Night Beats plays at the Marc during MR Fest. Photo by Andrew Nogay.

Night Beats and La Luz Close Out MR Fest at The Marc

By Andrew Nogay MR Fest Press Team 2016 was another great year for MR Fest, which covered numerous venues and various genres throughout the two days. There was everything from garage rock to rap to comedy, and memories to last at least a couple days. The Marc was where the two headliners, Night Beats and…

MR> Lewis and the Funeral 5. Photo by Sarah Stephens.

Stonewall’s MR Fest Lineup Transcends Genres

By Sarah Stephens MR Fest Press Team Stonewall Warehouse is easily one of the most exciting bars along The Square. It shifts to life with spinning twin glittering disco balls housed atop the stage, boasts framed enlarged images of Ellen Degeneres and beloved Rocket Man Elton John and rotates an electric mix of music from…

Photo by Andrew Nogay.

11 Bands Invade Superfly’s for MR Fest 2016

Andrew Nogay MR Fest Press Team As part of MR Fest 2016, Superfly’s Records opened its doors for music almost all of Saturday. From 1-9 p.m. there was live music from 11 fantastic bands. The lineup began with Fly Coco, then Sloe Your Roll, White Dog, Junkie, Corusco, Typical Girl, Muff, Tamaron, Dry Spell, Mantra…

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KIVA: More Punk Than You

By Ezlyh Gutierrez MR Fest Press Team Dance, drinks and punk. What more can you ask for? Kiva Bar and Grill started their MR Fest concert off strong with A Tribute to the Sun. Not only were they poppin’, but they were let-your-hair-down-and-rock-till-you-drop poppin’. Imagine your favorite garage rock band collaborated with lead singer Juan…

MR Fest comedians perform to close to a full house. Photo by Shannon Davies.

MR Fest Comedians Pack the House at Vodka Street

By Shannon Davies MR Fest Press Team Comedy at Vodka Street during MR Fest. I wasn’t really sure what to expect out of this. This is my first year at MR Fest and first time listening to a line-up of just comedians. I saw comedians of all shapes and sizes, literally. They all brought different…

Madisons playing at MR Fest in San Marcos. Photo by Ryan Lacerda.

MR Fest Takes Over The Hitch

By Ryan Lacerda MR Fest Press Team At already-too-hot-1-o’clock, The Hecklers kicked off the lineup scheduled for one of our MR Fest venues, The Hitch, and their feel-good folky rock ‘n’ roll tunes turned up the energy and set the right atmosphere for chilling out and relaxing. It was just right for the people eating…