South Austin Popular Culture Center
"...Altamesa, the cosmic Americana outfit led locally by Evan Charles, portions out its new album in novel form: over the course of a monthly serial entwining songs, art, and storytelling...."
"...Sometimes all it takes is a single song. With 2016 single "The Long Ride Home," Altamesa soundtracked the view out of a car window on the way home from a road trip..."
"...Teased as a series of singles over the past year, Altamesa's sophomore full-length arrives as a revelation fulfilled. Whereas 2016 debut The Long Ride Home stretched time, Idol Frontier obsesses on space – landscapes expanding and contracting..."
"...With no band commitments, the time's currently right for Charles to take his first solo sojourn. On Saturday, he issues his debut as Altamesa, The Long Ride Home, with a release show at Lamberts..."
"...5) Altamesa, "The New West"..."
"...When do the bands start? Chulita Vinyl Club ATX - 11:30am Big Wy's Brass Band - 12:30pm Altamesa - 1:30pm El Tule - 2:30pm Little Joe y La Familia - 3:30pm..."
"...Altamesa at Mohawk on July 28, 2018..."
"...Chief White Lightning headlines a Hot Summer Nights show inside at Mohawk on Saturday with Altamesa, Ghost Wolves, and Booher...."
"...The 28th annual tasting, free from 11am-5pm at Fiesta Gardens on Sunday, Aug. 26, features Little Joe y La Familia, El Tule, Altamesa, Big Wy's Brass Band, and Chulita Vinyl Club...."
"...4) Altamesa, The Long Ride Home..."
"...Consider Evan Charles a musician's musician amongst the eclectic Austin scene. Helping populate a plethora of local acts including day-trippers the Daze, basement grinders the Sweet Nuthin, and R&B jammers the Happen-Ins, the singer here immerses himself in folk and Americana as if he and his new backing trio Altamesa were born to it..."