BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 25-OCTOBER 31, 2012

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 25-OCTOBER 31, 2012 Thursday, October 25, 2012 Antone’s: Bob Schneider, the Rocketboys, Love at War The Continental Club: The Whiskey Sisters, Poi Dog Pondering, Wild Seeds Continental Club Gallery: Tameca Jones, The Lost & Nameless Orchestra Gruene Hall (Gruene, TX): Marshall Hood Band The Highball: Two Hoots & a […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 11-OCTOBER 17, 2012

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 11-OCTOBER 17, 2012 Thursday, October 11, 2012 ACL Live at Moody Theater: Erykah Badu, the Gaslamp Killer Antone’s: The Black Lips, Not in the Face, A Giant Dog Cactus Cafe: Patterson Hood & the Downtown Rumblers The Continental Club: The Whiskey Sisters, Igor & the Red Elvises, Ruby […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 5-OCTOBER 10, 2012

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 5-OCTOBER 10, 2012 Friday, October 5, 2012 Oktoberfest (Fredericksburg, TX): Through Sunday, October 7th ACL Live at Moody Theater: The Australian Pink Floyd Antone’s: The Lost Bayou Ramblers, the Bellfuries Bass Concert Hall: David Byrne and St. Vincent The Belmont: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Learning Secrets The Broken […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – SEPTEMBER 27-OCTOBER 3, 2012

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – SEPTEMBER 27-OCTOBER 3, 2012 Thursday, September 27, 2012 Fantastic Fest: Various venues Cactus Cafe: James Hyland Continental Club Gallery: Wendy Colonna, Tameca Jones Gruene Hall (Gruene, TX): Reckless Kelly, Erik Larson & Peacemaker Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Jeff Lofton Trio Saxon Pub: Patrice Pike, Eightysixxed, Allie Farris, Luke Bell […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – SEPTEMBER 20-26, 2012

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – SEPTEMBER 20-26, 2012 Thursday, September 20, 2012 Fantastic Fest: Ongoing through September 27 – Various venues ACL Live at Moody Theater: Fiona Apple – POSTPONED Antone’s: Chris Robinson Brotherhood Cactus Cafe: Joe Ely Long Center for the Performing Arts: Michael Franti & Spearhead One World Theatre: Bela Fleck […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2012

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2012 Thursday, September 13, 2012 Antone’s: Joe Cocker Hoot Night with Mad Dogs & Englishmen Central Market North Lamar: Lost & Nameless Orchestra La Zona Rosa: Beats Antique, Sorne, Lynx Lucky Lounge: Mayeux & Broussard, Tyler Guthrie, Brian Pounds Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Jeff Lofton Trio […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – SEPTEMBER 6-12, 2012

After excellent feedback and further thought, I decided to shake things up with the “This Week In Austin” segment of the blog by picking my “Best Bets” every week, so that the calendar is not so intimidating and you actually have my recommendations for what to do and where to head in this great town. […]

The Boys Are Back In Town: A Reunion South Austin-Style!

Great bands come. Great bands go. Some break up. Some fizzle out. Some are just so freakin’ talented, individually, that they realize the desire to spread their wings on their own, soon finding no time to play together in the original band. In the case of the latter, the South Austin Jug Band reached wildly […]