Live Music: Huck Johnson & The Jackknives

Join us Sunday July 15th for an evening of live music with Huck Johnson & The Jackknives!! Huck Johnson and the Jackknives play swinging Texas Blues. The Austin TX based band is currently touring in support of their first studio recording: “Mason Jar Martini” which was released in the spring of 2015. Consisting of six original compositions, the EP demonstrates the band’s love for West Coast Jump and Texas Blues, as well as Traditional Jazz and Surf instrumentals. Along with their catalog of original music, this dynamic trio’s ability to play Jazz and Blues standards, Soul, and high energy Rock […]

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Wilkinson’s Quartet

Join us Saturday, August 11th for an evening of live music with Wilkinson’s Quartet!! Wilkinson’s Quartet is a Western Swing/Blues/Country/Jazz quartet from Austin led by guitarist and songwriter Candler Wilkinson IV. For more information visit: www.facebook.com/WilkinsonsSwing www.vistabrewingtx.com

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Bo DePeña

Join us Sunday, September 23rd for an evening of live music with Bo DePeña!! Somewhere between the concrete jungle of New York City and the dirt road expanse of the West, resides the “American Roots” music of Bo DePeña. With a blended sound of blues, country, folk, and hints of rock ‘n roll, the singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, harmonica) has traveled the country as a lone wolf troubadour. Through collected trinkets of musical influences, Bo’s music taps into many vantage points of the American story, and does so gracefully. Since 2014, Bo has performed in 22 states and over 65 […]

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Cold Jackets

Join us Sunday, September 30th for an afternoon of live music with Cold Jackets!! Adam Johnson has been playing his version of Chicago blues and funky, Texas twang in bars, dancehalls and theaters for over a decade. As well as penning many of his own original tunes, he has also played side man to many of Texas’ country, Americana and rock acts. While his roots may lie in these classic generes, living in Austin has allowed many new sounds to influence and make thier way into Johnson’s original music. These “new sounds” are now finally coming to life through the […]

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The Page Turners

Join us Sunday, August 19th for an evening of live music with The Page Turners!! “The Page Turners, Carolyn Kendrick and Jake Howard, are an award-winning group (2016 Freshgrass Best Duo) who began their friendship at Berklee College of Music through a mutual love for American Roots music. All together they blend their love of bluegrass, old time, country, swing and fearless song-writing into one all-purpose seasoning of good ole’ fashioned roots music. Now on tour nationally, their debut EP is available and you can catch them where they turn the page next. Bruce Molsky had this to say about […]

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Hartley Hall

Join us Sunday, October 14th for an afternoon of live music with Hartley Hall!! Texas singer-songwriter Hartley Hall writes about love, heartache, and the nightlife between. Songs for two-steppin’ with someone you love or hardly just met. Folks say we’ve got a special vintage country-western sound. For more information visit: www.hartleyhallmusic.com www.vistabrewingtx.com

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Carson McHone

Join us Saturday, August 18th for an evening of live music with Carson McHone!! Carson McHone, a songwriter from Austin, Texas, “writes songs like her life depends on it” (Ray Wylie Hubbard), bringing an intelligence to alt-country that is both immediate and lyrical. She released her debut self titled EP in 2013 and toured nationally and internationally in its support. Her vocals are featured on Shinyribs’ newest album (Okra Candy, 2015), on Ray Wylie Hubbard’s 2015 song “Chick Singer Badass Rockin”, as well as a duet on Mike and The Moonpies 2015 release ‘Mockingbird. She has shared the stage with […]

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Live Music: Mayeux and Broussard Duo

Join us Saturday July 21st for an evening of live music with Mayeux and Broussard Duo!! Mayeux (pronounced “MY-YOU”) and Broussard is a Country/Blues/Americana act from Austin, Texas. Formed in the Summer of 2011, the band consists of singer-songwriter’s Tate Mayeux (Vocals/Guitar) and Brian Broussard (Vocals/Lead Guitar), and their band members Taylor Englert (Drums), James Moritz (Bass). Their blend of gritty Texas country and swampy blues has found it’s place in Texas music. Their debut album “While The Gittin’s Good” was released November 8, 2012. Check out the release “High Times & Good Rhymes” (2015). HOT IN TEJAS EP available […]

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Helium Taxi

Join us Sunday, October 28th for an afternoon of live music with Helium Taxi!! Helium Taxi is a new Austin group that aims to continue the explorations of others who’ve taken bluegrass instrumentation and textures to cool new places. Blending bluegrass with jazz (gypsy, bebop, and beyond), Western swing, rock, and anything else that inspires curious pickers is a practice that’s been alive and well on the fringes of the ever-expanding bluegrass universe for decades now. Artists like David Grisman, Darol Anger, Mike Marshall, Sam Bush, and Béla Fleck have already inspired multiple new generations of musicians to learn the […]

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Fort Defiance

Join us Sunday, November 11th for an afternoon of live music with Fort Defiance!! Fort Defiance is an Americana duo from Nashville, TN, consisting of Jordan Eastman and Laurel Lane. Hailed for their honest songwriting, timeless harmonies, and high-energy stage performance, the husband and wife have been touring relentlessly, playing over 250 shows a year. Their passion and grassroots work ethic has garnered heavy attention from around the globe, causing critics to call them “Breathtakingly seductive” (That Music Magazine) and “Good, honest, and full of real heart” (Orlando Weekly). For more information visit: www.fortdefiance.com www.vistabrewingtx.com

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