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Friday, July 23, 2021

Alt-country singer Garrett T. Capps announces surprise new album I Love San Antone

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 3:17 PM

If you had any doubts about homegrown alt-country musician Garrett T. Capps' love for the Alamo City, his latest release may well put them to rest. On Friday, Capps announced a surprise "RIPPIN' HONKY TONK" album on social media, titled I Love San Antone. "It's all VERY FUN, San...

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Live Nation to offer $20 tickets to select shows

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 2:54 PM

Concert promoter Live Nation just announced it will celebrate the return of live music this summer by offering $20 "all-in" tickets to select concerts featuring acts such as 311, Jason Aldean, Jonas Brothers, NF, Alanis Morissette, Judas Priest, Kings of Leon, Primus, KORN, the Black Crowes, Coheed and Cambria, Lindsey...

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Lone Star hosting day-long River Rodeo music fest, featuring touring acts Houndmouth and Fruit Bats

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 2:43 PM

Indiana-based alternative blues band Houndmouth and Chicago folk rockers Fruit Bats will co-headline a day-long music festival along the Guadalupe River next month, dubbed the River Rodeo. Outdoor gear purveyor Sendero Provisions Co. and Lone Star Brewing are sponsoring the event, which will take place Saturday, August 14 at the...

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Live Music in San Antonio this Week: Divas, Sunny Sweeney, Thunder Horse and more

Posted By on Wed, Jul 21, 2021 at 1:44 PM

A three-day festival of punishing sounds awaits San Antonio music fans this week as local concert promoter Brokenboard Productions celebrates 15 years in the business of making people's ears ring. But for those would rather enjoy tunes that don't vibrate your ribcage, other options abound. Whether your tastes run to...

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Jazz’SAlive will return to downtown San Antonio this fall with more stages

Posted By on Wed, Jul 21, 2021 at 12:25 PM

After cancelling last year due to the COVID crisis, San Antonio's Jazz'SAlive will return September 24-25 with headliners including Grammy-winning guitarist John Scofield and acclaimed singer-keyboardist Kandace Springs. The 38th annual iteration of the free festival will include an additional stage at downtown's Legacy Park. What's more, it will for...

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San Antonio R&B singer Satara prepares to drop a new single and launch one-day music festival

Posted By on Wed, Jul 21, 2021 at 10:00 AM

San Antonio soul and R&B artist Satara Askew, better known by her stage names Satara or Lil Chicken Baby, has recorded dozens of songs, but only now is the 26-year-old singer getting comfortable about sharing her music. “I’ve made countless recordings — somewhere around 80 songs, but I’m starting...

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Nina Diaz of San Antonio's Girl in a Coma lends vocals to Elvis Costello's new Spanish Model LP

Posted By on Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 2:06 PM

San Antonio singer Nina Diaz of Girl in a Coma fame is among the 19 Latin rock and pop performers who provided vocals for Elvis Costello's forthcoming reimagining of his 1978 album This Year's Model. Diaz joined superstars including Juanes, Luis Fonsi and Fito Páez in adding lead vocals to backing tracks...

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Live Music in San Antonio this Week: Stringman, Professor Underfunk, Kash'd Out and more

Posted By on Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 2:03 PM

San Antonio's live music scene is bumping this week. Naturally, Saturday's album release show from local avant-metal trio The Grasshopper Lies Heavy is a prime choice, but those who crave quieter entertainment can also find a homegrown singer-songwriter, a fleet-fingered blues bassist and purveyors of country soul doing their...

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Balcones Heights Jazz Festival brings a multi-talented lineup to Wonderland of the Americas Friday

Posted By on Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 1:33 PM

Headlined by guitarist Nils and singer-trumpeter Johnny Britt, the latest show in the long-running series will feature an opening set by local cats the Joe Posada Trio. Nils — a performer who needs no last name, much like Prince, Cher or Madonna — turned his teenage fixation with Led Zeppelin and...

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Volume Dealers: San Antonio's The Grasshopper Lies Heavy hopes new LP will draw a wider audience

Posted By on Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 9:30 AM

When a rock band talks about wanting to reach a wider audience with a new album, it’s often a sign a producer with a golden touch helped it craft radio-friendly hooks. Or that it’s lowered the guitar in the mix and thrown in a few power ballads. For San...

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