Lucy Dacus, 12/14/2016, ACL Live, Photos – Write-up

Rising rock star Lucy Dacus blew minds and melted faces with her beautiful vocals and catchy hooks.  Her debut album “No Burden” rightfully landed on many top album list of 2016, including NPR’s Bob Boilen’s Top 10 Albums of 2016!  The abbreviated set for the KGSR’s 26th Anniversary Party gave …

Two Door Cinema Club, 10/7/2016, Stubb’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho Two Door Cinema Club is not just a band that captures well composed melodies in the studio, they are an exemplary touring one to boot –the full package, stage performance and musically.  They had seven huge video displays that were about 15 feet high and four …

Saint Motel, 10/6/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Joe Shaw Closing out the night and Warming up for their appearance at ACL Festival, with a pretty spectacular and well orchestrated show, was Saint Motel! Emo’s was decked out for this act. From the hanging swimsuit album cover chick to the saintmotelevision photo back drop…I witnessed a …

Jr Jr, 10/6/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Joe Shaw Continued from Weathers – Photos – Write-up Next up, Jr Jr (Formerly Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr), wowed the crowd and took the energy to the next level! From their Golden Girls inspired sequin outfits (reminding us all to not take ourselves so seriously) to their Summer 2015 single …

Weathers, 10/6/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Joe Shaw One of the best ACL Late Night shows of the year, was last night, at Emo’s! In case you missed it, here’s the scoop! Weathers got the night started with lead vocalist, Cameron Boyer bounding out onto the stage full of energy. The crowd woke up and …

Cold War Kids, 10/4/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Like a well-oiled tornado, the Cold War Kids tore through their hour and a half set for their ACL Late night show.  The veterans of indie rock have their performance dialed-in and yet did not seem forced or orchestrated.  The set list had the crowd riding waves of nostalgia, blues …

Prinze George, 10/4/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Prinze George, Brooklyn based synth-pop trio won over new fans at their 2nd ACL 2016 Late Night Show.  Their dream pop music and beautiful vocals had the crowd swaying to the beat.  After their 2nd weekend of ACL, they will join Lewis Del Mar on a fall tour.  Definitely a band worth …

2016 Austin City Limits Festival Spotify Playlists

ACL Music Festival – Full playlist – all the artists from both weekends Sep 30-Oct 2, Oct 7-9 Weekend One – all the artists that will be playing weekend one Sep 30-Oct 2* Weekend Two – all the artists that will be playing weekend two  Oct 7-9 *Los Coast, Joey Purp and Gospel Silvertones were not on Spotify …