Dave Matthews Band Delivers Again, Despite Controversy

by Greg Lemen on June 5, 2018

The Dave Matthews Band played a long, gracious set at the Austin360 Amphitheater on their May 22nd visit to the Capitol city. Humbled yet vicious, the act seemed to be reinventing itself ever since allegations...

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...

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...

Eric Tessmer On SXSW, Magnets & Being Born in the Wrong Decade

by Greg Lemen on March 5, 2018

With SXSW upon us it is due time to catch up with Eric Tessmer, the Austin-based guitar slinger, who is headed home for a short stint in an otherwise world-wind start to 2018. The intense...

Classic Rock Comes To Austin

by Greg Lemen on June 26, 2017

Although Chicago and The Doobie Brothers formed nearly a half-century ago, the bands recently pulled in for a pit stop at the Austin360 amphitheater adjacent to the Circuit of The Americas racetrack on Saturday, June...