Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Live music review: Reverend Horton Heat mixed new material with old at Emo's

Saturday evening Reverend Horton Heat played some smoking guitar at Emo's with Two Tons of Steel from San Antonio and Austin's own Dale WatsonJim "The Rev" Heath showed off his massive guitar chops on his signature Gretsch hollow-body. Bandmates Jimbo Wallace (upright bass) and Scott Churilla (drums) were just as impressive. Wallace demonstrated his slap technique on the bass while Churilla twirled his drumsticks at every opportunity while keeping perfect time. Heath even invited... Continue reading at Examiner.com

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Weekend music preview: Reverend Horton Heat, Hard Proof, Peligrosa, Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

With Christmas just around the corner, Austin music fans might assume there is not much going on in the "live music capital" this weekend. They may be surprised to learn there are plenty of shows happening. Psychobilly pioneer, Reverend Horton Heat will be at Emo's with Dale Watson and Two Tons of Steel. At nearby Antone's Mingo Fishtrap and Hard Proof Afrobeat will get the dance party going. If you still have last minute gifts to buy, you can do it with a full bar and live music at... Continue reading at Examiner.com