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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Live music in San Antonio this week: Buckcherry, Jesse Dayton, Pat Green and Blue October

Posted By on Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 3:23 PM

San Antonio music fans have lots of opportunities to jump into the wayback machine this week. That holds true whether you're more prone to taking in '90s party rock, classic vocal jazz from the middle of last century or real-deal country that draws on influences from a more eclectic...

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Agency rising from Margin Walker's ashes will bring Big Freedia, Gary Numan and more to San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 1:48 PM

Late last year, the pandemic's halt on in-person events shuttered Margin Walker Presents, an independent concert promoter that booked bands into San Antonio's Paper Tiger and numerous Austin venues. Now, as live music makes its return, the team behind the Austin-based agency, including co-founder Graham Willians, has launched a...

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Rap group Cypress Hill rolling into San Antonio area for August show at Whitewater Amphitheater

Posted By on Wed, Jun 9, 2021 at 3:08 PM

Cypress Hill, the rap group that united hip-hop and rock fans during the '90s over their shared love of the devil's lettuce, is headed to the San Antonio area on a new tour. The long-running act known for tracks such as "Insane in the Brain" and "Hits from the...

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Songs by San Antonio rockers the Krayolas appear in new film about music journalist Ben Fong-Torres

Posted By on Tue, Jun 8, 2021 at 5:03 PM

Four tunes by San Antonio's Tex-Mex-influenced garage rockers the Krayolas will appear in a new documentary about legendary rock journalist Ben Fong-Torres. Like a Rolling Stone: The Life and Times on Ben Fong-Torres will debut Sunday as part of New York's Tribeca Film Festival. The movie chronicles the lasting pop-culture...

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Judas Priest to stop in San Antonio on resurrected 50 Years of Heavy Metal tour

Posted By on Tue, Jun 8, 2021 at 10:15 AM

Metal gods and perennial Alamo City favorites Judas Priest are headed to San Antonio this fall. The band has resurrected its 50 Years of Heavy Metal tour — albeit about a year late — and it's headed to Freeman Coliseum on Tuesday, October 12. The group kiboshed its original...

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Monday, June 7, 2021

Earth, Wind & Fire coming to San Antonio's Majestic Theatre — appropriately — in September

Posted By on Mon, Jun 7, 2021 at 5:11 PM

Stand up, Earth, Wind & Fire fans. The nine-time Grammy Award winners will bring the groove back to San Antonio's Majestic Theatre on Wednesday, September 15. Last year marked the iconic R&B ensemble's 50th anniversary, but the pandemic prevented it from celebrating with fans. With North America emerging from...

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Live music this week in San Antonio: Black Joe Lewis, Intocable, Dirty Honey and more

Posted By on Mon, Jun 7, 2021 at 3:45 PM

It's showtime! After months of riding out the pandemic, San Antonio music venues are again playing host to a variety of touring, regional and local acts. So many that almost feels like pre-pandemic times. Almost. If you're vaxed and ready, grab your dancing shoes. The offerings this week are...

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

San Antonio C&W icon George Chambers backed touring stars and lost band members to them too

Posted By on Thu, Jun 3, 2021 at 8:00 AM

San Antonio singer-guitarist George Chambers played his first gig at Floore’s Country Store in 1952 and hasn’t stopped since. “I’ve been doing this since I was 13 years old ... and I’m 150 now,” laughs Chambers, who may be the greatest unsung hero of the city’s country music scene....

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Wade Bowen and more among San Antonio's live music options

Posted By on Wed, Jun 2, 2021 at 1:54 PM

COVID vaccinations are lowering the risk of going out, and summer tours are starting to unfold in earnest. That gives San Antonio music fans a wealth of live entertainment options. Whether your jam is emo, America or '90s country, there's a ticket with your name stamped on it. Thursday,...

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Exploring San Antonio’s country music history, from Red River Dave to the Lonesome Rose

Posted By on Tue, Jun 1, 2021 at 4:15 PM

Country music, as a genuine subculture — as opposed to a Nashville-created product — is intimately tied to the Alamo City. The music’s roots run deep in San Antonio, all the way back to the Czech-German dance bands of the late 19th century. To be sure, a staggering number of the greats...

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