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#bossbabesATX Announces Lineup for Babes Fest 2018
#bossbabesatx has been hosting local events for the last three years, with its mission being to support women (women-identifying and nonbinary) artists and women-owned businesses.

1:45PM Mon. Jul. 30, Danielle White Read More | Comment »

Friends Handle the Heavy Lifting for Kent “Omar” Dykes
“I’ve always had gigantic forearms. I looked like I could crush pineapples,” chuckles Kent “Omar” Dykes. “Now, I got the little skinny arms. I look down and go, ‘Wow, whose arms are those? Not mine!’ I kinda look like a T. rex.”

12:30PM Mon. Jul. 30, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Austinite in L.A.: Chief White Lightning
Hours after his van crosses over into Travis County, Josh Logan is bellied up to the bar in my barn, glowing red in the light of a neon sign and possibly also from the sweltering heat. The former Austinite then proceeds to breathlessly recap the 15-city tour he just wrapped as Chief White Lightning.

11:55AM Tue. Jul. 24, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Sam Smith Channels Luther Vandross
Sam Smith understands the crushing pains of a breakup better than most. The English balladeer has made a living finding a voice through common confusion, anger, and tears. As much as his vocal tenderness, it’s the distilled conciseness in his inventory taking of emotional zeros and ones that has made the singer-songwriter a worldwide pop superstar.

11:25AM Mon. Jul. 23, Kahron Spearman Read More | Comment »

Tyler Childers’ Universal Sound
Taping Austin City Limits last month, John Prine brought out Tyler Childers for “Please Don’t Bury Me” and “Paradise.” He then ceded the stage completely for the Kentucky native to perform his own “Lady May.” If that was all meant as introduction for a new talent, Childers’ sold-out show at the Scoot Inn on Thursday proved said horse has already left the barn.

11:05AM Fri. Jul. 20, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
Tame Impala, Snoop Dogg, and more descend on San Marcos for Float Fest, but from Headcrusher to Sam Smith, there's plenty to keep you around town this weekend.

4:00PM Thu. Jul. 19, The Music Staff Read More | Comment »

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Claudio Simonetti's Goblin Brings Back Suspiria
Suspiria vita! As the classic Italian horror gets an eagerly-awaited remake (which Quentin Tarantino is already praising), there's a chance for Austin audiences to see Dario Argento's 1977 masterpiece, with a live score by one of the founding members of the band that added those distinctive eerie tones to the score – Goblin.

4:00PM Mon. Jul. 16, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Iron & Wine Comes Full Circle
Ten years ago, Sam Beam lived in Dripping Springs. Conceived here, Iron & Wine’s The Shepherd’s Dog (2007) grew its transplant beyond hushed, poetic folkie into a world music-leaning experimentalist. Beam also began his annual tradition of summer benefit shows at the Paramount Theatre in support of the Midwives Alliance of North America.

11:55AM Mon. Jul. 16, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

Jawbreaker, Last Band on the Titanic
The Nineties were a simpler time, an age of Clinton-era peace and prosperity, when artists delivered emotion without irony, punks played Les Pauls through Marshall amps, and the highest offense in underground music was “selling out.”

1:30PM Sat. Jul. 14, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault Local man behind 3D printed gun debate allegedly paid for sex with minor

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