Thursday, April 25, 2013

Live music preview: 5 bands you should watch at Austin Psych Fest

The 6th Austin Psych Fest (APF) begins Friday at Carson Creek Ranch located near downtown this weekend. Curators, The Black Angels will play on Sunday as will re-formed Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top) band, The Moving Sidewalks who will perform for only the second time in over 40 years. Other notable performances on the schedule include... Continue reading at

Monday, April 22, 2013

Live music review: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Son Volt shine at Old Settlers Fest

The 26th edition of Americana themed, Old Settler's Music Festival wound up yesterday. The beautiful weather over the weekend put a shine on impressive sundowner sets by the Grammy-winning,Carolina Chocolate Drops and Son Volt on Saturday. Son Volt, featuring... Continue reading at

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Live music preview: 5 must see bands at Old Settler's Music Festival

Old Settler's Music Festival is possibly the most relaxing festival experience in Central Texas. The four-day event is celebrating its 26th year at bucolic Salt Lick Pavilion just south of Austin with camping located across the street at Camp Ben McCulloch. The serene setting is ideal for the 30-plus folk, bluegrass, Americana and red dirt bands that fill the schedule. Past and present performers include... Continue reading at

Friday, April 5, 2013

Live music preview: Euphoria Festival to bring big name EDM acts to Texas

Euphoria Music Festival is bringing big name electro-dance music (EDM) acts to Whitewater Amphitheater next weekend. On April 12-13, over 50 local, national and international acts will descend on Central Texas for the second year. Two-day passes are $68 with options for single day and VIP tickets at $103 dollars. Considering the beautiful venue and performers like... Continue reading at

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Live music review: Caveman psychedelic set at The Parish, new album out today

Caveman at The Parish
Caveman returned to Austin from New York City weeks after making a big impression during South by Southwest (SXSW) to play five songs from their latest album out today on Fat Possum Records After giving the self-titled new release a few listens, we anticipated a psychedelic set from a band who has exhibited maturity and musical growth beyond ...Continue reading  at