deploy...

Festival of Texas Fiddling | Dec 2, Twin Sisters Dance Hall, Blanco

by Bonnie Bauer on December 1, 2017

When people think of Texas music, acoustic guitars, cowboy hats and fiddle players in cowboy boots playing on a stage in a dance hall is usually what comes to mind. From country, to Creole and...

Five Minutes With William Petz | Quiet Events Founder

by Julie Tereshchuk on November 14, 2017

We loved Quiet Events at ACL, and wanted to meet the founder of this silent disco company, which is headquartered in New York. Turns out, William ‘Will’ Petz (pictured above) is a computer science graduate who...

On Your Feet! Telling the Gloria & Emilio Estefan Story, Broadway Hit Congas to Houston

by Bebe Brown on November 9, 2017

The hit Broadway musical On Your Feet! is based on the lives of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY® winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan. The show follows the Estefans to superstardom,...

Show of the Week | 50 Years of ‘Blonde on Blonde’ with Old Crow Medicine Show

by Khrysi Briggs on November 8, 2017

If you're looking for an unforgettable night of musical nostalgia in Austin this weekend, consider spending an evening with Bob Dylan. On Friday night at Bass Concert Hall, GRAMMY Award-winning Old Crow Medicine Show will...

Picture This | Austin, 1970s, Hippies, Rednecks, Antone’s, The Armadillo, Live Music

by Leslie Barrett on November 1, 2017

Watt Casey was there, and that is what he did. Watt Matthews Casey, Jr. grew up in Albany, Texas, surrounded by music. His grandmother was a fabulous piano player, his grandfather a renowned composer. With this...