South by Southwest festival has become one of the most iconic festivals in America as fans of all different tastes and backgrounds descend on the venues of Austin, Texas to enjoy a week of diverse live events in intimate settings. As it has grown in popularity, SXSW has expanded its program and the 2016 line up for sees a mixture of music, film and interactive events across March. The music element takes place between March 15th and 20th and this year, blues fans can travel down to see two incredible blues bands.… Read the rest
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Album: There I Go Again (2013)
Whitmore’s sophomore release, “There I Go Again”, is a little bit country and a lot of Americana – with pop hooks.
Dirty River Boys
Album: Science of Flight (2012)
The quartet plays harmonicas, guitars, mandolins, an upright bass to create gritty roots-style music that they call, “outlaw folk.”
Album: Smart Ass Black Boy (2013)
Fat Tony is a Nigerian-American rapper, Anthony Obi. Fat Tony is an intense, Adderall-fueled performer who has won three consecutive Best Underground Hip-Hop awards from the local press. His latest features Kool A.D. and Despot.
Fox and the Bird
Album: Darkest Hours (2014)
This folk-pop team produces rich harmonies that include banjos, accordions, fiddles, and ukuleles. It reminds us of folk songs played on front porches and in living rooms long ago.
Album: Shakedown (2012)
Texas indie rockers that have … Read the rest