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Director Is Chosen For Elton John Biopic

Director Is Chosen For Elton John Biopic

Rocketman, the upcoming Elton John biopic, will be directed by Michael Gracey, a man known for his talent in commercial making. As an artist known for his dance based work with Gap and T-Mobile, he will take on something a bit different, describing John’s life from a five-years-old and on. The film will go more […]

ZZ Ward Live In Studio

ZZ Ward Live In Studio

ZZ Ward, born Zsuzsanna Eva Ward, looked every bit the part of a rock star; complete with obligatory leather pants. Her music was melting pot of blues, folk, hip-hop, and jazz. After growing up with her father’s blues record collection and her brother’s hip-hop collection, she has managed to forge her own take on a […]

Jose Docen Live In Studio

Jose Docen Live In Studio

Live Music Week happens bi-annually at WERS to raise money to keep our station running. We ask if you can pledge your support in order to keep us live on air, bringing you live performances from your favorite musicians. Pledges can be made here. Jose Docen walks into the WERS studios with a quiet swagger. His […]

Wayne Potash Live In Studio

Wayne Potash Live In Studio

Live Music Week happens bi-annually at WERS to raise money to keep our station running. We ask if you can pledge your support in order to keep us live on air, bringing you live performances from your favorite musicians. Pledges can be made here.  I was very lucky to interview Wayne Potash for the second time, […]

Dawes at the Radio Day Stage

Dawes at the Radio Day Stage

The Radio Day Stage at the Austin Convention Center featured a power house of a lineup on Friday, March 15th. Kicking off at noon with Divine Fits, followed up Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Charles Bradley, Pickwick, Dawes, and finishing up with Vampire Weekend anyone wandering in to the stage at a given point during the […]

“Bucket List” Day at SXSW

“Bucket List” Day at SXSW

I’ll probably think of my last day at SXSW as the “bucket list” day. That is to say that I crossed a whole lot of names off of the mental list of artists that I’d love to see but never had. Just on Friday alone I saw Emmylou Harris, Divine Fits (who I interviewed on […]

Charles Bradley and Kendrick Lamar

Charles Bradley and Kendrick Lamar

I woke up and was on a mission to see and do as much as possible. I started my day with the panel “Brands Are Music Fans Too.” This revolved around the concept of artists finding organic connections with brands and creating a mutually beneficial working partnership. After that panel was over I headed to […]

SKATERS Live at Mohawk

SKATERS Live at Mohawk

The entirety of the two-tiered outdoor section at Mohawk in Austin was jam packed on Thursday, March 14th.The rustic venue boasts a 21X16 outdoor stage as well as a smaller indoor stage. Fans crowded together on the wooden floor of the outdoor stage and leaned over the railings of the roof deck to see the New York-based trio, Skaters. […]

Butch Walker Live at Central Presbytarian Church

Butch Walker Live at Central Presbytarian Church

Around one hundred and fifty people sat in the pews at the Central Presbytarian Church as Butch Walker took the stage last night, but they did not stay seated for long. The singer-songwriter stepped out onto the altar solo and took his place behind the piano. Walker kicked off the set with “ATL”, a moving […]

Touring KUT and Downtown Austin

Touring KUT and Downtown Austin

Day 2 of SXSW was an interesting one. After a morning of panels and free lunches we got to have some great conversations about the current state of radio. We toured the KUT station on the University of Texas and got insight on how other stations run. The facilities were great and it inspired me […]

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