Show Review: Manchester Orchestra @ Emo’s (11.4)

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Just when it looked like we were going to skip that whole fall season thing, last night’s rain and cold front had us grateful for the change in venues from the Scoot Inn to Emo’s. This same rain didn’t prevent people from getting there early to catch the opening act, even despite the 6:30 door times. It was a night of appreciation for beauty in simplicity, where opener Chris Staples did his part to warm the crowd for the elegance of Manchester Orchestra. Read on for a brief synopsis of the evening. Read more

Tuesday Austin Show Spotlight

austin_live_music_retailrI know we’ve all got our eyes on the Fun Fest prize, but let’s not forget that there are some great things happening in town, leading up to the night. There’s a great album release, a good local show, and some traveling bands that deserve some attention.  If you check below, you can see some of the places on your list…there’s something for everyone. If tickets are available beforehand, you can pick them up by clicking the price. Enjoy your Tuesday.  Read more

Manchester Orchestra @ Emos (3/3)

Date 3/3/10
Location Emos
Doors 7pm
Tickets $14 @ Ticketweb

Emo’s is the place to be on your Wednesday night of music in Austin with another set by Hotlanta band Manchester Orchestra.  Be prepared for 3 openers prior to the headliners with music from The Features, Chris Staples, and O’Brother.  That lineup is definitely worth the ticket price.

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Download: Manchester Orchestra – I’ve Got Friends [MP3]

Manchester Orchestra In Austin (5/26)

man_orch_01Hotlanta rockers Manchester Orchestra are coming through town on Tuesday and have two shows lined up for you Austin music lovers.  First show is a Waterloo Records in-store which starts around 5pm and will of course have free keg beer if you get there early enough.  Second show will be a full on proper set at Emo’s later in the evening at 8pm.  This show features Audrye Sessions, Fun and Winston Audio playing in support.  Tickets are on sale for $10.

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Download: Manchester Orchestra – I’ve Got Friends [MP3]