Blondie (Band)

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Granada Theater's First 10 Years: Our Favorite Memories

    This month, the Granada Theater is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a music venue. It was then that Michael Schoder bought the then-movie theater and transformed it into the concert venue we know and love today. To help mark the occasion, we decided to pull together our favorite memories from the ... More >>

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    August 7, 2014

    The 10 Best Punk Rock Movies

    Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone els ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas this Week, April 15-20

    There's a lot going on that you need to know about before we get hit with a weekend full of high holidays. Easter, 4/20 and Record Store Day are important and all, but that doesn't mean you should just stay in all week and wait. There's plenty of fun to be had in the meantime, with these 10 non-holi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    Jimmy Buffett is Coming to Texas, And We're Excited

    Listen, we know all your best pals who are cooler and funnier and have way more interesting lives than you do are going down to SxSW in a month. They're going to have the most amazing time getting hammered, getting hopped up on the Molly and probably making out with strangers who smell like they've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Your Guide to Fall in Dallas

    Those 9 p.m. sunsets are creeping closer and closer to a reasonable hour. The heat stays but something about the sticky September afternoons reminds us of summer's conclusion. Whatever magic it brings is dwindling. The school zones have lit up, those of us with summer vacations have bid them adieu a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Twin Shadow at Granada Theater, 6/24/13: Review

    Twin Shadow | Elliphant Granada Theater June 24, 2013 When Ellinor Olovsdotter took the stage on Monday night, she looked like anything except her stage name, Elliphant. Opening for Twin Shadow at the Granada, I was skeptical that she'd fulfill her simple role in the event: To move the crowd. Whil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Texas State Fair Headliners Include Blondie, Kacey Musgraves: Full List

    The State Fair of Texas announced its headlining acts today, and there are some actual heavy hitters, including new wave legends Blondie and rising, pot-smoking country star Kacey Musgraves. There's also "an evening with Molly Ringwald." Here are the rest of the headliners:

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Thirteen Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: May 9-15

    We've got some pretty awesome shows happening in your city this week, and you wanna know what else? Of the twelve concerts listed below, some of the musicians in these bands have be involved in some crazy antics, including the following: 1. Got his/her eye pissed into by a bat, and had to be tested ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    DJ Woodtronic Knows a Good Oddity When He Sees One, and He Sees Plenty in DFW

    Photo by Allan Hayslip Known for his sophistication as a DJ, Reid Robinson (a.k.a. Woodtronic) gets groovy, laid back gigs spinning at spots like the Perot Museum and outdoor shows in Dallas Arts District. Not to say he can't pump (and punk) it up if can also see him spinning pretty reg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Title Fight's Shane Moran Totally Played Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

    Pennsylvania's Title Fight come to Dada on Tuesday, November 13, with Pianos Become the Teeth, Power Trip and Single Mothers, in support of latest album Floral Green. Guitarist Shane Moran took time out to share the band's musical influences, his first show, and remind us Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! ex ... More >>

  • Music

    March 8, 2012
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    December 12, 2011

    Here Holy Spain remembers the Galaxy Club, among other first shows

    ​ With plans for a follow-up to this year's acclaimed Division, 2012 looks good for pop-punk trio Here Holy Spain. To tide you over, they have a song on this year's Idol Christmas compilation called "God-Damn This Christmas." As the band wraps up the year, all three recently shared with us t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: Classic Rock, Covered in King Biscuit Flower Hour

    ​George Gimarc confirms what I thought I remembered: Early on the King Biscuit Flower Hour aired on KZEW, before, some time in the early '80s, it jumped over to Q102. Makes sense: Blondie's 1979 KBFH appearance, recorded at the original Palladium, and mid-'70s Clapton, with Freddie King at the Dal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Roky Erickson, Fort Worth Music Festival, Rocktoberfest and More Weekend Shows...

    Roky Erickson​It's difficult to pick the top show this weekend. There's just a lot going on. All over the place, too. For instance, if you take the elevator up to the thirteenth floor, you'll probably run into troubled genius, Roky Erickson, who is headlining at The Kessler Theater tonight. Howeve ... More >>

  • Music

    September 29, 2011

    Blondie, Nico Vega

    Saturday, October 1, at the Granada Theater

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: God Save the Longhorn Ballroom From the Sex Pistols

    Via.​Seeing as how C.J. Ramone's in town tonight, I'd hoped this recording of the Ramones at the Fair Park Band Shell from July 26, 1990 (password's "," if you're so inclined), would be at the very least listenable. Only, it sounds like it was recorded from someone standing in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Last Night: Paul Collins' Beat, Bad Sports and Occult Detective Club at Rubber Gloves

    Paul Collins' Beat, Bad Sports, Occult Detective ClubRubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, DentonJune 9, 2011Better than: a night filled with powerless pop.Paul Collins​Power-pop, generally, is a young man's game. It takes a certain vigor, a certain snottiness and a certain youthful energy to pull off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Gini Mascorro Sneaks Local Acts Into KXT's Rotation, But Knows She Can't Please Everyone.

    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.Gini Mascorro​Gini Mascorro's humble musical beginnings came as a shy East Fort Worth junior high ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2011


    I Am, You Are (Self-released)

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: Talking Heads Go to a Palladium on Fire in 1978

    ​And speaking of Chris Frantz ...Happy Almost Anniversary! And where were you on December 11, 1978? The Palladium, perhaps? (The original, that is to say -- near Abrams and Northwest Highway. You know, the Agora.) Lucky you -- that was the night the Talking Heads played Dallas for the very first t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Bonus MP3: Novaak -- "Marnie"

    Novaak​ Tomorrow night, the normally alt-country vibes of City Tavern will turn decidedly electronic as the venue hosts a quadruple-bill of three bands that DC9 readers are already long familiar with and a fourth that they've likely never heard, but should--and soon. Joining Hoyotoho, Darktown Str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Q&A: Peter Case Wig!s Us Out

    ​One-time street musician Peter Case has come a long way since entering the San Francisco music scene way back in 1976. Case's first band, The Nerves, had a regional hit with "Hanging on the Telephone," a song Blondie would later make famous. Case's next band, The Plimsouls, did a bit better with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 19: Lucy Wrubel

    ​Lucy Wrubel has been DJing for over a decade now. The stand up comedian turned DJ got her start in Rome Italy, where she found she could overcome the language barrier through music. "I found myself unable to communicate with the locals, unless I was choosing the music." Wrubel says, "After spen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2010

    For Your Long Weekend Listening Pleasure: Frank Zappa, Blondie Do Dallas Way Back When

    ​With an extra day this weekend, an extra night: Blondie on December 1, 1979, from an unspecified Dallas venue; and Frank Zappa at the Dallas Convention Center Arena on October 17, 1980. Both, revolutionary in their own right.They're both flawless recordings -- Blondie because it was for radio. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    What It Was Like: Eighteen Bands In Twelve Hours.

    Pete FreedmanLA's Local Natives offered up the finest set of SXSW's second day.​ The second day of SXSW 2010 proved quite the copious one--and, for this here showgoer, a fortunate one. Seemed every time I popped into a different venue, another band was just cuing up its set. In total, SXSW brought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Gig Alert: The Ettes, THe BAcksliders, The Demigs Tonight at Rubber Gloves

    It's always a good sign for any scene to have shows where the local opening bands have just as much to say as the out-of-town headliners. Based out of Los Angeles, The Ettes is a charismatic trio that has previously been described as "trashy, disposable fun." And who am I to argue with that? Bits of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Remember: Tomorrow, Dreaming is Free

    "Dreaming," Jamal Vrno/Art MoCo​Just a quick reminder for those in need of Saturday-morning plans: Tomorrow at 9:30 is the West Dallas "dreaming session" at the St. Mary of Carmel Community Center on Vilbig Road. Actually, since last we discussed this date, the event -- featuring "the man who buil ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2009
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    May 8, 2008

    The Only Person Who Can Do a Good Bobby Patterson is Jeff Tweedy

    Peter Calvin Did you ever hear about the night Bobby Patterson played with Golden Smog at South by Southwest? Goes a little like this. Ladies and gents, Mr. Bobby Patterson as performed by Golden Smog on April 18, 1996, at a place called Cat's Cradle in Idunnowhere, Someplace. It's courtesy Captain ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2007

    The Clint and the Dead

    See the Man With No Name at the Inwood

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    November 22, 2007

    Aging Musically

    Blondie's frontwoman is still stage-worthy

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2007

    How Come Nobody Bitches About $1.3 Mil Spent on Fair Park Band Shell No One Ever Uses?

    A few days back, whilst gathering info on the Texas! Music Center -- about which good Friend of Unfair Park Jeff Liles has much to say in the comments section -- we were reminded of a Fair Park jewel going to waste: the Fair Park Band Shell. Now, to be fair, as Fair Park executive general manager Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2006

    Thank you, Dave Navarro, Thank You

    Danny Moloshok/Blue Pixel for MBP 2006 If we wanted our rock stars to be boring, Patrice, we'd listen to Radiohead. Last night's Rock Star: Supernova was a lesson in feisty dialogue with co-host Dave Navarro. The guy was definitely showing some post-break-up angst when he exchanged his usual stic ... More >>

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    May 11, 2006

    Just What You Needed

    Blondie drives in with some New Cars

  • Music

    September 11, 2003
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    September 4, 2003

    Various Artists

    The Old Grey Whistle Test (BBC Video)

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    Fever to Tell (Interscope)

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    No depression

    With a new album, Radney Foster isn't so "heartbroke and then some" anymore

  • News

    February 18, 1999
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    February 11, 1999
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    October 1, 1998

    The oldest story in the world

    Fourteen years after breaking up, the Plimsouls return with a new record and an old sound

  • Film

    July 30, 1998

    School daze

    Susan Skoog's Whatever is long on '80s atmosphere but short on impact

  • Music

    May 28, 1998

    The great Pumpkin

    With Adore, Billy Corgan has finally made a record as good as he thinks it is

  • Music

    February 12, 1998

    The LeAnn Rimes of mariachi music

    Talented and determined, Nydia Rojas is forging a pop career while remaining true to her roots

  • Music

    August 14, 1997

    The rise of Auntie Christ

    Exene Cervenkova throws down the gauntlet

  • Music

    March 6, 1997

    Beercan boys

    Pop punkers Pansy Division love sex, so they sing about it. A lot.

  • Music

    April 4, 1996

    Big balls

    For those about to rock, we salute AC/DC

  • Music

    March 14, 1996

    Between the cracks

    Surprise--David Garza grows up in public and survives

  • Music

    November 23, 1995
  • Music

    April 20, 1995

    King of the mild frontier

    Adam Ant's back, so unplug the jukebox and do us all a favor

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