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Livestreaming in the Age of Quarantine
Having their public gigs wiped from the books by coronavirus, Austin musicians are now “going live” instead of playing live.

8:30AM Wed. Mar. 18, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Livestreaming in the Age of Quarantine
 
Austin Expected to Shut Down Bars, Dining and More Amid COVID-19 Crisis
As the COVID-19 pandemic's scale becomes impossible to diminish, Austin is expected to join other major cities in Texas and across the U.S. in closing down restaurants, bars, and other gathering places tomorrow.

10:33PM Mon. Mar. 16, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

Livestreaming in the Age of Quarantine
 
Patreon Announces Weird Stream-A-Thon to Help After SXSW Cancellation
Over the last few years, many independent artists have become dependent on membership platform Patreon to pay the bills. Now, in the wake of SXSW's cancellation amid the coronavirus pandemic, Patreon is mounting a special fundraising streaming event on Wednesday – and the service is putting its own money in the pot.

5:19PM Mon. Mar. 16, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Old Settler’s Music Festival Postponed
This morning, the Old Settler’s Music Festival postponed its 33rd annual roots music gathering. Organizers cited the decision by Caldwell County Officials that prohibits crowds of over 500 people.

12:12PM Mon. Mar. 16, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Band and Venue Cancellations Adding Up Amid COVID-19 Concerns
Following the cancellation of South by Southwest, Austin’s venue community began rallying with its own programming – hoping to salvage and survive through the financial hit of losing the local ecosystem’s the single most lucrative week. One week later, clubs and bands have begun announcing cancellations.

3:15PM Fri. Mar. 13, The Music Staff Read More | Comment »

Austin Area Cancellations and Other COVID-19 Updates
The city identified its first two cases of COVID-19 this morning and with that another wave of event cancellations in and around Austin have been confirmed.

11:30AM Fri. Mar. 13, James Renovitch Read More | Comment »

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Rodeo Austin Announces Cancellation of Events
Rodeo Austin was officially cancelled by city and county officials amid growing coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. This comes just days after the cancellation of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

7:00PM Thu. Mar. 12, Gianni Zorrilla Read More | Comment »

Frank Erwin Center Postpones Shows Indefinitely
Keeping up with the local cancellations caused by the looming COVID-19 pandemic is a full-time job. Conveniently, we have people who do just that. Here's a list of the most recent drop-outs.

4:05PM Thu. Mar. 12, the Editorial Staff Read More | Comment »

The 38th Annual Austin Music Awards Deliver the Guy Clark Standard
In the best sense of the word, communal defined the mood at the Moody Theater Wednesday night for the 38th annual Austin Music Awards. Typically the unofficial start of SXSW Music week, the homegrown fête this year instead became a moment for the local music community to come together after a shell-shocked week.

11:00AM Thu. Mar. 12, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

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