Skinny Lister, 10/27/2015, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Guest writer Greg Ackerman Skinny Lister, the six-piece folk act from London riled up the audience with more traditional instrumentation. In fact, the band did not originally have a drummer. There was an accordion, squeeze box, balalaika, guitar, drums and a stand-up bass employed to create songs that called on all …

Beans on Toast, 10/27/2015, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Jay McAllister AKA Beans on Toast, British folk singer-songwriter brought his very direct, highly entertaining self to open for Frank Turner.  This stop, being towards the end of the the tour he had completed his folk song about the US presidential race but had forgotten the ending and allowed Austin to …