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Monday, October 19, 2020

San Antonio's Nina Diaz and Chris Perez team up on new music for virtual Día de los Muertos event

Posted By on Mon, Oct 19, 2020 at 2:13 PM

Iconic San Antonio musicians Nina Diaz and Chris Perez are collaborating on new music to commemorate Día de los Muertos. In a Facebook post Friday, Día de los Muertos Celebration revealed that Diaz of celebrated indie outfit Girl in a Coma and Perez — best known as guitarist and bandleader for...

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Wayne Holtz DJs final Friday night at closing San Antonio vegan bar and restaurant La Botanica

Posted By on Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 12:56 PM

This weekend is the last chance for San Antonians to get in their goodbyes to St. Mary's Strip staple La Botanica. At the beginning of October, the LGBTQ-friendly vegan restaurant and bar announced its impending closure. "We have reached the end of our building lease and have been denied...

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Gruene Hall welcomes Texas country music star Randy Rogers for an acoustic show October 30

Posted By on Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 12:06 PM

Live music and large events may still be few and far between due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Gruene Hall in New Braunfels has announced an impressive lineup of shows to finish 2020 strong. In a Wednesday Facebook post, Gruene Hall announced that Texas country star Randy Rogers is...

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

San Antonio piano madman Harvey McLaughlin’s new LP is packed with soul, memorable characters

Posted By on Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Singer-songwriter Harvey McLaughlin combines a highly stylized vibe with a strong melodic sensibility on his new album Rascality, which drops October 16 on Saustex Records. Though the San Antonio-based piano pounder owes more musically to Randy Newman, it’s easy to imagine videos for his songs being shot in the...

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Legendary rock guitarist and San Antonio favorite Eddie Van Halen has died at age 65

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 3:55 PM

Legendary rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen, whose eponymous quartet was a local favorite during San Antonio's hard rock heyday, has died at age 65. Van Halen's death, which followed a lengthy battle with cancer, was announced on Twitter by his son Wolfgang. Before the LA-based act became one of...

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Monday, October 5, 2020

EDM Drive-In Vol. 2 returns to San Antonio for four-day halloween weekend event

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 4:02 PM

For live music lovers, 2020 hasn't been a great year. Though watching performances online has certainly been enjoyable, for many it just isn't the same as attending in person. Things changed in June, when Electric-Fiesta launched its inaugural EDM drive-in event in San Antonio. The multi-day, socially distanced event...

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Saturday, October 3, 2020

Friday, October 2, 2020

San Antonio's Carver presenting live-streamed jazz series with regional favorites

Posted By on Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 10:24 AM

San Antonio's Little Carver Civic Center is livestreaming a virtual jazz performance series this fall showcasing local and regional favorites. The South Texas Jazz Project Music Series is a collection of three live performances accompanied by interviews with the musicians. The event is presented by the Carver Community Cultural...

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Paper Tiger apologizes for tweet that said asking about safety at live shows is a 'stupid f—king question'

Posted By on Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 10:51 AM

San Antonio's Paper Tiger got itself in hot water on Twitter Wednesday after announcing the resumption of live music at the venue. The club announced its first scheduled performance since the onset of the pandemic, a concert by San Antonio's The Texases on Saturday, October 3, in a short tweet....

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Act that includes $10 billion in relief for independent music venues introduced in U.S. House

Posted By on Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 2:45 PM

After weeks of delays, a proposed federal bailout for independent music venues has taken a step forward. The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday amended the Heroes Act, a broad pandemic relief bill, to include provisions from the bipartisan Save Our Stages Act. If passed, the new package would include...

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