KONGOS, 10/22/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Review

Written by Greg Ackerman South Africans by way of Arizona, KONGOS made a stop at Austin venue, Emo’s Saturday evening in support of their new record, “Egomaniac.” The four brothers Daniel, Dylan, Jesse and Johnny play alternative rock but it’s a far cry from conventional music. Primal drums combine with funk and …

Coast Modern, 10/13/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written By Drew Walker of The Wild Now After having a few Coast Modern singles on my everyday Spotify playlist for the last couple of months, I was really excited to see this live show. I didn’t know what to expect from this LA based performance, but they definitely brought …

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 …

Watsky, 9/6/2016, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton Watsky brought his X Infinity tour to Emo’s Austin and gave central Texas a show unlike ones we often get to experience.  Watsky’s unbelievably fast and crystal clear rhymes were as jaw dropping as they are when listening to his recordings. He performed both old and …

Witt Lowry, 9/6/2016, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton Witt Lowry, performing second in line for Watsky’s X Infinity tour, left everything on the stage.  Hitting the stage with so much energy and emotion , they controlled the crowd and made Emo’s Austin a real party.  Spending so much time in the crowd with fans …