Colleen Brent

The Rocket Summer Shines in Austin, TX at ACL Live

Texas’ own multi-talented instrumentalist, Bryce Avary, launched his solo project of The Rocket Summer in the early 2000s. Nearly 20 years later it’s save to say Avary has secured his place in the indie-pop world. Each new The Rocket Summer album displays a clear evolution of creativity, craft, and sound. Avary’s …

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Ben Rector, Josie Dunne Dazzled San Antonio’s Aztec Theatre with High-fun Performance

Singer-songwriter Ben Rector dazzled San Antonio’s Aztec theatre with his high-fun performance Saturday night. Josie Dunne was tasked with kicking off the night and she brought her big dance moves and bigger vocal power to make the story true -everything really is bigger in Texas. Her songs ranged from disco …

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NEEDTOBREATHE Leave Us Speechless at Texas A&M University

South Carolina rock band, NEEDTOBREATHE, took College Station, TX by acoustic storm Sunday night. For the second time in my career I find myself near speechless after a show – both times because of NEEDTOBREATHE. Solo act Sean McConnell kicked off the night and was mesmerizing with his soulful voice …

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STATE CHAMPS Bring Pop Punk Spectacular to Texas

The Historic Scoot Inn and Austin weather brought their A-game to welcome State Champs and the Living Proof Tour to town on a Thursday night. With a solid bill consisting of Grayscale, The Dangerous Summer, and Our Last Night, State Champs had the crowd warmed up and ready to rock …

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Enter Shikari’s Rou Reynolds talks 80’s Influences, New Album The Spark, + More

British rock band, Enter Shikari is currently on the North American leg of their tour In Celebration of The Spark. I had the good fortune of meeting up with the band’s vocalist, Rou Reynolds, before the first show of the tour in Austin, TX. He is one of the most eloquent …

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NEEDTOBREATHE Gives Texas ‘ALL THE FEELS’ at Whitewater Music Amphitheater

Creating a good album takes skill. Performing your album on stage and sounding good takes talent. But to take the stage and perform better than you sound on your album is a sign of artistry. NEEDTOBREATHE live to the highest degree of true artistry. It’s no wonder their current tour …

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