It’s never dull hearing about a band’s genesis — those early chapters which always seem to be filled with so many trials and tribulations. That’s certainly the case with Demi the Daredevil, at least.
Austin, Texas, The Live Music Capital of the World, obviously has a flourishing music scene. From hosting globally-recognized, music festivals, to supporting underground artists just around the block, the city revels in constant resonance and reverb.
The summer of 2016 in Austin has yielded major successes in regards to local music and art. The rapid rise of the music-tech industry and city-wide support has cast a righteous spell on Austin based musicians. Daily showcases and concerts liberated the city and reminded the community of the excitement that accompanies “keeping Austin weird.” Amongst others, Empire Control Room, Swan Dive, The Mohawk, Barracuda and Scratchouse served as an oasis for discovery and enthrallment for music lovers and consumers. Hungry musicians who began the summer eager for exposure, are exiting the hot season with note-worthy revelation.
In recent years, downtown Austin’s music venue and bar, Swan Dive, has established its dominance as a local-music mecca. This quaint, modern space, decorated with cozy booths and a spacious dance floor, serves as refuge for music lovers city-wide that want to enjoy quality concerts and collaborative events at a decent price.
Austin based couple-turned-band, The Wild Now, is evidence that twosomes can be just as formidable as symphony-esque bands.
Hermit Kingdom member Jessica Bathe recently ventured out and produced her own EP this summer while studying abroad in South Africa.
Spider House is quintessentially Austin–the perfect combination of quirky and weird to keep Austinite’s coming back time and time again. The outdoor patio alone has earned Spider House national attention from travel and destination blogs. Whether you’ve been to one of their poetry slams, cramming in a last minute study session, or just enjoying a cocktail under the patio’s twinkling, Christmas lights, you can agree this place feels like home–which is why it has undoubtedly become one of Austin’s most acclaimed venues.
Live music AND glow parties? What more could you ask for! In honor of the unveiling of their new fully-immersive studio, local World Music band Rattletree will be hosting glow parties and live music performances the weekend of September 23-25th.
Backwoods Music Festival is going to be a celebration of movement and harmony— a rare event of authenticity and music with the help and liberation of some of Austin’s favorite artists.