Every six minutes another guitarist is born. Every 13 minutes another guitarist falls out of the musical spotlight and into the household one. Some polls claim there are 20 million guitarists living in America, while others claim there are 50 million if you include the ones who only know how to play ... More >>
In honor of the Texas hero's 80th Birthday celebration and legendary 4th of July Picnic, we're celebrating Willie Nelson Week here on DC9 at Night. Check back for interviews, retrospectives and more. When your career is as long, storied and diverse as Willie Nelson's, the group of musicians lining ... More >>
Ed Spoto helms Crossroads Audio, which provides many of the mics, PAs, lighting systems and rigs you see at local shows and festivals. Locally, his client list includes acts like Bowling For Soup, Erykah Badu, The Denton Blues Festival and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Nationally, Spoto, his wife ... More >>
When Snoop Dogg was issued a citation for marijuana possession at a border checkpoint outside El Paso last week, the world reacted with shock and disbelief. We had no idea this beacon of sobriety -- the same guy who penned "Smoke Weed Everyday" - could act so out of character. Of course, Texas is f ... More >>
Not so long ago, Minnesota Twins backstop Joe Mauer was the consensus pick as baseball's best catcher. But the 2009 American League MVP, four-time All-Star, three-time Gold Glove winner and .323 career hitter had another injury-plagued season in 2011 (missing significant time for "leg weaknes ... More >>
Mick MarsMotley Crue are a love-or-hate type of deal. From their look to their music, everything about them gets a reaction. And, for 30 years now, the Crue has refused to go away, still living as loudly as they play. Guitarist Mick Mars is known as the quiet, stoic member of the Crue -- relative ... More >>
It's a weird and wonderful variety of shows happening in our area this evening. Fans of classic reggae and neo-classical avant-garde will be especially pleased...
An interesting array of shows taking place around our area this Thursday evening. A celebration in one corner of town, some legendary soul at another, some inspired metal in yet another corner, and, up north, some impressive local acts working it for a worthy cause.
Besides being ranked 23rd on Rolling Stone's Greatest Guitarists of All Time list, Warren Haynes is also one bad mother on stage.But, off stage, the Allman Brothers/Gov't Mule guitarist turned out to be a pretty affable guy who spoke quite eloquently about a number of subjects--beginning with wha ... More >>
Listen: I get that there are a lot of pressures and issues to deal with when launching a radio station. Really, I do. But I also get the importance of making a good first impression. And, c'mon, explain this to me: How does a station--one which names itself KXT as a play on our state's abbreviati ... More >>
Eric Johnson, not Eric Johnson.Not to be confused with the Eric Johnson of The Fruit Bats [Editor's Note: Or the NFL tight end from my hometown], the Eric Johnson appearing at House of Blues tonight is the legendary guitar slinger from Austin. Drawing praise from the likes of Carlos Santana, Eric ... More >>
Santana smooths over Dallas
Friday, August 31, at Billy Bob's, Fort Worth
Deep Ellum comes alive in the daylight
Suicidal tendencies, gut locker lovers and men who wail on their axes
Look at All the Love We Found: A Tribute to Sublime (Cornerstone R.A.S.)
Grammy noms, Denton cares and Deedle's last dance
Tuesday, December 14
Shakespeare's greatest guffaws and ha-has
Crossroads Guitar Festival celebrates six-strings and the men who make them famous
Michael Jackson vowed to raise millions for 9/11 victims. And he hired a gay-porn producer pal to help.
The excellent 9 Fish is worth the trek to Frisco
Invincible (Epic Records)
It's like VH1, only bigger and with less drama
From punk to rock to country, Alejandro Escovedo has weathered the push and pull of family and music
After three decades of feeding the homeless, the world's only church devoted to John Coltrane now finds itself without a home
Published January 20, 1999
A Dallas supergroup forms to play...Weezer songs?
Jam bands burst into bloom
Colin Boyd's no doormat
How ignoring their past left Fleetwood Mac a band out of time
The slow healing of Buddy Miles
After learning how to do it herself, local harpist gets signed