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Al Yankovic Keeps Austin Weird
Projected on the big-screen backdrop via closed-circuit video, dancing gleefully through the Moody Theater’s backstage corridors while singing “Tacky” – a parody of Pharrell’s mega-hit “Happy” – Weird Al Yankovic made his grand entrance Thursday night by prancing through the venue’s main entrance, into the crowd, and finally onstage.

1:00PM Fri. Aug. 21, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Suicide Notes Premiere “Kurt Cobain”
Novel idea – artists killing themselves on their first single. What else would you expect from a group called Suicide Notes?

1:00PM Tue. Aug. 18, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Red 7 Closing One Month Early
Fourteen days. That’s how long you have to say goodbye to Red 7.

2:20PM Fri. Aug. 14, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

County Court Tightens Up Mass Gatherings
The County Commissioners Court voted in support of new statutes to the Mass Gathering Act on Tuesday afternoon. In effect, the changes simplify the permitting process, while imposing stiffer regulations on volume and hours of amplified sound for outdoor music events taking place in greater Travis County.

3:30PM Tue. Aug. 11, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Sharks in the Water
This week, American Sharks shove off on a national tour. Since releasing their eponymous LP in 2013, Austin’s speed-sludge trio has toured under the wicked wings of Gwar, Clutch, Red Fang, and the Sword, but this August run represents a greater test for the Sharks. It’s their first bid as a headliner.

12:47PM Mon. Aug. 10, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Stabbing at Trailer Space
An argument inside independent East Austin record store Trailer Space Records spilled out into the parking lot Thursday evening (Aug. 6) and concluded with one arrest and an undisclosed number of stabbings.

2:30PM Fri. Aug. 7, Kevin Curtin and Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

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Red 7 Will Close/Sidewinder Will Open
Prominent Red River live music venue Red 7 will shutter at the end of September, at which point its owners will partner with operators of nearby club Red Eyed Fly to open a new venue, tentatively called Sidewinder.

1:14PM Wed. Aug. 5, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

New Music Commission Convenes
The new members of Austin’s Music Commission convened for the first time Monday evening. The inaugural meeting was akin to a band’s first rehearsal. How does the song go? Who’s taking the leads? What’s our message?

1:30PM Tue. Aug. 4, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Death Grips Bash & Dash Mohawk
There was no prelude to Death Grips’ Saturday night stranglehold at Mohawk. The Red River mainstay had been stuffed since shortly after 8pm, but no opening act, no DJ, no prerecorded music set the mood. Just hundreds of hot, restless bodies anticipating a kinetic experience.

2:20PM Mon. Jul. 20, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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