Edie Brickell might not live in Dallas anymore, but she still thinks very fondly of her roots here. Her latest project is The Gaddabouts, a supergroup featuring session musician legends like drummer Steve Gadd and bassist Pino Palladino, and they released the double-disc set Look Out Now! last week. ... More >>
Country four-piece Somebody's Darling has a new record ready to go called Black Eyes and Alibis, but we have to wait until the summer to hear it. As a preview of what's to come, the band headlines Dada on Friday night. Frontwoman Amber Farris and guitarist David Ponder took the time to tell us abou ... More >>
Joe Lally, True Widow Bryan Street Tavern November 6, 2011 Better than: seeing a Michael Anthony solo show. Alison ChesneyJoe LallySunday's double bill of Joe Lally and True Widow might have not brought out a large crowd, but it seemed like everyone who showed up really wanted to be there. Thou ... More >>
Kim ThayilWith the 20th anniversary edition of Nevermind being released earlier this year -- and with the subsequent buzz it churned -- it would seem we are on the brink of a full-blown grunge resurgence. But what is being somewhat overlooked in all the Nirvana hype is that the early '90s Seattle ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.Dale mugging for the camera at LollapaloozaDale Brock got his start in the music business in Wichita ... More >>
Kings of Leon, Band of Horses Gexa Energy Pavilion July 29, 2011 Better than: watching a train wreck. About three songs into Kings of Leon's set, lead singer Caleb Followill addressed the crowd: "My voice is shot," he said. "My voice is completely, one hundred percent, gone. But I'm going to drink ... More >>
Bless my lucky stars! Lady Antebellum is back on the charts! In the fall, they'll be releasing an album with the ominous title, Own The Night, which makes them sound like they're vampires or a street gang wearing 19th century dresses with huge skirts. I do declare: They must have watched Vampire D ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move. Mike SchoderBack in 2004, Mike Schoder took over ownership of Greenville Avenue's Granada Theater ... More >>
Honestly, "The Star-Spangled Banner" can be a beating even when performed in a competent manner. Only a select few have ever really knocked it out of the park -- Marvin Gaye, Jimi Hendrix, Jose Feliciano, etc. -- and most of them had to change up the song considerably to do so. Your average pop mu ... More >>
Elton John & Leon RussellThe biggest show coming to town this weekend is, without a doubt, Elton John and Leon Russell at the Fort Worth Convention Center on Saturday night. The two piano-playing legends of yesteryear have teamed up on a new album called The Union. And with producer T-Bone Bu ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *If Dallas Cowboys' quarterback Tony Romo gets hurt behind a patch-work offensive line Saturday night don't come crying to me. I don't think he should even suit up. There is exaggerated risk, and ... More >>
Rachel ParkerTwo things were present at the show from "America's Greatest Rock Band," Aerosmith, at Superpages.com Center last night, with openers Blue October: phallic microphones and tattoos. See more of Steven Tyler's big mouth yells in Rachel Parker's slideshow, Aerosmith and Blue October Do ... More >>
Even John Mayer Is Sick Of His Own MusicJohn Mayer is getting old. His music is getting old. His fans are getting old. His public image is getting old. In an apparent attempt to get some younger fans, someone over at John Mayer headquarters had the bright idea to book teen sensation Owl City as t ... More >>
Patrick Michels"Using the moon's gravity, we'll slingshot you back to rendezvous with the dumpling here."Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.New Big Wong2121 Greenville Ave214-821-4198Promised delivery time: 3 ... More >>
As part of Live Nation's continuing No Service Fee Wednesday (now going by the initials NSFW, which caused me to open the press release quite a bit quicker than I might have otherwise, I'll have to admit), Live Nation is once again offering tickets for select shows at an "all-in" ticket price of $29 ... More >>
Rarely has a band's hometown been held against it, but that's definitely the case with Candlebox. Forming in 1990 and hailing out of Seattle, Candlebox was compared, for better and worse, with bands that were a part of the then burgeoning grunge scene. With more in common with classic rock acts such ... More >>
Last week, Live Nation, the national concert booking and promoting conglomerate that books to Superpages.com Center and other large venues throughout the region, offered up the concert-going public what it thought would be a nice little respite to the recession: One day (Wednesday) in which service ... More >>
Scarlet Page The Answer opens for AC/DC tonight, then heads to the Pontiac Garage for a midnight gig.Tonight at the American Airlines Center, before Aussie rock legends AC/DC will be bringing back a lot of high school memories by banging out classic hard rock warhorses such as "You Shook Me A ... More >>
In all these year-end, best-of lists, I'm seeing little respect given to the over 50 crowd. So, since I'm heading that direction myself, I thought I would be the one to share some AARP Holiday Cheer. 1. Lindsey Buckingham - Gift of Screws The Fleetwood Mac guitarist/singer finally incorporates som ... More >>
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