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String Fever: Carrie Rodriguez Adds Fuel to the Fiery Fiddle

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.23.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Carrie Rodriguez just might be the hardest-working woman in American roots music. The Austin, Texas-born-and-raised singer-songwriter plays the fiddle...

What Not To Miss In Austin This Summer

Greg Garrett | Posted 07.31.2012 | Travel
Greg Garrett

Whether you're a visitor, new Austinite or long-time resident, here are some things you shouldn't miss this summer if you want to keep cool, keep entertained and keep yourself happily fed and watered.

Anthony D'Amato: A Vivid Voice

Ruth Gerson | Posted 07.16.2012 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

His songs are both classic and current, rooted in Americana and folk, the closest modern comparisons that come to mind are Jeff Tweedy and Rufus Wainwright, with echoes of Harry Nilsson, Bob Dylan and George Harrison.

Carrie Rodriguez Reveals Her Love Connection With Our Country

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Carrie Rodriguez was cracking up at the very idea, realizing how preposterous this pairing on her most recent album might seem to a perfect stranger.

"The Immigrant Song": A Playlist For Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

After seeing some of Gov. Jan Brewer's mind-blowing meltdown performance during her debate with Terry Goddard, here's a playlist for a woman who lost her head, and a state that seems bent on doing the same.

Play > Skip: New Music for June 29

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

The Big Music Machine hits the shuffle button this week with a slate of random releases ready for 4th of July play.

Alejandro Escovedo Talks About His New Album, Street Songs of Love

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The tenth solo album by Alejandro Escovedo, Street Songs of Love, will be released on Tuesday, June 29. The same night he'll stride on stage at the fi...

Carrie Rodriguez Shows A Whole Lotta Love (and Circumstance)

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

A tireless, gracious and versatile performer, this tenderhearted temptress from Texas is known for ably assisting other groups, whether she's opening or closing a show.

Hollywood Swinging: Your Winning Oscar Party Playlist

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is your free Oscar Party playlist put together in order to make everyone feel like an Academy Award-winner -- or less of an Academy Award-loser -- on Sunday night.