About Greg Ackerman

Greg writes about live music in Austin for Examiner.com. Other publications he has written for include; MSN's Live Music Blog, CultureMap Austin, Vivogig, The Round Rock Leader, The Leander Ledger and Corner Table. When he is not writing or working for clients, Greg enjoys playing tennis, swimming at Barton Springs Pool, volunteering for Austin non-profits and dining at local restaurants.

A Beginner’s Guide to Austin

These days when travellers think about Austin, the thriving live music scene is often what comes to mind. But Austin offers visitors much more than that. Take a look at our beginner’s guide to Austin for a little local inspiration…   Sunset over the Congress … Continue reading

Five Things that "Keep Austin Weird"

Austin lives by the unofficial slogan, “Keep Austin Weird”, to show visitors just how much the city values originality and creativity. You can find the slogan on bumper stickers, t-shirts, murals and street art. You can also find the spirit of the phrase in places … Continue reading