Nashville, here we come: Austin-themed exhibit opens at Country Hall of Fame this weekend

NASHVILLE, HERE WE COME: AUSTIN-THEMED EXHIBIT OPENS AT COUNTRY HALL OF FAME THIS WEEKEND

An exhibit opening this weekend at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville focuses on Austin-Nashville connections in...

Get the blues while it's hot: July brings the Antone's anniversary bash

GET THE BLUES WHILE IT'S HOT: JULY BRINGS THE ANTONE'S ANNIVERSARY BASH

Walter “Wolfman” Washington helps kick off the monthlong Antone's anniversary celebration on June 30. Contributed/Greg Miles/Anti-...

 
 
 
Austin360 On The Record: Patricia Vonne, Brownout, more

AUSTIN360 ON THE RECORD: PATRICIA VONNE, BROWNOUT, MORE

Weekend music picks: Little Steven, Steely Dan, Cupcakke, more

WEEKEND MUSIC PICKS: LITTLE STEVEN, STEELY DAN, CUPCAKKE, MORE

Friday: Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul at Paramount Theatre. A member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for his long tenure in...

 
 
 
Ludacris to play Rallycross event at Circuit of the Americas this fall

LUDACRIS TO PLAY RALLYCROSS EVENT AT CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS THIS FALL

Ludacris will perform at the World Rallycross Championship at Circuit of the Americas on Sept. 29. Contributed/Arnold Wells Multimillion-selling...

John Prine at Waterloo Records? It's happening, on June 4

JOHN PRINE AT WATERLOO RECORDS? IT'S HAPPENING, ON JUNE 4

John Prine has added a June 4 Waterloo Records in-store to his Austin itinerary for next month. Contributed/John Kurc Legendary songwriter...

 
 
 
That's not brisket, that's Grizzly Bear: Brooklyn band to play at Stubb's

THAT'S NOT BRISKET, THAT'S GRIZZLY BEAR: BROOKLYN BAND TO PLAY AT STUBB'S

Grizzly Bear will play the outdoor stage at Stubb's on Sept. 12. Robert Hein for American-Statesman Brooklyn indie-rock band Grizzly...

Emmylou Harris takes the long view of a storied career in first of two Paramount nights

EMMYLOU HARRIS TAKES THE LONG VIEW OF A STORIED CAREER IN FIRST OF TWO PARAMOUNT NIGHTS

Emmylou Harris performed at the Paramount on Saturday, May 19, and will return for a second show on Sunday, May 20. Peter Blackstock/American-Statesman Midway...

 
 
 
This week's music picks: Blues on the Green, Hot Luck Fest and more

THIS WEEK'S MUSIC PICKS: BLUES ON THE GREEN, HOT LUCK FEST AND MORE

Tuesday: David Crosby at Paramount Theatre. Given that he's in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it might come as a slight surprise that...

KENDRICK IS KING, SZA IS QUEEN, BUT WHERE WERE ‘ALL THE STARS'?

I only have one complaint with the Top Dawg Entertainment's Championship Tour, which rocked the Austin360 Amphitheater on Friday night,...

 
 
 
Sidewinder closes, might reopen as a new club, Chronicle reports

SIDEWINDER CLOSES, MIGHT REOPEN AS A NEW CLUB, CHRONICLE REPORTS

The Sidewinder has closed according to a report from the Austin Chronicle . Arrow de Wilde of Starcrawler performs at the Secret Sounds...

Austin360 On The Record: Kelly Willis, Jason Boland, more

AUSTIN360 ON THE RECORD: KELLY WILLIS, JASON BOLAND, MORE

Kelly Willis is at Waterloo Records at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, to celebrate the release of “Back Being Blue.” LAURA SKELDING/AMERICAN-STATESMAN OUT...

 
 
 
Songwriters group to honor Texans Billy Gibbons, Christopher Cross, others

SONGWRITERS GROUP TO HONOR TEXANS BILLY GIBBONS, CHRISTOPHER CROSS, OTHERS

Billy Gibbons will be inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association during a ceremony at the Paramount Theatre in February...

Weekend music picks: Kendrick Lamar, Emmylou Harris and a charity crawfish boil

WEEKEND MUSIC PICKS: KENDRICK LAMAR, EMMYLOU HARRIS AND A CHARITY CRAWFISH BOIL

It's going to be a hot weekend in Austin, but there are plenty of cool sounds on tap. Kendrick Lamar performs on the second weekend...

 
 
 
Austin360 video premiere: Watch Kat Edmonson ‘Sparkle and Shine' in Manhattan

AUSTIN360 VIDEO PREMIERE: WATCH KAT EDMONSON ‘SPARKLE AND SHINE' IN MANHATTAN

Kat Edmonson premieres the video for her song “Sparkle and Shine” with Austin360 today. She's at Waterloo Records on Thursday for a...

Is Paul McCartney the biggest act ever at ACL Fest? C3 says yes

IS PAUL MCCARTNEY THE BIGGEST ACT EVER AT ACL FEST? C3 SAYS YES

Festival organizers don't often traffic in superlatives or absolutes. Much as sports coaches prop up the team over contributions of...

 
 
 
Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd bring ‘Dazed and Blazed' tour to Austin

WIZ KHALIFA AND RAE SREMMURD BRING ‘DAZED AND BLAZED' TOUR TO AUSTIN

Rappers Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd have teamed up for a co-headline tour this summer cheekily dubbed ‘Dazed and Blazed.” Wiz Khalifa....

Late September offers up two big indie shows: Decemberists at Bass, Liz Phair at Mohawk

LATE SEPTEMBER OFFERS UP TWO BIG INDIE SHOWS: DECEMBERISTS AT BASS, LIZ PHAIR AT MOHAWK

Colin Meloy brings the Decemberists back to Austin this fall. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2015 No need to wait till early October...

 
 
 
ACL Fest preview: Don't ‘Fear the Future,' St. Vincent will help us break free

ACL FEST PREVIEW: DON'T ‘FEAR THE FUTURE,' ST. VINCENT WILL HELP US BREAK FREE

It was the second “Austin City Limits” taping of St. Vincent's career and her third concert at ACL Live since February, but on Monday...

Meet your ACL Hall of Fame inductees for 2018: Ray Charles, Los Lobos, Marcia Ball

MEET YOUR ACL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES FOR 2018: RAY CHARLES, LOS LOBOS, MARCIA BALL

Los Lobos will be inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame on Oct. 25 at ACL Live. Contributed The ceremony's not till October,...

 
 
 



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New Release

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Stream Pusha-T's New Album DAYTONA Produced By Kanye West

Stream Pusha-T's New Album DAYTONA Produced By Kanye West

Pusha-T - the hyphen is back, baby! - has been teasing an album called King Push for nearly four years now. At one point, it was going to be produced entirely by the Neptunes... Read more ...

Stream A$AP Rocky's New Album Testing

Stream A$AP Rocky's New Album Testing

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The Only Problem With Thandie Newton's Solo Character Is That There Isn't...

The Only Problem With Thandie Newton's Solo Character Is That There Isn't Enough of Her

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Spotify To Promote XXXTentacion Again After Backlash

Spotify To Promote XXXTentacion Again After Backlash

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Snoop Dogg & Matthew McConaughey Drove Thru Carl's Jr. Together: Watch

Snoop Dogg & Matthew McConaughey Drove Thru Carl's Jr. Together: Watch

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This Surprise 13 Reasons Why Romance Has Fans Screaming, "They Deserved Better!"

This Surprise 13 Reasons Why Romance Has Fans Screaming, "They Deserved Better!"

The following contains major spoilers for the second season of 13 Reasons Why . If there's anything we've learned from 13 Reasons Why , it's heartbreak. From the very first... Read more ...

I'm a Personal Trainer, and These Are 5 Things I Wish My Clients Would Stop...

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Being a personal trainer is such a rewarding job to have, but like all jobs, it has its downsides. I love when the mothers I've trained throughout their pregnancy send me... Read more ...

James Bay Gives Taylor Swift's 'Delicate' a Twist With Drake Mashup

James Bay Gives Taylor Swift's 'Delicate' a Twist With Drake Mashup

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Nicki Minaj Pushes Back Queen Release Date To August

Nicki Minaj Pushes Back Queen Release Date To August

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