POPMATTERS SPONSOR—For the next two weeks, you can catch PopMatters Publisher Sarah Zupko hosting UV Vodka’s Facebook page with music and drink picks for the season. UV Vodka also has an amazing contest where they are giving away a trip to Austin’s big October music festival. By then the summer heat has passed and you can settle in for days of amazing music. Just make sure you rent a car for a day and head out to the Salt Lick for BBQ. No trip to Austin is complete without it.
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"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.READ the article