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GIVEAWAY: Invincible Czars Tickets and MORE!

June 27, 2012 0

Austin’s Invincible Czars have made their mark by creating exceptionally original music: songs and instrumental pieces that are like four-to-five minute mini-symphonies chock full of memorable melodies, meticulous arrangements, dynamics, and humor. Their music fuses […]


In Praise of the Ukulele

May 30, 2012 3

Later tonight, I’ll kiss the kids goodnight and head downtown to see Tune-yards at the Mohawk. I really love her postfeminist, mashup, experimental, loopy music — it makes me think and dance and sing and […]


Top 5 SXSW Kid-Friendly Events 2012

February 28, 2012 0

A young fan at SXSW 2011, taking a walk in the wagon along South Congress. Two truths about Austin, Texas during Spring Break: The SXSW Music, Film and Interactive conferences bring 10,000+ people to town […]


LiveMom GIVEAWAY: The Laurie Berkner Band

February 20, 2012 0

Would your kids like to party like an animal with Children’s music superstars and Nick Jr. channel favorites The Laurie Berkner Band? The “Animal Party” tour will be in Austin at The Paramount Theatre on […]


ACL Preview: Sara Hickman

September 12, 2011 1

For many music lovers, the wait is (almost) over. This Friday, the 10th Austin City Limits Festival will get underway at Zilker Park. Right now the forecast calls for highs in the 90s and lows […]

Austin Music Mama

Austin Kiddie Limits is Cool!

October 12, 2010 2

ACL is over and I’m exhausted! I feel like the three days easily felt like a week, if not more. Partaking in all that is Austin City Limits requires a lot of energy and a […]

Austin Music Mama

Austin City Limits has Kindie Rock!

October 9, 2010 0

Doug Snyder, lead singer of The Jellydots, is a veteran musician on the Austin Kiddie Limits stage at ACL. Austin City Limits 2010 marks his third year to perform at the festival. He got his […]

Austin Music Mama

ACL Rising Stars: Vonnegutt

October 8, 2010 4

You know you are old when instead of daydreaming about the lead singer at a live show you imagine your twelve year old son as being the one on stage. Kyle Lucas, hip-hopper extraordinaire, jumped […]

Austin Foodie Mama

Thursday’s Dish : Eating Your Way Through ACL

October 7, 2010 6

The amount and variety of food being offered at ACL 2010 is astounding. Check out the list of restaurants and menus! I can totally see spending three days satisfying two of my senses : hearing […]

Austin Music Mama

Austin Kiddie Limits Featured Artist: Frances England

October 6, 2010 6

Frances England, mom and performer, will be playing at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on the Kiddie Limits stage on Saturday, October 9th from 2:30-2:55pm and again on Sunday from 3:00- 3:25pm.  We thought […]

Austin Music Mama

Austin City Limits Special Feature: The Verve Pipe

October 5, 2010 2

Many of you will remember The Verve Pipe from the mid-nineties when they gained popularity with their song “Freshman”. While The Verve Pipe has done a lot since “Freshman” hit the airwaves, the dark song about suicide and […]

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We’re going to ACL, baby!

September 14, 2010 0

Can you believe that the Austin City Limits Music Festival has been around for eight years already? And can you believe that in all of those eight years, I haven’t made it to one show? […]

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Have kids, will SXSW

March 16, 2010 7

Whenever the subject of South by Southwest comes up in conversation among my fellow moms, there are sighs. Wistful looks. Then there are the moms who are used to taking their children anywhere who don’t […]

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FREE Show Tonight!

May 27, 2009 0

I feel like this site is turning into an entertainment site for local families because I’ve been posting so many different events or resources for finding events lately. But there’s  so much cool stuff happening […]

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Austin Music Mama

No Nap Happy Hour

March 12, 2009 0

Enjoy a family music showcase at Ruta Maya from 3:00 – 6:00pm on March 20th! Who’s playing? Adam Levy (Honeydogs, Bunny Clogs) Laura Freeman plus the Hey Lollies Mr. Leebot plus his robotness Jason Kleinberg […]

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