Rachael Ray‘s Feedback Party will celebrate it’s 10th anniversary at SXSW in Austin, TX. De La Soul, Action Bronson, and many more artists will perform across the three stages at Stubb’s BBQ on March 18. The six-hour event includes FREE admission to live music and tons of free food. This year’s menu includes “Tater Tot […]

Universal Music Group is bringing a stacked lineup with three days of live music at SXSW. Check out this year’s lineup of shows to be held at Antone’s in Austin, TX from March 15-17. WEDNESDAY 03.15.17 11:30AM – 3:30PM NAWAS // THE SKINS // OCEAN PARK STANDOFF // POWERS // AQUILO 3:30PM – 5:00PM CIRCA […]

Mazda Studio at Empire’s lineup 2017 SXSW is one of the best we’ve seen this year! Check out the lineups below of shows at Empire from Stereogum, SPIN, VIBE, and more. MAZDA STUDIO AT EMPIRE GARAGE MONDAY, MARCH 13 Heard’s 7th Annual Music Tech Mashup 11:30 Robert Glasper with Bilal, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott, Taylor McFerrin, Derrick […]

The RCA House will host their SXSW music showcase at Collide @ Container Bar. Artists set to perform at The RCA Records House include Khalid, Rob $tone, and more! For more info on how to RSVP and attend for FREE click HERE.

Urban Outfitters is setting up their own music showcase for SXSW in Austin. From March 15-18, UO Space 24 Twenty will present 4 full days of live music for the FREE. Artists performing include D.R.A.M, Chloe x Halle, The Internet, Khalid and many more. Check out the full list of vibes below: LINEUP Wednesday, March […]

Sugar Land Police Department Teen Academy applications will be accepted through March 6. The Teen Academy is a new program intended to engage students in a variety of topics designed to foster relationships, trust and understanding between officers and teens. Participants will have an opportunity to gain an understanding of police operations through specialized presentations […]

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Houston’s own kidpreneur Kamryn Johnson is doing big things already at the young age of 10! Since the age of 3, Johnson has pursued a career in acting and is no stranger to the big screen. She’s starred in Queen Latifah‘s movie Bessie, The Real talk show, and plays Octavia Spencer‘s daughter in Hidden Figures! Watch Kamryn‘s full interview with the Madd Hatta Morning […]


Check out one Houston family’s quest to adopt…

The Box Boyz J-Que and J Mac headed to the 2016 BET Awards and brought back a social media award from BET!   We couldn’t have done it without help from all fans of 97.9 including Beat King, Slim Thug, Paul Wall and more.   Check out all 97.9’s tweets below from the BET radio room. Follow @979TheBox, […]