…and they have a very careful recap of the event. Starting with:
Castro // photo Jennifer Shorter
I started my TTMR adventure on Saturday with Castro, the family band formed by American Idol alum Jason Castro and his siblings Michael and Jackie. The band is the perfect spring and summer band, with a pop/folk vibe (a la The Lumineers) and honest, intimate lyrics. […]
The band didn’t just play, though. They performed. […]
And those songs! […] The Castros have distinct vocals, but somehow each song sounded like a “Castro” song. The trio were also super personable and took the time after the show to shake hands and take dozens of snapshots with fans.
To read the parts I elided, not to mention the recap of the rest of the event, hop on over to PlanoMagazine.com (where you can also see the photo above full size). And keep scrolling down, because there are lots more photos at the bottom of the article!
ETA: Oh, don’t leave yet! Check out the mag’s recap video–I’m liking the soundtrack especially:
In which there is a zit. Also there is lipstick (and other contents of Jackie’s purse), a to-do list, traveling (hi, Betsy!), and–hurrah!–some actual backstage at SXSW! (No, we do not get to hear Castro perform. Maybe next time?)
Nice picture! (But where’s the bootleg?) (What do you mean, there’s no bootleg?!?!) (If you see any bootleg, let me know, please…)
There’s also a really nice review from Jillian Pedersen from Spirit 105.9:
I did hear a clip of their live performance. Their harmonies meld together so perfectly in a way only musically talented siblings are able to do. So, if you’re looking for new music with incredible vocals and encouraging words, look no further than Castro.
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