During a brisk Thursday night, typically one reserved for pseudo-alcoholic college students, I made plans to sprint across downtown Austin to three venues in an effort to see five different local Austin bands turn downtown ATX into a musical playground. Finals week clearly did not deter me from experiencing such an eventful night. I was on a mission to explore as much local Austin music as I could.
The new owners of the space once occupied by Red 7, former Red 7 partner Johnny Sarkis and Hotel Vegas owner Jason McNeely, have released the name of the newest Austin venue: Barracuda.
Oct. 29, Sidewinder, a reinvented merger between Red Eyed Fly and Red 7, hosted a power-packed local lineup: The Bravo, Ghostbunny, Otis the Destroyer and MCG.
There are novice DJs and then there are thriving yet under-appreciated artists such as Casual T.
In the spirit of collaboration, we feature four local music-inspired projects taken on by Austin creatives who also understand the culture of desk naps and coffee-turned-cold and are well worth supporting.
Our friend and Atlantic Records recording artist Max Frost is up and at it again with his new EP titled “INTOXICATION” to be released tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015.
Very rarely does one have the opportunity to review a local band whose energy and stage presence is as under-appreciated and overshadowed by larger mainstream acts as Fair City Fire.