I remember joking about making a LOCAL badge in 2008. Finally someone really did it—good work, kids, good work. Click here to print the thing out, find out what the QR code says, and more. Three more Local-y things this week for SXSW: 1. Local Band Achachay! Plays a Billion Venues Thurs March 15th: Northeast by [...]
Feel Good Friday is a roundup of the things that made me feel good or that I’m grateful for all week. Join me and leave your Feel Goods in the comments! This weekend only, if you leave a Feel Good in the comments, you are entered to WIN A MASSAGE ENVY GIFT CARD for a [...]
One of the most energetic live shows you’ll ever see, funk rock band Achachay! is returning from a west coast tour to play Flamingo Cantina TONIGHT! The music starts at 9:30, Achachay! plays at 11pm. It only costs $5 and there are 3 great bands. Purchase securely here: (Buy 2 tix in advance and email email@example.com for [...]
The Gorilla Run was a HUGE success! 750 people RAN 3.1 miles in downtown Austin with temps under 32 degrees! CONGRATS to my lil bro, frontman of Achachay!, for organizing the run AND rocking the post-race show! Thanks for the photo, Dad! Photo from the Statesman.
May 2011 be your biggest year yet, Achachay! p.s.- apparently my mom wore a toga to this New Year’s Eve Eve show?
Remember that early ’90s computer game “You Don’t Know Jack About Sports!” where you had to answer trivia or the game yelled at you? And then it spiraled into other “You Don’t Know Jack About ____” bananas, coffee, snowballs. Whatever. I don’t claim to be a music critic, or even afficionado (except when it comes [...]
In a post of shameless promotions for people we love, let me tell you about my brother’s band’s new CD. It’s effing amazing. I’ll let him tell you about it: We’ve put our best efforts into an amazing five song EP entitled “A Preachy Catfish” and we want you to know that it is available [...]
I’m excerpting (ok, stealing in its entirety), a blog post I love below. It’s from Achachay!, a band touring the US in support of lowering the drinking age and promoting their music. It happens to be my little bro’s band, but even if it wasn’t, these blog posts about mishaps and adventures on the tour [...]
Achachay! at Red Eyed Fly at 11:30pm. It costs $5 to get in. They only play for 40 minutes so you’ve got to get there early! According to the lead singer: Top ten reasons to come to the show tomorrow night (Garrett, consider this a convincing bailout suggestion email to be forwarded): (1) – It’s [...]