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Dispatches from the Live Music Capital of the World

June 22, 2017

SOS Fest dropped its lineup this week, but what of predecessor FFF?

Kevin Curtin

June 15, 2017

But you can still put your arms around Margaret Moser

Kevin Curtin

June 8, 2017

Revised drafts of Agent of Change and OMV permitting head to Council, but again, live music interests raise alarms

Kevin Curtin

June 1, 2017

New venue the Electric Church converts local psychics, and Samuel Grey Horse recounts his mule variations

Kevin Curtin

May 25, 2017

Last Sunday marked the death of two Austin music connectors; plus, in regards to local public policy, Mayor Steve Adler calls

Kevin Curtin

May 18, 2017

A complete detachment from the original vision of the Omnibus

Kevin Curtin

May 11, 2017

JMBLYA garners the third largest concert audience in Austin's 2017

Kevin Curtin

May 4, 2017

ARC of the covenant, good Reputations, and Blind Sight

Kevin Curtin

April 27, 2017

Austin’s top governmental job in music is up for grabs

Kevin Curtin

April 20, 2017

As terminal cancer ticks down Jimmy LaFave’s life, he says the show must go on

Kevin Curtin

April 13, 2017

Austin’s best spring festival – correction, “experience” – faces competition after idyllic sixth year

Kevin Curtin

April 6, 2017

A review of the best book on Austin’s 1970s music scene since The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock

Kevin Curtin

March 15, 2017

SXSW’s bubble burst? Sure, okay – if you say so. Leave the starfucking to us, then.

Kevin Curtin

March 9, 2017

Austin Music Industry Awards down, here come the 2016/17 AMAs and a slew of SXSW buzz acts

Kevin Curtin

March 2, 2017

SXSW Music's festival sideshow contracts

Kevin Curtin

February 23, 2017

Mosaic Sound Collective's music hub and ancient atmospheric Adam Torres point to the future

Kevin Curtin

February 16, 2017

In the war room, afternoons were spent spitballing, strategizing, scheming, and dreaming up performances for the 2016/17 Austin Music...

Kevin Curtin

February 9, 2017

X's John Doe moves to Austin, Adam Nurre celebrates his late bandmates, and The Shopkeeper takes Congress House Studio to the movies

Kevin Curtin

February 2, 2017

Another clubs ordinance change drops right before the Festival

Kevin Curtin

January 26, 2017

Getting the vote out for the 2016/17 Austin Music Poll

Kevin Curtin

January 19, 2017

Financial duress buckles South Austin listening institution

Kevin Curtin

January 12, 2017

Ramsay Midwood co-acquires Sam's Town Point, record store news, and Spoon teases upcoming Matador Records LP.

Kevin Curtin

January 5, 2017

And “Playback” votes in the Austin Music Poll

Kevin Curtin

December 22, 2016

Looking back on the biggest Music news headlines of the year

Kevin Curtin

December 15, 2016

Homegrown music nonprofits that need your holiday cheer

Kevin Curtin

December 8, 2016

Mother Falcon signs to Universal and seconds later terminates the contract

Kevin Curtin

December 1, 2016

Gary Clark Jr. strips down on his way to Carnegie Hall, hardcore duo Street Sects kills the lights, and Savannah Welch makes her first public appearance since losing her leg

Kevin Curtin

November 23, 2016

End of an Ear's new digs thrive just in time for Black Friday

Kevin Curtin

November 17, 2016

Austin songbird Savannah Welch rehabs serenely after losing her right leg

Kevin Curtin

November 3, 2016

Sound on Sound’s über headliner: 23 acres of Sherwood Forest

Kevin Curtin

October 27, 2016

ACL Fest promoters partner with psych fest?

Kevin Curtin

October 20, 2016

Local 433 hangs in the balance, a new hit for Fastball, and End of an Ear begins its new lease on life

Kevin Curtin

October 13, 2016

ACL Fest isn't a pair of weekend-long sit-ins, it's one two-week-long campaign

Kevin Curtin

October 6, 2016

Wrapping weekend one of ACL Fest on the eve of the second iteration

Kevin Curtin

September 29, 2016

Antone's new vinyl annex, Scoot Inn's new look, Jackie Venson's new late-night TV fan, and new (bad) ideas for ACL Fest signage

Kevin Curtin

September 22, 2016

Kevin Curtin runs into more than a handful of musical Austinites on the other side of the globe

Kevin Curtin

September 15, 2016

Fun Fun Fun Fest won't happen this year and here's the exclusive on why

Kevin Curtin

September 1, 2016

We wade through the roughly 300 issues stamped with the mug of a musician

Kevin Curtin

August 25, 2016

David Yow fronts the Jazzus Lizard, Cherubs knock off 22 years of rust, Preston Hubbard dies, and Blind Lemon Jefferson gets kicked off Texas license plates

Kevin Curtin

August 18, 2016

The Central Health Equity Policy Council's efforts to ban smoking on smoking patios meets with community resistance

Kevin Curtin

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