Tag Archives: Emo’s

Bonobo, 10/7/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   Simon Green, better known by his stage name Bonobo, graced his adoring fans at ACL after show at Emo’s East for a late 11:30PM set. His Friday mid-day ACL set and previous shows have had high acclaim on this round of touring, but there is something about the…

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Black Pistol Fire, 9/29/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Black Pistol Fire‘s Deadbeat Graffiti album release, benefit, and tour kick off party was exactly what you’d expect from one of the most energetic bands on the scene!  The set took you on the same roller-coaster ride that is their fifth album Deadbeat Graffiti.  The crowd released their demons and got down to the garage blues…

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MisterWives, 9/26/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho MisterWive’s distinct brand of indie pop flooded the Emo’s venue with it’s warm upbeat melodies. Mandy Lee’s unique vocals range from low and smokey to high and razor sharp in a moment. The fast guitar upstrokes run in the ska vein, keeping the song’s feet dancing. The band has cut their…

MisterWives, 9/26/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Tangerine, 9/19/2015, Emo’s, Austin, TX

Written by Bang Ho   Tangerine, comprised of sisters Marika on vocals/guitar and Miro on drums with their childhood friend Toby, opened up for Bleachers and got the crowd bopping and dancing.  The style of music changed from song to song, ranging from slower slacker pop rock to swift paced surf rock punctuated by technical…

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Bleachers, 9/19/2015, Emo’s, Austin, TX

Written by Bang Ho   Bleachers played a sold out show at Emo’s that should have taken place at a bigger venue.  The show started appropriately with Jack Antonoff dressed in the admiral uniform seen on the cover of the Gone Now album cover behind a pulpit of huge Vox speakers.  Fans sang along to…

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Tech N9ne, 4/26/2015, Emo’s, Austin, TX

Tech N9ne is a rap god! He kicked off the show with a countdown and descended in a cloud of fog. All the theatrics could not compete with his rapid-fire flow. One of the fastest rappers in the game, he did not disappoint the packed house at Emo’s Austin. From the second Tech N9ne was…

Tech N9ne, 4/26/2015, Emo’s, Austin, TX was originally published on Music Felon

KONGOS, 10/22/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Review

Written by Greg Ackerman South Africans by way of Arizona, KONGOS made a stop at Austin venue, Emo’s Saturday evening in support of their new record, “Egomaniac.” The four brothers Daniel, Dylan, Jesse and Johnny play alternative rock but it’s a far cry from conventional music. Primal drums combine with funk and rock elements to make a…

KONGOS, 10/22/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Review was originally published on Music Felon