SXSW 2013: What You Need To Know & Where Ya Need To Go

South By Southwest 2013 is finally upon us and not a moment too soon. In my mind, we are in the midst of the best two weeks of the year here in Austin, hands down. While SXSW can be completely overwhelming to even the most grizzled “fest veteran,” having now experienced the previous five years […]


BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – FEBRUARY 8-FEBRUARY 13, 2013 Friday, February 8, 2013 The Broken Spoke: Two Tons of Steel Cactus Cafe: Wood & Wire The Continental Club: The Blues Specialists, NRBQ, Homer Henderson Gruene Hall (Gruene, TX): Alejandro Escovedo, Amy Cook One-2-One Bar: Shelley King, Ginger Leigh, Ruthie Foster, Uncle Bruno Scottish Rite Theater: […]

Ringin’ In 2013: Celebrating The New Year With Live Tunes At Antone’s

Short, sweet and to the point with this one… With great friends in attendance, we ushered out 2012 and welcomed in the new year in a rather large way with live tunes, plentiful cocktails and great celebration at legendary Austin music venue, Antone’s, down on West 5th Street last week. Thanks to stellar performances from […]

The Year in Music: Top 12 Songs of 2012

Wow. The final two days of 2012. Once again, time just flyin’ on by. Hard to believe 2013 is already on our doorstep, but excited for what lies ahead and the beginning of a whole new chapter in this great life of ours. While we’re wrapping up another excellent year over the coming days, we’re […]


BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – DECEMBER 27, 2012-JANUARY 2, 2013 Thursday, December 27, 2012 Antone’s: “Antone’s Alumni Winter Ball” featuring Lou Ann Barton, Malford Milligan, Denny Freeman, Derek O’Brien, Marcia Ball, Mike Flanigin, George Rains, Scott Nelson, Larry Fulcher, J.J. Johnson, Georgia Bramhall, Emily Gimble The Continental Club: The Whiskey Sisters, O:A, Zapata!, Soulhat […]

The Year In Music: Top 10 Albums of 2012

Despite the widespread rumors and rampant media buzz, I have not actually fallen off the face of the Earth, I have merely been inundated over the last few weeks preparing for the move to my new condo in South Austin. Yep, at long last, I am finally a resident of “the 78704,” reveling in the […]

Twelve-Pack of Tunes

With Summer 2012 upon us, here’s is a list of twelve albums you should be listening to while enjoying this most excellent time of year: 1) The Lumineers – “The Lumineers” (self-titled) 2) Of Monsters and Men – “My Head Is An Animal” 3) Fun. – “Some Nights” 4) Trampled By Turtles – “Stars and […]