Bryant Liggett

Position: Special to the Herald


About: Bryant Liggett is a freelancewriter and KDUR station manager.

Events lineup includes bears and a new band

I am glad Snowdown has come and gone with little injury to myself and my friends except a dent in some checking accounts, a black eye, some random embarrassment and a handful of hangovers. Nice...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | COLUMN: Downtown Lowdown

North Carolina's The Refugees to be at Hank

The toughest part about being a professional, touring, recording musician has got to be the songwriting.Sure perfecting your instrument(s) is a major deal, but without the ability to craft songs,...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | COLUMN: Downtown Lowdown

Split Lip Rayfield to make its Durango debut

It keeps getting tougher  for a band to be labeled "original."Bands sound like other bands and musicians sound like other musicians. Unfortunately, that's the nature of the business. A lot of...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | COLUMN: Downtown Lowdown

Local singer to perform, releases CD

I'd like to think most musicians obsess over their craft. Some musicians write and play music out of a love of the hobby; others study music in school, arguably one of the more challenging...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | COLUMN: Downtown Lowdown

Coming week promises to be musical overflow

Too much of a good thing is just that: good. Often the mid-part of January will offer just about nothing in musical entertainment. That strange post-holiday time where you just want to stay home...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | COLUMN: Downtown Lowdown

South Austin Jug Band bids farewell

A decade is a decent run for a band. It's plenty of time to accomplish a lot in music.Maybe you hold court on a regular night at a prominent spot in your city. You tour a little bit and see the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | COLUMN: Downtown Lowdown

Bluesman Colin Lake plays solo, mostly

Musicians who can both play out in their loud rock bands, and play solo acoustic shows may have the best of both worlds. They can blast it loud and large on tour with a big band or they can do an...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2009 | COLUMN: Downtown Lowdown

Five concerts to remember from 2008

Did you see any live music this last year? If you're like me, maybe you saw a lot. Some shows were great, some weren't. For me, some were work assignments, but many, fortunately, were not.I was...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2009 | COLUMN: Downtown Lowdown

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