Liz Phair brings joy and buoyancy to sold-out Mohawk show

LIZ PHAIR BRINGS JOY AND BUOYANCY TO SOLD-OUT MOHAWK SHOW

By Kayleigh Hughes, special to the American-Statesman Early on in her set at the Mohawk on Thursday night, Liz Phair took a moment...

French band Phoenix added to ACL Fest first-weekend lineup

FRENCH BAND PHOENIX ADDED TO ACL FEST FIRST-WEEKEND LINEUP

French band Phoenix at La Zona Rosa in 2009. The band has been added to this year's first weekend of ACL Fest on Sunday, Oct. 7. JAY...

 
 
 
ACL Fest: Lil Wayne added to Saturday of weekend two

ACL FEST: LIL WAYNE ADDED TO SATURDAY OF WEEKEND TWO

Following the cancellation Sunday headliner Childish Gambino , Austin City Limits Festival organizers added a couple new artists to...

Austin360 On The Record: Bright Light Social Hour, Jerry David DeCicca, more

AUSTIN360 ON THE RECORD: BRIGHT LIGHT SOCIAL HOUR, JERRY DAVID DECICCA, MORE

Jerry David DeCicca with keyboardist Eve Searls and guitarist Don Cento at Beerland in February 2018. DeCicca celebrates the release...

 
 
 
Trombone Shorty brings the fire, and a Neville, to ‘Austin City Limits' taping

TROMBONE SHORTY BRINGS THE FIRE, AND A NEVILLE, TO ‘AUSTIN CITY LIMITS' TAPING

Trombone Shorty and his Orleans Avenue bandmates perform for “Austin City Limits” at ACL Live on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Scott...

Lil Dicky postpones ‘Life Lessons' tour, including Erwin Center date

LIL DICKY POSTPONES ‘LIFE LESSONS' TOUR, INCLUDING ERWIN CENTER DATE

Rapper, comedian and internet sensation, Lil Dicky has postponed his “Life Lessons” tour which included a stop at the Erwin Center...

 
 
 
Rattletree School of Marimba to close

RATTLETREE SCHOOL OF MARIMBA TO CLOSE

On Tuesday afternoon, Joel Laviolette announced on Facebook that he and his wife Rakefet Laviolette will be closing the Rattletree...

Charlie Robison announces retirement after surgery complications

CHARLIE ROBISON ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AFTER SURGERY COMPLICATIONS

Charlie Robison in a 2009 Dualtone Records promotional photo. Texas country-rock singer-songwriter Charlie Robison announced to fans...

 
 
 
ACL Fest: 3-day passes for both weekends are now sold out

ACL FEST: 3-DAY PASSES FOR BOTH WEEKENDS ARE NOW SOLD OUT

Austin City Limits Festival kicks off in less than two weeks and if you were holding out for a last-minute cheap wristband, we're sorry...

Tis not the season, yet, but here's the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar lineup

TIS NOT THE SEASON, YET, BUT HERE'S THE ARMADILLO CHRISTMAS BAZAAR LINEUP

Austin rising star Mélat will play the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar on Dec. 21 at noon. Tom McCarthy Jr. for AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2016 It's...

 
 
 
Reports: Childish Gambino ends Dallas show early, might be injured

REPORTS: CHILDISH GAMBINO ENDS DALLAS SHOW EARLY, MIGHT BE INJURED

Childish Gambino's “This is America” tour has been earning a slew of ecstatic reviews as it winds its way around the country. The tour,...

Video premiere: Nobody's Girl seeks their own level on ‘Waterline'

VIDEO PREMIERE: NOBODY'S GIRL SEEKS THEIR OWN LEVEL ON ‘WATERLINE'

Nobody's Girl : Grace Pettis, Rebecca Loebe, Betty Soo. Contributed/Nikki Gell The new Austin trio Nobody's Girl grew partly from the...

 
 
 
Piknic Électronik at Auditorium Shores to feature Moon Boots, Claude VonStroke, DJ Mel

PIKNIC ÉLECTRONIK AT AUDITORIUM SHORES TO FEATURE MOON BOOTS, CLAUDE VONSTROKE, DJ MEL

House DJs Moon Boots and Claude VonStroke top the lineup for the inaugural Piknic Électronik at Auditorium Shores on Oct. 27-28. DJ...

Fall Out Boy pairs sonic blasts with sensational visuals at Erwin Center concert

FALL OUT BOY PAIRS SONIC BLASTS WITH SENSATIONAL VISUALS AT ERWIN CENTER CONCERT

Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy performs at the Erwin Center on September 23, 2018. ANA RAMIREZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN When you buy a concert...

 
 
 
This week's music picks: Nick Lowe, Kali Uchis, Alejandro Escovedo, more

THIS WEEK'S MUSIC PICKS: NICK LOWE, KALI UCHIS, ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO, MORE

Monday: “Lazy Lester Forever” tribute at Antone's. Among the many old-school greats who've played Austin's home of the blues over the...

Willie Nelson on Stephen Colbert's show: ‘I don't hold any grudges against people'

WILLIE NELSON ON STEPHEN COLBERT'S SHOW: ‘I DON'T HOLD ANY GRUDGES AGAINST PEOPLE'

It's been a media-blitz week for Willie Nelson supporting his new album “My Way,” a collection of songs widely associated with Frank...

 
 
 
Maybe I'm amazed at this Barton Hills Choir ‘Abbey Road' video

MAYBE I'M AMAZED AT THIS BARTON HILLS CHOIR ‘ABBEY ROAD' VIDEO

It's still two weeks before Paul McCartney arrives in town for the first of two concerts in Zilker Park as part of the Austin City...

Austin360 On The Record: Western Youth, Jaimee Harris, Will Courtney, more

AUSTIN360 ON THE RECORD: WESTERN YOUTH, JAIMEE HARRIS, WILL COURTNEY, MORE

 
 
 
Jim James' ‘The Future Is Voting' tour set to kick off at Emo's

JIM JAMES' ‘THE FUTURE IS VOTING' TOUR SET TO KICK OFF AT EMO'S

My Morning Jacket frontman, Jim James has launched ‘The Future Is Voting' tour, a run of six dates in swing districts designed to promote...

ACL Fest: Weekend one, both Saturdays of the fest are sold out

ACL FEST: WEEKEND ONE, BOTH SATURDAYS OF THE FEST ARE SOLD OUT

All three-day passes and single-day tickets for weekend one of Austin City Limits Festival are now sold out. An adoring crowd cheers...

 
 
 



The law on the modernization of music.

Moments ago, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, which will close loopholes in our digital royalty laws to ensure that songwriters, artists, producers, and... Read more ...

The law on the modernization of music.

Moments ago, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, which will close loopholes in our digital royalty laws to ensure that songwriters, artists, producers, and... Read more ...

The law on the modernization of music.

Moments ago, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, which will close loopholes in our digital royalty laws to ensure that songwriters, artists, producers, and... Read more ...

Meghan Markle's Delicate Butterfly Earrings Are Actually a Sentimental Nod...

Meghan Markle's Delicate Butterfly Earrings Are Actually a Sentimental Nod to Princess Diana

It's quite a busy time for the Duchess of Sussex. On the heels of Meghan Markle's pregnancy announcement with husband Prince Harry, the pair stepped out in Australia on Oct. 15... Read more ...

Here's Exactly How Long Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have Been Married

Here's Exactly How Long Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have Been Married

With the announcement that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are going to welcome their first baby next year, we're feeling nostalgic about Harry and Meghan's bona fide fairy tale... Read more ...

The Complex Citizenship Rules For Meghan and Harry's Baby

The Complex Citizenship Rules For Meghan and Harry's Baby

Hot on the heels of last week's royal wedding between Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank comes more amazing royal news: another royal baby! That's right, Kensington Palace... Read more ...

Here's Exactly How Close in Age Prince William and Prince Harry Are

Here's Exactly How Close in Age Prince William and Prince Harry Are

Anyone who's ever seen a royal event has seen firsthand how close Prince William and Prince Harry are. Along with their wives , the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of... Read more ...

We're Crying Over Meghan Markle's Reaction to Receiving Her First Baby Gift...

We're Crying Over Meghan Markle's Reaction to Receiving Her First Baby Gift - and You Will, Too!

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry only just announced that they're expecting their first child , but they've already received their first baby gift. On Tuesday, the royals kicked... Read more ...

Quavo Denies 'Big Bro' Lyrics Being Related to Lil Peep's Death: 'Never Will...

Quavo Denies 'Big Bro' Lyrics Being Related to Lil Peep's Death: 'Never Will Speak on the Deceased'

Normally, Quavo isn't one to comment on public conversation clouding his name. That mind-set changed following the release of his Quavo... Read more ...

Ariana Grande Posts Page of Script from 'A Very Wicked Halloween,' Says She...

Ariana Grande Posts Page of Script from 'A Very Wicked Halloween,' Says She 'Wouldn't Miss It For the Whole Universe'

Ariana Grande is not missing out on her role in A Very Wicked Halloween. The songstress took to Instagram to share a bit of her part... Read more ...

Meghan Markle's White Dress Is Actually Called the "Blessed Dress," and How...

Meghan Markle's White Dress Is Actually Called the "Blessed Dress," and How Fitting Is That?

A glowing and pregnant Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped out in Australia on Monday to kick off their tour , and Meghan stunned in a sleeveless white dress. This was the... Read more ...

Film Review: Halloween Delivers Tricks, Treats, and Decent Fan Fiction to Series

Film Review: Halloween Delivers Tricks, Treats, and Decent Fan Fiction to Series

The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the 2018 T oronto International Film Festival. Watching the 2018 edition of Halloween often feels like... Read more ...

Marc Anthony Adds New Dates to His Legacy U.S. Tour

Marc Anthony Adds New Dates to His Legacy U.S. Tour

Marc Anthony has added nine additional dates to his Legacy Tour. The new set of dates will kick off Jan. 24 in Anaheim, Calif., and will... Read more ...