It’s that time of year again. No matter how hard you try, you can’t escape the scorching Texas heat.
SXSW is a local music event that yields global attention and more importantly, global talent. Many of these musicians are what society dogmatically refers to as, “millennials,” 20-something rebels that are about to take over American capitalism and serve as successors to millions of jobs, including creative and artistic careers.
Hooka Hey mixes a heavy blues growl with the thrash of rock n’ roll to bring something unique to Austin’s indie music scene. Their one of a kind sound can only be matched by their style–something their music videos are a testament to–displaying the sex and booze vibe that percolates your mind as you watch them perform.
Consequence of Sound recently published a definitive list of the 100 greatest American music venues. The article’s coverage, self described as “a first-class, front-row ticket to this country’s most vital concert halls” naturally includes venues located in the city of Austin, a place commonly hailed as “The Live Music Capital of the World.” This year Austin was fortunate to have a total of three venues grace this listing–occupying lower portions on the list, with one venue in particular breaking into the top 10!