Friday, June 23, 2017

Getting Weird With Pink Leche

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:58 AM

Equipped with bumping electro grooves, a dancer wearing a giant skull, and effervescent costumes that are as loud, and almost equally important as, the hard-hitting dance beats pumping through his keyboards, Eric Cavazos has spent the last three years infiltrating the San Antonio music scene with his high-energy electronic...

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Sound on Sound Fest Spillover is Bringing Ariel Pink to San Antonio

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:55 AM

Just one day after Ariel Pink announced his new album Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, which is set to release September 15, Margin Walker delivered some equally exciting news: Ariel Pink will play at the Paper Tiger this November. You can thank Sound on Sound Fest spillover for bringing the one-man...

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

YOSA's Classic Albums Live Series Will Tackle 'Hotel California' Next March

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM

It's become a regular part of San Antonio music lovers' year to eagerly anticipate the next installment of the Youth Orchestras of San Antonio's (YOSA) Classic Albums Live series. Starting in 2014 with the now 20 year old Radiohead opus OK Computer, the live series, which has also taken on...

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Music Picks: Shows To See This Week

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Bubble Puppy Friday, June 23 If you think Bubble Puppy’s only good song was their hit “Hot Smoke And Sassafras”, I urge you to dust off that album (or jump online) and re-listen to the record in its entirety. It’s a solid piece of rock and roll that deserves another...

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

La Reina Del Acordeón Eva Ybarra Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellowship

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 4:04 PM

It was announced yesterday that Eva Ybarra, the singer, bandleader, accordion wiz, and conjunto legend often dubbed La Reina Del Acordeón, will join a growing host of San Anto musical and literary giants with fancy national recognition. Ybarra, whose impressive and groundbreaking career has spanned more than six decades, is one...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Sound On Sound Fest Announces Final Lineup

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:33 AM

After the success of the last year’s inaugural Sound on Sound Fest (which, let’s get real, was basically Fun Fun Fun Fest 2.0), the Sherwood Forest festival is back with a new lineup that looks pretty impressive. Started by Graham Williams, who was formerly responsible for booking at Fun...

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Monday, June 19, 2017

"Despacito" Singer Luis Fonsi Is Coming To SA

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 12:12 PM

On Saturday, September 16 "Despacito" artist, Luis Fonsi will descend upon San Antonio for a show at The Majestic Theatre as part of fourteen U.S. dates for the singer's "Love + Dance World Tour." The tour will showcase the best of Fonsi’s music, which spans almost two decades. It's...

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Friday, June 16, 2017

No, the Alamodome Didn't Run Out of Beer During the Metallica Concert

Posted By on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 12:43 PM

Metallica fans were pretty p.o.'ed to learn that they wouldn't be able to sip on overpriced Bud Light during Wednesday night's Alamodome concert when several people believed that concession stands had run out of beer by 9 p.m. Many angry tweets later, the Alamodome put the rumors of a...

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20 Years Later, Everclear's 'So Much for the Afterglow' Still Shines

Posted By on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 6:15 AM

No, hipsters, I am not being tongue-in-cheek with that headline. So Much for the Afterglow (SMFTA), Everclear's 1997 follow up to its surprisingly successful debut Sparkle and Fade, really is among the defining albums of the 1990s. Part of that awkward, post-grunge, TRL phase of rock music, SMFTA was disarmingly direct...

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Dead Folk Brings the Spirit of DIY to a Music Festival

Posted By on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 5:30 AM

Listed as "DIY arts and music festival at a sick ranch up in Boerne," the upcoming Dead Folk Festival aims to blend the best things about the DIY art community with all the outdoor communal fun of a music festival. When we asked about the name, festival organizer Tyler...

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