And here come the hipsters.
Budweiser has so many bad ideas. For instance, putting a Clydesdale'a handler alongside a parade route when children are milling about. Everyone knows a Clydesdale will make a run for it if it sees the handler who raised from a foal before selling it to a beer company. Horses slip when running on pa ... More >>
As this final week in April comes to a close, we can all take a deep breath that we've conquered (a lot of) the festivals, survived the wannabe tornado season and seen the types of amazing concerts that Texas weather has so kindly afforded us. Oh -- no, no -- don't get me wrong, we've still got a lo ... More >>
With the announcement of 35 Denton's initial lineup, it was only a matter of time before you felt that tightening in your chest, aka the first round of SXSW acts. North Texas' Blackstone Rangers, Ronnie Fauss, the Relatives, Somebody's Darling, Sarah Jaffe and Tedashii are all represented. Thurston ... More >>
Even China can't shut up artist/gadfly Ai Weiwei.
Considering that pre-South by Southwest bash 35 Denton announced its first round of performers last week, I guess it makes sense, then, that the Austin fest would announce its own first round of performers this week -- and that their list is indeed larger than 35 Denton's list of 17 names, clocki ... More >>
Friday, October 28, at the House of Blues
This afternoon comes word that a handful of other acts have been added to the already stout NX35 lineup. Fat Possum Records' The Walkmen is the big name, of course. But others include DFW's own Trebuchet, Saboteur and Jack with One Eye, Austin's Pure Ecstasy and French duo Electric Electric.In ... More >>
Not only is he on the poll for this year's Indy 500, Castroneves has won the "greatest spectacle in racing" twice before. He's also been a winner at Texas Motor Speedway and--just to show he has moves off the track--Dancing with the Stars, as well.The Sao Paulo native earned the nickname "Spiderman" ... More >>
OK, so there's a clause at the bottom of the press release we just received--y'know "The list is subject to change" blah, blah blah--but lo and behold, here it is: The first round of announced performers for the 23rd SXSW festival, schedule to take place this year March 18-22. After the jump, the c ... More >>
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