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ACL Fest Weekend 2 Saturday pics: Chance, RHCP, Ice Cube, Spoon & more
The second weekend of the 2017 Austin City Limits Festival continued on Saturday (10/14), pretty much just like it did the Saturday before, with headlining sets from Chance the Rapper, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ice Cube, and Spoon, plus performances by Angel Olsen, The Black Angels, Tove Lo (who flashed the crowd as she's done before)...
Father John Misty taped an episode of ‘Austin City Limits’ (pics, setlist)
FJM's episode of ACLTV will air early next year, but he'll be back in Texas for shows this fall.
The Cure played 3 hours @ FEC, touring w/ The Twilight Sad (pics, setlist)
The last time Robert Smith & Co. were in Austin was 2013's ACL Festival. They are on tour now and on 5/13 they played Frank Erwin Center for three hours: 33 songs covering 37 years - including 4 encores. It was Friday, and Austin was in love with The Cure. ...
Animal Collective played Levitation make-up show w/ Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith @ Emo’s
Levitation was cancelled, but all hasn't been lost. Make-up shows popped up quickly, and have been selling-out just as quickly. That includes Animal Collective at Emo's with Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith on 4/30. More pictures from the show below in this post...
Ghost rocked a sold-out Emo’s w/ Tribulation (pics)
photos by @griffinshot / Tim Griffin Sweden's own Grammy-winners Ghost are haunting North America and held mass at Emo's on 4/25 as part of their extended Black to The Future Tour. They brought their fellow countrymen Tribulation to open the sold-out show...
Duran Duran played Austin 360 w/ Chic featuring Nile Rodgers – (pics)
photos by @griffinshot / Tim Griffin Duran Duran are on their Paper Gods tour and came to the Austin 360 Amphitheater with Chic (featuring songwriter/producer/legend Nile Rodgers) and Bag Raiders on Friday, April 22. It had been a tough week for music with the unexpected passing of Prince the day before, in particular for both Duran Duran and Nile who both had relationships with him...
Kurt Vile and Purling Hiss at Stubb’s (pics)
photos by @griffinshot / Tim Griffin Kurt Vile & The Violators played Stubb's on 4/15 with Purling Hiss. Pics from that show (and Kurt's set list) are in this post. Purling HissKurt Vile and The Violators Kurt Vile & The Violators Upcoming 2016 Tour Dates: SAT 21 MAY Hangout Music Festival 2016Gulf Shores, AL, US MON 23 MAY – TUE 24 MAY Dylan Fest Nashville 2016Nashville, TN, US SAT 28 MA
President Obama lands in Austin for SXSW (pics)
great get, SXSW!