Saturday, September 22, 2018

Of Proper Bars, Dissident Noise, and Righteous Representation: Queers & Beers 4 Does it Right

Posted By on Sat, Sep 22, 2018 at 12:38 PM

Full disclosure: Chris Conde (who organizes and performs at this event and whom I quote in this article) is a staff writer for the San Antonio Current. But we were covering Queers & Beers before he came aboard and would be remiss in our dedication to an open, inclusive...

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Punk, Fashion Icon Billy Idol is Almost in San Antonio and We're Already Screaming

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 9:21 AM

Arena-punk leather daddy Billy Idol is returning to San Antonio for a show at the Tobin Center as an extension of his Live! 2018 Tour Idol, and we’ve already got a pair of leather pants ready to wear to the show. While the Sex Pistols sparked a near-riot here...

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Don't Miss Australia's Post Punk Heartthrobs Death Bells This November

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 3:20 PM

Oh, the reverberating darkness and the stifling pain! If you’re like us and are living for this recent post-punk revival, then Death Bells most certainly needs to be on your sad mijo/mija playlist. Hailing from Sydney, this six-piece combines all the classic stylings from your favorite post-punk groups like...

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Paper Tiger Bringing Jam-packed Lineup with Elnuh, Sweden's Summer Heart and Austin's BUHU

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 11:35 AM

This weekend, touring acts Summer Heart (Sweden) and BUHU (ATX) will be joined by local band Elnuh on a well-curated bill. For starters, Summer Heart, which is the project of producer David Alexander, offers up a heady yet lackadaisical brand of electronic indie pop with charm and grooves to...

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Paula Abdul Is Headed to San Antonio This December

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Straight up, now tell me do you want to see Paula Abdul in San Antonio? I mean, we do. The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts is hosting its 2018 Benefit Concert Gala featuring Paula Abdul on Wednesday, December 5 at 8 p.m. in the H-E-B- Performance Hall. Grammy...

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River City Rockfest Returns to San Antonio with Best Lineup Yet

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 9:33 AM

Bud Light River City Rockfest is returning for its sixth year this Saturday at the AT&T Center grounds, and they’re bringing fucking Nine Inch Nails. Arguably one the most important industrial acts of the late ’80s and ’90s, the cult-like following of Trent Reznor and friends seems only to...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Problematic Country Star Blake Shelton to Play Free Show in San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 12:36 PM

Blake Shelton announced a free, surprise pop-up show in San Antonio this Friday, September 21 at Cowboys Dancehall, annnnnd we have feelings about it. So, like, are we just going to forget that Blake Shelton tweeted “Wish the dickhead in the next room would either shut or learn some...

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Longtime Indie Rock Band Yo La Tengo Playing Paper Tiger

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 10:24 AM

New Jersey’s beloved Yo La Tengo have effortlessly been so many things over the course of its consistently fruitful, frequently brilliant and joyfully unpredictable 34 years (and counting). Yo La Tengo was an indie rock band before anyone used that term. They make warm and ambling music that has,...

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El Luchador Hosting 'Trivia for Sexually Woke People' Followed By Local Music Lineup

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 8:44 AM

There’s a lot to love about this week’s Kinks and Drinks event, going down at El Luchador. To kick things off, get there early for a titillating interactive trivia game, described as “trivia for sexually woke people.” The goal of the game is not only entertainment but also raising...

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'80s Stars Book of Love Return to San Antonio with New Music

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 7:45 AM

Best known for the track “Pretty Boys and Pretty Girls,” which was one of the first songs to address the AIDS epidemic of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, Book of Love first gained exposure by opening for Depeche Mode in 1985 and 1986. The synth-pop four-piece reunited for...

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