Alamo City Film Festival 2016

ANNOUNCING 2nd ANNUAL ALAMO CITY FILM FESTIVAL

Film Festival takes over Cinema Spotlight in Central Texas
SAN ANTONIO, TX October 3rd, 2016
The Alamo City Film Festival brings the heat with its second annual film festival. Join cinema fanatics for this once a year opportunity to view original filmmaking and rub elbows with celebrities at the newly renovated Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Alamo City Film Festival is taking over the historic downtown of San Antonio, Texas on October 27th-30th to showcase narrative and documentary films from emerging independent filmmakers from around the world. After judges carefully considered hundreds of films submitted from 21 countries all over the globe; the Alamo City Film Festival is proud to announce the screening of two World Premieres, three Texas Premieres, and two San Antonio Premieres. Diversity will be celebrated with films reigning from Spain, UK, Turkey, Canada, Mexico and including fourteen San Antonio locally produced films all accessible to audience members all weekend long.

ACFF Friday & Saturday night premieres will include two incredible films “Dead Awake” starring Jesse Bradford (Swim Fan, Bring It On), Jocelin Donahue (Insidious Chapter 2, StartUp), Jesse Borrego (American Crime, Blood In Blood Out, Con Air, Dexter), Lori Petty (Orange Is The New Black, Point Break, Tank Girl) and “Slash” starring Michael Johnston (Teen Wolf), Hannah Marks (Amazing Spider Man), Michael Ian Black (Inside Amy Schumer, Another Period), Angela Kinsey (The Office) with additional celebrities being announced soon.

Want more? Grab an ACFF VIP ACFF VIP Badge to attend the Grand Opening Ceremony along the Riverwalk on Thursday, October 27th and exclusive access to Friday and Saturday night After Parties. Sunday will be the filmmakers brunch where a panel of judges from the entertainment industry will be awarding film prizes to “Best Feature”, “Best Documentary”, “Best Short”, and “Best Shot in Texas”.

Alamo City Film Festival takes place in conjunction with the renowned Alamo City Comic Con (ACCC), one of the largest comic conventions in the United States, topping the charts with over 83,000 attendees in 2015. The Lila Cockrell Theatre will also be host to filmmakers from San Antonio and from around Texas, representing the iconic Alamo, now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Tickets now on sale; $100 for a duo ACFF VIP Badge / ACCC 3-Day Pass, $45 for ACFF 2-Day Badge, individual Friday or Saturday day passes are $25, and $7 for individual premieres and short blocks. Tickets available for purchase on the ACFF website www.alamocityfilmfestival.com. Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram @alamocityfilm #ACFF2016. For more information, film inquiries, or 2016 press credentials, please email info@alamocityfilmfestival.com

Buy your tickets here!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alamo-city-international-film-festival-2016-tickets-22420472236

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River City Rockfest 2016

River City Rockfest 2016

We were extremely lucky this year, to get in as media for the 2016 River City Rockfest and WOW…. Just WOW. The lineup was outstanding as always, and included Avatar, Red Sun Rising, Pop Evil, Bullet For My Valentine, Hatebreed, Devil Driver, The Sword, Disturbed, POD, SixxAM, Sevendust, Megadeth, Scorpions, and local favorites, Donella Drive, Lynwood King Revival, and The Heroine. Between our resident sound guy, assistant artist manager, and promotions guy Roland and I, we couldn't hit all of the bands, and even passed out for one of my favorites, The Heroine. We did the best we could in the scorching Texas heat, for over nine hours, on our feet most of the day, and loving every bit of the media pits in front of the stages. Personally, I was there to see Scorpions, Megadeth, Donella Drive, The Heroine, and SixxAM, so four out of five ain't bad. Much love to The Heroine, and a tremendous amount of sadness for missing you guys on stage. Here's hoping you guys get in for another amazing year of River City Rock Fest! The event was chock full of food trucks, beer, music, passed out people on the floor, skimpy outfits, sweaty dudes, ear plugs, and tons of merch, and was the best concert experience ever, thanks to The AT&T Center and Spurs Entertainment allowing us to cover the event with media passes. There were over 27,800 in attendance, surpassing last years show and proving that San Antonio rocks and is always ready to party. Below are just some of the shots we got from the show. Enjoy!

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Episode 46: #LMW2015 Slowlikefire RADIO

Episode 46: #LMW2015 Slowlikefire RADIO

Finally, the episode is finally out, after much delay. I’ve been sick the last few days and am still trying to get my voice back, so I’ll keep this intro minimal. First off, we’ve got a special release from our friends at The Black Market Club with their new single Juan Pablo, which will be off of their upcoming release.

Next, we’re finally releasing a Slowlikefire RADIO episode of their first EP Thieves By Nature. Once we’ve made it through Local Music Week, we will dedicate another episode to their first full length album release, City Of Echoes. For now, here’s Slowlikefire’s Thieves By Nature:

My Name Is Billy Jean Davey
En Vacio
Take This As Goodbye
Thieves By Nature
The Sex
I’ve Come To Set The Record Straight

Finally, we’ve got a VERY special appearance of a one time San Antonio band, now a very well known national act, Nothing More. Huge shout out to Slowlikefire for introducing me to their music. Hopefully you enjoy their newest single, Jenny. Be sure to check out their webpage on our website at www.210LocalMedia.com/NothingMore and on their own website, www.nothingmore.net

This is the launch of local Music Week and I apologize for missing the first day of events, but there’s plenty more that you can find all over social media if you use #LMW2015 Thanks to Local 782, SATX Music, and Do210 for being the primary organizers behind this years Local Music Week. On Thursday, May 21st, our friends Remanon and Verisimilitude will be playing at the 502 Bar. On Friday, May 22nd, our friends, Blackbird Sing will be playing a show at the famous Sam’s Burger Joint with Garrett T. Capps and The Only Hipsters. These are only a couple of the amazing events going on during Local Music Week. Follow us on on all social media and we will do our best to share anything and everything. Also, check Do210.com for a very inclusive calendar of events for the week, and for the future. As always, thanks for listening!

You can contact us on Google Voicemail @ 210-802-1197, @ www.210LocalMedia.com/contactus, on Twitter: @210LocalMedia, on Facebook: /210LocalMedia & check out our main site @ www.210LM.com

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