Monday, February 14, 2011

And the Grammy goes to...

From the Beiber fever department... Austin really represented at the Grammys! We took home the best new artist too!

Ryan Bingham (Austin)
-Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for The Weary Kind with T Bone Burnett (New West)

Patty Griffin (Austin)
-Best Traditional Gospel Album for Downtown Church (Credential Recordings)

Grupo Fantasma (Austin)
-Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album for El Existential (Nat Geo Music)

Rob Jones (Austin)
-Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package for Under Great White Northern Lights (Limited Edition Box Set) with Jack White (Third Man/Warner Bros.)

Pinetop Perkins (Austin)
-Best Traditional Blues Album for Joined at the Hip (with Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith) (Telarc)

Esperanza Spalding (Austin)
-Best New Artist

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Hip Hop: Then & Now Featuring Common and Chuck D

From the frozen department... I wish I was a student again! Chuck D and Common will be at the UT Student Activity Center Ballroom on Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 7pm leading a discussion on the past, present, and future of hip hop! If someone can get me in, let me know! I still have my old UT id. :)

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