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Pecan Street Fest turns Austin’s Dirty 6th Street into vibrant weekend festival

When anyone brings up 6th street, flashbacks to regretful nights followed by mornings of headaches are typically all that comes to mind.

However, twice a year Dirty 6th is transformed into a less chaotic, more respectable street festival. Pecan Street Festival commemorates the history of 6th street – formerly Pecan Street – as well as celebrates the diversity of art and talent that Austin has to offer.

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Penny Loafer PR Hosts Pennyfest 2015: Empire Control Room & Garage overwhelmed with Texas talent

pWhat is even more impressive than the culmination of Austin and other Texas talent under one roof is that the connections of Penny Loafer PR founders and Australian natives, Rob Pascolo and Sharna Haine, put this local home run event together. This promotions company, providing opportunities for local artists from Austin all the way to Australia, masterfully put together a bill that accurately encompassed what the local music scene is all about.

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Whiskey Shivers and Wood & Wire take over Historic Scoot Inn: Bluegrass electrifies Austin’s east side

Historic Scoot Inn, packed from wall to wall last night with concert goers, who filled the air with nothing but excitement, four dollar Lone Star sweat and a haze of cigarette smoke (and not your hippie American Spirits either.)

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Un-Holy Mountain: Celebrating the last month of an Austin relic

I gotta say, I really love my job.

I arrived fashionably late to Holy Mountain on their rendition of Barbarella’s “Emo Night”: a nostalgic romp through time back to that one song that reminds you of that one girl/guy. My stuffy Uber driver shifted awkward glances towards my tattooed and pierced brethren as they meandered through the streets like a black, horn-rimmed glassed river capable of melancholy.

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Glitter Tribe Packs Swan Dive with Local Talents

Just a block short from the packed bars and long lines of dirty Sixth Street, lies a cozy, ambient venue: Swan Dive. On Sept. 10, 2015, local Austin artist management and event promotion company, Glitter Tribe, hosted a fantastic show stacked with local artists. The night opened with Waking Fable, a group effortlessly delivering sultry and soulfully rich sounds with an acoustic and subtle pop vibe.

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#LoveWins: Best Austin LGBT bands & artists

In case you haven’t checked your Facebook timeline or Twitter feed in the last 24 hours, yesterday the Supreme Court ruled that states can no longer keep same-sex couples from marrying, and must recognize their unions. After 40 years of debate over marriage equality in the US, it finally happened: Love won! This social justice milestone calls for the celebration of love and equality, and as our way of ringing in the SCOTUS decision, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Austin LGBT bands and artists.