Press

"Who brings a confetti cannon to a fun fight?  Calliope Musicals does."  -ALL SONGS CONSIDERED, NPR

 

"This Austin six-piece channels youthful energy that shows how much enjoyment can be found in life."  -KUTX

 

"Her energy was enormous and the band was flawless.  There was a strong sense of family that was evident to all of us in the audience...  This was absolutely my favorite part of UTOPiAfest."  -RAD MAGAZINE

 

"Calliope Musicals has created one of the most incredible stage shows in the country, complete with their own pink unicorn and confetti cannon.  This is not a concert to be missed."  -TALENT MONTHLY MAGAZINE
 

"CONFETTI.  CANDLES.  SING-A-LONGS.  BADASS MUSIC.  Just Another amazing Calliope Musicals show...this band is a MUST SEE."  -DO512

 

"MOST OF HER VOCALS REMINDED ME OF HOW I SING WHEN I'M DRIVING ON THE HIGHWAY WITH ALL MY WINDOWS DOWN, AND I WANT EVERYONE IN THE CAR TO HEAR ME SING MY FAVORITE SONG."  -theAustinot.com

 

"in a sunny psychedelia, calliope musicals joyfully involves the crowd in their folksy tunes...as we collectively slip Away into an early sunset of love and tribal drums."

                                         -pop press international

 

"throwing her fierce vocals skyward, singer Carrie Fussell channels the spirit of Janis Joplin, 

WHILE THE BAND TOSSES OFF A CACOPHONY OF PSYCHEDELIC RIFFS, VIBRAPHONE JAMS,

AND CHEST RATTLING BASS AND PERCUSSION THAT COULD SHAKE A MOUNTAIN TO ITS FOUNDATION."

-BEATS PER MINUTE

 

"IF [PSYCHEDELIC PARTY FOLK] SOUNDS LIKE AN INCREDIBLY SPECIFIC CLASSIFICATION, YOU'RE RIGHT. TAKE A LISTEN TO THEIR MUSIC AND YOU'LL SEE EXACTLY WHAT THE BAND MEANS.  REGARDLESS, THEIR MUSIC IS FANTASTIC AND ENGAGING."

-no country for new nashville

 

"CLOUDS ON FIRE IS THE SOUND OF A YOUNG GROUP ENJOYING THEIR LIVES and allowing others to peer at them through a KALEIDOSCOPE."  -Mad Mackerel