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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2016 Preview

by: Erin Pollack KTSW Web Content It’s almost here; Fun Fun Fun Fest is coming up and there are some big name artists to be expected. It takes place on the weekend of November 6th, 7th, and 8th at Auditorium Shores in Austin. Fun Fun Fun Fest is a Transmission Events Production and this will…

Always at Cheer Up Charlie's

Alvvays at Cheer Up Charlie’s

by Ranisha Shipp KTSW Music During SXSW 2015, I had the pleasure of traveling to the outdoor bar & grill for the Polyvinyl Showcase. Why do you ask? I was there to see Canadian pop rock group, Alvvays. During my time on your precious airwaves, I’ve grown pretty found of their catchy and almost comical lyrics. Anyway, picture this;…

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KTSW & University Star SXSW 2015 Music Podcast

By: Melissa Bond Reporters from the University Star and KTSW attended SXSW 2015 to cover the interactive, sports, film, and music panels, parties, and showcases. Melissa Bond (Station Manager) & Allison Johnson (Music Director) from KTSW and Nicole Barrios (Editor-In-Chief) & Kelsey Bradshaw (News Director) from the University Star give a rundown of the coverage at the…

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Mavis World Premiere at SXSW

By: Taryn Peters The name Mavis Staples may be unfamiliar to a lot of people my age, but it is highly likely that a song graced by Mavis’ voice is familiar to their ears. With the documentary Mavis!, director Jessica Edwards hopes to make Mavis Staples’ story and musical impact more well-known to those who…