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Interview + Show review: Varya

Set up in a small corner of a south Austin popular Greek hangout, Opa!, VARYA adjusts her mic stand, amplifier, and tunes her lyric-adorned acoustic guitar. Her husband and a complete stranger fuss with a string of fairy lights at her feet in an attempt to…

Brother Moses in Austin: Show Review + interview

Last week we caught up with indie rock band Brother Moses, playing live at Stubbs Austin for the first of their February tour stops. Check out their interview and show review.

Show Review: Marshall Tucker Band’s Southern Rockin’ Roundup Tour

Photography and Show Review by Geoff Clowes of Sage + Spirit Photo After forty-five years and numerous lineup changes the Marshall Tucker Band is still doing what they love to do, hitting the road and making crowds forget the present and live, if only for ninety minutes, the ‘seventies. Such was the case when the … Continue reading Show Review: Marshall Tucker Band’s Southern Rockin’ Roundup Tour

A Good Rogering: My favorite band you’ve never heard of

Photography: Josh Wolfer, Story: Kail Rose Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their 2010 EP, Long Overdue, January 11th saw an absurdly excellent evening of music, rainbow penguins, and rock & roll debauchery with Austin’s own A Good Rogering. One of the few Austin bands I’ve seen more than a handful of times, I’ve yet to … Continue reading A Good Rogering: My favorite band you’ve never heard of

The Photo Pit: Sevendust with Deepfall and Stitched Up Heart

Article by Bernard Cana / Talon Kane Photography Published Jan 3, 2020 on thephotopit.com From The Pit To The Crowd: Sevendust with Deepfall and Stitched Up Heart – House of Blues Orlando – Lake Buena Vista FL – December 29, 2019 On November 9, 2014 before I started photographing and reviewing concerts, I attended a … Continue reading The Photo Pit: Sevendust with Deepfall and Stitched Up Heart

Half Alive packs the Culture Room

The entire venue turned dark. Not a light anywhere, even the empty bars are dark. With the darkness came roars of approval from the largely teenage crowd, and then the opening chords of ok ok?, the smash hit from the Long Beach indie-pop band Half*Alive. With only a single hand-held spotlight to light their faces … Continue reading Half Alive packs the Culture Room

Allman Betts Band ​Show off their heritage on the Down To The River tour

The Allman Brothers Band was never afraid to mix things up on stage. It wasn’t unusual to hear blues, Southern rock, and covers on the same setlist. The same can be said for the Allman Betts Band, the sextet made up of the children of founding Allman Brothers’ Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, and Berry Oakley. … Continue reading Allman Betts Band ​Show off their heritage on the Down To The River tour

Wilderado & Mt. Joy ​Play a sold-out show at Scoot Inn, Austin TX

On a chilly Thursday evening, Scoot Inn played host to an indie rock pairing of epic proportions. Selling out the intimate outdoor venue, Wilderado and Mt. Joy brought their unique, upbeat indie flavors to an adoring crowd for an all-too-short evening of great live music. Wilderado kickstarts the night with a laid-back set, beer-in-hand. Infamously … Continue reading Wilderado & Mt. Joy ​Play a sold-out show at Scoot Inn, Austin TX

Through The Roots’ Arrival Tour ​Is the Fun Time That You Need

Photography & article by Geoff Clowes Through The Roots have never been worried about bringing their Cali-reggae vibes to places far from their San Diego home. With tour stops up and down the east coast the band is setting fire to cities not known for beaches and fish tacos. It’s in venues like the Culture Room … Continue reading Through The Roots’ Arrival Tour ​Is the Fun Time That You Need

Introducing: Bourgeois Mystics

What do you get if you combine  the audacity of  Outkast’s The Love Below, some  Blitzkrieg Bop, a  sprinkle of groove,   a  smattering of Bollywood and some 80’s classic rock?  …Austin’s very own Bourgeois Mystics. ‘Keep Austin Weird’ is most definitely a cliche, but it is a tagline that we’ve modernized to hopefully become Austin’s … Continue reading Introducing: Bourgeois Mystics

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