Your ACL Cheat Sheet | Austin City Limits Music Festival Playlists

by Daniel Ramirez on October 6, 2017

So, you want to know who to see and don't know what band names correspond to the songs you know and love on the radio? We've got you covered, no matter what day you choose...

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DITCH Your Plans | Austin City Limits Music Festival is Here

by Daniel Ramirez on October 6, 2017

So, you've just gotten to work. You've poured your coffee and you're wondering why the drive to work was, on a Friday, slightly easier this morning. And, as you check into your social media feed,...

Jon Pardi’s Lucky Tonight Tour | Stubb’s Outdoors October 20

by Doug Flatt on October 2, 2017

Jon Pardi/Midland/Runaway June play Stubb's Friday, October 20, 2017 •  Show at 7:00 p.m. • Get Tickets Here  Jon Pardi's current single "Heartache on the Dance Floor" is top 5-and-climbing on the Billboard Country Airplay charts and marks...

Depeche Mode | Sexy Relevance

by Amy Lemen on September 27, 2017

Depeche Mode, Austin360 Amphitheater, September 20, 2017.  All photography Amy Lemen & Sparta Komissarova I first saw Depeche Mode in 1990 on the World Violation Tour to support the release of Violator. Alt rock band...

Surviving Austin City Limits Music Festival 2017 | A Quick Guide

by Daniel Ramirez on September 26, 2017

So, you’ve gotten or are getting your ACL one-day or three-day wristband. You’ve got the weekend planned and your crew is prepping for a fantastic time in Zilker Park. Fingers crossed, the mercury on the...

Listen. You Can Hear It Coming. | Austin City Limits Music Festival

by Daniel Ramirez on September 25, 2017

You can almost hear it, if you listen closely. Carrying in on the breeze, there’s a song in the air. Maybe it’s haunting, saying “I cannot remember anything you said…” It could be whispering, “You...

A Texas Legend Lengthens His Shadow – Lyle Lovett at ACL Live at the Moody Theater

by Daniel Ramirez on September 13, 2017

[Author's note: This show was on the eve of Hurricane Harvey hitting the Houston and Gulf Coast areas. It seemed poor timing to release the review while so many of our neighbors were in peril....

A (New) Lone Star on the Rise

by Daniel Ramirez on August 30, 2017

If you don’t consider Texan Aaron Watson a household name, on par with the likes of Willie Nelson and Lyle Lovett, give it a little time. He didn’t sign to a Nashville label when he...

Foreigner at 40: Still Feels like the First Time

by Greg Lemen on August 28, 2017

What kind of birthday party starts with “Rock and Roll” involves the “Dream Police” and ends feeling “Hot Blooded?” Check it and see, that would be the blistering event that unfolded at the Austin360 Amphitheater...