Cherry Glazerr, 10/12/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton   L.A.’s indie rock band, Cherry Glazerr, stopped in Austin to set the mood for headliner Foster the People.  Not being on my music radar, I was unsure of what I was in for but was pleasantly surprised.  The female fronted band brought tons of energy …

Foster the People, 10/12/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton   Foster the People gave Austin music goers an extra credit chance to see them outside of the Austin City Limits Music Festival.  FTP really has their stage performance dialed in.  Their set felt like a greatest hits performance from a band that, in the grand …

White Reaper, 10/12/2017, Mohawk, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

White Reaper played a killer set opening for Car Seat Headrest during their ACL late night concert! They are as raucous as their music would lead you to believe.  Catch White Reaper this weekend at ACL Fest or on tour!      

Bonobo, 10/7/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   Simon Green, better known by his stage name Bonobo, graced his adoring fans at ACL after show at Emo’s East for a late 11:30PM set. His Friday mid-day ACL set and previous shows have had high acclaim on this round of touring, but …

Portugal. The Man, 10/7/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho   Portugal. The Man are an incredibly talented band that rocked the Stubb’s Late Night ACL show.  They kicked off the set three covers of varied genres (Metallica, Pink Floyd, and Oasis later in their set).  While their music can be described anywhere from dance pop to …

Run the Jewels, 10/6/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Run the Jewels tore down the stage at their ACL Late Night show! It’s magical when a group connects with their fans so well.  The crowd was chanting RTJ before they hit the stage.Fans were eager to be part of something bigger, screaming along with chants and call and response …

Fleet Foxes, 8/16/2017, ACL Live, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Fleet Foxes played an incredible set the first night of their two sold out nights at Austin’s ACL Live.   Their haunting harmonies rang through the room and the crowd absorbed the majestic melodies, swaying to the beat.  This was truly a spiritual experience that cannot not be conveyed in …

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 …