Archive for October 3rd, 2009

Kings of Leon, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Wrap Austin City Limits Day One

October 3rd, 2009
Photo: Miller/FilmMagic There was a large eyeball suspended at the rear of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs‘ stage setup Friday night, a fitting prop for a band that prides itself on spectacle. The band’s Austin City Limits show was the second for which they stepped in as a replacement for the ailing Beastie Boys (the first was Lollapalooza), and if some of their typical razor sharpness had been blunted from all the subbing, that just meant that ...

Them Crooked Vultures Jolt Austin City Limits, Plus Phoenix, Avett Brothers Rock Day One

October 3rd, 2009
Photograph by Brian Birzer The Austin City Limits Festival, held in Austin’s Zilker Park and currently in its seventh year, boasts a bill that roams the stylistic spectrum, but its first day proved a fine opportunity to get a good, long look at the changing face of country. See Day One of Austin City Limits in photos. Cool breezes won out against the blazing sun on Friday, which was the perfect complement to the afternoon’s more tranquil ...