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  • An Interview of Jeff Rosenstock at Club Congress  12 November 2015 Carolyn:  Can you state your name, please? Jeff:  Yes, I’m Jeff Rosenstock. Carolyn:  Ok, Jeff.  And I’m Carolyn O’Hara […]

    Beers with Jeff Rosenstock

    An Interview of Jeff Rosenstock at Club Congress  12 November 2015 Carolyn:  Can you state your name, please? Jeff:  Yes, I’m Jeff Rosenstock. Carolyn:  Ok, Jeff.  And I’m Carolyn O’Hara […]

  • With her band, the Handsome Strangers, Amy Helm previewed her upcoming solo debut Friday night and paid tribute to the fabled Ramble in Woodstock. Special guests included Brian Mitchell, Marcia […]

    Amy Helm – Stateside Theatre, TX

    With her band, the Handsome Strangers, Amy Helm previewed her upcoming solo debut Friday night and paid tribute to the fabled Ramble in Woodstock. Special guests included Brian Mitchell, Marcia […]

  • Gina Chavez headlined celebration of music and community at Stateside Theatre Saturday night. The event, a fundraiser for Niñas Arriba (a college fund for girls in El Salvador), also served […]

    Gina Chavez – Stateside Theatre, TX

    Gina Chavez headlined celebration of music and community at Stateside Theatre Saturday night. The event, a fundraiser for Niñas Arriba (a college fund for girls in El Salvador), also served […]

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    Alejandro Escovedo – Strange Brew Lounge Side, TX

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  • One of our favorite Denver-based bands, Paper Bird, covered the classic Fleetwood Mac song, “The Chain” at CPR’s Open Air studio. Watch their harmony-filled take on it below:

    Watch: Paper Bird covers Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain”

    One of our favorite Denver-based bands, Paper Bird, covered the classic Fleetwood Mac song, “The Chain” at CPR’s Open Air studio. Watch their harmony-filled take on it below:

  • Check out James McMurtry’s single from his new record Complicated Game out today, February 24. McMurtry will be playing Austin’s Continental Club Wednesday at midnight.

    Watch: James McMurtry “How’m I Gonna Find You Now”

    Check out James McMurtry’s single from his new record Complicated Game out today, February 24. McMurtry will be playing Austin’s Continental Club Wednesday at midnight.

  • Patty Griffin and band (for the first time at ACL Live) wrapped up their American Kid tour in their hometown of Austin Friday night. The set was peppered with some […]

    Patty Griffin – Moody Theater, TX

    Patty Griffin and band (for the first time at ACL Live) wrapped up their American Kid tour in their hometown of Austin Friday night. The set was peppered with some […]

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    Shovels & Rope, Hayes Carll and Shakey Graves – Stubb’s, TX

    HayesCarll_Oct_30_2014_125_e ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 9 Photos by Nichole Wagner

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    Jenny Lewis – Stubb’s, TX

    JennyLewis_2014_10_03_120_e ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 16 Photos by Nichole Wagner

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    Conor Oberst – Stubb’s, TX

    [Show as slideshow] Photos by Nichole Wagner

  • While The Band of Heathens draws from a variety of musical influences, they’re citing Tom Petty (last year they covered Damn The Torpedoes in it’s entirety while dressed like characters […]

    Listen: The Band of Heathens “Carry Your Love”

    While The Band of Heathens draws from a variety of musical influences, they’re citing Tom Petty (last year they covered Damn The Torpedoes in it’s entirety while dressed like characters […]

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    Jenni Finlay Promotions 8th Anniversary Party – Gibson Guitar Showroom, TX

    JenniFinlayPromotionsParty_Aug_20_2014_07_e ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 10 Photos by Nichole Wagner

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  • Check out Austin-based Taylor and the Wild Now (Taylor Baker, Drew Walker)’s new single, “Wanderlust”. They’ll be at Blackheart Aug. 16th and Lambert’s Sept. 4th.

    Listen to: Taylor and the Wild Now “Wanderlust”

    Check out Austin-based Taylor and the Wild Now (Taylor Baker, Drew Walker)’s new single, “Wanderlust”. They’ll be at Blackheart Aug. 16th and Lambert’s Sept. 4th.

  • With her new release, The Voyager dropping in a few short weeks, Jenny Lewis entertains us with this rainbow-dream-world video featuring Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart and Brie Larson.

    Watch: Jenny Lewis’ “One Of The Guys”

    With her new release, The Voyager dropping in a few short weeks, Jenny Lewis entertains us with this rainbow-dream-world video featuring Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart and Brie Larson.

  • Alejandro Escovedo invited BettySoo (who had been opening for him on a two-week tour run through the Midwest and East coast) on stage for John Prine’s “Speed of the Sound […]

    Alejandro Escovedo & BettySoo duet on John Prine’s “Speed Of The Sound Of Loneliness”

    Alejandro Escovedo invited BettySoo (who had been opening for him on a two-week tour run through the Midwest and East coast) on stage for John Prine’s “Speed of the Sound […]