The Urban Music Fest & Homer Hill

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The Urban Music Fest & Homer Hill

Posted by on Dec 22, 2020

In the latest episode of Pause/Play Homer Hill tells the story of the Urban Music Fest and how it’s been hit hard by the pandemic. You’ll also learn the history of the festival, and hear the challenges Homer has faced in his thirty plus years as a Black Business owner in Austin, Texas.

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Urban Music Fest
Mr. Catfish
The City of Austin’s Virtual New Year’s Eve

Urban Music Festival 2020

Check out Andrew Weber’s reporting on Venue Funding in Austin

Jeezy vs Gucci Mane?

The Breaks

Jeezy vs Gucci Mane?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2020

This week on the Breaks

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The Breaks are on every Saturday 10pm-1am on KUTX 98.9.
You can hear the latest full broadcast of The Breaks Saturday night show.
 

Episode 4: Jackie Venson and Austin City Limits

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Episode 4: Jackie Venson and Austin City Limits

Posted by on Nov 2, 2020

Follow Austin musician Jackie Venson as she makes her debut on the iconic Austin City Limit’s TV show. You’ll hear how Jackie has been pivoting during the pandemic, and find out how Austin City Limits has been adapting to taping shows without a live audience.

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Show Notes Links:

Follow Jackie Venson on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok

Follow Austin City Limits on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

This Song Episode featuring Jackie Venson

ACL Radio announces ‘Blues on the Screen’ event curated by Jackie Venson – Article by Deborah Sengupta Stith

Watch The Jackie Venson’s curated Blues on the Screen

Check out Jackie Venson’s Vintage Machine Album

ACL Live Show on November 20th

Austin City Limit’s Television Show

 

 

Pause Play: The Venues

Pause/Play

Pause Play: The Venues

Posted by on Oct 20, 2020

In this episode, you’ll hear from the owners of two Austin venues. Brodie Elkins tells the story of Scratchouse which closed due to the pandemic. Then Maggie Lea and Tamara Hoover talk about how they’ve kept their venue, Cheer Up Charlies, afloat, and explain what it’s been like to get ready to reopen.

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Follow Cheer Up Charlies: Instagram and Twitter

Resources:

Music Venue Alliance Austin

Red River Cultural District

National Independent Venue Alliance

Amplified Sound Coalition

Austin Texas Musicians

Pause/Play: Episode 3

72 Hours In Newport – Wild Child “Going In”

Song Confessional

72 Hours In Newport – Wild Child “Going In”

Posted by on Sep 18, 2020

Episode 4 of “72 Hours in Newport” features Austin-based indie pop band, Wild Child! In this episode our confessor tells us about meeting her long lost half-brother at a party in high school. (Oh, she had no idea he even existed beforehand.) Later, Zac and Kelsey Wilson of Wild Child discuss how boring the ‘end of the world’ is, finding her voice in multiple musical projects, and building community around her.

 

 

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