Entertainment

We wouldn’t be the “Live Music Capital of the World” if we didn’t push out a few rock stars here and there. 

Here are just a few of the events that our wonderful city has to offer. 

Here's a small sampling of the eclectic music scene that Austin has to offer.

With headphones coming in all shapes, sizes, colors and prices, how do you decide what constitutes a truly good pair?

With the holidays fast approaching, we say goodbye to hot, sunny days and hello to cold, winter evenings along with the glorious music you’ve learned to love (or hate).

Classic holiday movies will always have a place in our hearts, and no holiday would feel complete without them.

Are you lacking in holiday spirit? We have you covered.

We have all encountered that one musical act that sticks with us because they use some sort of quirk or gimmick. From KISS’ face paint to Miley Cyrus’, well, you know, there are plenty of strange fashion choices to keep audiences entertained.

Fun Fun Fun Nites is a series of after-hour special performances of both comedic and musical nature that begin on Thursday, Nov. 7 — the night before the daytime festival begins

Matt Bearden is the comedian and host of PUNCH!, which was created to expose comics and the comedic scene in Austin.

KVRX, UT’s student-run radio station, has always embraced their mission to play ‘none of the hits, all of the time.’ With multiple talk shows, DJs and blogs, KVRX is always eager to find new music and feature underground bands.

Music-festival season is in full swing, and Fun Fun Fun Fest is up next on the list. With three days and four nights of FFF Fest action kicking off this evening, it’s time to get stoked.

The organizers of Fun Fun Fun Fest proudly claim on their website that their festival caters to the “most passionate, underground and progressive musicians,” and for bands and hip-hop artists, this couldn’t be truer.

A selection of photos that were taken at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 at Auditorium Shores.

No new album, no new tour — releasing two new singles and playing Fun Fun Fun Fest is all the future activity The Impossibles have confirmed, for now.

In a dimly lit lounge, you listen to verses spoken in Middle English while nibbling away at your scrumptious bread pudding. 

UT journalism student Rachel Robillard dove into the summer fun that the Texas Rowing Center provides for Austinities for her Reporting: Words journalism class.

Special Editions Editor Alex Vickery breaks down what happened this past weekend at the Free Press Summer Festival in Houston.

Backyard barbecues, days by the pool or even a summer running playlist — we’ve all got those songs that seem to ooze sunscreen out of the speakers. We asked local musicians to share their ultimate summer soundtracks.

Get the scoop on which bands you won't want to miss during this year's Austin Psych Fest, from April 26 to 28.

UT Department of Textiles and Apparel Senior Lecturer Eve Nichols informs us about the academic study of fashion and how UT students will be involved in Austin Fashion Week.

Guest writer Chris Gilman from the Texas Travesty returns to Longhorn Life with this fake and laugh-inducing interview with Macklemore.

Austin Fashion Week features style-filled events and runway shows that feature both national and local designers, such as these four Austin-based fashionistas: Ross Bennett, Gail Chovan, Stephen Moser and Kendra Scott.

The Blanton is a great place to go when you need a quiet break on campus.