4/12 Holiday Mountain @ Lamberts w/ Corduroi

21 Mar

Come check us out on April 12th at Lamberts when we perform with our good friend Corduroi. It’s going to be our first live performance in town after all of the SXSW madness, so you know we’re going to come with our A-Game. Doors at 9:30pm. Presale tickets available.

140412 Holiday Mountain @ Lamberts 6x9 web size

Holiday Mountain at UTOPiAfest and 1/18 @ Spiderhouse Ballroom

17 Jan

We’ve got a sweet new video of the band performing at UTOPiAfest a few month ago. We had so much fun that evening that we’d love to share it with you:

Tomorrow night (January 18th) we’ll be performing at the Spiderhouse Ballroom as a part of The Deli’s ‘Well Being For Women Showcase’. The event is all ages and we’ll be performing with The Love Leighs, Tameca Jones, Megafauna, Grace London, and Serafia. See you there!

140118 @ Spiderhouse Ballroom 2

Austin Free Week: Three Shows

1 Jan

Hey everyone. It’s now 2014 in Austin and you know all know what that means; Free Week is upon us. We’ve got three excellent shows during the next two (free) weeks.

Jan 3 @ Empire Control Room w/ Whiskey Shivers, and Borrisokane

Jan 4 @ Spider House Ballroom w/ SPEAK, Hikes, and Truck Month. I heard a rumor Mother Falcon may be there.

Jan 11 @ Mohawk (Outdoors) w/ Royal Bangs, Bad Suns, and White Walls.

140104 @ Spider House Ballroom

Holiday Mountain Named Top Austin Band of 2013

19 Dec

We are honored to have been named Austin’s No. 1 Band of 2013 by Sonic Vault. It was only 16 months ago that we left Boston to travel to a city where music is respected and an essential part of everyday life. Ever since we arrived we’ve had nothing but fantastic experiences. We love you and we’re so happy that we’ve had such a positive impact on each of you. Your recognition and appreciation is invaluable in encouraging us to continue creating the best music that we can. Thank you so much.

Sonic Vault’s Top 25 Austin Bands of 2013

” …It’s like some sort of social alchemy. Only they’re not converting lead into gold, they’re converting standoffish hipsters into fun-loving fans.
And it’s addicting. Not only do you want to hear their songs, feel their energy, and move to it all with your fellow recent converts, but you also want to watch the musical spell get cast on the newbies.

Laura, Bradley and Zander are not only incredibly talented, they’re bridging bands, linking genres and authoring a whole new chapter of local music across the board.

They’re the new kids on the block, and they’ve already made their mark. But something tells us they’ve only just begun.”

Holiday Mountain Is On Instagram and East Coat Dates

30 Nov

We’re now on Instagram at HolidayMountainMusic.

Additionally, we’re currently in the middle of rehearsals for a run of dates along the East Coast with our friends Wild Child. It’ll be our first time back since we moving to Austin, so we’re really excited to see all you lovely people again. You can find the information for each show riiiiiight here on our ‘Shows’ page.

We Need You For Our Music Video

7 Nov

Good news, everyone! We’re in the process of casting our latest music video and would love for you to be a part of it.

We are looking for people of all ages, body types, and ethnicities to dance in our video. Most of all, we want people who are willing to let loose and be free. You don’t have to be a pro, you just have to be unafraid to express yourself.

For those who want to be considered there will be a casting call this Monday November 11th from 3-7pm and again on Monday November 18th from 3-7pm at Onion Creek Productions on 2708 South Lamar in Austin, TX. Shooting for the video will take place in December.

Questions? Contact us at holidaymountaineer (at) gmail.com.

December 2013 East Coast Dates

29 Oct

Great news, everyone. We’re coming back to the East Coast with our good friends Wild Child to play a few shows for you. Did you miss us?

More dates TBA. Check back soon.

Motion Sickness @ The Good Music Club

21 Oct

10/11: Wild Child Album Release @ The Moody Theater // DTF Fest 4 & 5

3 Oct

Good news everybody! We have been asked to support our good friends Wild Child as they release their latest LP ‘The Runaround’ on Friday October 11th at The Moody Theater. It is big honor for us to be supporting our friends like this as well as playing at such a highly revered venue. That being said, we would love nothing more than to see you there that day as we share the stage with Wild Child and What Made Milwaukee Famous.

You can pre-order your tickets for the event here.

131011 @ The Moody Theater

Meanwhile, The Austin City Limits Festival will have descended upon the city of Austin for two weekends of excellent music and celebration. While this is a wonderful time for many, some residents would like nothing to do with it. With this in mind, the fine people at Raw Paw are taking the reigns for this year’s iteration of Ditch the Fest Fest (DTF Fest). Come get far away from the commotion of ACL and join us at The Historic Scoot Inn for two weekends worth of bands. We just so happen to be playing both weeks. First on Saturday Oct 5th at 11:00pm and a week later on Oct 12th at 10:30pm.

Full event details here.

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