Tag Archives: live music

Dead Prez, 7/30/2017, The Little Darlin’ , Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Dead Prez played a pop up “secret” show presented by  Music Is On The Menu and the The Little Darlin’ in South Austin last Sunday, with whisperings only a few days out.  The crowd was spread out in the large backyard of the venue, but as soon as Stic…

Dead Prez, 7/30/2017, The Little Darlin’ , Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Bishop Briggs, 5/20/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Bishop Briggs showed us that electro RnB is a genre that is alive and well at the sold out entrancing show. Her powerful voice stayed in the lower registers, but effortlessly traversed the scale as the song soaringly crested and fell with the energy of her words. On a sea of her…

Bishop Briggs, 5/20/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

BLXPLTN, 7/27/2017, Oskar Blues Brewery, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Austin’s BLXPLTN is one of the best bands performing right now.  The trio is making punk rock that is full of energy, presenting an angst fueled by political and social injustices.  Jeremy Kivett (drums) has joined  TaSzlin Muerte (vocals and electro drums) and Jonathan “Javelin” Horstmann (vocals, guitar, bass and synth) for their upcoming third…

BLXPLTN, 7/27/2017, Oskar Blues Brewery, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Float Fest 2017, Cool River Ranch: Photos – Write-up

Last weekend’s fourth Float Fest near San Marcos combined one of the best festival lineups, tubing, camping and carnivals, creating a unique festival that has found its niche.  Festival goers flew and drove in from around the country for the experience.  There was even an Ariana Grande sighting at rapper Mac Miller’s set (they’re dating). …

Float Fest 2017, Cool River Ranch: Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

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

TINNAROSE, 3/31/2017, Barracuda Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton What do you call seven of some of the most talented musicians Austin has to offer on a stage barely big enough to hold them?  The answer is TINNAROSE.  Fronted by Devon McDermott and Morris Ramos, TINNAROSE’s amazing vocals and musical talents seemed to be too large for the tiny Barracuda stage…

TINNAROSE, 3/31/2017, Barracuda Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Mike Doughty and Wheatus, 1/27/2017, 3Ten Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Greg Ackerman Last Friday late 90s acts Mike Doughty (Soul Coughing) and Wheatus played Austin’s 3TEN at ACL Live. Doughty is known for his self-described “slacker jazz” while Wheatus is known for the same type of low-fi music Austin’s Daniel Johnston introduced to Central Texans during the same era. Both acts drew a large…

Mike Doughty and Wheatus, 1/27/2017, 3Ten Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon