Night Beats @ Buffalo Billiards 03.14
I checked out Night Beats in Salt Lake City about a week before heading down to Austin. The crowd was sparse at that show, but they performed like they were playing to a packed house instead of to a dismal crowd. Unfortunately, their Wednesday night show at Buffalo Billiards didn’t draw a much larger crowd than the Salt Lake City show.
… read more
FIDLAR @ The Main 03.14
This L.A. based band seems to have taken notes from Black Lips, because that’s exactly who their live performance reminded me of. … read more
DZ Deathrays @ The Mohawk 03.14
On Wednesday afternoon in Austin, Australia’s DZ Deathrays proved that bass players are becoming obsolete. … read more
Panache Party @ The Scoot Inn 03.13
I kicked my week in Austin off with a free party at The Scoot Inn, hosted by Panache booking, featuring 14 bands on two separate stages—a small one inside and a larger one outside. … read more
Ume @ The Bat Bar 03.13
The stage at The Bat Bar was set up right against the front window, which was as big as the entire wall and completely open to the outside. The crowd inside was instantly mirrored on the other end of the stage outside the window, and though they could’ve easily grabbed the drummer around the waist and pulled her out with her entire kit, they were up close and personal with what makes Ume a band you’re not gonna want to miss: front woman Lauren Larson. … read more
It’s a Rough Life Party @ Yellow Jacket Social Club...
I pedaled down from my perch near UT-Austin to the city’s own “Rough Side of Da TRAX” quite literally on Monday afternoon for the premiere party of “It’s a Rough Life” Season 2. … read more