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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

San Antonio River Walk Wraps Up Five-Week Digital Concert Series on Friday

Posted By on Wed, May 13, 2020 at 11:52 AM

Who ever said day drinking was a bad thing? The Bud Light River Walk Concert Series — a collection of virtual concert performances that air Fridays at noon — makes cracking a cold one midday almost mandatory. For the past month, the series has featured performances by high-quality SA...

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San Antonio Jazz Trombone Maestro Ron Wilkins Out of ICU After Battling COVID-19

Posted By on Wed, May 13, 2020 at 10:59 AM

San Antonio jazzman Ron Wilkins appears to have come through the worst of a life-or-death battle with COVID-19. After more than a month in the ICU on a ventilator, the renowned trombonist has been moved to a rehab center, according to a GoFundMe account set up to cover his...

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Clothing Line Supreme Catches Flak for New Duds Featuring Art of Texas Musician Daniel Johnston

Posted By on Tue, May 12, 2020 at 12:17 PM

Pricy hypebeast clothing line Supreme is catching heat from Texas music fans this week. The designer brand known for its rectangular red logo announced the latest drop in its series of streetwear collabs this week: a new line based on artwork from beloved Texas outsider musician Daniel Johnston. The problem? Well,...

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020

Without Federal Help, San Antonio Music Venues Are Dying. Here's How You Can Help.

Posted By on Fri, May 8, 2020 at 1:39 PM

Unable to stage shows due to the pandemic, independent music venues are suffocating right now. And they're calling on music fans to help them breathe again. The newly formed National Independent Venue Association — a coalition of 1,300 independent venues, including a dozen in San Antonio — is seeking federal help...

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Back with a Vengeance: San Antonio’s Phonolux Rips Trump with Incendiary ‘Regime’ Song and Video

Posted By on Fri, May 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM

The animated video for Phonolux’s “Regime” shows Donald Trump in bed with Big Pharma and a bloodied, dead woman. In another scene, a whip-wielding Melania, clad in dominatrix gear, holds a “Castrate the Quitters” sign while the President is about to remove Uncle Sam’s balls with a guillotine. In...

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NPR Music Shouts Out San Antonio Rapper Chris Conde on Twitter

Posted By on Fri, May 8, 2020 at 7:20 AM

NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts are beloved both for showcasing big name artists and shining a light on new talent. While we anxiously await this next slate of Tiny Desk Contest winners, NPR is sharing selected entries on Twitter. "Each day in May, we’re sharing a #DeskOfTheDay to celebrate the...

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Friday, May 1, 2020

San Antonio Pop-Punk Outfit Roshii Kicks Off May with New Music

Posted By on Fri, May 1, 2020 at 1:59 PM

San Antonio's Roshii has dropped a brand spankin' new single. On the heels of their first album Boats, which came out in April, Roshii has just released their newest track: “Greener Grass.” The single offers more of the Roshii you know and love with a fresh sound that lives...

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Ten Essential San Antonio Artists to Support on Bandcamp While it Waives Revenue Share

Posted By on Fri, May 1, 2020 at 8:00 AM

In March, online music distributor Bandcamp waived its revenue share in an effort to help independent artists impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. After a whopping $4.3 million went straight into the pockets of Bandcamp's artists, the website intends to give a repeat performance. Today — as well as on...

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

San Antonio Radio Station Energy 94.1 Hosting Virtual Music Fest This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 3:06 PM

Music festivals may be a bust this year, but a San Antonio radio station has got our backs. On Saturday, SA's Energy 94.1 — "San Antonio's #2 Hit Music Station," according to its Facebook page — is bringing a music fest to the web with a livestream showcasing independent artists...

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