Art Alexakis

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Summerland Tour at South Side Ballroom, 7/11/14

    Summerland Tour WIth Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6 and Spacehog South Side Ballroom, Dallas Friday, July 11, 2014 The 1990s and early 2000s weren't exactly the golden years of rock music, but that doesn't mean that there wasn't plenty of it. As bands like Nirvana and Soundgarden and Hole set out to ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 7/11-7/13

    So let's get this straight: right when it's starting to resemble something akin to a real Texas summer, with some triple-digit temperatures in the forecast, we start hearing about a polar vortex? Well, anything's possible. And with the World Cup drawing to a close this weekend, we might all be teete ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014
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    July 7, 2014

    The 10 Best Dallas Concerts This Week, 7/7 - 7/13

    Sometimes the only thing that's worse than a Monday is the Monday after a three-day weekend. Honestly, what does anyone have to look forward to now? Aside from, you know, some real summer heat finally starting to creep in. Fortunately the start of any new week in Dallas also means another new week ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 18, 2013

    24 Hours of Drinking in Dallas

    A swing around the clock in some of our favorite places to drink.

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    November 6, 2012

    Everclear's Art Alexakis: "I Can't Believe I Am Going to Be in a Red State on Election Day"

    At 50, Everclear's Art Alexakis has just about seen it all. The guy has beat a drug addiction, formed a band, and was even elected a delegate at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Oh, he's also toured Iraq and Guantanamo Bay. Maybe he really has seen it all. Speaking from a tour stop in New Je ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Making My 16-Year-Old Cousin Listen To Therapy? and Hootie & the Blowfish

    Unlike Jesse Hughey and Darryl Smyers, I do not have children yet. I come from a large family. My father is eldest of five, so it's understandable why I, a 33-year-old, have cousins who are teenagers. Something I've wondered about with my cousins is the kind of music they like these days. Is their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Last Night: Everclear at House of Blues

    Everclear, Clayton Senne, Oso ClosoHouse of BluesJanuary 2, 2009 (Barely) better than: Staying home and listening to my "best of" Everclear CD We've also got photos from the show here in a slideshow.​A surprisingly large and diverse crowd assembled at the House of Blues last night to catch ' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Picture Show: Everclear at the House of Blues

    Rachel ParkerOne Arthur Paul "Art" Alexakis, whom you may remember from his band Everclear.​ Earlier today on DC9, Darryl related his thoughts on the show Everclear III put on at the House of Blues last night. Though he wasn't too enamored of the performance, his sizing up of the scene, where guys ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Gig Alert: Everclear at The House of Blues Tonight

    Wrong everclear?​Way back in 1995, Everclear's "Santa Monica" (off the album Sparkle and Fade) was one of the best songs on the radio. And, although often unfairly accused of being Nirvana-lite, Art Alexakis and his revolving cast of backup musicians were capable of channeling a lot more than grun ... More >>

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Sum 41; Freakers Ball; Everclear

    October 31; November 5

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    December 28, 2000

    Crit and Shap 2000

    The worst of the worst

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    July 29, 1999
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    November 20, 1997
  • Music

    March 20, 1997

    Pop mart

    South by Southwest '97: Will guitars give up the ghost? Yes and no, but mostly no