Austin Lucas

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Reverend Horton Heat on Elm St. Music and Tattoo Festival: "I Want to Fly the Dallas Flag"

    Reverend Horton Heat is one of Dallas' gems. The stage name of artist Jim Heath (as well as the moniker of his backing band), Rev. Horton Heat is arguably the most recognizable psychobilly outfit of all time. Forgetting for the moment Heath's legendary pedigree and white-hot '90s heyday, he's more r ... More >>

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    June 13, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 6/13 - 6/15

    Happy Friday, folks. If you haven't already made plans via the Elm St. Tattoo Festival, which already has two nights under its belt this week, then you'll definitely benefit from this collection of great shows this weekend. Sure, the likelihood of you getting a tattoo lowers exponentially if you att ... More >>

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    June 9, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 6/9 - 6/15

    Now that the excitement of the record-setting George Strait sendoff is behind us, you'd think this week would be all about the comedown here in North Texas. Not even. The next seven days have great shows happening every night of the week. It helps, of course, that Elm St. Music and Tattoo Fest kicks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Why did The Live Oak Pull the Plug on Lee Bains III and The Glory Fires this Week?

    Hoo boy. On Wednesday night, during a set performed by Alabama's Lee Bains III and The Glory Fires at the Live Oak Music Hall and Lounge in Ft. Worth, the management of the venue felt compelled to close the curtains and then switch off the power completely on the rowdy R&B garage-rock outfit as they ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013

    The 14 Best Unofficial 35 Denton Shows

    If for some reason you find yourself in Denton this weekend sans the shiny wristband required for entry into 35 Denton, the town's four-day, walkable music festival, don't fret! There's still plenty of cool shit to do and excellent music to see that costs absolutely nothing. Below is a list of the b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    13 Shows Worth Your Time This Weekend: The Twelves, M83, Wildflower! Festival and More

    Wildflower! FestivalFriday - Sunday, at Galatyn Park, RichardsonThere's a pretty long list of well-known performers at Wildflower! Festival this year. Friday's headliner is Nelly, who will be joined by The Commodores and a handful of local acts, including The King Bucks. Saturday will have Dashboard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest II Sets a Date, Plus More Show Announcements

    Gorilla Vs. Bear Festival IISaturday, July 28, at Granada TheaterHard to believe we're almost a year removed from the first Gorilla Vs. Bear Festival, which took place in an ice-cold Granada Theater during the hottest part of last summer. You can expect this year to be another oasis, both physically ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Chuck Ragan Knows Good Road Music, Plugged or Unplugged

    Scott ToepferChuck Ragan.​Gainesville, Florida's Chuck Ragan is one of those dudes who just can't go wrong. His more-than-a-decade's work with the still-revered punk act Hot Water Music is often cited by younger punk bands as a key motivator for their own punk-ish endeavors. In the more recen ... More >>

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    November 4, 2011

    All Time Top Five: Glossary's Joey Kneiser's All Time Top Five Big Star Songs

    Glossary​On a gorgeous SXSW night in 2010, Glossary was performing an outdoor set during the showcase. As the crowded, tree-covered patio's patrons settled in for the set, the band finished a somewhat down-tempo, almost somber tune. While the name of the tune escapes my memory, ... More >>

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    October 26, 2011

    Modest Mouse, Civil Wars and Another Solid Round of Show Announcements

    Modest Mouse‚ÄčModest Mouse is an elusive, upper-tier act that only releases material when it damn well pleases. At least that's what frontman Isaac Brock would have you believe. The music, though, is generally always well worth the wait. But far less common? The chance to see the band per ... More >>