Carys Anderson

Staff Writer

Carys Anderson moved from Nowhere, DFW to Austin in 2017 to study journalism at the University of Texas. She began writing for The Austin Chronicle in 2021 and joined its full-time staff in 2023, where she covers music and culture.

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SXSW Announces Free Public Events Featuring Bootsy Collins, Bob Schneider
SXSW Announces Free Public Events Featuring Bootsy Collins, Bob Schneider
Lady Bird Lake programming and other free showcases run March 14-16

Music, Feb. 22, 2024

Bassist Mikki Itzigsohn Premieres First Visual Art Show
Bassist Mikki Itzigsohn Premieres First Visual Art Show
Ode to “Songwriters” at Yard Dog Art Gallery

Music, Feb. 22, 2024

Austin FC Season Kickoff, Black History Month, and More Community Events
Austin FC Season Kickoff, Black History Month, and More Community Events
Get out and about in Austin while the weather's good

Arts, Feb. 22, 2024

The Austin Music Awards, a Black Rock Maverick, and More Crucial Concerts
The Austin Music Awards, a Black Rock Maverick, and More Crucial Concerts
Our recommended shows for the week ahead

Music, Feb. 22, 2024

The Off Beat: Armadillo World Headquarters Plots Austin FC Partnership
The Off Beat: Armadillo World Headquarters Plots Austin FC Partnership
The Dillo lives!

Columns, Feb. 22, 2024

Crosstalk: Kelly Willis, Melissa Carper, and Brennen Leigh Are the Wonder Women of Country
Crosstalk: Kelly Willis, Melissa Carper, and Brennen Leigh Are the Wonder Women of Country
Chalk breaks up, Big Sugar reemerges, Die Spitz shoots a music video

Music, Feb. 22, 2024

<i>Rolling Stone</i> Nabs Peso Pluma, Flo Milli, Faye Webster for SXSW Showcase
Rolling Stone Nabs Peso Pluma, Flo Milli, Faye Webster for SXSW Showcase
Future of Music takes over ACL Live March 12-15

Music, Feb. 21, 2024

Blues on the Green Back On, Thanks to City Council and H-E-B
Blues on the Green Back On, Thanks to City Council and H-E-B
New resolution outlines city co-sponsorship of free event

Music, Feb. 16, 2024

John Oates, Tyler Childers, Zella Day Top Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion Lineup
John Oates, Tyler Childers, Zella Day Top Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion Lineup
Single-day fest returns to Willie’s ranch March 14

Music, Feb. 15, 2024

Crypta, Cherubs, and More Crucial Concerts for the Week
Crypta, Cherubs, and More Crucial Concerts for the Week
Must-see shows for the weekend and beyond

Music, Feb. 15, 2024

Revew: Bob Marley: One Love
Bob Marley: One Love
Jamaican reggae pioneer gets the biopic treatment

Movie Review, Feb. 16, 2024

Council to Propose Resolution for City Co-Sponsorship of Free Live Music Events
Council to Propose Resolution for City Co-Sponsorship of Free Live Music Events
Natasha Harper-Madison will suggest an initiative at Feb. 15 meeting

Music, Feb. 14, 2024

Crosstalk: Zach Bryan Taps Matthew McConaughey for Sagebrush-Shot Music Video
Crosstalk: Zach Bryan Taps Matthew McConaughey for Sagebrush-Shot Music Video
Plus Mike & the Moonpies’ new name and a UT professor’s MLK docuseries

Columns, Feb. 8, 2024

Bloody Brides, Creepy Cats, and More Arts Events for the Week
Bloody Brides, Creepy Cats, and More Arts Events for the Week
Valentine's (and anti-Valentine) fun, soundtracking a rock, etc.

Arts, Feb. 8, 2024

Dog Toys and Puppy Sports Lead Our Recommended Community Events
Dog Toys and Puppy Sports Lead Our Recommended Community Events
Bucking broncos, drag vampires, and more highlights

Arts, Feb. 8, 2024

Plethora of Riches: How Richard Samuel Turned an Art Gallery Into a Community Center
Plethora of Riches: How Richard Samuel Turned an Art Gallery Into a Community Center
RichesArt launches annual Black History Month exhibit with new philanthropic initiative

Arts, Feb. 8, 2024

The Off Beat: Porcelain Infuses Noise Rock with “Realistic Ambition”
The Off Beat: Porcelain Infuses Noise Rock with “Realistic Ambition”
Intense quartet launches self-titled debut on Feb. 16

Columns, Feb. 8, 2024

Commission Debates Guidelines for Opening the Live Music Fund to Venues
Commission Debates Guidelines for Opening the Live Music Fund to Venues
Stressing preference that aid goes primarily to musicians

Music, Feb. 7, 2024

Here Are All the Austin Artists Nominated for Grammys This Sunday
Here Are All the Austin Artists Nominated for Grammys This Sunday
Black Pumas, Willie Nelson, and… Paul Simon?

Music, Feb. 3, 2024

Carnaval to Chili Cook-Off: This Week's Recommended Community Events
Carnaval to Chili Cook-Off: This Week's Recommended Community Events
A kickoff for Black History Month, Mean Girls trivia, a farewell to boobies, and more

Arts, Feb. 1, 2024

Young the Giant, Shakey Graves to Headline New Landlock Festival in Waco
Young the Giant, Shakey Graves to Headline New Landlock Festival in Waco
Pro surfing competition supplements the unusual event

Music, Jan. 30, 2024

Austin Darkwave Pioneer Sky Hutchens, aka DJ Scorpio, Has Died
Austin Darkwave Pioneer Sky Hutchens, aka DJ Scorpio, Has Died
Hutchens hosted monthly Cheer Up Charlies Nite School parties

Music, Jan. 29, 2024

Paper Cuts: No Desire's Agile Debut and Five More Songs
Paper Cuts
New Austin music picks from francene rouelle, variety

Music, Jan. 25, 2024

The Off Beat: Kathy Valentine Departs “This Town”
Kathy Valentine Departs “This Town”
Bluebonnets’ unsappy UK sendoff invites John Doe and Sue Foley

Columns, Jan. 25, 2024

Red River Cultural District Asks Public to Rally for City Funding
Red River Cultural District Asks Public to Rally for City Funding
Nonprofit appealed to Music Commission earlier this month

Columns, Jan. 25, 2024

Crosstalk: KMFA Announces Middle Sattre’s Sophie Mathieu as 2024 Composer-in-Residence
Crosstalk: KMFA Announces Middle Sattre’s Sophie Mathieu as 2024 Composer-in-Residence
While Mange plays final show due to anti-trans legislation

Columns, Jan. 25, 2024

The Black Keys and Bootsy Collins Top Latest SXSW Music Announcement
The Black Keys and Bootsy Collins Top Latest SXSW Music Announcement
Plus Angélica Garcia, Dende, Snõõper

Music, Jan. 24, 2024

Blues on the Green Cancels 2024 Season, Citing Cost Hurdles
Blues on the Green Cancels 2024 Season, Citing Cost Hurdles
“Austin, please know that we wish it wasn’t so”

Music, Jan. 18, 2024

Austinite Danny Brown Announces In-Store Signing at End of an Ear
Austinite Danny Brown Announces In-Store Signing at End of an Ear
On Saturday, the Detroit transplant sells new LP Quaranta

Music, Jan. 18, 2024

El Tule’s Final Show and More Crucial Concerts This Week
El Tule’s Final Show and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Catch Lucinda Williams, Escuela Grind, or Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold

Music, Jan. 18, 2024

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