Eric Bettencourt
Dec
21
8:00 PM20:00

Eric Bettencourt

Eric Bettencourt is an award-winning songwriter based in Austin Texas. With a quick wit and controlled-intensity Bettencourt brings his live shows to life using an expansive catalogue of original crowd-pleasing songs. Where so many artists are content recycling the same old sounds and songs Bettencourt is one of the rare few able to forge his own. Utilizing his piano-like 6 &12 string finger-style guitar work and a natural vocal delivery, somewhere between Ray LaMontagne and Robert Plant, he never lingers long in any one sound. Constantly blending, bending, and stretching different genres and styles into his multi-layered musical concoctions is what continues to gain him fans all around the country. Eric got his musical start in the beautiful coastal city of Portland, Maine where his unique sound garnered him a strong fan-base and consistent FM radio play. It's here that he shared the stage with notable acts such as Grace Potter and the The Wood Brothers. // www.eric-bettencourt.com

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Colin Gilmore & Christy Hays
Dec
22
8:00 PM20:00

Colin Gilmore & Christy Hays

Colin Gilmore (9PM): Colin Gilmore grew up in Lubbock, Texas, spending many nights as a child in nightclubs like Stubbs, where he witnessed songwriters like Joe Ely, Terry Allen, and his own father, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, bring the stage to life. He developed a taste for Buddy Holly, Townes Van Zandt, and bands like The Clash and The Pogues. For 14 years, Colin has been informed by these observations, writing songs and playing under his own name. He recently performed in and wrote songs for the critically acclaimed feature film Barracuda, which premiered at SXSW Film Festival. He is currently working on another album with producer Richard Barone. // www.colingilmore.com

Christy Hays (8PM): Compared to Brandi Carlile, Lucinda Williams, Rhett Miller, Kathleen Edwards and Patty Griffin, Hays has a sound uniquely her own. Folk and country tinges, thoughtfully penned stories and a full band sound that is both driving alt country and moody folk rock. Her live shows are filled with an undeniable presence, she belongs in the space she's made for her craft. Hays has released two full length albums and two EP's since 2009. Each effort lends it's self to the variable styles and incarnations of full band and solo work. Hays will begin work on her first full length since 2012 in May of 2017. If it's anything like what we've heard we can expect a comprehensive piece of work, well penned and fully realized. // www.christyhays.com

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Western Youth
Dec
28
8:00 PM20:00

Western Youth

Western Youth came together in the spring of 2011 when Matt Gregg and Taylor Williams met in Austin, TX. The two singer-songwriters had fronted their own bands for years, but found a new voice and dynamic when they began writing together. Although they were from opposite sides of the globe (Gregg, hailing from New Zealand), their shared love of Americana, Rock ‘n Roll, and Country music allowed them to collaborate like old friends right from the start. // www.western-youth.com

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Chris King
Dec
29
8:00 PM20:00

Chris King

"For the most part Animal plays out like one long, brutal tough-love intervention, with King himself squirming in the hot seat. Some fans may squirm a little, too, as the album finds King purposefully straying very much outside of his usually more sonically conservative country comfort zone. Doubtless most of these songs could have been presented just fine with standard acoustic singer-songwriter arrangements, but John Ross Silva’s production — packed full of Scott Davis’s lead guitar and Wade Josey’s brooding synth work — keeps King on edge the whole way through, his voice scrambling and sometimes outright straining for purchase against the imposing wall of sound. The results may not always make for easy listening, but they more than live up to King’s developing rep as one of the Texas music scene’s most compelling agent provocateurs — not to mention the album’s name and cover art: This Animal ain’t no pussy cat." -Richard Skanse, Lone Star Music Magazine // www.christopherck.com

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John Calvin Abney
Dec
30
8:00 PM20:00

John Calvin Abney

Tulsa, Oklahoma-based songwriter John Calvin Abney has had a busy few years. In the past three years, he has played over 500 shows, driven over 100,000 miles, released his critically acclaimed debut album Better Luck, two EPs – Empty Candles and Vice Versa Suite – and a sophomore album Far Cries & Close Calls ...along with performing as a sideman for acts like Samantha Crain, John Moreland, and The Damn Quails. // www.johncalvinabney.com

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Jeremy Nail
Jan
4
8:00 PM20:00

Jeremy Nail

A little over a decade ago, molded by a family of ranchers and fine art purveyors, and the untamed landscape and starry night skies of his hometown of Albany, Texas, Jeremy Nail moved to Austin, Texas, bringing his patchwork heart and dust-rattled soul to the scene... // www.jeremynail.com

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Mina Soto
Jan
5
8:00 PM20:00

Mina Soto

Mina Soto is an Americana Singer-Songwriter raised in El Paso, Texas. With influences stemming from the likes of The Band, Jackson Browne, & The Faces, she carries a modern twist on Americana with curious and nostalgic Country undertones. // www.goodtownmusic.com

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Shad Blair
Jan
6
8:00 PM20:00

Shad Blair

Texas singer/songwriter Shad Blair was born and raised on a cattle ranch southeast of Post, Texas, learning to play guitar and sing from his dad and older brothers. He wore out his parents’ old country vinyl, spending the long Texas summers soaking up the music of Merle Haggard, Gene Watson, Johnny Cash, Bobby Helms, and Hank Williams. At age 14, Shad’s father taught him to play “Fraulein” and soon after he began playing gigs, later working in the oilfields to put himself through college. Over the years, Shad has created a sound hardened by life experience and steeped in his influences including Willie Nelson, Townes Van Zandt, and Steve Earle, to name a few. // www.shadblair.com

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Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: The Mismatch
Jan
9
8:00 PM20:00

Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: The Mismatch

Based in Central, Texas The Mismatch calls the Hill Country its home. The Mismatch smoothly combines Folk/Americana with a Hometown Groove and just the right amount of Grit. Laden with sweet sounds all around, good vibes abound from this homegrown, folksome, americana group with a knack for bringing people together to have a good time. // www.mismatchmusic.com

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Cory Reinisch
Jan
11
8:00 PM20:00

Cory Reinisch

Harvest Thieves draw on their blue-collar and back-roads heritage to craft songs that sway from brutish garage-rock swagger to traditional country honesty. With punk-ish explosions in sound, to finger-picked folk-rock simplicity, they are a formidable addition to Austin's historically-minded music scene. // www.harvestthieves.com

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Will Courtney
Jan
12
8:00 PM20:00

Will Courtney

After spending five years touring and recording two albums as the lead singer and songwriter of the Austin, TX band, Brothers And Sisters, Will Courtney decided to pack up and move back to Los Angeles...and then to Nashville...and then to a log cabin on some land in Dripping Springs, TX. Now, after two years of being based in Santa Fe, NM, where he produced albums for other artists and toured the US and Europe as a solo artist, he’s back in Austin with a new band and a new album, Planning Escapes. When Will is not making music, he spends much of his time collecting 19th Century photographs and researching the history of the American West.  He recently worked on a new documentary series on famous western outlaws called Gunslingers.  Will is a featured historian on the Discovery Channel series, Gunslingers: Billy The Kid. // www.willcourtneymusic.com

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Fallon Franklin
Jan
13
8:00 PM20:00

Fallon Franklin

Fallon Franklin has been performing live shows since she was 12-years-old. "My mom says I started humming and singing before I said my first words", says Fallon. Years of touring with and without a band, being on the road, being a Finalist on NBC's America's Got Talent, performing with various big-name acts, being a studio musician and having numerous self-released albums have left Fallon a seasoned performer and song-writer. 

"The gut-wrenching song-writing of Americana with the body moving melodic capability of Pop Music in its rarest form."  -Americana Album Review // www.fallonfranklinmusic.com

 

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Tuegrass Tuesdays Present: The Rewinders
Jan
16
8:00 PM20:00

Tuegrass Tuesdays Present: The Rewinders

 

"Rewinding" to the good ol' days of American music, THE REWINDERS, a 4 piece band comprised of young south Austin musicians, travel back to your favorite two steppin' & swingin' tunes from the 1920-1970s. Whether "Poppin' a Top" or lookin' for a "Dancehall Sweetheart", you'll make new memories with classic tunes! // www.facebook.com/therewindersmusic

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Manzy Lowry & Jack Charles
Jan
18
8:00 PM20:00

Manzy Lowry & Jack Charles

Manzy Lowry: Making his way in the footsteps of those who came before him in the Texas music scene, singer/songwriter Manzy Lowry carries on the outlaw tradition, country soul, and Texas pride as simply heard in his music. // www.manzylowry.com

Jack Charles + MPIC: Jack Charles’ voice brings a layer of graveyard velvet to complete a sound that is a dark and personal tribute to rock and roll. Jack has a debt with music and has come to pay it in full, with his band Musical Partners In Crime. Their currency: The Ante Mortem Songbook, the singer/songwriter’s opera prima, whose songs, with an alternative retro-rock vibe, are varied in form and channel various influences like surf, R&B and post-punk. // www.jackcharlesmusic.com

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EmJae Ross
Jan
19
8:00 PM20:00

EmJae Ross

EmJae Ross is a highly gifted, young Americana singer/songwriter born in San Angelo, TX and raised within the music industry, spending nearly every day of his childhood in the radio station control rooms and production studios of a family-owned radio business. As a child EmJae developed an extensive talent for drums, piano and guitar. He also developed a lyrical and soulful voice advanced through professional training in classical methodology. Today, EmJae Ross lives in Austin, where he gigs regularly as a solo/acoustic performer and as a front man with his backing band. EmJae channels his awe-inspiring resiliency into singing and songwriting, sharing a captivating style and a miraculously potent voice that audiences find both emotive and inspirational. // www.emjaerossmusic.com

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Conrad Keely (of ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead) & Aaron Blount (of Knife in the Water)
Jan
25
8:00 PM20:00

Conrad Keely (of ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead) & Aaron Blount (of Knife in the Water)

CONRAD KEELY: Keely co-founded …Trail of Dead with Jason Reece, a childhood friend from Hawaii. Begun in Austin Texas in 1995, the band has been touring non-stop ever since,... and this year has marked their 20th year anniversary with their ninth album entitled IX. Not one to slow his pace, Keely was encouraged by fellow band-mate Autry Fulbright to record a collection of solo material that would allow him to vent creative ideas and styles different from the hard-rock, high energy textures his band has become known for. During his time spent as an expatriate in Cambodia, Keely began spending more time playing solo shows (although not always acoustic) as well as collaborating with other musicians, both expat and Cambodian, on material as diverse as Irish folk, American bluegrass, to Khmer classics from the golden age of Cambodian psychedelic rock, a scene cut tragically short by the Khmer Rouge regime in 1974. The diversity of styles has informed much of his latest writing, but also expanded his approach to the songs he’s written over the last twenty years for his rock band. // www.pledgemusic.com/projects/conrad-keely-original-machines

AARON BLOUNT: Knife in the Water has released three albums since forming in 1997, their last record being "Cut the Cord," released in 2003. Their second album "Red River" was... #14 on SPIN's top 20 albums of 2000. // knifeinthewater.bandcamp.com

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Ali Holder & Little Brave
Jan
26
8:00 PM20:00

Ali Holder & Little Brave

Ali Holder: Holder’s sound is purely her own. Slow and beautiful, the live song possesses a darker, serious tone, pairing perfectly with her lyrics of introspection, dreams, and fate.KUTX // www.aliholder.com

Little Brave: 

Little Brave is the alias of Stephanie Macias, a musician, writer, artist, photographer, and writer from Austin, TX.  She has changed her style over the years, exploring different instrumental themes in music and creating albums that reflect her experimental style.  Threading each album together is an honesty that is simultaneously strong and vulnerable.  She is currently peddling her latest release, Myth Ology, a double disc EP with exceptional artwork and packaging. // www.littlebravemusic.com

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Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: The Mismatch
Jan
30
8:00 PM20:00

Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: The Mismatch

Based in Central, Texas The Mismatch calls the Hill Country its home. The Mismatch smoothly combines Folk/Americana with a Hometown Groove and just the right amount of Grit. Laden with sweet sounds all around, good vibes abound from this homegrown, folksome, americana group with a knack for bringing people together to have a good time. // www.mismatchmusic.com

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Sam Pace
Feb
1
8:00 PM20:00

Sam Pace

Sam Pace has been making a name for himself around the Austin music scene as a down and dirty soul man since 2011. Over the past three years Sam has been peppered throughout the Austin Music Awards annual Top-10 lists. He has placed Top-10 for Musician of the Year, Best Song, Best Album, Best Album Art, Best Rock Band, Best Blues/Soul/Funk Band and two years in a row for Best Guitar Player and Best Male Vocals. His solo shows feature everything from very old blues and prison songs to Tom Waits and Woody Guthrie to originals that ooze tenderness and grit. // www.sampacemusic.com

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Scott Collins
Feb
2
8:00 PM20:00

Scott Collins

Scott Collins has had the privilege of gracing the most famous stages in the “live music capital of the world”. The Austin based singer-songwriter brings a blend of indie-folk and Americana to the stage. He displays an authentic and emotive element that draws on personal inspiration, and is reflected in his performances, both live and in the studio. // www.scottcollinsproject.com

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Hartley Hall
Feb
3
8:00 PM20:00

Hartley Hall

Hartley Hall is a Texas songwriter, native to San Angelo and current to the hill country. She’s got a classic honky tonk sound with a Texas and Hawaiian Swing influence. Her writing style has been compared to Loretta Lynn, she's got humor like Garrison Keillor, and folks say the stage presence of Dolly Parton. She has been featured at the SPI Island Folk Festival and the Kerrville Folk Festival, where she's shared the stage with David Amram, Jimmy LaFave, and Seth Glier. She recently toured Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado with Bo DePeña (Laredo) and Greg Butera (Santa Fe). // www.hartleyhallmusic.com

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Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: Tony Kamel
Feb
6
8:00 PM20:00

Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: Tony Kamel

Tony Kamel: Tony is a musician and actor based in Austin, TX.  He plays mostly with the bluegrass band Wood & Wire but can be seen around town with other acts as well.  A half Italian, half Lebanese man of many names ("Tone Kams," "Tony the Knife," "The Tune," "Anthony"...) who wears many hats. He's well known to Wood & Wire fans for his exceedingly soothing singing voice, fine guitar picking, and compelling song writing.  He's been Wood & Wire's manager, promoter, online marketing/social media wizard, and positive thinker since day one. He's a renaissance man of modern music business. His musical interests were sparked at a young age when he discovered and raided his parents, Jackie & Steve's, eclectic record collection. Ozzy Osborne, Led Zeppelin, and Frank Zappa started this man on the road toward bluegrass. As he grew up the oldest of four in Houston, he spent much of his time on the beach in Galveston, TX fishing, surfing, and getting into trouble with his friends, siblings, and cousins. Wood & Wire's latest album "The Coast," offers a reminiscence on his upbringing as a beach rat.  Tone's deeper facets and insights are reflected as well in his growing catalog of original songs. He's an actor, bow hunter, fisherman, surfer, high school football champion, and proud Texas Longhorn. He's a leader and a constant advocate for his fellow musicians. // www.tonykamelmusic.com

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Cory Reinisch
Feb
8
8:00 PM20:00

Cory Reinisch

Harvest Thieves draw on their blue-collar and back-roads heritage to craft songs that sway from brutish garage-rock swagger to traditional country honesty. With punk-ish explosions in sound, to finger-picked folk-rock simplicity, they are a formidable addition to Austin's historically-minded music scene. // www.harvestthieves.com

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Johnny Zachman
Feb
9
8:00 PM20:00

Johnny Zachman

Johnny Zachman is a singer-songwriter living in Austin. He is influenced by Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Jeff Tweedy and Cloud Cult. He has recently been featured on BrooklynVegan, Do512, Ovrld, ANON Magazine, PlaylistPlay and more. He has shared the stage with Porches, Frankie Cosmos and Frances Luke Accord. He is the winner of The Deli Magazine's Best Emerging Austin Psych / Rock Artist of 2016. On stage, Zachman builds layers of live electric guitar loops underneath his vocals, creating melodic soundscapes reminiscent of Andrew Bird and Julien Baker. // www.johnnyzachman.com

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Ram Vela & Taylor Muse
Feb
10
8:00 PM20:00

Ram Vela & Taylor Muse

Taylor Muse smokes bones, drinks blood, and sweats Gatorade. He is the father of every child in this town and knows more about Star Wars than most people know about their immediate families. For better or worse, he is the singer, songwriter, and guitarist for the rock band Quiet Company. He is a real piece of work and this show is on his birthday. // www.quietcompanymusic.com

Since 2001, Ram Vela has been playing music in the Austin area.  From 2003-2013, he sang and played guitar in Whitman, a band that released a couple of records, drank a lot of free beer, slept on many floors and won an Austin Music Award for "Best Rock Band" in 2013.  They broke up later that year.  Now, Ram spends most of his time social working, watching wrestling, and playing Fountains of Wayne songs for the cat. // www.ramvela.bandcamp.com

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Tuesgrass Tuesdays Presents: The Electric Mountain Rotten Apple Gang
Feb
13
8:00 PM20:00

Tuesgrass Tuesdays Presents: The Electric Mountain Rotten Apple Gang

The Electric Mountain Rotten Apple Gang, fronted by Banjo Picker Adam Kobetich, also features Accordion and/or Guitar, Fiddle or Harmonic, and Upright Bass. The Gang's sound draws influence from Bluegrass, Old Time, Eastern European Folk and Early Blues. // www.facebook.com/theelectricmountainrottenapplegang

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Fallon Franklin
Feb
16
8:00 PM20:00

Fallon Franklin

Fallon Franklin has been performing live shows since she was 12-years-old. "My mom says I started humming and singing before I said my first words", says Fallon. Years of touring with and without a band, being on the road, being a Finalist on NBC's America's Got Talent, performing with various big-name acts, being a studio musician and having numerous self-released albums have left Fallon a seasoned performer and song-writer. 

"The gut-wrenching song-writing of Americana with the body moving melodic capability of Pop Music in its rarest form."  -Americana Album Review // www.fallonfranklinmusic.com

 

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James Stevens & Oh, Jeremiah
Feb
17
8:00 PM20:00

James Stevens & Oh, Jeremiah

James Stevens (of Moonlight Towers): James Stevens is lead vocalist and principal songwriter for Austin based rock & roll foursome Moonlight Towers. The band earned a distinction in 2011 that few can claim when revered musician-actor-legend Little Steven Van Zandt gave their tune "Heat Lightning" the honor of being named “Coolest Song in the World", garnering heavy rotation on his internationally syndicated radio show Underground Garage. Back at home that year, local paper the Austin Chronicle concurred, saying “Simply put, there’s not a hair out of place,” and describing the band’s music as, “Rock-solid bar room pop salvation songs that bypass the moment in favor of something that will never go completely out of style.” Forming in 2001, Moonlight Towers released 5 albums receiving critical accolades from the around the globe. James is now exploring new trails and is in the process of recording his first solo album. // www.moonlighttowers.com

Oh, Jeremiah: Oh Jeremiah is the singer/songwriter duo made up of Jeremiah Stricklin and his wife Erin. Started in south Mississippi and currently residing in Athens, GA, thecouple draws its inspiration from the storytelling nature of their home state, echoing the likes of Paul Simon and Bob Dylan. Oh Jeremiah is known for its harmonies in the style of early Damien Rice and their peculiar onstage banter. // www.ohjeremiahmusic.com

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Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: Steel Betty
Feb
20
8:00 PM20:00

Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: Steel Betty

Steel Betty: Frontman David McD dreamed of being 60 years old and playing in a professional, hardworking, straight tone singing, american music outfit. That dream was achieved 33 years early when he formed Steel Betty with Maddy Froncek (bass) and Micah Motenko (mandolin). Their music draws from traditions across the American psyche: bluegrass, classic country, folk, blues, and more. Steel Betty brings the harmonies and spirit of the American soul to listeners across Texas like few others can, with classic sounds that resonate as clearly today as they did at their inception. // www.steelbettyband.com

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Paul Nipper & Manzy Lowry
Feb
22
8:00 PM20:00

Paul Nipper & Manzy Lowry

Paul Nipper: The Austin, TX based band, assembled by Paul Nipper in 2014, was originally formed to play dance halls and honky tonks across the state and country. Standing on the shoulders of greats that came before them, they mixed in a few originals with a long list of their favorite covers and went to work on that classic country sound throwing a little dirt on the edges wherever they could. Whiskey fueled and hellbent, they fought to make their mark on the local Austin and regional Texas venues. // www.paulnipper.com

Manzy Lowry: Making his way in the footsteps of those who came before him in the Texas music scene, singer/songwriter Manzy Lowry carries on the outlaw tradition, country soul, and Texas pride as simply heard in his music. // www.manzylowry.com

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Kevin Taylor & Evan Werdal
Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

Kevin Taylor & Evan Werdal

Kevin Taylor: Blues, pop, rock, and country influences combine to create a unique sound for Kevin Taylor. Originally from the suburbs of Dallas, Kevin calls Austin his home these days. His songs are delivered with honesty and emotion, through a strong voice and rhythmic style on the guitar. // www.kevintaylormusic.com

Evan Werdal: Evan Werdal is an Austin-based, New York born singer-songwriter. He released his debut EP, Stay Running, in 2015 and has since been playing his early 70’s-inspired alt-pop on stages across the country. Evan is currently prepping the release of his next EP due out in early 2018. // www.facebook.com/evanwerdalmusic

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Brandon Taylor & RCO
Feb
24
8:00 PM20:00

Brandon Taylor & RCO

Brandon Taylor: Brandon Taylor has been captivated by music ever since harmonizing with the vacuum cleaner as a kid. A Memphis native, Brandon has crafted his own cosmic American sound influenced by the 60's folk revival and old time country. // www.brandontaylorradio.com

Randal Conrad Olinger (RCO): Sitting atop an old wooden ammunition box, Randall Conrad Olinger plays a jambalaya mix of country, blues, carny-rock and metal, or as he likes to call it “hobo honkey-tonk!” A brand of music all his own, crafted from old amps, loud guitars, and a homemade foot drum held together by wires, tires, and other household junk. Randall Conrad Olinger always brings the best with his honest, foot-stompin’ rock music-straight from the heart. // www.rcoswamp.com

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Cory Reinisch
Mar
1
8:00 PM20:00

Cory Reinisch

Harvest Thieves draw on their blue-collar and back-roads heritage to craft songs that sway from brutish garage-rock swagger to traditional country honesty. With punk-ish explosions in sound, to finger-picked folk-rock simplicity, they are a formidable addition to Austin's historically-minded music scene. // www.harvestthieves.com

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Silas Lowe
Mar
2
8:00 PM20:00

Silas Lowe

Silas Lowe: Based in Austin, Texas, Silas Lowe is a modern American roots musician with one foot deeply planted in the musical heritage of a fading rural south, and the other standing on the main streets of today. With his 2016 release Wandering Father, Forgotten Son, Lowe proves himself a strong exponent of the Texas songwriter tradition, while creating a moving musical conversation between his late father and himself. // www.silaslowe.com

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Sim Ross & The CarLeans
Mar
8
8:00 PM20:00

Sim Ross & The CarLeans

Sim Ross crafts a fresh and unique sound that incorporates rock influence tinged with Americana. His ‘rugged, yet poignant’ vocals have defined his sound, one that’s inspired by the likes of Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, and countless other American legends. // www.reverbnation.com/simpsonross

The CarLeans are a musical collaboration between award winning singer-songwriters Jim Carpenter (guitar, vocals) and Sarah MacLean (guitar, vocals).  Along with Corina Malbaurn (vocals, bass) the Connecticut-based trio blends their diverse musical backgrounds to create a captivating sound that had been drawing much attention. Steeped in passion for story telling and navigating the human experience, their original songs are raw and powerful — paired with a delivery and live performance that's honest and marked by well-placed musicianship and vocal presence. Their vast and eclectic original repertoire is rooted in Americana/Folk music, but extends through Country/Pop/Blues/Cajun . . . to include humorous material and a driving acoustic sound that often inspires the audience to its feet to dance. // www.thecarleans.com

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Barbara Nesbitt
Mar
22
8:00 PM20:00

Barbara Nesbitt

Barbara Nesbitt, Americana/Country-Folk singer-songwriter out of Austin Texas, has just released her fourth solo effort, Right As Rain, and is striking out across the US to support it. Her voice and songwriting have placed her in the top 5 Best Female Singer and in the top 3 Best Songwriter categories in the Austin Music Awards and her new release is in rotation on SiriusXM Radio.  She was also nominated for Best Album and Best Americana in the San Diego Music Awards.  She co-founded the breakout band, The Whiskey Sisters, to much buzz and acclaim in Austin and has recently sung background vocals for Willie Nelson and Bob Weir.  She will be an Official Showcasing Artist at SXSW 2018 before heading off for a European tour.  With a voice that is at once plaintive and strong, warm and clear, her songs take you on a journey reflective of her life which will make you laugh, cry, think and feel. // www.barbaranesbitt.com 

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Lexi & The Bleached Roses
Mar
24
8:00 PM20:00

Lexi & The Bleached Roses

Lexi and the Bleached Roses is an indie rock band from Austin, TX. It is fronted by singer and violinist, Lexi Cardenas, who put her years of classical violin training and live music experience to create a sound that bridges the gap between the old and the new. Their songs are primarily upbeat with folk indie rock vibes. Ovrld Magazine hailed the new album as "Showing off a knack for heartbreakingly raw and intimate songwriting." They have recently been featured on CBS's We Are Austin Music Monday Segment and KUTX's Austin Music Minute. // bleachedroses.com

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Tate Mayeux
Dec
16
8:00 PM20:00

Tate Mayeux

Mayeux (pronounced "MY-YOU") and Broussard is a Country/Blues/Americana act from Austin, Texas. Formed in the Summer of 2011, the band consists of singer-songwr...iter's Tate Mayeux (Vocals/Guitar) and Brian Broussard (Vocals/Lead Guitar), and their band members Taylor Englert (Drums), James Moritz (Bass). Their blend of gritty Texas country and swampy blues has found it's place in Texas music. Their debut album "While The Gittin's Good" was released November 8, 2012. Check out the release "High Times & Good Rhymes" (2015). HOT IN TEJAS EP available Nov. 10th, 2017. // www.mbtxmusic.com

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Jonathan Terrell
Dec
15
8:00 PM20:00

Jonathan Terrell

Jonathan Terrell is a new breed of country, pulling inspiration from dreamscapes and in depth stories from the gorgeous and gritty corners of Americana. He received international praise for his 2008 full length solo debut, “Trials and Stimulations”, and began work on his next record until shelving the project in 2011 to front and tour with the rock'n'roll band, Not In The Face.

Terrell returned to his second album of songs and shaped them into an enchanting collection of yearning and bravado, heartbreak and redemption.  He released “Past the Lights of Town” four years later, in 2015 on Candy Bang Records. In Fall 2015, he followed the release of  “Past the Lights of Town” with residencies in NYC, DC and Philadelphia, a UK tour and a sold out French Tour. Jonathan is currently touring in the U.S. for his latest release “Color Me Lucky” EP. // www.jonathanterrellmusic.com

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Cory Reinisch
Dec
14
8:00 PM20:00

Cory Reinisch

Harvest Thieves draw on their blue-collar and back-roads heritage to craft songs that sway from brutish garage-rock swagger to traditional country honesty. With punk-ish explosions in sound, to finger-picked folk-rock simplicity, they are a formidable addition to Austin's historically-minded music scene. // www.harvestthieves.com

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Alex Rasmussen
Dec
8
8:00 PM20:00

Alex Rasmussen

After quitting his full-time job to pursue his passion, Seattle-raised singer, songwriter, guitarist and author Alex Rasmussen took to the streets and music venues of America to share his beautiful noise--a unique blend of folk, rock, and reggae fueled by the adventures and heartaches of a nomadic spirit. // www.lovelyruckus.com 

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Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: The Haberdashers
Dec
5
8:00 PM20:00

Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: The Haberdashers

The Haberdashers bring to the stage a whimsical blend of sirenesque harmonies and swashbuckling pirate roars guaranteed to inspire even the most apathetic listener to raise the black flag and toast a tankard of grog. The ragtag band of five are far more than just well-accessorized seamen (and a seawoman), they are an explosion of high energy folk/Americana goodness featuring show stopping vocals, plucky banjo, the occasional mandolin lick, and a whole lot of damn-catchy songwriting. // https://thehaberdashersband.com/

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Shad Blair
Dec
2
8:00 PM20:00

Shad Blair

Texas singer/songwriter Shad Blair was born and raised on a cattle ranch southeast of Post, Texas, learning to play guitar and sing from his dad and older brothers. He wore out his parents’ old country vinyl, spending the long Texas summers soaking up the music of Merle Haggard, Gene Watson, Johnny Cash, Bobby Helms, and Hank Williams. At age 14, Shad’s father taught him to play “Fraulein” and soon after he began playing gigs, later working in the oilfields to put himself through college. Over the years, Shad has created a sound hardened by life experience and steeped in his influences including Willie Nelson, Townes Van Zandt, and Steve Earle, to name a few. // www.shadblair.com

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Joshua Bain
Nov
30
8:00 PM20:00

Joshua Bain

Hailing from the flatlands of West Texas, Joshua Bain is a singer and songwriter of Americana and Rock & Roll music. Former frontman of the short-lived rock and roll outfit, The Dirtlegs, Bain is a singer of serenades and has been known for stomping holes in the stage.

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Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: The Haberdashers
Nov
28
8:00 PM20:00

Tuegrass Tuesdays Presents: The Haberdashers

The Haberdashers bring to the stage a whimsical blend of sirenesque harmonies and swashbuckling pirate roars guaranteed to inspire even the most apathetic listener to raise the black flag and toast a tankard of grog. The ragtag band of five are far more than just well-accessorized seamen (and a seawoman), they are an explosion of high energy folk/Americana goodness featuring show stopping vocals, plucky banjo, the occasional mandolin lick, and a whole lot of damn-catchy songwriting. // https://thehaberdashersband.com/

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Western Youth
Nov
25
8:00 PM20:00

Western Youth

Western Youth came together in the spring of 2011 when Matt Gregg and Taylor Williams met in Austin, TX. The two singer-songwriters had fronted their own bands for years, but found a new voice and dynamic when they began writing together. Although they were from opposite sides of the globe (Gregg, hailing from New Zealand), their shared love of Americana, Rock ‘n Roll, and Country music allowed them to collaborate like old friends right from the start. // www.western-youth.com

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Cari Q & Mick McDowell
Nov
24
8:00 PM20:00

Cari Q & Mick McDowell

Cari Q’s fervor and enthusiasm for songwriting are qualities to be sought after in this era. Straightforward melodies accompany her resonant lyrics as she pushes the limits of contemporary pop music. Echoing her predecessors, Cari Q’s unique sound evokes memories of Janis Joplin and Loretta Lynn. // www.cariqmusic.com

Mick McDowell is one of the front men for the Irish band Tuskany. Formed in late 2015 Tuskany are a Belfast based indie/pop act. With influences of funk, soul, and pop, their music consists of punchy riffs and melodic synth lines. The end result sounds like Two Door Cinema Club, meets Earth Wind and Fire, meets M83. // www.soundcloud.com/tuskanyofficial

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Evan Charles & Gilded Lows
Nov
18
8:00 PM20:00

Evan Charles & Gilded Lows

GILDED LOWS (8PM): Dark Wave Doo-wop. Mourning the Golden Age amid expansive strings, reverberating guitars. Taking as much influence from Joy Division as from Scott Walker, and Roy Orbison. // gildedlows.bandcamp.com

EVAN CHARLES (9PM): Founded as a solo project in 2015 by singer, guitarist, and songwriter Evan Charles, Altamesa is a Cosmic Americana and Rock & Roll band from Austin, Texas that mixes the production values of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Big Star with the songwriting sensibilities of Neil Young and The Flying Burrito Brothers. // www.altamesamusic.com

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Sarah Burton & Silas Lowe
Nov
17
8:00 PM20:00

Sarah Burton & Silas Lowe

Sarah Burton: Sarah Burton's playful soul has found its home in music through three diverse albums, and countless ups and downs while traversing the globe. She's seen her way through acoustic folk beginnings, into country swing and steel guitars, then electrifying blues-rock. On her new album Make Your Own Bed, Sarah doesn't just embrace indie-pop into her musical inventory, but returns to her first inspiration; the piano. // www.sarahburton.ca

Silas Lowe: Based in Austin, Texas, Silas Lowe is a modern American roots musician with one foot deeply planted in the musical heritage of a fading rural south, and the other standing on the main streets of today. With his 2016 release Wandering Father, Forgotten Son, Lowe proves himself a strong exponent of the Texas songwriter tradition, while creating a moving musical conversation between his late father and himself. // www.silaslowe.com

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Mary Beth & Cass Brostad
Nov
11
8:00 PM20:00

Mary Beth & Cass Brostad

Mary Beth (9PM): Mary Beth was born to classical pianists, grew up playing cello in orchestras, then joined a screamo band in college which eventually led her to touring the US and Europe in the Austin-based folk punk band, East Cameron Folkcore. Currently recording her second album, Mary Beth's songs are emotional, funny, and lyrics-driven. Her intricate guitar-playing and sweeping melodies create "a landscape to live in" and her songwriting - reflecting her degrees in writing and library science - "listen like a book you are reading" (Caro Somes, 2017). // marybethw.bandcamp.com

Cass Brostad (8PM): Singer/songwriter Cass Brostad hails from Omaha but has made Austin home for the last 7 years. She sings (constantly) and plays accordion in Madisons, who recently released a new record - No Man's Land - the title track written by Brostad. Currently, she is recording an album of original songs with the project Cass Brostad and the Terrible Lovers and playing upright bass in the folk duo Heavens to Betsy. Some say she tells too many dad jokes. // madisonsatx.com

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Cory Reinisch
Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

Cory Reinisch

Harvest Thieves draw on their blue-collar and back-roads heritage to craft songs that sway from brutish garage-rock swagger to traditional country honesty. With punk-ish explosions in sound, to finger-picked folk-rock simplicity, they are a formidable addition to Austin's historically-minded music scene. // www.harvestthieves.com

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Wolf/Clauss
Nov
7
8:00 PM20:00

Wolf/Clauss

Four musical friends who have played together for years in various ensembles came together to create original songs mixing equal parts of 60’s pop and American traditional music.  Catchy melodies, rich harmonies and driving rhythms create a compelling and joyful sound, filled with emotional truth and spiritual longing.

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