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Austin City Limits Music Festival 2012

The Austin City Limits Music Festival just wrapped up three days of music, presenting over one hundred artists and bands in Zilker Park.  Even after ten years of these festivals, I’m still amazed at the diversity in an ACL lineup.  It’s just so impressive, and the creativity is just awesome!  So I’ve just got to share […]

Willie Nelson Rolls Up to 79

Happy Birthday to an American icon, Willie Nelson is 79 years old today! Willie was immortalized in a bronze statue in Austin last week, and his exclusive SiriusXM 56 channel (Willie’s Roadhouse) will rebroadcast the unveiling ceremony at 6 pm ET, including Willie’s impromptu live performances of “On the Road Again” and “Roll Me Up and Smoke […]

Waterloo Records celebrates 30 years in Austin

Waterloo Records just celebrated 30 years in Austin last Saturday, which is really amazing in this economy when music and record stores are struggling to stay in business. Owner John Kunz attributes the store’s success to the amazing music scene in Austin, which is a huge melting pot of genres. Founded in 1982, Waterloo Records has […] Debuts at South By SouthWest

New this year at South By SouthWest is a multi-channel online music service… You can discover some great new music with “The Sound of SXSW,” and hear hundreds of 2012 Showcase Artists on Four Channels of great new music… Channel 1:  Indie Rock & Pop Channel 2:  Americana & Singer/Songwriter Channel 3:  Electronic, Dance, World & Hip Hop Channel […]

Doyle Bramhall Sr. 1949 – 2011

Doyle Bramhall Sr. was a major player on the Austin blues scene, and a great drummer and songwriter. A Dallas native, the Sr. Bramhall passed away yesterday at the age of 62. He was a regular player with Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan, and wrote “Life By The Drop” which appeared on SRV’s album The […]