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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Von Economo’s Debut Delivers Bite-Sized Morsels of Hook-Laden Art Rock

Posted By on Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 2:07 PM

San Antonio musician Von Economo had planned a June 20 performance to unveil her eponymous debut album — a gig that would have marked her first live show as a solo artist and provided the big reveal for an identity she’s so far kept hidden. Needless to say, the pandemic...

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Bill Lobbied for by San Antonio Club Owners Would Offer $10B to Support Shuttered Music Venues

Posted By on Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 2:18 PM

Federal lawmakers have thrown a lifeline to the nation's small and mid-sized live music venues, many teetering on the brink of closure due to the pandemic. The Save Our Stages Act, introduced by Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, would offer $10 billion in Small Business Administration...

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South Texas Queer Powerhouses more eaze and claire rousay Debut New Imprint and Recording

Posted By on Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 10:51 AM

Hello world — the new computer girls are here to make their mark. Last week, experimental electronic musicians claire rousay and mari maurice  — who perform under the moniker more eaze — debuted a brand new imprint, new computer girls ltd., along with the glitch-pop EP </3. (The lack...

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

San Antonio Band Piñata Protest Revs Up National Exposure With Appearance on Monster Garage

Posted By on Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 1:43 PM

Tex-Mex punk purveyors Piñata Protest aren't strangers to national media exposure. Even so, the band's pretty geared up for a forthcoming appearance on the resurrected cable hot rod show Monster Garage. On Thursday, the San Antonio-based group will perform its song "Vato Perron" in Austin for inclusion in an upcoming...

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Kerrville Folk Festival Cancels Due to COVID-19 and Seeks Donations to Stay Afloat

Posted By on Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 1:01 PM

Initially postponed to October due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Kerrville Folk Festival has now been cancelled altogether. The organizers are struggling to sustain the event after not putting it on in May as originally scheduled, KSAT reports. While the promoters are prepared to offer refunds to anyone who bought...

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Fountains of Wayne: Stadium-Ready Pop Singer Wayne Holtz Is Back, And He Just Dropped — Get This — a Country Record

Posted By on Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Pretty much from the moment Wayne Holtz burst onto the San Antonio music scene in the mid 2010s, he seemed destined for a bigger stage. The consummate showman’s mesmerizing live performances include a full-on choreography, back up dancers, costume changes and hefty doses of attitude. He puts on a...

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Ӕternal Requiem’s Trek to Finland Yields Album, Documentary and Learning Experience

Posted By on Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Plenty of bands dream of working with one of the biggest names in their musical genre, but San Antonio’s Ӕternal Requiem grabbed opportunity by the balls made it happen. With ambition, perseverance and the help of an online fundraiser, the metal band flew to Finland early last year to...

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Organizers Scrap Plans for San Antonio's Mala Luna Festival Over COVID-19 Concerns

Posted By on Wed, Jul 8, 2020 at 1:16 PM

Add San Antonio's five-year-old Mala Luna Festival to the list of musical events cancelled by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fall event had emerged as a survivor amid a challenging music festival environment, dependably drawing top EDM and hip-hop acts including Rick Ross, Diplo and Lil Wayne. However, on Wednesday,...

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Man Petitions to Replace San Antonio's Christopher Columbus Statue With One of Christopher Cross

Posted By on Tue, Jul 7, 2020 at 1:23 PM

A Texas yacht rock fan is circulating a petition to swap downtown's now-departed statue of Christopher Columbus with that of a substantially less controversial Christopher — and one with legit Alamo City ties. Someone identified as Ed E recently posted a Change.org petition seeking a city council vote to...

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Streets Are a Stage to San Antonio Musicians Uprooted By Global Pandemic

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2020 at 9:57 AM

Let’s face it, San Antonio is no New Orleans when it comes to street music. The City didn’t open a pathway for performers to legally play in public outdoor spaces until 2016. But, now that it’s here, musical performers have become fixtures at numerous downtown sites. What would the Pearl...

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