Coacapalaroo Festival is new to the United States this year. No, "lying on the internet day" was Monday. Instead, the three major US alternative music festivals, Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo, all seem to have shared the same bookers this year. They may as well be an extremely large touring ... More >>
Update, 2/20, 9:50 a.m. The pre sales have started for East Coast dates. The link goes live to the right of the date, where it currently says On Sale Soon. Once you click, you get put in a queue for tickets, so I'd try and click as close to 10 a.m. as you humanly can. As in, start refreshing your br ... More >>
BY REED FISCHER
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Are you ready for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't fucking hear you!" I said, ARE YOU READY FOR SOME GIFs?!
This past weekend's running of Lollapalooza in Chicago was intense. The heat, the monsoon-like storm on S ... More >>
BY ERIK THOMPSON
The 2012 installment of Lollapalooza has thus far brought the requisite extremes, in terms of performances and potent weather. A two-hour delay cut through the middle of Saturday's entertainment at Chicago's Grant Park, and a good many people were wishing they had just the record h ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area."
-- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive
You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
Fort Worth's The Vatican Press has been kicking around for the past few years, sprung from a lineage of classic post-hardcore and emo. Frontman Eddie Hennessy even grew up with the guys in Jimmy Eat World, and recently reunited with his old band Haskel to open for them.
The band is preparing to rel ... More >>
About a year has passed since Fitz & The Tantrums made their Dallas debut at the Cambridge Room at the House of Blues, fresh on the heels of a much-discussed, breakout South by Southwest performance. From a pure output standpoint, very little has changed since that performance before a sold-out, ... More >>
Pete FreedmanThe sweet, sweet ACL crowd.Before this weekend, I'd never been to Austin City Limits Music Festival. Actually, I'd never been to any outdoor music festivals the scale of ACL. I've probably been to eight or nine South By Southwests, and, before heading down to Austin this weekend, I h ... More >>
Illustration by Noah Patrick Pfarr; Design by Alexander FloresThere is no free space because SXSW is so damn expensive. Click here to embiggen.And so we come to it at last: South by Southwest 2011. Surely, the great music festival of our time. But one does not simply walk into SXSW. Nay, there ex ... More >>
Dallas' Power Trip was the sole regional participant at this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, so we asked frontman Riley Gale to document the band's experience at the festival, to help give our readers some insight into what things are really like behind the scenes at a concert of that scope. Belo ... More >>
Since 2005, NX35 events have showcased Denton bands at the massive South by Southwest music festival in Austin. Not this year, though. Chris Flemmons' brainchild is staying squarely in the 940 this March, with four days of music planned for 12 venues in the four-block area surrounding the Courthouse ... More >>