Yet another contender for album of the year, Little Joy, will be bringing their indie rock supergroup to The Parish on Saturday evening. Doors open up at 8pm with tickets available now for only $12. If you read our review of the band’s debut LP, you know we are pumped about this one. Here’s a standout track from the album “Keep Me in Mind”.
Download: Little Joy – Keep Me in Mind [MP3]
ATH had the pleasure to cover The Walkmen show last Friday night at The Parish. Read our full show review and take a look at some pictures from the show after the jump.
Let the season of giving begin! One of the hottest bands in the UK right now, The Ting Tings, will be embarking on a rare US tour which includes a stop at the Parish in Austin. The show isn’t until Sunday the 19th of October, but we’ve got a couple of tickets to give away to one lucky winner. On top of the free tickets, our winner will also receieve a signed drum head from the band. That’s not all.. just to keep things lively around here, we’ll award a runner-up with a copy of the band’s latest CD We Started Nothing. To enter, drop a comment that tells us why you’re excited about the Ting Tings leaving their island home and stopping off in Austin. Entry for the contest closes next Thursday and winners will be contacted by e-mail (so leave one). Preview the show with The Ting Tings catchy single “Shut Up and Let Me Go”
Download: Ting Tings – Shut Up and Let Me Go [MP3]
The Walkmen will be showing up at The Parish on Friday night and we suggest you make it out. Tickets for the show are only $15 and can be bought from the Front Gate Tickets website. Also, check out the band’s recent single “Red Moon” elsewhere on our nice website.
The crooning pop of Ra Ra Riot will make its way into Austin this Friday, twice! They will be playing a free show at our favorite record store, Waterloo Records at 5 PM. Then they’ll graba bite to eat before heading on over to the Parish to close out the evening. If you’re not sure about whether you want to go, just check out our review of the latest album The Rhumb Line .
You can find yourself tickets for the show at Frontgate Tickets.
Jonathan Richman should be one of the most celebrated musicians in the music business, but then again, that might just be my opinion. The former member of The Modern Lovers makes his way to Austin this Wednesday night at The Parish. This is definitely one of those shows you don’t want to miss.
Find yourself a pair of tickets here.
We’ve talked about Dr. Dog so much on this site, we’re glad we finally have a show to tell you about. The boys from Philly will be playing Saturday night at The Parish in Austin for only $14. Buy your tickets to the show before they sell out or read our recent review of Dr. Dog’s latest album Fate.
In front of a sell out crowd at The Parish on Wednesday night, Brooklyn’s finest The Hold Steady set off some M80’s with their raucous set-opener “Constructive Summer.” “We’re gonna build something this summer,” declared frontman Craig Finn as the “party pit” stumbled their way to the front of the stage. Touring in support of Stay Positive, the gang was sharper than keyboardist Franz Nicolay’s on-stage attire and brought a steady flow of beer-drinking, pot-smoking, Max Weinberg-lovin’, ass-shaking rock ‘n’ roll. This was my third time seeing The Hold Steady and by far, their best show in Austin yet. A lot had to do with the Parish’s flawless acoustics and the band’s diverse choice of songs for the evening (review and set list after the jump). Read more
Everyone’s favorite bar band, and I mean that in the most sincere way possible, is heading to Austin tomorrow night. The Hold Steady plan to melt faces and show the crowd a glorious time tomorrow at The Parish. The band’s live show has won over fans all over the world, so be sure to get there, otherwise you might feel left out when all your fans brag about the awesome show they saw. The Hold Steady will be accompanied by The Loved Ones.
Unfortunately, the show has just sold out. You might want to check out craigslist, or just show up and see if someone will sell you their ticket.
Dr. Dog recently dropped a new single off their upcoming album Fate due out July 22nd. The new song is called “The Old Days”. The band will also be playing the Parish Room in Austin on Sep. 13th. That may be too far ahead to plan for some of you but if your worried about it selling out, you should get those tickets now my friends.