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Alyson Alonzo Sheds Light on Her Musical Roots and Her Debut EP The Romantic

Alyson Alonzo Sheds Light on Her Musical Roots and Her Debut EP The Romantic

It’s not exactly a surprise that Alyson Alonzo names Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald as some of her main musical influences. With a voice as big as the legends that inspired her, the 30-year-old, openly gay musician has become a well-known name in San Antonio’s indie-music circuit. From killing her set at Maverick Music Festival

Local Musician and Poet Lourdes Pérez Doesn’t Hold Back

It all started when she declared, “I have to sing” following a Mercedes Sosa concert at Bass Concert Hall in Austin in 1992. Lourdes Pérez, out poet, musician and activist, made the declaration to her now-wife and manager, Annette D’Armata. Now married for 27 years, they said they would give the music venture 100 percent

Yes Alexander to Perform at Limelight Friday

You may recognize Yes Alexander as the vocalist for the indie folk-rock band The Casual Lust, or perhaps through her collaborations with the hip-hop production duo Blue Sky Black Death. (In 2008 Yes Alexander’s vocals were featured on the BSBD album Slow Burning Lights.) But you may also recognize this Brooklyn-based queer singer-songwriter (who’s also

Phanie in Oz: A Musical Journey

To me, being on tour is like Dorothy walking into Oz. You leave all you’re familiar with and discover a new world. You never know what you’re going to come across. There are so many characters you encounter. Even your own band takes on a role. You have your Scarecrows and Tin Men, your good

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