Posts Tagged ‘festivals’

The Black Report: Jon Black at SxSW – Punk, Texas Klezmer, and BBBFs

The Black Report: Jon Black at SxSW – Punk, Texas Klezmer, and BBBFs

When I first set foot on the street for any given night of South by Southwest, I never know what exactly the evening has in store for me. Sure, I have a list of bands I want to see, but that’s not the same thing as knowing what to expect. Friday night of SxSW 2011, […]

The Jon Black Report: SxSW 2011 Day Two – A Look Back at the Mishmash

The Jon Black Report: SxSW 2011 Day Two – A Look Back at the Mishmash

DAY TWO: OUT OF THE COUNTRY — Irish Rock and Roll — Classic Punk — Balkan Gypsy Rock Cabaret — Afro-Columbian World Funk Fusion — Alternative Marching Band — Tennessee Garage Rock — West African Traditional Folk/Blues/Rock On the second night of South by Southwest 2011, I gained an asset I have never had in […]

2011 SxSW, The Afterglow of Its Mind-Boggling Diversity

2011 SxSW, The Afterglow of Its Mind-Boggling Diversity

DAY ONE: THE BUZZ ABOUT “SOUTH BY” For one week each year Austin, Texas becomes the global capital of the music industry. In its 25 year existence, the annual South by Southwest Music Festival (“SxSW” or simply “South by” to the initiated) has emerged as the industry’s most important “trade show”. Over the course of […]

Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Announced (ver. X.O)

Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Announced (ver. X.O)

Yes, Conan, it is fun to say. Bonnarooooo! Here are some of the acts we’re excited about: The Black Keys – Buffalo Springfield – My Morning Jacket – Robert Plant & Band of Joy – Mumford & Sons – The Decemberists – Ray Lamontagne – Dr. John and The Original Meters – Alison Krauss & […]

Fun Fun Fun Fest – Nov. 5-7 – Austin, TX

Fun Fun Fun Fest – Nov. 5-7 – Austin, TX

The latest release from the fine folks at Fun Fun Fun Fest. Did we mention FUN? Austin, Texas (October 18, 2010) – Fun Fun Fun Fest is proud to present the full spectacle and circus of excitement and entertainment that is the Fun Fun Circus area at this year’s fest in Austin, TX on November […]