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Hirie’s “Dreamer” Tour hits Austin at Stubb’s Indoors (with Kash’d Out and Rdgldgrn)

Stubbs indoors is a smaller venue with a small patio directly overlooking the stage, a pool table room, an outdoors area where merch could be found. While there was room for everyone, we were all crowded together in front of the stage. Although this hasn’t been Hirie’s first time playing Stubbs Indoors- I do hope it will be the last, because they deserve the bigger stage right next door that is the Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheatre. Continue Reading

An in-depth analysis of which weekend of Austin City Limits you should attend

Austin City Limits is consistently one of the best festivals in the game, and spread over two weekends in October it is also one of the final festivals of the season. This gives you one last chance to catch all the artists you missed before, and one last chance to soak up the sun while listening to your favorite tunes of the summer. Continue Reading

Austin City Limits 2019: Four lesser-known acts not to miss this October

Austin City Limits released their stacked three-day, two-weekend lineup earlier this month with Guns N’ Roses, Mumford & Sons and Childish Gambino leading the way. Continue Reading

Roots band Stick Figure bring their “On The Rocks Tour” to Austin, Texas

Stick Figure is a roots-dub-reggae band based out of Southern California currently on their “On The Rocks Tour” to ultimately end at the infamous Red Rocks Amphitheater, where they will be joined alongside Pepper, Steel Pulse, The Movement, Iya Terra, and Nick Swardson. If you’re in the area, this is a must see show. Continue Reading

A lo-fi, indie rock evening with Car Seat Headrest in Austin, Texas

Have you ever listen to any band from the Pacific Northwest and thought to yourself “They’re just alright”? Me neither. With that being said, Thursday night at Austin’s iconic rock venue, Emo’s was a treat and a half. Continue Reading

Post Animal and local favorites The Duncan Fellows pack Barracuda in Austin

Austin’s music scene was hopping this Friday night as residents had to stumble to choose between the many kickass artists playing around town. Fred Armisen, Blood Orange, and John Maus were a few to name, but we steered our aim for the ultimate indie lineup at Barracuda.  Continue Reading

An evneing of lively, passionate and engaging music with Atmosphere at Emo’s in Austin

Like any other form of art, music is a creative outlet artists turn to as a way to express their feelings. Unlike decades ago, it’s become more common for music to be distributed as a money driven product instead of an artistic creation. It now feels like a delicacy when you come across bands whom fill their words and harmonies with complete passion. With that being said, tuning into passionate artists like Atmosphere caters to the emotional needs of listeners and continues to prove how much value music can hold. Continue Reading

The Supervillains bring a night of reggae to Austin’s Flamingo Cantina (with Bumlucky and AudicEmpire)

This was easily one of the funnest shows I have ever been to! Bumlucky and AudicEmpire, two local bands to the state of Texas, opened the show. They each had their own stage presence and put on a great show for the crowd. The venue, Flamingo Cantina, is a reggae bar in downtown Austin- It’s a pretty small yet spacious spot which made the venue seem cozy and more like it a giant party with good live music. Continue Reading

Of Montreal blend indie rock with eccentric fashion and dance during at The Mohawk in Austin, Texas

There are plenty of bands that are notable for their eccentric stage presence. Insane Clown Posse, Gwar, Daft Punk are a few that come to mind, but one band that stands out amongst the rest are the indie pop band; Of Montreal. Continue Reading

Simple Minds were alive and kicking this weekend at The Moody Theater in Austin, Texas

There is something to be said about an older generation of artists who exceed performance expectations. Jim Kerr, 59, has continuously proved you’re never too old to rock and roll as well as the rest of the band, while they tour their way through the US. 

Since the late 70s, Simple Minds has delivered over 19 discographies including a new release this year “Walk Between Worlds”, which they showcased throughout their set. The band, was although, catapulted into stardom with their “The Breakfast Club” hit, “Don’t You Forget About Me”. Kerr almost turned down the song, as he didn’t want to perform a song not written by him. Eventually, the former bandmates convinced Kerr to take on the tune, and recorded it within 3 hours. The hit’s release had instantly helped the band break into the American Market and kept them on a pedestal for years to come. 

We made out way to their November 2nd show at The Moody Theater in Austin, Tx, where the band opened up the night with one of their newer tunes “The Signal and The Noise”. Kerr made his way out with a burst of energy and immediately kicked right into gear. As the night went on, Kerr strutted back and fourth across the stage and never lost a sense of enthusiasm. They performed all their hits from “Promised You A Miracle” as well as “Alive and Kicking” spread across two unique sets. The mixed crowd of baby-boomers and millennials, danced along and soared with energy throughout the evening before ending.

If you’re looking for just the right touch of nostalgia and passion be sure to catch Simple Minds as they continue their tour across North America. 

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