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Austin Events: May 24 – 30

This week finds plenty of interesting shows that diverge from the norm in Austin with the independent metal/punk Chaos in Tejas concert series.  Look for them dispersed throughout my picks for the week, but the shows will be taking place Thursday through Sunday at Beerland, Emo’s, Red7, and Mohawk. Monday, May 24th Ximena Sariñara w/ [Continue]

Pachanga Latino Music Festival Preview

Pachanga Latino Music Festival Preview

Well, it’s a new week in Austin, which means – what else -  there is another festival over the horizon!  But this weekend promises to hold an especially good one.  It’s the Pachanga Latino Music Festival and it’s taking place on Saturday, May 22nd at Fiesta Gardens.  Pachanga is only a couple of years old, [Continue]

Austin Events: May 10 – 16

It’s already 10 days into May, but I still can’t believe April’s already over!  This year is going by at lightning pace, but the good news is that summer is here.  So let’s get started with this week’s events… Monday, May 10th Grupo Fantasma The Latin super-band makes a FREE appearance at Waterloo, tonight [Continue]

Austin Events: December 28 – January 3

This is it…the final Austin Events of 2009.  Once again I’m posting for each day this week, including my music picks for New Year’s Eve!  Check it out and have a happy New Year! Monday, December 28th Matt the Electrician, Bob Schneider, Jeff Plankenhorn A local music showcase of some of Austin’s best singer-songwriters [Continue]

Austin Events: July 27 – July 30

Austin Events: July 27 – July 30

Wow!  Last week was utter madness.  But it was tons of fun and completely worth every stressful moment, including driving 800 miles in three days and waiting five hours for You Tube to upload only to have it fail for an unknown reason.  That only happened like, six or seven times!  Anyway, now that all [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: World Reggae

What I'm listening to this week: World Reggae

Putumayo Presents: World Reggae – 2004 I referenced this album when I wrote my review of Amadou & Mariam and I thought that it was time to give it its own proper review this week.  World Reggae is a compilation album, but it’s not your average compilation of sub-par songs that weren’t really good enough [Continue]

Austin Events: June 15 – June 17

Monday, June 15th Do you like Spoon?  No, do you like Spoon?  Because if you do, July’s your month.  Spoon is playing a 3 night gig at Stubb’s July 9-11 and Stubb’s is offering a 3 night pass for the discounted rate of $75. Buy it here! Otherwise, check out Santigold tonight! Tuesday, June [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: Grupo Fantasma

What I'm listening to this week: Grupo Fantasma

Sonidos Gold – 2008 I’ll readily admit that I have a love/hate relationship with music of the Latin genre. Growing up in a Mexican family, listening to Latin music also meant that you were a young kid bored out of your mind, sitting in a dank VFW hall watching the worst Tejano bands imaginable play [Continue]