After five successful years, Lone Star Jam has expanded into a two-day music festival with two stages featuring twenty bands in Texas Country and Red Dirt music. 415 Productions and Texas Performing Arts present the Sixth Annual Lone Star Jam on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5, 2013 at the LBJ Library Lawn [...]
In an intimate setting, Justin Furstenfeld gave a very personal performance. Among hundreds of loyal fans, the frontman for the Platinum-selling rock band Blue October opened up about his painfully honest music, personal struggles and emotional healing.
Justin Furstenfeld (Photo Credit: Zayra Alvarez)
“An Open Book: An Evening with Justin Furstenfeld of Blue [...]
Join the neighbors of Brentwood and Crestview communities at the Violet Crown Spring Festival as they spend Saturday, May 6, 2013 celebrating the opening of a new trail in Brentwood Park. Families around the Austin area are invited to enjoy an afternoon of family-fun: live music, arts and crafts, local vendors, and a raffle.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp headlined the Inaugural MJ&M Gala Night at ACL Live at The Moody Theater on Thursday, April 11, 2013. The GRAMMY Award Winning artist performed a combination of old and new hits and proved his music still resonates with rock fans more than thirty-four years after his [...]
One of today’s most gifted and complex songwriters is Justin Furstenfeld of the Platinum-selling rock band Blue October. Furstenfeld pours his emotions into his music and lyrics, writing intimately about his personal battles. His honesty and passion are what link him to thousands of fans who struggle with similar challenges, making him one of [...]
Million Dollar Quartet
The international Tony® Award Winning musical, “Million Dollar Quartet,” is based on one incredible night in rock ‘n’ roll history. On December 4, 1956, four music legends—Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley—gathered at Sun Records studio in Memphis for an impromptu jam session. It was the first [...]
I met Crystal Tate, the President and Co-Founder of Food for Lovers, at a concert during SXSW. She told me her and her team had been serving up samples of their delicious queso during SXSW and making a great impact.
Crystal has been vegan for seven years and, her co-founder and husband, Chris, has [...]
Weird Weeds (Photo credit: Weird Weeds)
The third annual Fast Forward Austin may take your average music festival goer by surprise; eight hours of performances that transcend typical music genres will be performed through one day at the Scottish Rite Theatre.
In composing the line-up of the 2013 Fast Forward Austin, festival directors [...]
Jake Johnson, Olivia Wilde, Ron Livingston, and Anna Kendrick from Drinking Buddies (Photo Credit: latimes.com)
Another Spring Break is over and another SXSW has come and gone. This year, had some good times and bad and everyone has regrets: the screening you didn’t get into, venue that was just a little too far [...]