Austin Jousters A-Z
Locals take the stage
By Kevin Curtin, Fri., Nov. 4, 2016
American SharksSat., 4pm, the Keep stage
Superfast stoner-rock trio thunders drums, latent pop, and Seventies glam-fluences.
AnyaSat., 1:30pm, Forest stage
Femcee throws agile raps with thoughtful lyricism and soul.
BoomBaptistSun., 2:20pm, Forest stage
Breakout beatmaker Andrew Thaggard, of Austin's Applied Pressure crew, brings a technician's touch to hip-hop, bass music, and forward-thinking electronic sounds.
BoyfrndzFri., 1:30pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Instrumentally restless and heavy math-rock quartet with a penchant for prog-pop.
Calliope MusicalsFri., 2:20pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Jubilant psych-folk ensemble dosed with LSD.
CherubsSun., 6:05pm, the Keep stage
Legendary noise rock misfits still wield a warped sonic depravity after a 22-year hiatus.
Emily WolfeSun., 1:30pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Guitar-wielding singer-songwriter with a fetching voice dishing garage blues and catchy indie.
Explosions in the SkySun., 10:45pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Musical Mt. Everest whose delay-heavy instrumentals thrive on April's seventh LP The Wilderness.
Fragile RockSat., 1:20pm, Globe stage
Talk to the hand: Emo puppet band gets deep with googly eyes.
Hard ProofSat., 2:20pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Afrobeat 10-piece cooks up muscular grooves with brass and beats.
Leopold & His FictionSun., 2:20pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Former Cowboy & Indian vocalist continues his glammy alternative blues-rock project. Recent single "Cowboy" supercharges a Leadbelly classic.
Magna CardaFri., 3:10pm, Forest stage
Ferocious rapper Megz Kelli and dreamy producer Dougie Do.
MidgetmenFri., 1:30pm, the Keep stage
Austin's endearing indie/punk hobbyists – sick of covering Weird Al – play This Is Spinal Tap in full.
Moving PanoramasSat., 1:30pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Dream pop times shoegaze equals dream gaze as fronted by singer/guitarist Leslie Sisson.
Night DriveSun., 3:10pm, Forest stage
Driving, synthy, electro-pop co-fronted by Brandon Duhon and Rodney Connell.
OrthySat., 3:10pm, Forest stage
Pulsing celestial pop from a hybrid electronic/live band led by songwriter/producer Ian Orth.
ProtextorFri., 2:20pm, Forest stage
Clever hip-hop wordsmith, formerly known as P-Tek, spits confessional cultural commentary.
Sailor PoonSun., 1:30pm, the Keep stage
Here are the "nasty women" Trump was talking about: filthy feminist garage-punk group singing about daddy issues and butt-gushing.
US WeeklySat., 2:20pm, the Keep stage
Explosive screamer Christopher Nordahl leads this nervy, No Wave, unconventional punk quartet.