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Austin360 On The Record: Jerry Jeff Walker, Giulia Millanta, more | Austin Music Source

Jerry Jeff Walker’s “It’s About Time” is his first album in nine years. Tom McCarthy Jr. for AMERICAN-STATESMAN<p>RECENTLY RELEASED<p><b>Jerry Jeff Walker,</b> …


Episode 707: Chill Russell / Brian Pounds Checks In!

Hello friends! Chase Matkin and Patrick Barrow from Austin rock band, Chill Russell are my guests for episode 707! Their self-titled, full-length …

New Albums

Review: Giulia Millanta - Music - The Austin Chronicle

Conversation With a Ghost

Nina Kraviz

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Review: Why Bonnie - Music - The Austin Chronicle



Review: Jesse Dayton - Music - The Austin Chronicle

The Outsider


Review: Patricia Vonne - Music - The Austin Chronicle

Top of the Mountain

Extreme Sports

Little Mazarn - LIVE IN AMARILLO

Little Mazarn told us they were coming thorough Amarillo, and we had to make sure they'd pause and play us a few tunes. This Austin-based …

West Texas

Austin Rock Duo Ancient River Masterfully Multitasks Onstage

"Being a two-piece, we take it on as a challenge," Barreto says. "We just want to see how far we can take it as far as filling out the sound and …


Adelaide’s Fowler’s Live forms groundbreaking sister city partnership with Austin venues | TIO

The Lone Star State is about to get a full-on taste of Adelaide’s sweaty live music scene.<p>Venerated music hub Fowler’s Live has entered into talks to …

Live Music

Review: Brownout - Music - The Austin Chronicle

Fear of a Brown Planet

Soul Music

If You're A Country Music Fan, These Destinations Need To Be On Your 20s Bucket List

When it comes to country music, you either love it, or it's not really your cup of tea. It's unlike any other music genre out there, and that's what …

Country Music

8 Live Music Venues Outside Austin Worth the Drive - Austin Amplified - June 2018 - Austin, TX

These hotspots are under two hours away and will help you expand your musical horizons this summer.

Live Music

Christina Cavazos: “Forever”

The list of achievements already acquired by 18-year-old Austinite Christina Cavazos reads more like a bucket list of many musicians twice her age. …


Take Two Steps Back in Time at The Old Coupland Inn & Dance Hall

Outside The Old Coupland Inn & Dance Hall in Coupland, Texas, north of Elgin<p>Dance halls hold a special places in Texan hearts. For much longer than …

Dance Hall

Spotlighting Austin's under-the-radar dance club scene

How can I ever forget those six-hour sets by the legendary dance music DJ, Paul Van Dyke. (Six whole hours ... nonstop.) Very few people know this, …

San Antonio

Sheilava: What a Difference a Year Makes

It’s been one helluva year for the Lava Cats…and thankfully, they’re just getting warmed up. Since forming in March of 2017, <b>Sheilava</b> has been bustin’ …

Indie Music

Jammin’ outdoors; Austin ArtWorks Center brings open jam session to the Bandshell

Those familiar with the Austin ArtWorks Center’s ArtRocks Open Jam Sessions are no strangers to the variety of talent one can hear at the event. An …


Episode 706: Giulia Millanta

Hello friends! Italian singer/songwriter, Giulia Millanta is my guest for episode 706! Her brand new album, the gorgeous, meditation on loss,</i> …

New Albums

Willie Nelson addresses Donald Trump on Twitter about Mexican border

Willie Nelson turned 85 on April 29, 2018. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2017<p>When news about United States agents separating Mexican children from …

Donald Trump

City tour support, tipping program previewed in summit for Austin musicians

The city’s music office is moving ahead with plans that could provide up to $5,000 in assistance for touring bands, as well as installing credit card …


The Music Modernization Act (MMA) will close loopholes that allow original music to be copied without compensating the artists. | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

As one of the most diverse and vibrant states in the country, it comes as no surprise that Texas’ music legacy is as rich and creative as its …


Episode 705: Barbie De Facto

Hello friends! The lovely and talented pop artist, Barbie De Facto is my guest for episode 705! Barbie's debut EP comes out saturday, June 23rd and …


Recovering musicians bring free concerts to special needs facilities

A group of musicians in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction are using their talents to spread a little love.<p>Carl Schmid learned the power of …

Drug Addiction

Waterloo Festival Adds Oteil & Friends, Leftover Salmon, More To Inaugural Lineup

<b>WATERLOO MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018 — MUSIC LINEUP:</b><p>The String Cheese Incident (Playing all three nights)<p>Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (JRAD)<p>Oteil & Friends (Ft. …

Music Festivals

KLRU public TV, former home of 'Austin City Limits' moving

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — KLRU, the public television station that has operated from the University of Texas since it went on the air in 1962, will move …

Austin City Limits

Episode 704: The Sideshow Tragedy IV

Hello gang! Nathan Singleton and Jeremy Harrell, better known as The Sideshow Tragedy return to the show for episode 704! Their new album, the gothic …

New Albums

Outlaws & Armadillos, Tish Hinojosa, more

The entrance to the new Outlaws & Armadillos exhibit, which opens May 25 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville and will run …


Bob Schneider Ages Gracefully on Blood and Bones

New LP finds emotional resonance in personal experience

Ann Arbor

Bobby Bones: Gumption Is In The Grind

Bobby Bones always distinguishes the difference between being “hurt” and “injured.” If the nationally syndicated Nashville radio host was the type of guy to give way to feelings of weakness, he definitely wouldn’t have taken stage at the famous Ryman Auditorium to host a charity event between bouts …