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Matt the Electrician & Dana Falconberry Party!
In this modern age of music, where musicians are innovating new ways of releasing their music, Austinite Matt the Electrician is releasing a series of 7-inch singles, each hosting a special guest. The latest, “The Party” b/w “I Don’t Have Anything to Do With My Hands,” features Dana Falconberry. They’re celebrating tonight at the Cactus Cafe.

12:00PM Fri. May 13, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

May the 4th Be With Y’All
Happy International Star Wars Day – Wednesday, May 4! Get your Star Wars on tonight at C-Boy’s Heart & Soul as glamorous Continental Club barista vets Lisa Taye Cohen and Stephanie Marlar throw an immersive benefit for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas, which is now run by ex-HAAM director Carolyn Schwarz.

11:30AM Wed. May 4, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Jess Klein’s Jamaica Farewell
Jess Klein married her longtime sweetheart, songwriter Mike June, two weeks ago at the Hummingbird House in Manchaca. It was a small affair. The bride wore sparkling white and glowed like a woman who’d found true love. For their honeymoon, the couple went to Jamaica, where Klein first performed and wrote songs during a college semester abroad 23 years ago.

10:30AM Tue. Apr. 19, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Jeremy Nail Survives Cancer, Scales Mountain
Jeremy Nail continues prepping his Alejandro Escovedo-produced My Mountain. After surviving cancer, Nail says, “What keeps me going is the hope that people will hear and connect to the songs I record, and these recordings will outlive me. Love and gratitude for life itself makes us appreciate the good things.” Hear it live on Wednesday at the Townsend.

11:47AM Tue. Feb. 23, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Laughing It Up with Kelly Willis
In 1990, MCA Records released the debut of a little known country singer named Kelly Willis, who’d bounced from Oklahoma to North Carolina and D.C. before graduating high school and moving to Austin with a band. Well Travelled Love charted and thus began a lauded career for the singer, who reunited the LP’s band Radio Ranch for a pair of shows this weekend.

1:45PM Fri. Jan. 29, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Ponytrap's Robots Pound Out a Promethean Waltz at the Paramount
Their names were Hilary Thomas and Quentin Oliver, and then they got married, and now their names are Hilary & Quentin Thomas-Oliver.

11:00AM Wed. Jan. 20, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Josh Ritter’s Sermon
Releasing an eponymous debut in 1999, Josh Ritter has followed it with seven more albums, written a novel (Bright’s Passage, 2011), and started a family with writer Haley Tanner, all while performing for the world. The Idaho-born New Yorker loads back into the Moody Theater on Thursday with new LP Sermon on the Rocks.

1:00PM Wed. Jan. 13, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Soul Searching with Jim Lauderdale
Late afternoon, that’s when Jim Lauderdale calls. Appearing at Strange Brew on Thursday, he’s out promoting new LP Soul Searching. Talking to one of Nashville’s most experienced singer-songwriters – covered by George Strait, Dixie Chicks, and Elvis Costello to name three – feels like reconnecting with an old friend. You can hear the smile in his voice.

12:30PM Wed. Jan. 6, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Blues Lessons with Eve Monsees
Native Austinite Eve Monsees, 32, relishes running Antone’s Record Shop. “I used to go there when I was first starting to play. I learned so much just by setting foot in the door, and it really is an honor to keep it going.” The co-owner and her band squeeze in among the racks Sunday, 3pm, to promote their new disc, You Know She Did.

12:12PM Thu. Dec. 3, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

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