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The Long Center’s Drop-In Music Series Is Back
22-artist lineup runs from R&B to honky-tonk
"...with ACL Radio to host first-come first-serve concerts featuring Austin-based musicians...."

May 8, 2024 Music Post by Madeline Duncan

Review: Stephen Mills’ POE / A Tale of Madness Is Pitch Perfect
Ballet Austin brings the master of the macabre to life (before killing him again)
"...his adoptive mother, and his wife Sissy. For Ballet Austin, these truths are woven into his storyline, replete with..."

March 29, 2024 Arts Feature by Cat McCarrey

Review: Photokem, Half Ton Pet
Layered experimental rock EP swells to quizzical excitement
"...Like the expectant sound of a symphony tuning up, the layered experimental rock of Photokem again..."

March 29, 2024 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Spider Sculptures, Gore Feasts, and More Arts Events
Feed your art habit with these recommended events for the week
"...All over Austin since 2016, horror cinema showcase Bat City Cinema brings..."

March 22, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Faye Webster, Swamp Dogg, and More Reviews From Friday of SXSW
Memorable performances to close out the week
"...the finest in old school alternative rock records from Austin and beyond. Several of them hit the Hole in..."

March 16, 2024 Music Post by Julian Towers

Five Established Music Acts Headed to SXSW
From Bootsy Collins to Faye Webster
"...headed to South by Southwest Music, which lands in Austin March 11-16. Bootsy Collins..."

March 8, 2024 Music Feature by Carys Anderson

Bloody Brides, Creepy Cats, and More Arts Events for the Week
Valentine's (and anti-Valentine) fun, soundtracking a rock, etc.
"...masterpieces at this Eastside outpost of your friendly neighborhood Austin Public Library. Local comics creator Adam Kobetich (of The..."

Feb. 9, 2024 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Free Week Announces January 2024 Lineup, and More Music News
Power Trip reunited at Mohawk; Sonic Guild divvied grants at ACL Live
"...Power Trip reunited for a surprise performance at Mohawk..."

Dec. 7, 2023 Music Post by Carys Anderson

The Pharcyde and Brownout’s Special Fest Collaboration and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Find Nineties alt-hip-hop pioneers and Caroline Rose at two separate benefits
"...Looking for the best shows happening in Austin this week? Check out the Chronicle music team’s handpicked..."

Nov. 10, 2023 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Roxane Gay, Tim O’Brien Join Texas Book Festival Lineup
Full author roster revealed for November fest
"...The 28th annual Texas Book Festival – taking place..."

Sept. 13, 2023 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

Ballet Austin Returns With Revival of Hamlet
Company’s most successful production launches 2023-24 season
"...Ballet Austin’s affinity for the works of William Shakespeare are a..."

Aug. 12, 2023 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Ways to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop in Austin
The Illharmonic Orchestra, Bavu Blakes, and more reflect on the genre's golden jubilee
"...Beastie Boys' bratty classic "Paul Revere" with Beethoven's melodic Symphony No. 5 and brought the tape to his best..."

Aug. 11, 2023 Music Feature by Genevieve Wood

We Have an Issue: This Is Fine?
In this week's issue, fun ways to grapple with the ongoing heat... and more sobering thoughts on the state we're in
"...– bumped when we moved our giant Best of Austin issue to the same slot – this week we..."

July 21, 2023 Column by Kimberley Jones

KMFA's Residency Program Gives Composers the Keys to the Station
Recapping Clarice Assad's booked-up week of improvisation in Austin
"...Enthusiastically participating in a series of rhythmic exercises, 37..."

July 7, 2023 Music Feature by Wayne Lim

Crosstalk: Lil Yachty to Make Austin City Limits Television Debut, and More Music News
Confusion over the Live Music Fund Event Program, and musical queerdo events
"...The Music Commission convened Monday night at Austin City Hall to discuss the 655 applications submitted to..."

June 9, 2023 Music Column by Kriss Conklin

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Jess Williamson, Ondara, Cherubs, Blushing, and more recommended shows
"...Dale Watson on her 30th birthday. Now 35, the Austin-launched, L.A.-and-Marfa-based songwriter lands an ideal musical homecoming. Williamson will..."

June 9, 2023 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Larry & Joe Bring Songs of Deliverance to Carrie Rodriguez’s Laboratorio
North Carolina duo play Paramount Stateside on April 30
"...Ears Festival last month, the musical duo heads to Austin, on April 30 at Stateside at the Paramount, to..."

April 14, 2023 Music Post by John Job

Mandy Mercier, Force of Nature in the Austin Singer-Songwriter Scene, Died on Her 74th Birthday
Fiddler/guitarist played with Lucinda Williams and Blaze Foley
"...for impactful live performances and lifelong connections in the Austin music scene, died on Monday, March 27, on her..."

March 31, 2023 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Arya’s Weyes Blood aftershow, celebrating SPOT, Urban Cultural Fest, and more
"...mirrors the winding path she took from Belgrade to Austin, where she began her career in 2019. Away from..."

March 31, 2023 Music Column by Angela Lim

Five Orchestral Performances to Get You Hooked on Classics
Expand your musical horizons with these really old-school grooves
"...you can get your audio sophistication polished in style. Austin Symphony Orchestra: The Music of John Williams..."

Feb. 24, 2023 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
A tribute to tattoo legend Shanghai Kate, Hi How Are You Day, and Karima Walker highlight our recommended shows
"...Kevin Russell, veteran Musician of the Year in the Austin Music Poll (ongoing now). "I thought she had the..."

Jan. 20, 2023 Music Column by Raoul Hernandez

You and a Friend Could Go to Every Resound Show Next Year for $500
Austin bookers’ Sorted Pass joins growing number of ticket bundles
"...in fits and starts, promoters and tech companies in Austin continue to innovate with new models for enticing, and..."

Dec. 16, 2022 Music Post by Chad Swiatecki

Public Notice: Council’s Last Stand
Next week’s meeting tries to tie up some loose ends
"...residential developments, and a move to revamp and expand Austin Energy's Customer Assis­tance Pro­gram (see Lina Fisher's story here)...."

Nov. 25, 2022 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Art and Science
"...Dear Editor, Austin has so little in the way of art and..."

Nov. 17, 2022 Postmarks

Waterloo Greenway Conservancy's Creek Show
"...Austinites walk through the annual Waterloo Greenway creek show’s featured..."

Nov. 15, 2022 Photo Gallery

The Most Memorable Moments of Sunday’s ACL Fest Weekend Two
Urban Heat, Faye Webster, and BIA getting sturdy
"...Though the future may seem bleak, Austin’s Urban Heat is here to ensure we dance our..."

Oct. 17, 2022 Music Post by Laiken Neumann

Faster Than Sound: The First-Ever Lucktoberfest Lands Halloweekend at Willie Nelson’s Luck, Texas
Plus, the Red River Cultural District searches for a new director, and remembering Stewart Wise
"...Leland "Stewart" Wise, former Austin Chronicle contributor, died July 12 in Boston, Massachusetts, following..."

July 29, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

What We’re Listening to Right Now
Detox, Mobley, Dropped Out, Holy Wave, Party Van, and Shane Cooley
"...When Austin's Frank Ocean – Mobley – put out "James Crow"..."

July 29, 2022 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

We Have an Issue: Ice Ice Baby
Beat the record-breaking heat with our cover story about Casey’s New Orleans Snowballs
"...Austin Music Census: A new census gathers data on what..."

July 15, 2022 Column by Kimberley Jones

Austin Symphony Orchestra Cancels Performance Due to Extreme Heat
Hartman Foundation Concerts in the Park hit thrice this season
"...strikes again. For the third time this year, the Austin Symphony Orchestra has had to cancel one of the..."

July 10, 2022 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

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