Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Live music preview: Fun Fun Fun Fest, Run DMC, X, De La Soul, Edward Sharpe

Fun Fun Fun Fest 3-Day Pass 
Fun Fun Fun Fest (FFF Fest) is back for the seventh year this week with a packed schedule of events beginning Thursday evening until Sunday night at Auditorium Shores at Town Lake Metropolitan Park. The festivities kick off Thursday with Superchunkat The Mohawk followed by Christian Bland and the Revelators at the ND at 501 Studios. All Nites after shows are... Continue reading at Examiner

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Live music review: Alabama Shakes, Lee Fields and the Expressions at Stubb's

Brittney Howard of Alabama Shakes   Credit: Casey Brewer
Last Thursday evening, the night before music fans got to set foot in Zilker Park for Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL Fest) soul crooner, Lee Fields got things going with an emotional performance that was equalled by the amazing... Continue Reading at Examiner.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

ACL Fest review: The Eastern Sea, Royal Teeth, Polica, Lumineers, Die Antwoord

Polica at ACL Festival 2012
The Sunday edition of Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL Fest) began with sunny, warm weather following overnight precipitation that helped dry out Zilker Park after rain showers on Saturday. The day kicked off much like Saturday with a performance by an Austin band. This time it was... Continue reading at Examiner.

Monday, October 15, 2012

ACL Fest review: Quiet Company, Dan Auerbach, Jack White, Neil Young

Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys guest appearance with Nikki Lane
Austin City Limits Festival (ACL Fest) began the weekend auspiciously with a possible thundershower in the forecast. The good news? There was no electrical storm that may have evacuated the park or stopped performances. The bad? It rained a couple of times in the afternoon during sets by... Continue reading at Examiner

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Live music review: ACL Festival, Weezer, Delta Spirit, DJ A-Trak

There was much to be thankful for at Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL Festival) as the 11th annual event got underway at Zilker Park in the heart of Austin yesterday; The festival grounds held up to the rainy weather on Thursday, the wristband scanner system worked well enough to keep lines at the entrance to a minimum and the music performances were... Keep reading at Examiner

Monday, October 8, 2012

Live music review: The Shins at L.A.'s Gibson Amphitheater before ACL Festival

While in Southern California last week we could not resist the urge to check out The Shins at the Gibson Amphitheater on the heels of their appearance on Conan O'Brien and before they hit town for Austin City Limits Festival. Although we like the The Shins' recordings, seeing their live show raised our... read more at