The Local Music Spotlight – Best Live Music Picks for the week of 2/1-2/7


The Local Music Spotlight – Best Live Music Picks for the week of 2/1-2/7



A Giant Dog at Beerland

The Hickoids play the Lost Well

Star Parks at Barracuda

Celebrating their 20th album release – They Might Be Giants at Stubb’s

Walk The Moon and Company of Thieves make up a good double bill at ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels at the One World Theater



Anti-Flag at the Mohawk

Bad Lovers play Hotel Vegas

Borns is at Stubb’s

From Canada, R&B duo Majid Jordan at Emo’s

Y&T headline the 3Ten at ACL Live

Tomar & the FC’s at Continental Club

Poco plays two shows at the One World Theater



Jose Gonzales is at the Long Center

Jay Farrar Duo (of Son Volt) plays the 3Ten at ACL Live

Sleigh Bells plays the indoor stage at Mohawk

Tennis and Overcoats make up the double bill at Emo’s

Yonder Mountain String Band plays the outdoor stage at Stubb’s

Jesse Dayton at the Broken Spoke

Flamingo’s Annual Bob Marley Birthday Base with Hail Marley and Mau Mau Chaplains at Flamingo Cantina



Overcoats play a free 2 PM instore at Waterloo Records

From Seattle, The Posies play the Cactus Café

August Burns Red headlines Emo’s



Super Thief is at Beerland

Black Sabbitch (Black Sabbath Tribute Band) headline Stubb’s

Duncan Fellows headlines Cheer Up Charlies

Brad Stivers is at Antone’s



Typhoon headlines the outdoor stage at the Mohawk

Banditos and Croy & The Boys share the bill at Stubb’s



George Winston is at the One World Theater

Lake of Fire at Hotel Vegas

The Green play at the Scoot Inn

 Tom’s Top Ten Recommended shows in BOLD.


Thomas Gimbel – General Manager – Austin City Limits

Tom Gimbel is the General Manager of the KLRU television show – Austin City Limits and the CEO of Austin City Limits Enterprises, LLC. Austin City Limits is the longest running music show in American television history, the only television program ever awarded the National Medal of the Arts, a certified Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Landmark, and in 2012 the recipient of an institutional Peabody Award celebrating “37 years of excellence in television.”


Prior to joining Austin City Limits in early 2011, Gimbel’s twenty-plus year music industry career has included roles in independent marketing, indie and major record labels, and artist management. From 1995 – 2005, Gimbel held senior executive positions with Arista Records where he guided successful campaigns for Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum sales certified artists such as Santana, Outkast, Pink, Dido, Whitney Houston, and Sarah McLachlan. In 2005, Gimbel founded and served as President of High Wire Music Management, an independent management, label services, and music distribution company with a roster of more than 30 client artists. Gimbel also founded and served as CEO of Clatterhead, Inc., a social media advertising and marketing company. He has served as an artist manager representing the legendary underground musician and artist Daniel Johnston for more than 20 years.

Kristina Killingsworth

February 3rd, 2018

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