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Whitney Rose’s Full House
Prince Edward Island songstress Whitney Rose landed her new Thursday happy hour residency at the Continental Club when Mavericks frontman Raul Malo told club owner Steve Wertheimer about the album he’d just produced for her.

1:00PM Wed. Nov. 18, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Ray Wylie Hubbard’s Birthday Bash
When Ray Wylie Hubbard walks onstage Saturday at the Paramount Theatre, he’ll be instantly recognizable – with his wild grey hair and bandanna strung through it, grizzly beard, scarfs, and his trademark sunglasses. Sixty-nine years young today, the longtime Wimberley troubadour defies comparison. He’s a creature all his own.

1:00PM Fri. Nov. 13, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

World Series Soundtrack 111
The 111th World Series, Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets, begins tonight in the former city for a two-night stint before heading to Queens on Friday. While the Royals made it to their first World Series in nearly three decades last year, neither they nor the Mets have won since the mid-Eighties. Time to cue up Bruce Springsteen’s “Glory Days.”

11:55AM Tue. Oct. 27, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

John Lennon’s 75th Birthday
John Lennon would’ve been 75 today. Austin’s Stephen Doster thus leads his #9 Orchestra in celebrating its 25th annual tribute to the late Beatle. From 2:30-4pm, Jody Denberg hosts an on-air tribute for KUTX 98.9 anchored by the #9 Orchestra. The party then continues at Threadgill’s downtown, 8pm. Guests for both include Shinyribs, Gurf Morlix, myself.

11:00AM Fri. Oct. 9, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Austin's One Ounce Opera vs. Nickelback
It's difficult enough to sing a demanding aria … without trying to sing the demanding aria while wearing a pair of headphones that are blasting Nickelback into your ears.

11:00AM Tue. Sep. 29, 2015, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Will Johnson’s New Paradigm
Will Johnson’s enthralled audiences since college in Denton. Now 44, he’s become a songwriter Jason Isbell and Patterson Hood quote. His new album Swan City Vampires is a masterpiece of folk, Americana, and punk rock. Its CD release happens today at Waterloo Records, 5pm.

10:00AM Fri. Sep. 25, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

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Shawnee Kilgore’s Long Precious Road
Shawnee Kilgore is couture model tall. When she enters a room, it lights up like a bouquet of wild flowers. No surprise, then, that Kilgore caught the attention of Hollywood cottage industry Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Toy Story, The Avengers). They’ve started writing together and released the single “Big Giant Me” last year.

2:45PM Fri. Sep. 18, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Yard Dog Turns 20
Twenty years ago, Randy Franklin and his wife Jann Baskett opened Yard Dog Art Gallery. Spanning folk art to fine art, the South Congress landmark has curated Ian McLagan, Walter Salas-Humara, Mike Egan, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Mose Tolliver, Kurt Herrman, and Scott Griffin. Tonight and tomorrow they celebrate with music and art by Steve Wynn and Jon Langford.

2:30PM Fri. Sep. 4, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

David Pulkingham’s Little Pearl
David Pulkingham has spent the last 13 years touring and playing guitar for musicians ranging from locals (Alejandro Escovedo and Patty Griffin) to ex-Austinites (Robert Plant). In 2011, he released an instrumental LP, David Pulkingham Plays Guitar. His latest, Little Pearl, features performances by Griffin, Lloyd Maines, and Tosca String Quartet.

11:00AM Fri. Aug. 28, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

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