Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Civil Wars make harmony at Headliners

Although still a chill in the air and frost on the morning grass, last night’s sold-out show at Headliners brought a warm, renewing vibe over the audience — a permission, almost, to recognize and embrace spring’s renewing energy. Indie folk duo The Civil Wars playfully took the stage after opener Arum Rae. They sang in […]

Young Widows announce tour, album trailer

Young Widows – Album Preview from Biz3 Ad/Sync on Vimeo. Young Widows’ new album, In & Out of Youth & Lightness, arrives April 12 on Temporary Residence, and the band is celebrating the release with a seven-week U.S. tour. Their record release show happens April 28 at Headliners. —MH April 28: Louisville – Headliners April […]

SXSW Day 4: The Black Angels

SXSW Day 4: The Tillers

T. McAfee, “4th Street”

T. McAfee drops the visuals to his long-awaited follow up to Courtesy Of Self with “4th Street,” a pointed ode to the perils of late-nighting at 4th Street Live when, how do we put it, you are in certain, ahem, demographics seen as “undesirable” by the powers that be. McAfee is playing Wick’s in Middletown […]

SXSW Day 4: Exene Cervenka

SXSW Day 4: Duran Duran

SXSW Day 4: Yoko Ono

SXSW Day 4: Freakwater

Like bourbon, Freakwater’s finishing touches are never rushed. The duo of Catherine Irwin and Janet Beveridge Bean played Bloodshot Records’ Day Party at Yard Dog on March 18, a happy outcome thanks to Bean traveling down to Austin with Bloodshot owner and Irwin coming to see The Endtables’ reunion show at Barbarella (Irwin: “I’ve known […]

SXSW Day 3: Ben Sollee

Ben Sollee performed a brief, badge-only event at Stubb’s March 17 as part of the SXSW Music Festival. The cellist’s new album, Inclusions, comes out May 10, and he will perform his official showcase tonight at 1 a.m. CST at St. David’s Sanctuary. Photos By Steve Cross. —MH