Deborah Sengupta Stith is a music writer for the Austin American-Statesman.
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Classic rocker Gregg Allman died today at age 69. According to his publicist he “passed away peacefully” at his home in Savannah, Ga.
OUR TOP PICKS [youtube=] Friday: Hard Proof, Greyhounds, Cilantro Boombox at Mohawk outdoor.
Contributed by Stevan Alcala. In Austin music lore, Brownout has always been viewed as the scrappy side project of Grupo Fantasma.
OUR TOP PICKS Friday: Hard Proof, Greyhounds, Cilantro Boombox at Mohawk outdoor. If you like your bands tight, your grooves big and your booty gyrating, this is a can’t-miss triple bill. Hard Proof and Cilantro Boombox bring the big band madness with wall of sound takes on Afrobeat, Reggae and Latin sounds while the duo behind Greyhounds...
Austin Latino funk maestros Grupo Fantasma. KGSR’s popular Blues on the Green series kicked off tonight at Zilker Park with a performances from Jamestown Revival and Walker Lukens.
Fans groove at Cheer Up Charlies on Red River Street. Martin do Nascimento/AMERICAN-STATESMAN In a Facebook event listing, the Red River Cultural District’s merchant association has unveiled plans for a new music festival structured around a simple idea: all free, all local and all Red River.
Bay Area DJ, Pam the Funkstress is best known for her work holding down the ones and twos for radical hip-hop crew, the Coup, but last year she was tapped by global superstar, Prince to be his go-to DJ.
A-List: Pitbull at Frank Erwin Center, 02.07.15 A new Spanish contemporary hit radio station, TU 103.
In case the announcement of Saturday night headliner Justin Timberlake back in March wasn’t enough evidence that Circuit of the Americas is committed to making music a big draw at the Formula One Austin Grand Prix, today, race organizers announced a Sunday post-race concert headlined by R&B legend Stevie Wonder.
Stephen Condon poses at his music venue the Nook Amphitheater in Downtown Austin on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, who was on tour in Detroit, died last night. He was 52. Today, Austin musicians and music industry folks took to social media to share memories of Cornell and the impact his band had on their lives, along with photos and clips from their favorite performances.