Los Coast, 1/5/2018, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   Los Coast have been quietly making big splashes in the local music scene.  They are a quintet of local Austin musicians filling venues with a healthy dose of funk, psych and soulful rock.  Bracing a midnight headlining time slot at Mohawk.  Los Coast performed a slow burn …

Gary Numan, 12/16/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Gary Numan and company brought the post-apocalyptic desert to the Mohawk, rocking the crowd.  Inauspiciously, it was a cold rainy night that would normally have people questioning if it was worth coming out, but the die-hard goth fans came out and packed the venue …

War Of Icaza, 12/10/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   War of Icaza was the perfect maelstrom of punk, rock, and latinx rap that transformed the Mohawk into a mosh pit of resistance.  The music and message electrified everyone in the room with energy, as a circle mosh pit formed.  All people of color …

Saint Motel, 11/4/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Saint Motel‘s sold out show at the Mohawk was a perfect intersection of a late night tv performance and live show in every aspect true to their second album’s name, saintmotelevision and tour titled “Late Night with Saint Motel.”  Two fixed audience cameras on …

Alvvays, 10/12/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Bang Ho   Alvvays are a Canadian band that are no stranger to Austin; they’ve opened Stubb’s for Chvrches, played a huge festival stage during Fun Fun Fun Fest, and felt right at home at the sold out packed Mohawk show.  While the band is labeled dream …

Fiona Silver, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho Fiona Silver has been in the music industry for quite some time and her stage presence is a testament to her command of her music as she entranced Mohawk’s audience last Tuesday. She used to perform as a one woman band crooning with only a ukelele backing …

Andrew W.K., 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho   Andrew W.K.’s appropriately named “The Party Never Dies” Tour came to the Mohawk after a five-year hiatus of touring with his full band and reminded us that even though Andrew W.K. has not released a new album in over a decade (not counting the covers or …

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 …

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 …