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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.

11/21/2014 03:46 PM Posted By: Andy Langer
TWC News: Mike Flanigan's Star-Studded New Record
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There’s no shortage of musicians crowdfunding new albums, but few have such a lineup of special guests.

Gary Clark Jr., Alejandra Escovedo, Billy Gibbons and more will all appear on Mike Flanigan’s new record The Drifter.

Flanigan said he just set out to record and the collaborators just kept saying yes when he asked to join him on the album.

Flanigan speaks with our Andy Langer in the video above. Click here to contribute to his Kickstarter.


11/07/2014 12:45 PM Posted By: TWC News Staff
TWC News: Fun Fun Fun Fest This Weekend
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Nine years ago, the Fun Fun Fun Fest was a small show in a park, but over the years, it has grown into one of Austin’s most unique festivals.

This weekend artists like Modest Mouse, Wiz Kalifa and Nas will take the stage at Auditorium Shores. Our Andy Langer talks with fest organizer Graham Williams in this “Backstage Pass” in the video above.


10/31/2014 01:27 PM Posted By: Andy Langer
TWC News: Austin-Focused, Diverse Lineup at Fan Fest this Year
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With Austin’s third U.S. Grand Prix this weekend, Fan Fest is sure to bring plenty of live music fans to downtown Austin.

This year, Joan Jett, De la Sol, the Texas Tornados and more will be playing the free show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

James Moody with Transmission Events said that this year, organizers wanted to more focus the lineup on the Austin population while mixing in several genres of music.

Click the video above to learn more about the festival.


10/30/2014 09:36 AM Posted By: TWC News Staff
TWC News: Music Spotlight: Chubby Knuckle Choir
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In this “Music Spotlight,” the Chubby Knuckle Choir performs in the TWC News Studios. Check it out in the video above.


10/26/2014 12:27 PM Posted By: TWC News Staff
TWC News: Music Spotlight: Atlas Maior
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In this "Music Spotlight," Atlas Maior shows off their Middle Eastern, Brazilian, Latin American and jazz influences, performing a track from their new album, Palindrome.


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