Rolling Happy Hour: Audic Empire, Urban Heat, Daddy Nat

Rolling Happy Hour: Audic Empire, Urban Heat, Daddy Nat
The Rolling Happy Hour went all After Dark at Armadillo Den on August 12, 2021. Thanks to Audic Empire, Urban Heat and Daddy Nat for a great show. And as always thanks to our partners at 3rd & Lamar for putting on the show with us (and for the sweet photo above)....
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Rolling Happy Hour: Gordy Quist at Waterloo Records

Rolling Happy Hour: Gordy Quist at Waterloo Records
A couple weeks ago, we debuted the Rolling Happy Hour at Waterloo Records with Gordy Quist of Band of Heathens and Ricky Ray Jackson of The Tender Things. The show was a blast, and now you can watch the full video below.  We're working on the next shows and have a ton...
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Introducing The Rolling Happy Hour

Introducing The Rolling Happy Hour
As an Austin company, live music and events are part of our DNA. We started selling boots and flops from our Airstream at 3rd & Congress, right in the heart of the entertainment district. We sold to thousands of visitors and locals alike at SXSW, and also brought the Airstream...
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Austin Dining Guide: Best Takeout Restaurants for To-Go Feasting

Austin Dining Guide: Best Takeout Restaurants for To-Go Feasting
The one potential bright spot to the whole global pandemic, everyone-trapped-in-their-houses-for-over-a-year thing is this: it’s a lazy person’s paradise. Businesses have shifted how they operate to work in this new era, and everything from childcare pickup to doctor visits has been made easier. It’s a golden age for convenience and...
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Our new Waterloo Records partnership: Boots, flops & records

Our new Waterloo Records partnership: Boots, flops & records
Music is inseparable from Austin. It’s part of the city. Like swimming in Barton Springs in the summer, posting up on patios in the winter, or hitting up 3 different Tex Mex spots in one evening to sample all the finest Mexican Martinis. We always knew we wanted to make...
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Austin Holiday Traditions Guide: Making it Work for Covid Edition

Austin Trail of Lights Skyline
With a high percentage of patio-friendly days even in December, Austin may not look like a classic winter wonderland during the holidays. But we have a ton of festive-AF traditions to make the season bright. Some of them are cancelled this year, but many are still on in a slightly...
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Austin dining guide: ATX restaurant institutions

Austin dining guide: ATX restaurant institutions
When I first moved to Austin in 1998, there were some solid Tex Mex options, but not much else. Now that we’re all cosmopolitan and full of Californians, the restaurant and bar scene has gotten legit. There are so many great options, from amazing barbecue, to world-class sushi, to Japanese-Texas...
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The Alvies blog is a sappy-yet-also-hard-rocking love song to boots: how they’re made, how they’re worn, and who they’re for (spoiler: they’re for everyone). It’s also a tribute to the great city of Austin, Texas. And a place to get the latest Alvies news.