The Wagoneers came out of Austin during the 1980s with a sound that quickly attracted a following among traditionalists as well as the rockabilly crowd. The Wagoneers have been inducted into the Texas Music Hall of Fame, and consist of: Multi-platinum songwriter Monte Warden on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Brent Wilson on lead guitar and contributing backing vocals, Brad Fordham on bass, and drummer Mas Palermo. Don't miss this incredible night of music as they play a special set at Threadgill's Old No. 1.
Carnaval is Austin's Brazilian-style Mardi Gras...since 1978. Five hours of non-stop live Carnaval music compels revelers to stay on the dance floor all night! Outrageous costumes provide an outlet for Austin's creative juices to flow...not to mention abundant eye candy! It has been described as a rave...with live music. Maybe!
Launched as a deep left field pop combo by Richard Davies in early Nineties Australia, the Moles have since become a hydra-headed amalgamation of city-based bands, each intent on bringing Davies’ constantly evolving songcraft to full fruition. Super Secret Records ATX all-stars celebrating the Moles new LP Code Word include songmen both buoyant (Will Courtney) and dark (Quin Galavis), plus scintillating indie-psych quartet Kay Odyssey.
Since his debut indie release in 2003, Gregory Alan Isakov has become a folk powerhouse. Seventh studio album Evening Machines (Dualtone) continues expanding on the South African’s broken-down ballads and thundering orchestral powerhouses. Now a Coloradoan, he crafts a deeply personal connection to his fans. Australian pop duo Oh Pep opens.
This Houston fivepiece offers gentle psychedelic Americana the night before their fifth overall album release, Stay Out Late, on New West Records. The dreamy roots capture looks back at 15 years as a band, bubbling with melancholy on single “This Place Reminds Me of You.” Stormy Denton songwriter Claire Morales tacks on Seventies folk rock fuzz, while locals Altamesa and Lizzie Buckley open with cosmic Americana and country-influenced acoustics, respectively.