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Deborah Sengupta Stith

Music Writer

Deborah Sengupta Stith is a music writer for the Austin American-Statesman.

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Monday music picks: Wine Down with Riders Against the Storm, Dale Watson

The Wine Down with Riders Against the Storm at ACL Live. RAS’ 2014 hot streak continues with an appearance at ACL Live’s summer mix and mingle. When they’re not wrecking shop with headline sets around the city or prepping high profile festival appearances, Austin’s hip-hop power couple stays busy. Chaka has ...

Sunday music picks: Benise, King Buzzo

Benise at One World Theatre. Modern flamenco guitarist Benise (just Benise) plays music that’s much more worldly than his upbringing in rural Nebraska might suggest. Initially interested in more mainstream rock music, he discovered Spanish flamenco after moving to Los Angeles in the 1990s and has since issued about a dozen ...

Saturday music picks: Hard Working Americans, Rogê

Hard Working Americans at Stubb’s outdoor. An oddball Americana supergroup, Hard Working Americans includes witty singer-songwriter Todd Snider, Widespread Panic bassist Dave Schools, singer-songwriter and Ryan Adams/Chris Robinson sideman Neal Casal, Derek Trucks’ younger brother Duane on drums and Chad Staehly of Great American Taxi. The group’s self-titled debut album is ...

Cool gig alert: Beardyman at Red 7

Not your run of the mill electronica dude, legitimately bearded London artist Darren Foreman is a skilled beatboxer, a reasonably credible singer and a hysterically funny conversationalist. He’s also a technical genius. Peppered with vocal impressions of everything from bumblebees and guns to his own Jewish mother and Elton John, ...

GOBI hosts 'Born to Dance' party at Stubb's on Friday

Self-described "indie dance rap" band GOBI invites your to shake it up at the release party for "Born to Dance" at Stubb's on Friday. The video and the single went online back in November, but brand new vinyl and CD versions of the track will be available at the party.  ...

Friday music picks: Ray Benson & MilkDrive and the Jason Roberts Band

Ray Benson & MilkDrive and the Jason Roberts Band at Bullock Texas State History Museum. The Bullock’s “Music Under the Star” series concludes an all-too-short 2014 season that was slightly truncated this year because the Fourth of July fell on a Friday. Ray Benson has spent much of the year away ...

360 Summer Mixtape: Chris 'Zumbi' Richards

The mercury is rising. The streets are sizzling and the city has settled into a slightly slower groove. We present the 360 Summer Mixtape. Each week we'll check in with a different figure in the Austin music scene for summery song selections and pro tips on keeping it cool through the ...

311 performs Tuesday at ACL Live.

Austin360 music picks: 7 nights of shows, July 25-31

FRIDAYRay Benson & MilkDrive and the Jason Roberts Band at Bullock Texas State History Museum. The Bullock’s “Music Under the Star” series concludes an all-too-short 2014 season that was slightly truncated this year because the Fourth of July fell on a Friday. Ray Benson has spent much of the year ...

Eminem

Eminem, Skrillex beat Outkast, Beck, Pearl Jam to an ACL Fest sell out

Single-day tickets for both Saturdays of ACL Fest 2014 have sold out. Saturday's lineup features rapper Eminem, dub-step artist Skrillex and music industry construct Lana Del Rey. Ridiculously fun electro-dancehall act Major Lazer, Australian rap breakout star Izzy Azaelea and perennial faves the Avett Brothers and the Head and the ...

A warm and charismatic performer, John Legend was charming and funny recounting his humble beginnings.

John Legend plays to the lover in all of us

At exactly 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday a pair of warm spotlights went up on a string quartet stationed at the side of the stage at the Cedar Park Center spinning gorgeous textural sound. Moments later a wild scream ripped through the audience as modern R&B titan John Legend sauntered onto ...

 
 

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A-List: Black Books at the Mohawk

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A-List photos from Black Books at the Mohawk in Austin on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

A-List: Hotter than Hell Burlesque at Stateside at the Paramount

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A-List photos from Hotter than Hell Burlesque at Stateside at the Paramount on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

A-list: GOBI at Stubb's, 07.26.14

A-list: GOBI at Stubb's, 07.26.14

A-list photos of GOBI at Stubb's, 07.26.14

A-List: !!! at Red 7

A-List: !!! at Red 7, 07.24.14

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A-List: John Legend at Cedar Park Center

A-List: John Legend at Cedar Park Center, 07.22.14

A-List photos of John Legend at Cedar Park Center on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.