Music reflects history, and so do the places that play host to countless shows, crowds and scenes over time. Dead Venues Live combines today's artists with yesterday's haunts, showcasing performances by up-and-coming bands on location, where these landmark venues first started checking IDs.
Last month, we posted about the first episode of "Dead Venues Live" with Ume. Now, the third installment of "Dead Venues Live" brings us The Strange Boys performing "Who Needs Who More". (Via Dell Lounge)
Tim Kerr, veteran of the seminal Austin punk band The Big Boys, tells us about the The Ritz. Originally a movie theater, the building was vacant for many years - ideal for Austin's DIY punk movement in the 1980s. The Strange Boys chime in on the conversation, talking about present-day hardships in the music scene.