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 …

Mike Doughty and Wheatus, 1/27/2017, 3Ten Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Greg Ackerman Last Friday late 90s acts Mike Doughty (Soul Coughing) and Wheatus played Austin’s 3TEN at ACL Live. Doughty is known for his self-described “slacker jazz” while Wheatus is known for the same type of low-fi music Austin’s Daniel Johnston introduced to Central Texans during the same era. …

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 …

The Eastern Sea, 1/5/2017, Mohawk Austin, Photos – Write-up

The Eastern Sea always delivers an awesome live performance and this show was no different. Their unique prog-pop songs resonated with the crowd; their haunting melodies and vocals were perfectly suited for the cold winter night. If you crave beautifully well crafted music, make sure you catch The Eastern Sea …

The Canvas People, 1/5/2017, Mohawk Austin, Photos – Write-up

The Canvas People’s beautiful vocal harmonies and sweet guitar licks had the crowd bopping to the beat. Their sophomore album City Boy Slump was released on the 27th of November and the fresh songs translated perfectly into a live performance. The crowd sang along with their single Astronaut and even yelled …