Author: Max Lillard

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We’re Trying Records and Tiny Table Talks announce the Summer Slam series

We’re Trying Records and Tiny Table Talks have paired up to put on the the Summer Slam Series. Every Wednesday from June 15 to July 13 various venues across Austin will host some of the city’s most underrated bands, allowing them a chance to pursue recognition via promotional avenues and materials that normally might not be available to them.

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MCG and friends to celebrate launch of Vett Local at Swan Dive this Thursday

Vett Local–a social networking app for bartenders and patrons–is commemorating its official launch last week by hosting a party to be held this upcoming Thursday (June 16) at Swan Dive. Join artists MCG, Slomo Drags and Chief White Lightning for a night of live music and great drinks. The best part about it all: the event is totally free!
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Weekly Staff Picks: Get amped for Solstice Fest

Solstice Festival is just a few days away Austin!  We’ve created a playlist to help you prepare for two full days of awesome music and fun. If you haven’t already, don’t forget to nab tickets to the festival–which will take place on June 17 and 18. It’s bound to be a great time, so sit back, throw some tunes on and get yourself acquainted with just a few of the tons of artists who will be taking the city of Austin by storm this upcoming weekend!

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Solstice Festival takes over Austin for two whole days dedicated to live music and fun

Solstice festival is back, Austin! Join some of the city’s hottest, up-and-coming bands for two days of art, music, food and fun. Clear your calendars because  on June 17 and 18 Solstice will be taking the city by storm, throwing parties and setting up shop all over Pan Am park on the East Side–and a few other venues around Austin–to celebrate the start of Summer.

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The Ghost Wolves, The Harms and Tusk, Her perform stellar sets at Empire last week

Empire Control Room and Garage was packed with people and various local vendors, selling products like premium raw chocolates and bone jewelry, last Thursday (May 19) as three female-fronted rock bands assembled–courtesy of Glitter Tribe–each delivering a unique and electrifying set that made the night one to remember.

Weekly Staff Picks: Austin locals at Float Fest 2016

Float Fest 2016 draws closer and along with some appearances by famous artist like Rick Ross, Slim Thug and Chromeo there’s also a diverse collection of musicians hailing from Austin. To celebrate and get you primed for the upcoming festival–which takes place on July 16-17 at Cool River Ranch in San Marcos–we’ve assembled a playlist so you can check out the talent that’s gracing Float Fest 2016’s stage.

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5 bands to catch at Float Fest 2016

Float Fest 2016 is just two months away and as the self proclaimed “raddest, loudest, floatest fest in Texas,” it has assembled a killer lineup with a few big names and some lesser known–but still just as great–talent. Barring the most famous musicians on the lineup like Rick Ross, Santigold, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Chromeo, here’s a quick guide to five bands to catch (or at least check out) if you’re going to this year’s festival.