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Well, it's official. The SXSW coverage has raised it's flag to orange because the announcements are rolling in. Today's involves ABC's late night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live , which will be producing from Austin at the Long Center for five days during the festival. Starting...
Fifteen years since her retirement from the group, Christine McVie is seeing things in a different way and returning to Fleetwood Mac. During a show in Hawaii on January 12, Mick Fleetwood announced to the audience that McVie would be rejoining the group, saying it was the "...
The New Orleans' Jazz and Heritage Festival celebrates its 45th birthday this year, and they're making it count. Spend two weekends in NoLa this spring, with big names ranging from classic rock icons like Eric Clapton and Bruce Springsteen to indie rock mainstays Arcade Fire and...
A couple of years ago, Robert Downy Jr took some time out of his busy schedule to drop by Sting's 60th birthday party. There were a lot of other big names there, but RDJ actually took the stage with the former Police-man and sang in his place. Below you can watch RDJ singing "...
When you're a rock star, you get a lot of cool gigs. But you must be the coolest of the cool to play a gig on a cartoon show. Recently Judas Priest made a cameo on The Simpsons and Ringo Starr will be on a new Powerpuff Girls special. So here are a few of our favorite classic...
The Austin Chronicle music poll is open . Let's cut to the chase. We want you to vote for us. There are a bunch of different categories, including Musician of the Year, Best Singer-Songwriter, even Best Record Store. Past winners include Gary Clark, Jr., Spoon, White Denim, and...
After a lot of passionate discussion and research, we have narrowed down our contest to three finalists. Who do you think should be our January Rock Girl? Voice your opinion on our Facebook Page and help our judges decide. Each month’s winner receives: • $100 in cash • A pair of...
Time to get pumped up for the weekend! We found an article on Esquire about 5 Old School Hip-Hop Songs that all sampled a little bit of Led Zeppelin. We thought it would be a perfect way to kick off the weekend. Can you figure out which songs they sampled from?
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, there are going to be several opportunities to give back to the community to those in need. Whether you're proficient in the kitchen, have a reliable vehicle or love caring for people, everyone can find a way to contribute this holiday season...