Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Catch That Indie Sound When Chastity Belt Plays Paper Tiger

Posted By on Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 12:26 PM

Hailing from Walla Walla, Washington, Chastity Belt is a four-piece indie outfit that challenges feminine stereotypes and patriarchy in its lyrics. The band’s lo-fi textures draw comparisons to bedroom pop bands such as Japanese Breakfast and Tennis, while the angularity of its guitar work sometimes puts it in Sleater-Kinney...

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Grammy-Winning Blues Guitarist Jonny Lang Slated for Aztec Show in June

Posted By on Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 12:26 PM

Grammy-winning blues guitarist and singer Jonny Lang is headed to San Antonio for a Thursday, June 4 show at the Aztec Theatre. Though he’s known for his hot blues picking, Lang pulls from a number of genres including gospel, pop and straight up rock. The mixture makes for a soulful sound...

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Pitbull and More to Play Selena XXV Tribute Concert at the Alamodome

Posted By on Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 11:38 AM

A tribute concert worthy of a Tejano queen is headed San Antonio's way. Selena XXV, billed as a day-long celebration and musical tribute to Selena's life and career, will take place at the Alamodome Saturday, May 9, the slain singer's family announced Tuesday. The unveiling comes on the heels...

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Selena XXV Event Is Coming to San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 11:53 AM

Q Productions, which includes Tejano queen Selena's siblings Suzette and A.B. Quintanilla, has revealed that an event marking the 25th anniversary of the singer's death is headed to the Alamo City. However, details about the celebration, dubbed Selena XXV, won't be released until a news conference on Tuesday morning,...

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Chicano Soul Singer Jimmy Edward of Latin Breed Fame has Died

Posted By on Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 11:07 AM

Jimmy Edward, singer of soul-influenced Tejano pioneers Latin Breed, died Sunday morning at 68. Born Santiago Eduardo Treviño, the San Antonio native first performed with groups including 1960s Chicano soul acts the Lovells and Danny and the Dreamers, the Express-News reports. However, it was when he assumed vocal duties for Latin Breed...

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Super Love Jam Made a Worthy Showcase for Pioneers of San Antonio's West Side Sound

Posted By on Sat, Feb 15, 2020 at 11:40 AM

There was a packed house at the Alamodome’s Illusions Theater on Valentine’s Day. Couples, lovers, sanchos and sanchas packed into the Super Love Jam showcase for a trip down memory lane featuring some of the pioneers of San Antonio’s West Side Sound, a Chicano take on soul and R&B....

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Indie-Pop Rising Star Still Woozy Bringing Psychedelic Funk to Paper Tiger This Spring

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 1:33 PM

Still Woozy is bringing the funk to the Paper Tiger on Saturday, May 9. Even though Sven Gamsky — the 27-year-old mastermind behind the Oakland, California-based act — is still on his come-up, he’s quickly emerged as one of the most exciting artists on the indie-pop scene. From his garage...

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Returning to San Antonio This Spring

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 11:33 AM

Melodic-rap icons Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are returning to San Antonio for an Aztec Theatre show on Saturday, May 16. Cleveland-originated Bone Thugs burst onto the scene in the mid '90s with its legendary E. 1999 Eternal album, and the group and its members continue to tour and release music. While member Bizzy...

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John Doe, Bassist for Punk Band X, Heading to the Lonesome Rose for Singer-Songwriter Set

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 11:11 AM

John Doe’s had more visibility as the bassist for seminal LA punk band X than as an Americana singer-songwriter, but that’s no indictment of his work on the latter front. He’s released a dozen or so well-regarded solo albums since 1990, all showcasing his raw and authentic songwriting talent...

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Ben Folds Bringing Piano Skills, Orchestra Experience to the Majestic Theatre

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 6:06 AM

Remember Ben Folds Five? If you listened to ’90s radio, you likely heard tracks from the power-pop band’s eponymous debut album and its follow-up, Whatever and Ever Amen. Depending on your appetite for pianos and achingly earnest lyrics, you may have even liked those tunes. Pianist, singer and bandleader...

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