Daily Music
Presidential Candidate Cornel West Hosts Music Industry Roundtable at Carver Museum
Philosopher and independent presidential candidate Cornel West rolled into Austin Tuesday to campaign for a unique voting bloc’s support: working musicians.

2:57PM Wed. Apr. 17, Carys Anderson Read More | Comment »

Stick Around, Say Damn: Inside the Cactus Cafe’s Tuesday Open Mic
Artist Dave Hanson beelines toward a post-performance cold one. His black guitar case thuds against the wooden counter, and the bartender behind shatters a shot glass.

10:00AM Wed. Apr. 17, Dina Barrish Read More | Comment »

Madonna Remains a Prickly Pop Disruptor at Moody Center
About two hours into the first of two Austin stops on her Celebration Tour, an exasperated Madonna explained to the Moody Center on Sunday the reasoning for her retrospective show: “I’m trying to tell you the story of my life.”

1:32PM Mon. Apr. 15, Carys Anderson Read More | Comment »

Austin Blues Festival Announces Set Times for Jimmie Vaughan, Brittany Howard, Robert Glasper
Austin Blues Festival is back to help you plan your April 27-28 itinerary. Daily schedules for the event, returning to Moody Amphitheater later this month, are out now.

4:55PM Tue. Apr. 9, Carys Anderson Read More | Comment »

Only God Was Above Us at Vampire Weekend’s Eclipse Show
Two equally unlikely events: That Austin would fall within a solar eclipse’s path of totality, and that the NYC-launched, Beverly Hills-based band Vampire Weekend would perform here at noon on a Monday.

3:31PM Tue. Apr. 9, Carys Anderson Read More | Comment »

Bob Dylan Puts an End to “Rough and Rowdy Ways” With Two Nights in Austin
On March 1 in Fort Lauderdale, Bob Dylan was a few songs into his show – and a few years into his Rough and Rowdy Ways World Wide Tour – when a woman in the audience seized a medium-quiet moment of tuning to make a request: “Play something we know!” she shouted to the stage.

4:54PM Mon. Apr. 8, Shawn Badgley Read More | Comment »

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No Beyoncé, Lots of Jelly Roll, and More Takeaways From the CMT Music Awards
Red Solo cups were raised in memory of Toby Keith. A Phil Collins song was covered by the members of Little Big Town and Sugarland. Keith Urban fist-bumped with the Buc-ee’s beaver mascot.

11:41AM Mon. Apr. 8, Rachel Rascoe and Maggie Q. Thompson Read More | Comment »

Old Settler’s Music Festival Announces Last-Minute 2024 Comeback
Old Settler’s Music Festival is back on. After canceling its 2024 edition late last year, the long-running roots music event announced plans to return, May 9-12.

4:53PM Thu. Apr. 4, Carys Anderson Read More | Comment »

Austin Psych Fest Announces Night Shows With the Zakary Thaks, METZ, Luna Li
Austin Psych Fest has announced Downtown kickoff and night shows, including sets from noise punks METZ, hardcore Floridians Gouge Away, and dream-pop multi-instrumentalist Luna Li.

3:35PM Wed. Apr. 3, Miranda Garza Read More | Comment »

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