Just as collective midsummer doldrums begin to settle in, local clubs have planned some activities for local music fanatics. On the horizon looms summer free week – well, more like a long weekend. July 13-16, a total of 10 Red River venues will nix cover charges for a live series dubbed Hot Summer Nights.
Aldous Harding doesn’t seem of this world. She took to Mohawk’s inside stage a little after 11pm Monday dressed entirely in white – from her sneakers to the way her eyes rolled in the back of her head. The New Zealand singer hunched forward, fingers nimble on her electric guitar, and immediately hushed the full room with wartime ache “Swell Does the Skull.”
Iggy Pop performing at a renaissance fairground …. You don’t have to promise much more than that to get us driving 35 miles east of Austin to Sound on Sound Fest, held in McDade on the weekend of Nov. 10-12.
Following appeals for postponement from music advocacy groups who complained that the latest Agent of Change and Outdoor Music Venue permit legislation contained substantial and unexpected rewrites to the City’s Sound Ordinance, the policy has been removed from the June 15 City Council agenda and put on hold indefinitely.
Homegrown rapper/singer Anastasia released visuals for the lead, eponymous single from her recent EP, Born to Love You, a project she calls “a blend of clever lyrics and rich harmonies over 808-driven, trap-style beats.”
Sound on Sound Fest returns to Sherwood Forest Nov. 10-12 for its second year of music, comedy, and medieval vibes. The lineup drops next week, but the fest released a video this morning with three reveals.