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  • Halloween parties and concerts in Austin 2017

    Halloween parties and concerts in Austin 2017

    Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons--this Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and Austion has plenty going on, from classic-rock icons to country favorites. So get your costume picked out, grab your tickets, and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween. Bob Seger...
  • Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Austin 2017

    Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Austin 2017

    Austin can easily be considered the Halloween capital of Texas. Why is that? Because the capital of Texas rolls out the orange carpet for this frightful holiday. While haunted houses and costumes dominate the Halloween landscape in Austin, what truly ushers in the holiday, and fall in general, are...
  • Watch: PVRIS premiere new haunting video for 'Anyone Else'

    Watch: PVRIS premiere new haunting video for 'Anyone Else'

    The alternative rock band, PVRIS has released the fifth song/video, titled “Anyone Else,” off of their rapidly approaching Rise Records’ sophomore album, All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell, due to drop on Aug. 25. The new album was a reunification with producer Blake Harnage who also...
  • PVRIS releases new track, ‘Winter’

    PVRIS releases new track, ‘Winter’

    The U.S. rock sensation, PVRIS has released a new song, “Winter,” the fourth track off their upcoming sophomore album, All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell due out Aug. 25 via Rise Records. To keep fans watching as well as listening, the group simultaneously released a dramatic black and white...
  • Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher announce ‘Back To Back’ comedy tour dates

    Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher announce ‘Back To Back’ comedy tour dates

    Comedians Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher are heading out on a ‘Back To Back’ North American tour this fall, with 20 total shows starting on Sept. 21 at Seattle’s Neptune Theatre and wrapping up just under a month later at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, Wisconsin on Oct. 15. Throughout the past...
  • Free July 4th events in Austin 2017

    Free July 4th events in Austin 2017

    The 4th of July will be observed with special events, parades, fireworks, and more in Austin, Texas. There are many free holiday events in 2017, so celebrating Independence Day with family and friends should not break the bank.   H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks July 4 @ 8:30 p...
  • Family friendly July 4th events in Austin 2017

    Family friendly July 4th events in Austin 2017

    Austin may be "weird," but it's also a family town, at heart. That proclivity will be on display over the 4th of July weekend as most of the city's celebratory events are family-focused. If you’re looking for an event for the whole family, check out the following five fiestas. Liberty Fest July...
  • Where to watch July 4th fireworks in Austin 2017

    Where to watch July 4th fireworks in Austin 2017

    The 4th of July in Austin will be a magical time in this growing city. There will be a plethora of events that will be centered around a spectacular fireworks display that will light up the Central Texas sky, and if you’re in the market for a great sky show in the Austin area, check out the...
  • Nick Murphy, formally known as Chet Faker, announced on Tuesday that he will be touring in support of his new EP starting this week. 

    Nick Murphy announces tour in support of ‘Missing Link’ transition EP

    Australian producer/musician Nick Murphy will be heading out on the road in support of his newly announced transition EP, Missing Link, the popular DJ announced on Tuesday afternoon. While he’s been performing under the artistic alias Chet Faker since releasing his debut EP in 2012, this will be the...
  • Exclusive premiere: Tara Willamson (The Nightowls) shares gospel-tinged single 'Hey Anywhere'

    Exclusive premiere: Tara Willamson (The Nightowls) shares gospel-tinged single 'Hey Anywhere'

    The former backing vocalist for the soul-pop collective group The Nightowls, musician Tara Williamson is debuting her exclusive new single, "Hey Anywhere" on AXS. The single is rootsy, with gospel influences and is the third single released from her upcoming debut EP, Evolution One, due out April 2...
  • The Robert Cray Band to bring the blues back to Texas

    The Robert Cray Band to bring the blues back to Texas

    Grammy-award winning bluesman Robert Cray and his band will be making a stop in the blues bastion of Austin, Texas this fall. The guitar-slinger will be coming to Austin’s Paramount Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 19.The band will also roll through Dallas for a show at the Majestic Theatre the following...
  • St. Patricks Day shows and concerts in Austin 2017

    St. Patricks Day shows and concerts in Austin 2017

    St. Patrick’s Day is one of the top party holidays of the year and there are things to do in every major city across America. Things are no different in Austin, a city already known for its huge music scene. While green beer will be flowing, Austin will also have some great concerts to go along with...
  • AXS review: Shinyribs keeps the focus on fun with 'I Got Your Medicine'

    AXS review: Shinyribs keeps the focus on fun with 'I Got Your Medicine'

    The last year in Americana music has been one for introspective albums. It seems like practically every artist has turned their gaze inward, penning deeply personal missives about life, loss, love, and politics. Sometimes you want a break from all of that earnestness. You want to turn off your brain...
  • Bars and restaurants to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Austin

    Bars and restaurants to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Austin

    St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and in Austin, that means a full day of drinking at some of the top bars in the city. But why stop at bars? The restaurants of Austin will also go all out for St. Patrick's Day as well, and if you’re looking for good place to eat and drink on St. Patrick's Day...
  • Best Valentine's Day shows in Austin 2017

    Best Valentine's Day shows in Austin 2017

    Is there a better date night than a concert, especially for Valentine's Day? Concerts can make for a great romantic night out or a fun night on your own, if you're single, and Austin, the Live Music Capital of the world, has some great ones to choose from, including rappers. Whether you're...
  • Free family Valentine's Day events in Austin 2017

    Free family Valentine's Day events in Austin 2017

    Austin is alive with Valentine's Day events this year. The city has a large number of free activities that will provide fun for the entire family. Here are just a few options for the kiddos. Hands On History Feb. 11 @ 10 a.m. Williamson Museum — 716 S Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626 Williamson...
  • Mardi Gras shows and concerts in Austin 2017

    Mardi Gras shows and concerts in Austin 2017

    Mardis Gras in Austin, Texas, will see the college town partying all week long. The celebrations include huge concerts from rock bands, legendary country artists, and soulful folk singers. With so much to choose from this year, AXS has put together a list of some of the best shows in Austin during...
  • Best bars and restaurants to celebrate Mardi Gras in Austin

    Best bars and restaurants to celebrate Mardi Gras in Austin

    Mardi Gras is almost upon us, and it’s one of the times of the year when Austin really gears up to let loose and have a good time. From parades to events, the Texas Capitol comes alive with the full flavor of New Orleans and everything that makes Mardi Gras season so great. One of the best ways to...
  • Shakey Graves offering 72 hour 'pay what you want' sale to benefit charities

    Shakey Graves offering 72 hour 'pay what you want' sale to benefit charities

    Since Donald Trump was elected President in November, there has been no shortage of protest from the musical community. From concerts to protest songs to a boycott of the inauguration, a number of high profile musicians have let their displeasure at Trump's policy positions be known. But not many...
  • Spoon will release their as-yet untitled ninth studio album this March via Matador

    Spoon unveil four new songs at Austin show

    Spoon gave some lucky fans and industry members a sneak peak into their new project at a semi-secret show on their home turf Friday night (Jan. 7). The rock band took to Austin haunt Antone’s to reveal four new songs off the forthcoming project, due out in March. "Thanks for coming to our rehearsal...
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