As we sit in our cubicles, school chairs or desks today, the Texas sky is relentless with its 73-degree beauty, tempting all of us to turn on some tunes, throw up our hands and have recess. Texas has just reached the perfect time of year when all of the alchemy is correct for hosting a plethora of m ... More >>
It's a classic Valentine's Day dilema -- you've planned ahead, made the sweeping gestures, made eyes across a white tablecloth and now you're ready to express yourself with some good old fashioned parts-rubbing. Whatever you do, don't play any of these records.
Ben Folds Five
Sunday, September 23
For a band that hasn't toured together in over a decade, Ben Folds Five certainly didn't play like one last night. In the span of nearly two hours, the trio had plenty of random moments, flubbed notes, impromptu songs, and even a bathroom break ... More >>
Beach HouseFriday, September 21, at Palladium BallroomThe release of Beach House's fourth album, Bloom, has seen the Baltimore band become "Bon Iver famous." This show also serves as the 15th anniversary show for Spune Productions, who are bringing them to town.
Mission of Burma
Friday, September 14, at Dan's Silverleaf, $13/$16Spune
productions' Lance Yocom has been sitting on this show for a while. The Boston punk act, whose reunion has lasted longer than its original
run, should make for an interesting show at Dan's. Expect it to be
packed and loud.S ... More >>
Folds working the ivories alongside conductor Rei HotodaBen Folds returned to the Meyerson Symphony Center last night to accompany the DSO in a night of classed-up favorites and a few new tunes.Conductor and pianist Rei Hotoda led the orchestra beside Folds at the piano. The o ... More >>