The Year In Music: Top 17 Albums of 2017

Happy Holidays from Austin to all the great people and fellow music lovers in my world! I hope you’re all smack dab in the middle of an excellent holiday season and enjoying every minute of this amazing time of year with friends, family and loved ones. With a mere two weeks remaining in this rather […]

The Year In Music: Top 10 Albums of 2016

Happy New Year’s Eve, my friends! I hope you’re in the midst of a tremendous holiday season, ready to kiss this year goodbye and fully prepared for an incredibly successful 2017. With the 2016 chapter of our lives nearly complete, I am ringing in the new year with my annual review of “the year in music.” Despite […]

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 […]

The “Unofficial Mayor of Austin” Koozie Photo Contest

Alright excellent blog followers, I’ve taken the advice of many great friends and those in my immediate world and it’s finally time…today, I am launching the “Unofficial Mayor of Austin” Koozie Photo Contest. Yep, that’s right, between now, February 2nd, aka “Groundhog Day,” and April 1st, aka “April Fool’s Day,” I am challenging all of […]

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 […]