Monday, September 17, 2018

UK's Bastille Returning to San Antonio This Fall

Posted By on Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 10:43 AM

After a supercharged set closing out Maverick Music Festival last year, U.K. heartthrobs Bastille are headed back to San Antonio to drench us in showers of their indie pop goodness. The “Pompeii” singers are gearing up for just three dates in America, one of which will be in the...

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Chicago's Flatfoot 56, Albuquerque's Russian Girlfriends Team Up for Limelight Show

Posted By on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 10:20 AM

Two fine touring bands with divergent sounds but overlapping punk starting points will land at Limelight early next week. At the top of the bill, Chicago Celtic-punk stalwarts Flatfoot 56 have been making a rowdy and rebellious (and decidedly Irish) brand of punk music, which has endeared them mightily...

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Get Your Hip-hop Fix When KRS-One Blesses the Mic at Paper Tiger

Posted By on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 9:41 AM

“Woop! Woop! / That’s the sound of the da police! / Woop! Woop! / That’s the sound of da beast!” Bronx rapper – and one of the biggest influences of the entire hip-hop genre – KRS-One doesn’t need a whole lot of introduction. Between his work as an activist...

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

New Zealand Indie Rockers The Beths Headed to San Antonio Next Month

Posted By on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:32 AM

Danceable and punctuated with moments of ‘90s nostalgia, The Beths might be your favorite new rock ‘n’ roll outfit – and lucky, you, they're coming to San Antonio next month. Securing praise from the likes of Pitchfork, Bandcamp Daily (Album of the Day), Rolling Stone and Noisey, to name...

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Want to Know What School House Rock Sounds Like On Acid? Catch Calliope Musicals at Limelight This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:11 AM

If you’re at all like us, you respond to someone saying, “Oh, this band’s from Austin – check it out” with an eye-roll or an audible “Who gives a fuck?” That’s because perpetuating the notion that just because you’re based out of [insert random city here] automatically makes you...

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Country Star LeAnn Rimes Coming to Boerne for Intimate Show

Posted By on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 9:23 AM

LeAnn Rimes, a star from age 13, was once seen as the future of women in country music. And she probably did pave the way, at least in part for the Carrie Underwoods and Miranda Lamberts of the world. But the sheer power of her versatile voice, twangy and...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

San Antonio Native Austin Mahone Shares What the Spurs Mean to Him

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 1:48 PM

Singer Austin Mahone recently spent some time at the Spurs facility and shared just what the San Antonio mean to him. A few weeks ago we reported that Mahone returned to the Alamo City, his hometown, and got to meet his childhood hero: the GOAT Tim Duncan. In Instagram posts...

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Somber Songwriter Noah Harris Returns to Lowcountry

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 1:23 PM

Blending second-wave emo in the vein of Mineral and Elliott Smith, Noah Harris is an incredible songwriter who deserves attention. Although there’s an emotive vibe throughout Harris’ catalog, you can hear some Beatles influence and early rock ’n’ roll textures in his songwriting. The vibe is genuine, a little...

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Cher is Going on Tour – Just Not To Texas

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 12:37 PM

For the first time in 13 years, Cher is going back on tour next year. Unfortunately, she’s not hitting Texas, but at 72, she probably doesn't want to tour a lot, would you? I mean, it is Cher though, and she'll probably live to 100, so what am I...

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Catch Up-and-coming Indie Pop Band Peregrino at The Rustic

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 11:11 AM

If you dig the warm, buttery tones of Nick Drake and Jose Gonzalez’s voices and the playful melodies of early Iron and Wine, then you’re going to fall in love Peregrino. Hailing from Mexico City, Jairus McDonald (vocals, guitar), Eric Miller (guitar), Jose Grageda (bass) and Ian Vazquez (drums)...

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