Entries tagged with: Roky Erickson

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photo: The Flaming Lips (w/ Miley Cyrus & her Dead Petz) in NYC (more by P Squared)
Flaming Lips

In case you can't find a barbecue to go to, White Oak Music Hall in Houston is hosting a big Memorial Day "Blowout" on, you know, Memorial Day (which is 5/29). The show features Flaming Lips, Title Fight, Lucero, Roky Erickson, Nada Surf, Diiv and Moving Panoramas. Tickets are on sale now.


LEVITATION (fka Austin Psych Fest), one of the best festival lineups of 2015, is now less than a month away. Happening May 8-10, 2015, the 8th annual festival will feature performances by the 13th Floor Elevators (50 year anniversary reunion), The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Spiritualized, Primal Scream, The Black Angels, Thee Oh Sees, Mac Demarco, and many more. The main fest happens at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, TX, and kick off parties will happen a day earlier at both Mohawk and Red 7. Day and weekend passes, as well as camping passes, are available at http://www.austinpsychfest.com

Lineups, flyers and more info below...

Continue reading "LEVITATION is coming, 13th Floor Elevators & kick off parties included (May 7-10 in Austin, TX) #psychfest"

Golden Animals

Brooklyn's Golden Animals put out their 2013 album Hear Eye Go on Austin Psych Fest's label, Reverberation Appreciation Society. You can stream the whole album and watch the video for "Most My Time" at the bottom of the post.

They are hitting the road this winter for a North American tour with Austin's own The Black Angels and Roky Erickson. The tour wraps up in Texas with a show in Houston on February 28 at Fitzgeralds and in Dallas March 1 at Granada Theater. Tickets for Houston and Dallas are available now.

Full tour information and more at BrooklynVegan. Video and LP stream below...

Continue reading "Golden Animals playing two Texas shows on tour with Black Angels and Roky Erickson"

photos by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin

White Fence / King Khan / Moving Sidewalks at Austin Psych Fest Day 1 - 4/26/2013
Austin Psych Fest Day 1 - 4/26/2013
Austin Psych Fest Day 1 - 4/26/2013
Austin Psych Fest Day 1 - 4/26/2013

Austin Psych Fest came to a close on Sunday (4/28) at Carson Creek Ranch with sets from pre-ZZ Top band Moving Sidewalks, Sweden's Goat, local veteran Roky Erickson, local not-veterans but greats The Black Angels, and others. Check out a full set of pictures from that day over at BrooklynVegan.

Waterloo Records on Record Store Day (more by Tim Griffin)

As you may have heard, this Saturday (4/20) is Record Store Day. Head to BrooklynVegan to see a list of some of our picks from the myriad #RSD13 exclusives, and head to a record store on Saturday to pick some up.

Waterloo, who hosted a signing with Garbage last year, will this year be hosting special guests Roky Erikson & Ian McLagen. And note:

Yes, Records Store Day is right around the corner and we want everyone to be as prepared as possible in order to get the exclusive releases that they are excited about. We [Waterloo Records] have ordered up on all the releases on "THE LIST". These are all made in limited quantities and what we receive will be all we get in most cases. Remember these titles are being distributed between independent record stores all over the country, so some quanities may be extremely limited.

We will open at 10am on Record Store Day (4/20). In years past people have begun lining up as early as 6am! Like in the past, the line will begin at our south entrance and wrap around the south side of the building along 6th street (towards Amy's Ice Cream), then down Baylor Ave. We will hold the line of people from entering the store once we reach our store capacity then continue to let people in as others leave. This is for your safety and for a better shopping experience.

Good luck and have fun!

Austin Psych Fest 2013
Austin Psych Fest 2013

Austin Psych Fest is less than a month away (April 26 to 28), and the full line up is out (on the flyer above and listed below) as are the breakdowns by day. As we mentioned previously, this year it's being held at Carson Creek Ranch (about 20 minutes from downtown) and offers overnight camping -- which is a pretty big change from previous years.

This year's line-up is pretty amazing, featuring Deerhunter, Os Mutantes, Silver Apples, Sweden's GOAT, Billy Gibbons' pre-ZZ Top band Moving Sidewalks (who played NYC recently), Roky Erickson, Clinic, Black Mountain, Black Rebel Motorcyle Club, Black Angels, Tamaryn, Raveonettes, Warpaint... and tons more. Tickets and Weekend Passes are on sale now. See which artists are playing which day below...

Continue reading "Austin Psych Fest daily line-ups released "

Chelsea Light Moving at Sled Island 2012 (more by Zach Pollack)
Chelsea Light Moving

With Sonic Youth's future looking cloudy these days, Thurston Moore has turned some of his attention to his new group, Chelsea Light Moving . The band haven't played very many shows to date, but will make their Texas debut at the 35 Denton Music Festival which takes place March 7 - 10 in Denton, TX.  Four-day wristbands and "fast track" passes are on sale now.

Chelsea Light Moving is one of a few recent additions to Denton 35's 2013 line-up and other just-added artists include Emeralds, Poolside, MC Antwon, White Lung, The Coathangers, Shannon and the Clams, Delicate Steve, Idiot Glee and Fossil Collective. Full list of announced acts is below.

Continue reading "Thurston Moore's new band Chelsea Light Moving & more 35 Denton line-up additions"

Sleep at Terminal 5, June 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)

35 Denton have announced the first batch of artists for their annual festival that goes down March 7 - 10, 2013 in Denton, TX. Included are the great Sleep (their first show in TX in over two years), Roky Erickson, Reigning Sound, King Khan and the Shrines, Astronautalis, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Thee Oh Sees, The Soft Moon, Merchandise, Nicky Da B, Brutal Juice, K-Holes, Mac Demarco, OBN III's, Fat Tony, Hunters, Gap Dream, Nu Sensae, Sinkane and Cloudland Canyon. Quite a first round of bands! A limited number of wristbands and 4-day "FAST TRACK" passes (that allows priority line access and VIP perks) are on sale now.

A video on the festival was released today and you can watch that below.

Continue reading "35 Denton fest announces initial lineup (Sleep, Merchandise, Roky Erickson, Thee Oh Sees, Nu Sensae, and more)"

On a wall, somewhere in Austin (via @duffystar)
Roky for President

Who can name where the above, misspelled, graffiti is in Austin? If you can answer that, we have a pair of tickets to see Texas royalty Roky Erickson with Hounds of the Baskervilles at The Parish on October 27 plus "special guests." It's dubbed "Roky's Halloween Bash" and yes, he does have ghosts. Details on how to enter are below.

You can, of course, also buy tickets which are still avaiable.

Continue reading "win tix to Roky Erickson's Halloween Bash at The Parish"

Roky Erickson in NYC in 2010 (more by Kurt Christensen)
Roky Erickson

As mentioned on BrooklynVegan, Roky Erickson is going to head out on tour this year with Nude Beach. But before he leaves home, he'll play a local show at The Parish on October 27. Tickets for that show go on sale this Friday (9/7).

Roky Erickson's most recent Ice Cream Social, which he throws annually in Austin, went down this past March during SXSW with sets from Roky himself, Peelander-Z, Shearwater, and others. You can check out a video from Roky's set below. All dates are listed over at BrooklynVegan.

Continue reading "Roky Erickson playing The Parish before tour w/ Nude Beach"