The Year In Music: Top 14 Albums of 2014

Happy Holidays, my friends! It’s been far too long since I’ve written and about damn time that I got back to the “blogosphere” and shared a bit of my world from The “Unofficial Mayor of Austin” to you. Hope that 2014 has brought much success, happiness, love and laughter in your lives. As quickly as time […]

The Year In Music: Top 10 Albums of 2013

Against all odds and despite the rumors in the gossip columns, I have not been kidnapped and held for ransom, nor have I forgotten about the “Unofficial Mayor of Austin” blog and apologize to my readers for failing to maintain frequent posts throughout 2013. Truth be told, my life working at Dulce Vida Organic Tequila […]

2013 ACL Music Festival Weekend 2: 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 one weekend, […]

Get ready to rock! – 2013 ACL Music Festival Lineup Announced

At long last, the lineup for the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival was released earlier this month and is packed with excellent talent, resurgent artists and a definite local flare for Austin-area performers. Not to mention, for the first time, the festival will be held over two fun-filled weekends (October 4-6 and 11-13) at Zilker Park […]

It’s A Wonderful Life! – One Amazing Spring 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, believe it or not, I am BACK! Against all odds and despite the incessant rumors, I have not fallen off the face of the Earth. In fact, quite the contrary. While I greatly apologize for the lack of blog posts over the last two months, I can honestly tell you that this […]

Dulce Vida Organic Tequila’s Inaugural “Barreled 2013”

Dulce Vida Organic Tequila’s Inaugural “Barreled 2013” Just before the onslaught of SXSW, the inaugural “Barreled 2013” event was held at the Dulce Vida’s World Headquarters in Austin, Texas and attended by over 400 of our closest friends.  If you missed this epic, fun-filled event, you truly missed one for the ages and one you’ll […]

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 14-FEBRUARY 20, 2013 Thursday, February 14, 2013 – VALENTINE’S DAY 2013 ACL Live at Moody Theater: Bob Schneider & The Moonlight Orchestra, the Tosca String Quartet, Shakey Graves, Lex Land The Continental Club: Loves It!, White Ghost Shivers, the Urban Achievers Brass Band, Whiskey Sisters The Continental Club […]


BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – FEBRUARY 1-FEBRUARY 6, 2013 Friday, February 1, 2013 Antone’s: Cory Morrow, Brian Keane Gruene Hall (Gruene, TX): Radney Foster, Michaelis The Lucky Lounge: Carson Brock & the Effect, Swimming With Bears, Dat Boy Supa, Execution by Music One-2-One Bar: Tameca Jones, DJ Mahealani, the Southern Sirens The Saxon Pub: Nakia, Uhlrich […]


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 […]