Thursday, November 29, 2012

Live music preview: Hard Proof, My Education, The Couch this weekend in Austin

After a short hiatus for Thanksgiving we are back with more show recommendations this weekend in Austin. Tonight, Hard Proof plays Afrobeat with Adrian Quesada's (Grupo Fantasma, Brownout) psych-Cumbia act,Money Chicha. Friday, local post-rock veterans, My Education release their new... Continue reading at Examiner

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Live music preview: Austin Fan Fest, Last Waltz, Hard Proof, Calm Blue Sea

Formula 1 racing has arrives in Austin this weekend with a huge downtown music festival called Austin Fan Fest featuring a ton of local acts including Fastball, Quiet Company, Black Joe Lewis, The Midgetmen, Danny Malone, Bright Light Social Hour, Wild Child, What Made Milwaukee Famous and T-Bird and the Breaks. You will have a few shows to choose from Saturday... Continue reading at Examiner

Friday, November 9, 2012

Live music preview: Historic Scoot Inn reopens Saturday with free "Scootenanny"

The historic Scoot Inn reopens Saturday with a free, all ages concert. The Grand Reopening, "Scootenanny" will feature Austin City Limits Festival band, Wild Child as well as Whiskey ShiversHello Wheels and Acre Yawn. You can expect some... Read more at Examiner

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Live music review: Delta Spirit exuberant taping Austin City Limits episode

Delta Spirit - ACL TV taping
The longest running music show on television,Austin City Limits (ACL TV) prides itself on the eclectic list of bands it books. Well known acts like Radiohead and The Steve Miller Band have been guests. In the same season, less ubiquitous bands like The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and The Civil Wars have taped for ACL TV as well. Last Friday, relative newcomer, Delta Spirit was at the Moody Theater for their first... Continue reading at Examiner

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Live music review: Iconic Leonard Cohen launched tour at Bass Hall yesterday

Leonard Cohen "Old Ideas" album art
When the subject of great songwriters is broached, Leonard Cohen is often mentioned in the same breath as Bob Dylanand Neil Young among elite artists who indelibly influenced music. The iconic Cohen launched his current American tour at Bass Concert Hall ... continue reading at Examiner