#MusicMonday: The Traveller’s All-American Road Show Makes Stops in Texas

by Brian Maass on March 9, 2020

When I was growing up in Austin, country music was defined by legends like George Strait, Johnny Cash and Waylon, Willie and the boys.  Update, Mar 13, 2020: In response to the growing concerns over...

The Jungle Giants Make their Triumphant Return to U.S. with World Tour 2020

by Leean Vargas on February 11, 2020

Make space Texas, ‘cause Australian band The Jungle Giants is coming! Texans are in for electric performances this weekend when the visitors from down under make their triumphant return to Dallas (Club Dada, 2/15) and...

Texas Essentials: Radney Foster, Musician

by Leean Vargas on February 3, 2020

As a young bright-eyed musician straight out of Del Rio, Texas, Radney Foster quickly made a name for himself when he began his solo career in 1992.  As an American country music singer-songwriter, author and...

Five Minutes With Award-Winning Singer Michael W. Smith

by Marika Flatt on October 15, 2019

Gospel singer Michael W. Smith is an inspiring man---both on and off the stage.  Not only has this artist and philanthropist had over 35 No. 1 hits but Smith is also adamant about using his...

Jesus Christ Superstar: 50th Anniversary Tour Launches in Austin

by Britni Rachal on September 30, 2019

Rock opera and Broadway musical Jesus Christ Superstar is beginning a 50-market North American tour, and the launch is at Austin’s Bass Concert Hall October 8-13. Set against the extraordinary series of events during the...

#MusicMonday: Twenty One Pilots Take Off in Austin

by Brian Maass on July 8, 2019

Setting the stage on fire—literally—Twenty One Pilots’ Bandito Tour blazed into Austin.  Singer, pianist and guitarist Tyler Joseph and drummer Joshua Dun are known for their energetic performances, and on this night they didn’t disappoint...

#MusicMonday: Hootie & the Blowfish in Texas (Finally!)

by Brian Maass on June 10, 2019

More than a decade after they last went on tour together, the members of Hootie & the Blowfish are back together. The Group Therapy Tour, featuring opener Barenaked Ladies, will make stops in Austin on...

Texas Essentials – RaeLynn, Country Music Singer/Songwriter

by Lisa Davis on April 17, 2019

From the Gulf Coast of Texas to the bright lights of Nashville, RaeLynn has established herself as a breakout country star within the often rough and tumble music business. Growing up in Baytown, Texas, RaeLynn...