Many times music fans buy tickets to see their favorite headlining artists, overlooking the opening acts, sometimes even going as far as to arrive late so that they don’t have to sit through it. But just because it’s done, doesn’t mean it should be. Often times these types of fans miss out on some great performances because of those bad habits. Here is a list of some really great artists who will be performing at The Mohawk this year that are openers now but will one day soon be the headliner.
SXSW is bad for Austin.
I could leave it at that, turn in my five word article and get myself fired, but I’m not a goon and I’m not at a loss for words, either, so I have plenty to say.
A report commissioned by Austin Music People revealed that “economic activity by local artists, venues and businesses” has dropped 15 percent from 2010 to 2014. That’s a worrying decline of $856 to $726 million.
If you’re in the market for a hometown soul band that carries the weight to hang with some of the classics, look no further than Austin natives The Nightowls.