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If you are at all familiar with the iconic Austin City Limits Music Festival, then you should already know by now that this year’s ACL Weekend 1 is taking place on October 7–9th, 2022. The lineup is packed with household-name performers as well as features from local bands, paired with tasty food vendors and activities […]

Some say festival season is only in the spring. But the live musical capital knows no limits on when a music festival should be. Mark your calendars: Austin City Limits begins October 7th at Zilker Park. Consisting of two weekends and overflowing with big names in the industry and even bigger talent, this festival won’t […]

It’s that time of year again! Austin’s beloved music festival returns to Zilker Park this October – this time with a few pleasant surprises on the lineup. Austin City Limits is definitely one of the best festivals that happens in Texas. Each year, they bring us an incredible lineup full of popular headliners and upcoming […]

After much anticipation, DeadMau5 is set to hit the stage in Gonzales, Texas on July 23-24 at Float Fest.  Before Canadian producer Joel Zimmerman rose to fame, he had always found an interest in video games and electronics since he was a kid. The start of his musical journey began when he was a teenager […]

Outside of the bigger names like Marshmello and DeadMau5, this year’s Float Fest lineup includes multiple upcoming acts that everyone needs to keep on their radar. It’s great when festivals give rising artists a platform, and we couldn’t be more excited to see what these have in store. Check out our list of some of […]

After the Vans Warped Tour went on its final run back in 2018, there have been many shows and festivals that attempted to fill the “warped tour void.” In 2019, 8123 Media and Journeys gave us one of the best new festivals called the Sad Summer Festival, which highlights well-known emo and pop-punk acts. Since […]

Float Fest 2022 is making its return to Texas after a three year hiatus, this time in a brand new locations and lots of cool vibes. This year’s festival lineup has a great mix of different genres – from indie pop to hip-hop to EDM – and we’re all here for it. In anticipation for […]

Once again, the Guadalupe River will echo with live music in the Texas hill country. Here in Texas, one of our favorite activities is cooling off in the crystal-clear natural waters and letting the sun beam off our skin. Float Fest blends those euphoric experiences with live music and sets up stages on the banks […]

Yep, you read that right – alt-J and Portugal. The Man are touring together this spring! Alt-J and Portugal. The Man have provided indie kids everywhere some of the best bops to date… and we’re so excited to finally see it live. First on the bill is alt-J, an eccentric indie rock band hailing from […]

South by Southwest (or SXSW, as it’s abbreviated) is one of the biggest and best festivals out there. Spanning a 9-day period (March 11-March 20) and showcasing over 300 artists, SXSW “celebrate[s] the convergence of the tech, film, and music industries” (sxsw.com). With a music festival, film festival, numerous conferences and exhibitions, and a comedy […]

Mitski Miyawaki, also known as MITSKI, is a Japanese-American Indie-rock artist who is known for her eclectic sound and volatile lyrics. When she started as a singer in 2012, she self-released her debut album LUSH, which showcased her poetic lyricism. She also went on to self-release her sophomore album Retired from Sad, New Career in […]

Samia, an independent indie rock singer, is coming to Houston’s White Oak Music Hall on February 17th. To put it quite simply, this concert is not one to miss. Samia’s vocals are effervescent and effortless. Her songs are packed with amazing lyricism, and her instrumentals are unique in every song. Her music is laced with […]

University of Houston students and Houston fans of indie music should be delighted to hear of the gathering of local Indie bands at Bohemeo’s coffee shop on December 10th. The lineup boasts three local indie bands and includes some close friends of Coog Radio. Starting off the show is a five-piece indie rock group known […]

Around September of 2019, my friends and I rushed to see DIALTONE at a small venue in Houston. Although we were all just new listeners, and we were really unsure of what to expect, we went anyway and we were not disappointed. In every category possible, DIALTONE does not miss. They brought a very floaty, […]

After releasing their new single, “Indiglo“, featuring Zach Gill, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong are rearing up for a new Winter 2022 tour. The band members are excited to perform “Indiglo” as it beings a preppy beat and are a refreshing change for their listeners. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong are excited to bring some new joy […]

After initial COVID delays, Oblivion Access Festival — formerly Austin Terror Fest — released the lineup for its 2022 debut on Thursday. Originally slated for June 2020 and postponed following pandemic lockdowns, festival organizers took to their official Instagram to announce new plans for May of next year. The festival aims to celebrate “underground music […]

Milky Chance is an Indie-Rock band hailing from the streets of Germany. The band formed in 2012 and consists of lead vocalist Clemens Rehbein, bassist/percussionist Philipp Dausch, and guitarist Antonio Greger. They are known for blending their folk, electronic and alternative influences to create their own nonchalant indie sound.  In 2013, Milky Chance began to […]

With less than two weeks to go before the gates open, Astroworld has revealed the lineup for their third annual (excluding 2020 for obvious reasons) festival. Headlined of course by the festival’s founder and curator Travis Scott, this year marks the event’s first ever multi-day event. While no set times or schedule have been announced, […]

Houston’s largest music festival is back again for another year. Like every other festival, Astroworld took a hiatus last year, but Travis Scott and his brand of high-energy rap music seem to be on track for another banger in 2021. As in years past, the festival lineup hasn’t been revealed yet, so in the meantime […]

In just a few weeks, Alex G will perform in Houston as part of his US tour. With some dates already sold out, this tour is bound to be a triumphant post-lockdown return to touring for one of indie music’s most acclaimed stars in recent memory. The influence Alex G — formerly known as (Sandy) […]

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