Incredible set by the Relatives at South by San Jose!
My second-favorite sxsw band after Bruce: Diego’s Umbrella, from San Franciso. @ Folk Alliance showcase @ Threadgill’s. Ozomatli meets klezmatics and …
The Silos at Yard Dog!
Chris Stamey and Peter Holsapple back together again! The DB’s at BD Riley’s
Impromptu Big Star jam at the Ginger Man last night with Jody Stephens, the Posies and John Doe
Heartless Bastards tear up the KUT Radio Day Stage!
Last night’s Springsteen finale with Arcade Fire, Alejandro, low anthem, jimmy cliff, eric burdon, Joe Ely, Tom morello….
Mynabirds rocking at Frank
Nneka at kut’s four seasons broadcast
KUT's Austin Music Minute SXSW Weekend Picks →
KUT’s Austin Music Minute has some selections to consider for your SXSW weekend adventures, including a hard-rockin’ showcase tonight at The Bat Bar on 6th St. (bring those earplugs!), KUT’s morning showcase at the Four Seasons tomorrow, Red Feather Presents: TOMB TRADITION at the Scottish Rite Theater tomorrow, and KUT presenting artists at South By San Jose tomorrow as well....
Thanks to Elizabeth Derczo @ SXSW and Marilyn Laverty and Elizabeth Lutz @ Shore Fire Media for allowing me to share that incredible rock ‘n’ roll experience with Bruce tonight. Since just about nothing will top that, can we do it again next year? (OK, I can think of ONE thing that could top it. Say, McCartney and Bruce together? A Bridge School concert lineup in Austin?) Oh, and...
When the big man joined the band … A moment for cheers. And maybe a tear.
A very gospel-infused show from Bruce & Co. And now, Jimmy Cliff.
What a day. From a brilliant keynote speech to a killer show filled with all the joy he’s brought to rock ‘n’ roll since the day he released “Greetings From Asbury Park,” he is the embodiment -and still the soul - of rock ‘m’ roll. And now we’re all singing every word to “Thunder Road.”
“I can’t believe you’re not dancing. This is the dance part!” Bruce shouted. It worked. This is so much better than an arena show. Not that he’s ever sucked!
Morello’s onstage. “death to my Hometown.” Very Celtic.
But now I feel a twinge of missing him.
And Clarence’s nephew just rocked the sax solo!
With a “happy birthday, Woody, Bruce started with Guthrie’s “I Ain’t Got No Home,” then did “We Take Care of Our Own,” and now, the title to his new album, “Wrecking Ball.” Huge band: 17 people. Joe Ely’s in the house but doesn’t know if he’ll jump onstage. We hear Tom Morello and Jimmy Cliff are expected, and sound check...
Joe & Sharon Ely in the house
Bruce is late.
Alejandro Escovedo in the midst of his set opening for Bruce. @ ACL Live