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.
The house show is an intangible concept, and yet some people know just exactly how to do it right. House shows bring the community and intimacy of a party with the energy and sound of a venue show. Austin’s “Whitis House” is a little-known house venue that will be hosting San Antonio’s own Televangelist and Austin indie lords Did You See Those Bats? on Dec. 20, right before Christmas.
Bluesy, Americana, folk, alternative, indie, rock: All terms that could be used to characterize Sons of Santos. And yet, none of these really do any justice in capturing the band’s unique and original sound.
Keep your eyes open, you just might miss it.
Packed tightly between two buildings sits the New Movement Theater. One of Austin’s premiere spots for improv and sketch comedy, The New Movement delivers a sense of organic, off-the-cuff type comedy with a true “comedy club” vibe.
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.
With summer coming to a close and the fall music festival season approaching, there are a number of shows that I, and the rest of us at On Vinyl, would recommend you do not miss. One of Austin’s foremost venues, The Mohawk, always brings an eclectic and diverse range of musical artists.
Austin is known for the coming and going of the biggest names in music. With the constant flow of concerts circulating the city, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Where is the consistency? Where is the authenticity? We’ve attempted to help find just that with a list of a few local Austin residencies that are worth checking out. From loud, funky brass tunes to interactive comedy sketches, there’s something out there for everyone.