Oh Houston, What a Beautiful Place to Drown. Great people, great bayous and, most importantly, a great place for Silverstein to stop on their aptly named tour.    Hailing from Burlington, Ontario, the post-hardcore veterans have gained a steady and solid fanbase over the years. After leaving the smaller Victory Records in 2010, they hopped […]

Los reyes de la bachata flaunt their throne for a Houston crowd on Sunday night.    That’s right, the boys are back for round 2. Are you ready?    The evening began early for many. Although all seating was assigned, many arrived before doors opened. A good 90% arrived dressed to the nines, especially the […]

Life. Pain. Love. Grief. Hope. It’s why we tell the story.    Once on this Island is a Tony award-winning musical that doesn’t leave room to doubt it’s worthiness in the title. In a day and age where race relations and inequality are more prevalent than ever, it’s important to revisit Lynn Ahrens 1990s masterpiece. […]

On February 15th, the day after Valentine’s, a group of musicians set out to Reset Love at Darbly’s. It was a show with a little something for everyone, set at an undiscovered Houston gem. Doors opened at 8, giving patrons plenty of time to stock up on drinks and tacos. And then, the music began…  […]

So how was your summer? Olivia O’Brien is ready to tell you all about hers on March 4th at Warehouse Live.   The 20-year-old California starlette has a lot to say, and urgently.  Rather than waiting to flesh out a whole album, she released It Was a Sad Fucking Summer in November of 2019. Eager […]

“Woah!”   “Oh man-”   “OW”   “Yeah,” a small latina in a black and white striped tee turns to her friend, still blinking after the sudden flash. “The band is really excited about their lights this tour.”     Grayscale had truly outdone themselves in terms of production, the towering stage lights out of […]

Put on your black parade jacket and water-proof eyeliner, because My Chemical Romance is coming to the Toyota Center on September 29th!   Seven years after calling it quits, the rock giants reunited to the delight of fans all over the world. The band is no stranger to false alarms. Even at the time of […]

Hey kids! Welcome to the tour you never expected. Youtube horror narrators MrCreepypasta and CreepsMcPasta were joined by pianist and composer Myuu on a cross-country tour, bringing the frights they post online to life for a live audience. And on the 30th of October, Houston got its turn.    Youtube has taken an unexpected place […]

Ladies and gentlemen, cry no more! Your prayers have been answered! My Chemical Romance, the kings of the 2000s, are back. The boys will be reclaiming their throne in Los Angeles’ Shrine Expo Hall on December 20th.   Born in New Jersey following the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, My Chemical Romance has […]

Greetings Coogs, and welcome to the October Endgame. You’ve survived thus far, braving ghouls and ghosts and failing GPAs. You deserve a soundtrack to your adventures, and the Coog Radio Blog Team is coming in clutch. Here are some of our favorite spooky songs, curated just for you. Please enjoy.    Rooster by Alice In […]

“You have some school shooter vibes. Yeah, y’all are all the same, acne and glasses and s**t. And I ain’t Afraid of you!”    Right from the start, comedian Eric Andre makes it clear to Cullen Performance Hall that he isn’t afraid to bring his brand of humor to a Texas audience. Right out the […]

Mumford and Sons floored the town during their headlining set at Austin City Limits.    The British are coming! And we don’t even mind. As a matter of fact, Austin welcomed Mumford and Sons with open arms during their headlining set at Austin City Limits.    The set began with “Guiding Light,” a current favorite […]

Rap sensation Cardi B almost leaves fans high and dry at her ACL headlining set.    Scheduled to perform at the Miller Lite Stage at 8 o’clock sharp, the crowd starts to disperse at 8:23 as people realize Cardi isn’t coming out. Some shrug, beginning the trek over to Mumford and Sons. Some stay in […]

Watch out, Austin! “The Kids are Coming” to ACL for Third Eye Blind’s stellar set!    At 6 o’clock, the Honda stage was graced by the presence of the San Francisco rockers. Starting their set with their new single “Screamer,” the band was met with an ear-splitting roar of applause and jubilation.     It was […]

Boys Don’t Cry. But I sure did Saturday night in the presence of The Cure at Austin City Limits.    The crowd gathered around the Honda stage before eight made up for what they lacked in goths in people over 40. But they were gentle and kind, eager to befriend everyone around them. Many had […]

“¿Donde estan los Lationos?” Beaming with pride at Kali Uchis’ ACL set, that’s where!   At 5 ‘o clock sharp, the Colombian-American sensation took to the Miller Lite stage in a silver outfit reminiscent of a sexy knight costume. The setting sun made her almost blinding, but the crowd refused to look away as she […]

Nashville swells with pride as Judah and the Lion spark a new kind of life into the crowd at Austin City Limits!   Set to play the T-Mobile stage at 5 on Saturday, the trio wasted no time in bringing the energy from their Pep Talks tour to Austin.    The band opened with the […]

Keep all hands and feet inside of the Nightrain! Guns N’ Roses charges at full steam into their set at Austin City Limits.    The notorious kings of 80’s and 90’s rock are more than capable of headlining a festival the size of ACL. The sun hadn’t even begun to set Friday evening when pockets […]

Help Us Stranger! The Raconteurs aren’t holding back any punches this year at Austin City Limits!   At 5:30 sharp, bathed in the glaring light of the Texan sunset, The Raconteurs took the American Express stage to a roar of applause. They wasted no time in delving into their first song, “Bored and Razed.”   […]

Punk isn’t dead! FIDLAR confirms it on Day 1 of Austin City Limits.   Hailing from sunny L.A., the punk rock quartet met their match in the Austin heat. Their performance time was set for 1:30, the hottest part of the day. But that didn’t deter fans from braving the sun for their favorite band.  […]

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