Otis the Destroyer, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Otis the Destroyer kicked off the party for Andrew W.K. at Mohawk.  They tore through their debut album Keep Bashing that was released last Friday (9/29).  This Austin band is making waves with their phenomenal live performance and album.  Otis the Destroyer’s sound took the crowd on a complex journey …

Black Pistol Fire, 9/29/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Black Pistol Fire‘s Deadbeat Graffiti album release, benefit, and tour kick off party was exactly what you’d expect from one of the most energetic bands on the scene!  The set took you on the same roller-coaster ride that is their fifth album Deadbeat Graffiti.  The crowd released their demons and got …

Heart Byrne, 8/12/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   It is no small, swift task covering and representing such an iconic group as the Talking Heads.  Heart Byrne, Austin’s local tribute to the aforementioned 70s and 80s art, punk, rock-everything group excels exceedingly at that. Fans were treated to a double set …

Sweet Spirit, 3/31/2017, Barracuda Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton Sweet Spirit treated Austin to a record release show at the Barracuda and they have, once again, exceeded my expectations.  This is one of the most consistently awesome live bands I’ve ever seen.  Every show is a party and they go 100% from the beginning to …

TINNAROSE, 3/31/2017, Barracuda Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton What do you call seven of some of the most talented musicians Austin has to offer on a stage barely big enough to hold them?  The answer is TINNAROSE.  Fronted by Devon McDermott and Morris Ramos, TINNAROSE’s amazing vocals and musical talents seemed to be too large …

Calliope Musicals, 1/5/2017, The Mohawk Austin, Photos – Write-up

Calliope Musicals is one of Austin’s best live music experiences. The group manifests party vibes to each audience with beautiful songs and a high-energy performance. This freezing night during Free Week Austin 2017 was no exception. The band got the packed crowd jumping, singing along and most importantly, sporting big …