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Austin's reputation as the "live music capital of the world" means there is never a shortage of live music. Let TWC News' Andy Langer help you decide which shows to watch. Each Thursday Langer gives you his top picks for the week ahead in our Livewire.


Langer also takes us backstage of some of the most anticipated concerts music events in Central Texas introducing us to local and world renowned musicians. Join Langer in Backstage Pass every Friday.

07/24/2014 02:02 PM Posted By: TWC News Staff
TWC News: Music Spotlight: Bottom Dollar String Band
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In this "Music Spotlight," Bottom Dollar String Band brings their bluegrass vibe to the TWC News studios.

Check it out in the video above.


07/18/2014 04:00 PM Posted By: Andy Langer
TWC News: BURBZfest Promises to Bring Festival Vibe to Austin Suburbs
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A new music festival is promising to bring the vibe of South Austin live music to the suburbs, miles north of downtown.

BURBZfest will take place Saturday, July 19 and will feature local acts Alpha Rev, Ruby Jane and more.

In the video above, Andy Langer speaks with Casey McPhereson with Alpha Rev about the festival.


07/17/2014 01:11 PM Posted By: TWC News Staff
TWC News: Music Spotlight: Jackie Venson
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In this “Music Spotlight,” Jackie Venson brings her brand of blues and folk to the Time Warner Cable News studio.


07/11/2014 01:11 PM Posted By: TWC News Staff
TWC News: Gearing up for Festival Season
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It’s summer, but not at all too soon to start thinking about fall festival season

Three-day passes for both weekends of the Austin City Limits Music Festival have sold out, but on Wednesday, we’ll know which bands are playing which days and single-day tickets for both weekend will go on sale. Single day passes are on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m.

A smaller alternative a few weeks before ACL is a few hours away in Utopia, Texas. This year's UtopiaFest will feature Cold War Kids, Father John Misty, Dan Deacon, Grateful Grass, Keller Williams, The GZA, Wild Child and two dozen other acts have signed on for the boutique festival. The event caps attendance at 2,000 tickets sold, its BYOB, there’s free camping, free parking and no musical overlap.

Tickets to UtopiaFest are still available for the three-day festival that kicks off on Sept 12 and ends on Sept. 14.

TWC News' Andy Langer has more on these fests and others in this “Backstage Pass” in the video above.


07/10/2014 02:10 PM Posted By: TWC News Staff
TWC News: Music Spotlight: Chris Gougler
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In this “Music Spotlight” Chris Gougler performs On a Mission From Hank.


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