ACL Festival 2016 Lineup

May 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s the happiest day of the year: the official Austin City Limits Festival 2016 lineup announcement! I called Radiohead, like, 2 days ago, people. I have my finger on the pulse in this city [...]

Welcome to SXSW 2016!

March 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Anyone who knows me knows SXSW isn’t my jam (am I the only music journalist who really doesn’t get excited about big festivals?). It’s mostly because it makes downtown nearly [...]

The ACL Roundup 2015

November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

I went to the Austin City Limits Festival this year, despite the fact that I am not at all a festival person. But it was my first chance to go to ACL so I wasn’t going to pass that up, and in the [...]

The ritual exhaustion of SXSW

March 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

Austin is known for its music festivals and the top one is still no doubt South by Southwest. For those cave-dwellers among us, SXSW is a huge music/film/interactive festival and conference that runs [...]

JUE Music + Art 2013

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Spring festival is FINALLY over and if I never hear another firecracker for the rest of my life I reckon that’ll be about right. Or at least until next year. JUE Music + Art is happening again [...]