If you missed the Austin City Limits Music Festival (like I did) or are just looking to relive some of the moments in video, check out the Red Bull TV video highlights. It’s not the most generous assortment of headliners, but you can find songs from Gary Clark Jr., Nate Ruess (of Fun), San Fermin, […]
Hello Indie Rock Fans It’s time for your sporadic pop culture injection. This weekend, one of Austin’s proudest cultural institutions, Austin City Limits (the show), is airing the Gomez taping that this humble game writer was fortunate enough to attend. Gomez, for those unaware, is a talented, long-lived, guitar-heavy ensemble from Ol’ Blighty. They got this […]
Austin music and Brandi Carlisle fans, here’s a heads-up: Austin City Limits is taking emails for lucky audience applicants for a March 30 taping of Carlisle and Rosanne Cash.
Back to ACL TV! When it rains it pours. And in a good way. Last Tuesday, it was ACL TV show time again. I was fortunate enough (and yes, willing enough to wait in line for 45 minutes in the 100 degree heat) to land tickets to the ACL TV taping for Allen Toussaint. I […]
An ACL TV taping is a once-in-a-lifetime experience You ever been to an ACL TV show taping? If you live in Austin, or visit Austin occasionally, you owe it to yourself to go to an Austin City Limits taping. It’s like a backyard concert with 320 of your closest friends, listening to an amped-up performance […]
ACL’s “Sound and the Jury” contest has started, and in a pretty marginal way. The winner gets a slot at the ACL music festival – huge prestige. It could be a launching pad to great things for the right band. A band with talent. Too bad the bands who are currently winning are spectacularly weak. […]