2013 ACL Music Festival Weekend 1: Barton Springs Block Party, Artist Recommendations and more…

Yes, hard to believe that October is upon us already but, with that, comes one of the greatest events every year here in the excellent city of Austin, Texas – the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Thanks to the fine folk over at C3 Presents, this year’s bonanza for the senses takes place not just […]

THE YEAR IN PICTURES 2012: What A Year It Was!

The waning hours of 2012 are upon us and, in wrappin’ up this current chapter of life, I went back through my hundreds, if not thousands, of photos from the the past 12 months and confirmed what an excellent year it’s really been. Great times spent with friends, old and new, excellent travels, much fun […]


BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – DECEMBER 20-DECEMBER 26, 2012 Thursday, December 20, 2012 ACL Live at Moody Theater: YES Cedar Park Center: Trans-Siberian Orchestra The Continental Club: The Whiskey Sisters, Herman the German, LeRoi Brothers, Two Hoots & A Holler The Continental Club Gallery: Tameca Jones, Dan Dyer Frank: The Bus Stop Stallions, Fatback […]

Kickin’ Off Formula 1 Weekend in Austin: “The Best of Texas Music” Showcase at ACL Live

Nothin’ like kickin’ off one of the most highly anticipated weekends ever in Austin, the Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix Weekend, with a celebration of tunes from artists who hail from the Lone Star State and who have been makin’ us proud of our musical heritage here over the years. With huge thanks to my friends […]


BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – NOVEMBER 15-NOVEMBER 20, 2012 Thursday, November 15, 2012 ACL Live at Moody Theater: “Best of Texas Music” Showcase featuring Willie Nelson, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel, Pat Green, Jerry Jeff Walker, Cindy Cashdollar, Del Castillo, Ruthie Foster, the Quebe Sisters and more Antone’s: Hector Ward & […]

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2012: A Celebration In Pictures

The highly awaited weekend of awesomeness here in Austin, Texas, known as the ACL Music Festival, has come and gone for another year, but as with the previously six years I’ve attended, I am, once again, left speechless by so much of the brilliance I was so fortunate to witness throughout the last three days. […]

Festers, Plan Away! – 2012 ACL Music Festival Schedule Released

It’s incredibly amazing to me how quickly time flies and months rip through the calendar. All of a sudden, I look up and it’s the end of July 2012. That said, however, all is not lost on the swift movement of Father Time, considering the onset of the latter half of the year means two […]

Unforgettable Saturday At “Willie’s Place”

Gotta be honest, if you had told me when I moved back to Texas in 2008 that I would, one day, be spending a Saturday afternoon out at Willie Nelson’s ranch with his “family,” closest friends and fellow musicians, I’da said you’re out of your mind. Well, funny how this amazing ride, we call life, […]