She Is Back: Kelly Willis and ‘Back Being Blue’

by Greg Lemen on May 30, 2018

Kelly Willis has emerged with her first solo album in 11 years, dubbed ‘Back Being Blue.’ With tracks described by her as “folky-country, ‘60s-era sounding,” this album threads heartache through four cover songs and six...

Erika Wennerstrom, musician, sits amid the Texas greenery.

Music Monday | Putting the Heart in Heartless

by Daniel Ramirez on May 28, 2018

Erika Wennerstrom's voice is like coming home to anyone who has lived in Austin for any length of time over the past decade. Darlings of indie radio, music venues of all sizes in town, and...

Five Minutes With the Tin Man | Trumpeter Extraordinaire Jeff Taylor

by Bob Valleau on May 21, 2018

Dallas resident Jeff Taylor is an accomplished trumpeter and recipient of numerous awards who has performed before four presidents. Jeff has also played with some of the most popular jazz musicians, including the legendary Maynard...

It’s Her Time: Kat Edmonson Returns to Texas with Delicious New Album

by Greg Lemen on May 17, 2018

Before rock ‘n’ roll and television, big bands, classy jazz and sumptuous singers dominated home radios and the silver screen. Kat Edmonson, who graces the Austin City Limits Live stage May 19th, reaches back in...

Five Minutes With Eric Warner, Karbach Brewmaster

by Gabi De la Rosa on May 16, 2018

Brace yourselves! Meteorologists from all over the Lone Star State agree that summer 2018 is going to be a warm one. Lucky for us, Karbach Brewing Company is around to not only quench our thirst...

Music Monday | Fortress Festival 2018

by Daniel Ramirez on May 7, 2018

In the "Live Music Capital of the World," this past week saw the much-anticipated release of the Austin City Limits Music Festival lineup, replete with headliners and trending bands sure to sell out both weekends...

Tacos & Lucha Libre Anyone? Unique Fest Takes Over the Dallas Farmer’s Market

by Leslie Chatman on April 25, 2018

There’s no better way to spend your Saturday evening than with tacos, lucha libre wrestlers and live music. And that’s what you can do this weekend, as the Fourth Annual Taco Libre rolls into Dallas. Bringing...

Star-Studded Gala: Mack, Jack and McConaughey Returns to Austin for 6th Year

by Britni Rachal on April 17, 2018

Matthew McConaughey playing on a bongo with the Dixie Chicks and Jack Ingram singing Miranda Lambert’s popular “Tinman” song. Those are two things you’d have seen if you made it out to this year’s Mack,...

Celebrating Selena at Fiesta de la Flor

by Alex Temblador on April 9, 2018

She was a Texas star---known as the Queen of Cumbia and the Queen of Tejano Music. She had the first Tejano record that achieved gold status. She successfully crossed over into the mainstream English music...