Alt-Rockers Ages Apart On Festivals & New Album

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Alabama’s bombastic alternative rock trio Ages Apart slings a bevy of hook-heavy, radio-tailored offerings on their latest LP S.T.A.T.I.C. With sounds that could fill arenas and intimate lyrical musing straight from a personal journal, AA is as complete as any hard rock act in the mainstream. We got a chance to sit down with the noise-making … Read more

The 10 Hottest Emerging Acts at Fun Fun Fun Fest’s 10th Anniversary

Fun Fun Fun Fest is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year! Often abbreviated as FFF or F3F or F^3 or Fx3 (you get the picture), the festival is known for its laid-back atmosphere and eclectic array of music, comedy, sports and art as well as a giant taco cannon that shoots out 36 tacos per round. … Read more

Meet Kiona

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Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down with the gents of Austin’s very own indie rock band, Kiona. In addition to playing regular shows around the Live Music Capitol of the World, the four members have made a name for themselves in the local scene by becoming regulars at festivals like SXSW and RedGorilla Music … Read more

A Jester’s Dozen: This Summer’s Top 12 Comedy Festivals

Update: The Megaphone Marathon has released their lineup; this piece reflects the changes. While music festivals rule the fest roost during the summertime, comedy fests aren’t nothing to laugh at, err, wait, or actually they are, but, you know what I mean. Be you humor neophyte or comedy nerd, these twelve diverse festivals have something … Read more

Festival Palomino Reveals Its 2015 Lineup

Thrown by Americana-rockers Trampled By Turtles, Festival Palomino dropped its fingerpickin’, indie rockin’, folk-ing good time lineup today. The one-day concert celebration will be held in the band’s backyard of Shakopee, Minnesota, and features indie hook-slingers Dr. Dog, folk tunesmith Father John Misty, the ever-evolving Calexico, alt-country darling Lydia Loveless, banjo-and-vocals supernova The Lowest Pair, raw-blues troubadour … Read more