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OV Exclusive: Reed Calhoun of Bee Caves Preps for ACL Madness

Austin’s music scene is flooded with underrated, under the radar artists. Everyone knows this, but no one knows just where to find them. Concealed within the crevices of south Austin (specifically The Continental Club), the hidden gem Bee Caves, a cosmic Americana band, resides. Their E.P. “Animals with Religion,” combines moody folk and psychedelic rock, filling a gap that the local Austin music scene was lacking.

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OV Exclusive [AUDIO]: Feeling the energy of the capitol city with Joyce Manor

Austin is a punk haven for artists in all places, but where else but to start at the Mohawk, one of Austin’s premiere venues that has been host to a myriad of punk artists over the years. Luckily, as Red River faces a sharp decline in venues, the Mohawk has stood against the rising tides of rent and red tape. I have seen many shows here, and tonight’s show was an experience that is difficult to put into words; however, seeing as it’s my job, I’m gonna do the best I can.

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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.)