Empire Control Room & Garage
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604 E. Seventh St.
Austin, TX 78701
A rock-indie-post/punk-something-or-other band from Austin, Texas. Started in 2010 by Jay and Cody, the two recorded a couple EP's under the name "The Sound and The Fury." They then added Michael and Moman to the group and started playing live....
After nearly 8 years of playing together in multiple bands, Roman Mitchell, Guitar and Vocals, and Jonathan Mora, drums and vocals, are at a place where they can make the music they always wanted to make....
According to friends who’ve heard advance mixes of our debut EP, they hear influences from late 60s Beatles, the Band, Otis Redding, and some newer bands like Coldplay, Radiohead and the Shins. Lots of great melodies, harmonies and beats as well as great lyrics and interesting instrumentals.
What started as a jam band to fill a last minute gig, Jericho! has turned into a full fledged rock group. Pulling influence from Radiohead to Phish to Dr. Dre, the band is as diverse as it's fans. Jericho! is composed of: Lowell Carrico (Austin, TX) Drew Walker (Kemah, TX) Marshall Witte (Austin, TX).
Living Colour's Will Calhoun was easily one of the most talented rock drummers to emerge during the late '80s. Born on July 22, 1964 and raised in the Bronx, New York, Calhoun graduated from the Berklee School of Music in Boston during the early '80s....
As the longtime musical director for soul legend James Brown's renowned backing unit the J.B.'s, trombonist Fred Wesley was the world's most famous sideman, orchestrating the sinuous grooves and contributing the bold, surgically precise solos that defined the language of funk....
“I’m on a mission from God,” Taye Cannon deadpanned before breaking into laughter. “Well, maybe not exactly, but it kinda felt that way at first, and it still does sometimes.” Ok, so the Blues Brothers reference is a little cringe-worthy, but it’s an apt description for the path Cannon traveled assembling Austin-based ROXY ROCA, although the Blues Brothers story starts off in jail, and Taye’s starts in, well, Alabama....
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Fri 12/19 8:00p
Fri 11/21 8:00p
Sat 9/6 7:00p
Fri 10/3 1:00p
Sat 9/13 7:00p
|09/01||8:00 pm||Empire Movie Monday Double Feature|
|09/04||8:00 pm||David Ruffins Album Release Party|
|09/05||9:00 pm||Crichy Crich, J Clark, Zkosta|
|9:00 pm||Selecta Q45, MC Jah Ray|
|09/08||8:00 pm||Empire Movie Monday Double Feature|
|09/09||7:00 pm||Resonant Frequency, Jericho|
|9:00 pm||Roxy Roca - All Star Night Of Funk With Fred Wesley, Will Calhoun, Norwood Fischer, Blackbird Mc Knight, J Ro Robinson, And|
|09/11||9:00 pm||Lone, Konx-om-pax|
|09/17||5:00 pm||Paradise Fears|
|09/19||7:00 pm||Weekender - Friday Only Pass|
|09/20||8:00 pm||Antwon - Weekender Austin|
|9:00 pm||Blockhead W/ Elaquent And Yppah|
|10/02||8:30 pm||Ty Dolla Sign|
|11/15||9:00 pm||Govinda W/ Living Light + Art Bazaar & Gallery || Sat. Nov. 15 Th|
|11/22||9:00 pm||Minnesota + G Jones + Jackal || Thanksgiving Breakout Party & After Party|