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GrulkeFest: A CELEBRATION OF BRENT / 1961-2012
With:Doctors’ Mob, Fastball, Glass Eye, the Reivers, Sixteen Deluxe, True Believers, the Wannabes, Wild Seeds and more.
All proceeds to the Graham Grulke Education Fund.

The Austin music scene is invited to join the many friends, family and co-workers of SXSW creative director Brent

Mission of Burma Austin photos by Brian Birzer

Mission of Burma Austin

Mission of Burma in Austin was the highlight of the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin last weekend. Roger Miller (guitar), Clint Conley (bass), Peter Prescott (drums) and Martin Swope (tape manipulator/sound engineer) played an impressive set

Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs ACL Fest 2009

ACL Fest 09 Photos

Another ALC fest has come and gone, this year will probably be know as the “anti-acl fest” with the monsoon rains replacing the usual dust clouds and over 100 degree heat. Here are a few photos including a couple that Rolling Stone used. the yeah yeah yeahs Robyn Hitchcock and Peter Buck Ghostland Observatory John …

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My Bloody Valentine Austin

My Bloody Valentine played Tuesday night at Austin Music Hall which was one of five U.S. dates this year, earplugs were handed out at the door. Kevin Shields, singer/guitarist Bilinda Butcher, bassist Debbie Googe and drummer Colm Ó Cíosóig, offered the following set up to a very vibey crowd of aging indie rockers such as myself.

Rolling Stone 2008’s Best Live Shots

here are some photos 1 2 I took for Rolling Stone in 08 that made the list. Here’s a flickr set from ACL that some of these are taken from: Brian Birzer is a freelance photographer based in Austin TXall images are © 2008