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Clouds at sunset at ACL 2016

ACL Memories: Reflecting on 2016

Now that the dust has settled (literally), let’s take a moment to reflect on Austin City Limits 2016. This year, ACL festival managers went for a younger crowd and the music skewed heavy on EDM. I wandered around and saw a number of bands: Catfish and the Bottlemen, Melanie Martinez, and Cage the Elephant all…

10/13/2016 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings

ACL 2016 Is Almost Here

ACL 2016 is coming up fast. And that means it’s time to pick your favorite bands. When equally interesting bands are playing at the same time at opposite ends of Zilker Park (the ACL venue), it’s hard to pick who to hear. And it’s impossible to run between stages during performances  to see two acts at once (well,…

09/16/2016 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings

Make Dripping Springs Your Hill Country Day Trip

Dripping Springs was once a sleepy ranch town. Located 25 miles west of Austin, the town is on the way to the gorgeous Texas Hill Country. But as with all things near Austin, Dripping Springs has changed. Today, it’s thriving town in it’s own right. With a new string of vineyards dotting the landscape, a…

09/09/2016 | by admin | No Comments | Live Like a Local