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Betty Harris Understands
Blessed with a voice that both booms and aches, Florida native Betty Harris cracked the R&B Top 10 in 1963 with a slowed-n-throwed take on Solomon Burke’s “Cry to Me.” Two years later, the soul diva began a prolific run with producer Allen Toussaint. The singer, who plays Antone’s Friday and Saturday, left music in 1969 and only stepped back onstage in 2005.

9:00AM Thu. Mar. 29, Thomas Fawcett Read More | Comment »

Jerry Jeff Walker in a New Key
Celebrating birthday No. 76 with his annual Texas Bash on Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre, Jerry Jeff Walker shuffled onstage gingerly and took a seat alongside his band. If the Texas troubadour has slowed with age and last year’s fight against throat cancer, the hometown audience proved determined to bolster the seminal singer-songwriter.

1:45PM Mon. Mar. 26, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

Kaiser, Cogburn, Hoffnar & Håker Flaten Rock Free and Lovecraftian
Henry Kaiser lays out his artistic credo: “I’m a die-hard improviser and I’m a die-hard experimentalist. I always want to try things I haven’t done before and see what happens.”

12:35PM Mon. Mar. 26, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Bill Murray Plays It Straight – Mostly
Standing onstage in front of a packed Long Center on Sunday, Bill Murray fumbled a stack of paper that floated down from his podium. The pianist responded with a swing melody, then in came the cello with a blistering, out-of-tempo rendition of “Flight of the Bumblebee.”

5:30PM Mon. Mar. 19, Dan Gentile Read More | Comment »

The Blackheart Announces April Closing
The Blackheart, a musician’s oasis in the increasingly upscale Rainey Street district, will close at the end of April, co-owner Jeremy Murray confirmed on Monday. He had been trying to obtain a lease renewal for months, but to no avail, and finally learned that another ownership group had acquired it.

5:00PM Mon. Mar. 19, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Arrest Made in Fair Market Bomb Threat
Austin Police arrested Trevor Weldon Ingram last night on third degree felony charges of making a terroristic threat. Ingram, 26, is accused of issuing the bomb threat that canceled the Roots’ show Saturday night at Fair Market.

8:03AM Sun. Mar. 18, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

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Bomb Threat Cancels Roots Show at Fair Market
Update: Police arrested 26-year-old Trevor Weldon Ingram for issuing a terroristic threat on Saturday night.

9:55PM Sat. Mar. 17, Nina Hernandez Read More | Comment »

SXSW Music Review: Keith Urban
Stubb’s was just over half full when Keith Urban emerged at 11pm on Friday night, and considerably under that by the end of his 80-minute, 16-song set. Though the country superstar and SXSW keynote speaker gave a genuinely enthusiastic performance, mainstream country has never found its footing at the festival, and with good reason. It’s not very good.

3:00PM Sat. Mar. 17, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

SXSW Music Review: A Tribute to Blaze Foley
SXSW Film outpaced the conference’s corresponding Music and Interactive festivals this year. It’s telling that two of the latter tracks’ biggest names – Neil Young and Elon Musk, respectively – appeared in support of films.

2:45PM Sat. Mar. 17, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

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