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Rally For Texas Beer Freedom at Main Plaza tomorrow

February 24, 2011
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Rally For Texas Beer Freedom at Main Plaza tomorrow

Two weeks ago, the Current’s resident beer reviewer Travis E. Poling let you know about the Rally For Texas Beer Freedom happening this Friday, February 25 at Main Plaza (115 N Main Street) in front of San Fernando Cathedral. You can check out Travis’ full Bottle & Tap column from the February 16-22 issue...
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Houston thrashers Legion invade Zombies

February 16, 2011
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Houston thrashers Legion invade Zombies

Two weekends ago, I trekked up I-35 with friends for a solid Saturday night of face-melting metal at Emo’s in Austin. Though I have plenty of ways to get my metal fix in San Antonio, we wanted to check out Times Of Grace, the new project that reunites current Killswitch Engage guitarist/producer Adam Dutkiewicz...
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Broken Teeth: Up Close and Personal

January 6, 2011
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Broken Teeth: Up Close and Personal

This week, I put my mouthguard in to chat up Broken Teeth frontman Jason McMaster in advance of the Austin-based band’s Friday gig at Nightrocker Live. Broken Teeth skull-stomp the line between heavy metal and high-voltage Texas rock ’n’ roll — think old-school AC/DC-style riff rock with the swagger and explosive live show to...
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Tats For Tots

December 17, 2010
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Tats For Tots

You’ve definitely heard of Toys for Tots — but how about Tats for Tots? Yeah, we know the tagline is a little odd at first glance, but Flesh Electric Tattoo is utilizing their platform to give back this holiday season. The Northside shop has decided to donate 100-percent of their proceeds from Saturday, December...
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Late Night, Great Bite

November 28, 2010
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Late Night, Great Bite

Thanksgiving weekend was the perfect time to check out Evil Olive Elixir Lounge, the new bar/diner that just opened on Thousand Oaks and Jones Maltsberger. Although Evil Olive occupies the former site of Jack’s Patio Bar, the interior has been completely redone and is markedly spacious. Doors officially opened on the ever-popular bar night...
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Alamo Drafthouse Opens In Stone Oak

November 3, 2010
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Alamo Drafthouse Opens In Stone Oak

As if you didn’t already know it, Stone Oak, you’re officially on the grid. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has just opened a third location in SA, and you’re the newest recipient of its specialty screenings, full dinner menu, and extensive beer selection. Located off 281 just North of Stone Oak Parkway, the new location will feature...
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The Mix Reels In Making Movies

October 28, 2010
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The Mix Reels In Making Movies

You’ve already been prodded to hit The Mix tomorrow night by Sound and Fury, but consider this your second warning! Pop Pistol brings their brand of groovy guitar rock to The Mix, but they’re not alone — home after a two-week stint in the Midwest and New York, the band is...
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Zombies Roam The Streets, Hit The Track

October 21, 2010
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Zombies Roam The Streets, Hit The Track

Want to kick-start the Halloween festivities early? Look no further. San Antonio Roller Derby and the SA Zombie Walk give you the perfect reason to dress up all week. SARD preps for Hallow’s Eve this Sunday with Monster Mash-Up — skaters from around Texas will mash it up on the track in...
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Brotherhood Plays CD Release Show

October 15, 2010
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Brotherhood Plays CD Release Show

Local metal heavyweights Brotherhood celebrate their new EP, The Struggle, with a release show this Saturday, October 16th, at the White Rabbit. Drummer Dave McConnell said the show is $5 to get in and $5 for a 30 minute EP that the band poured everything they had into — he wants you to spread...
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Pop Pistol Conquers The Midwest, East Coast

October 8, 2010
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Pop Pistol Conquers The Midwest, East Coast

This week, I had the opportunity to catch up with Pop Pistol bassist George Garza about the band’s recent Midwestern/East Coast tour, which included notable stops in Chicago, Kansas City, Brooklyn, and more. One of the highlights for Garza was playing a large outdoor stage in the Kansas City Power and Light District,...
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