Events, MR Fest

Jackman Plays At Stonewall

By Allison Johnson Live Blogger   “This is our second show ever,” said guitarist, Donnie. Jackman was the second band to perform at Stonewall today for rock music.  A couple of their influences are Manchester Orchestra and Coldplay. The band payed homage to Manchester Orchestra, covering “Now That You’re Home” for their second song. Jackman […]

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Shaker Hymns Lives Up To Its Name

By Martin Ramirez Live Blogger The third band to shake up MR Fest at the Buzz Mill was Austin-based band, Shaker Hymns. Immediately after setting up, Shaker Hymns garnered a large crowd and proceeded to rock out. After the first two acts being mellow and soulful sounds, this band was a welcomed abrupt change of […]

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Madisons Turn it Out

By Martin Ramirez Live Blogger Before, I thought Shaker Hymns were the most successful in bringing the crowd today. However, the Madisons came and changed all of that. As soon as the lead vocalist, Dominic Solis cracked a joke, he had the crowd at his mercy. After being at the Buzz Mill for four hours, […]

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Deep In the Heart of MR Fest

By Hannah Wisterman Live Reporter At the Hitch, it is impossible to ignore that we are in Texas. Saturday afternoon lunches from half a dozen different cultures, the capricious and rather unforgiving early summer heat, and the undoubtedly southwestern twang of each guitar and croon…this is the San Marcos experience for many. Christian Sparks, the […]

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MR Fest at Kiva

By Joseph Bonney Live Blogger It’s 12:45 when the first band of the day, Bogan Villa, begins setting up for the show.  They look like they just came out of the 60s with their wavy attire, but they’re ready to start by 12:50.  The crowd slowly forms around the group as if an aura grabbed […]

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Shoegaze at AquaBrew

By Savannah Olson Music Journalist On April 29, the bars and music venues of San Marcos have transformed from their usual valor of serving drinks and presenting music, to becoming venues for MR Fest 2017. Here at AquaBrew, the same change is happening before our eyes. The bands performing on this sunny day at AquaBrew […]

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Cory Mann Starts at Buzzmill

By Martin Ramirez Live Reporter Local artist Cory Mann kicked off MR Fest at the Buzzmill with only his guitar and voice. The San Marcos musician first began his music career by being in a thrash metal band with his brother in Waco for three years. I got to sit down and do a small […]

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