Charles Bradley

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    August 25, 2014

    How Stanley's Famous Pit Barbecue Smokes its Brisket

    In "Shigging," we ask pitmasters to give us some specifics about how they smoke their meats. In the spirit of barbecue secretiveness and competitiveness, they're allowed to lie once. This week, we're asking Nick Pencis of Stanley's Famous Pit Barbecue (525 S Beckham Ave in Tyler, and a joint that's ... More >>

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    July 1, 2014

    The Best North Texas Concerts of 2014, So Far

    Six months is a long time. Well, maybe not that long, but measured by concert calendar time, it's more than long enough to fit in lots of memorable experiences. So as we cross the midpoint of 2014 with the first day of July, DC9 at Night is continuing its recent look back at the year to date with a ... More >>

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    May 30, 2014

    Index Festival to Host Free Announcement Party at Trees June 17

    Deep Ellum's about to become pretty busy in the next couple weeks. Or is it just that much busier? Starting June 11, Elm St. will swarming with (presumably inked-up) concertgoers for five whole days, thanks to the Elm St. Music and Tattoo Festival. Now in its fifth year, this is the event's biggest, ... More >>

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    April 28, 2014

    Charles Bradley at Trees, 4/27/14

    Everybody loves a nice feel-good show every once in awhile to kick out the cobwebs and revive the spirit from the doldrums and disappointments of everyday life. However, it is rare and unique to see a concert so positively charged, fueled with such raw passion, and as spiritually and mentally empowe ... More >>

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    April 25, 2014

    The Truth About Charles Bradley's Soul.

    In the splendidly unflinching 2012 documentary Charles Bradley: Soul of America, the Florida-born, Brooklyn-based Charles Bradley openly shares the highs and lows of the point in his life when he has finally found an outlet, and an audience, for his heart-on-sleeve soul music. As a whole, the film i ... More >>

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    April 25, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas this Weekend, April 25-27

    This weekender contains a very rare occurrence in which the majority (six out of 10) of notable live music events listed are taking place on Sunday. Maybe Dallas promoters will one day stop their tried and true method of throwing a dart at a wall calendar to pick a concert date, but until then, this ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    The 20 Best Show Announcements of the Week

    Those summer dates are starting to fill up faster and faster each week, and it looks like the coming season will be a great one for live music. The most talked about announcement this week, however, was a actually a three way tie between Too Short and E-40 at Trees, The Mountain Goats at Dan's Silve ... More >>

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    February 27, 2014
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    February 27, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas this Weekend: February 28 - March 2

    Spring is here and what better time to kick out the cobwebs? I personally like to ring in the season with a good deep house cleaning, lots of "Let's Dance"-era David Bowie records, and of course some good live music. This weekend presents plenty of opportunities to get your feet moving and blood pum ... More >>

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    February 24, 2014

    The 11 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, February 24 - March 2

    Dallas, do not be alarmed. I know this is a shift in your regular scheduled programming. Your eyes do not deceive you, we are indeed rolling out your weekly concerts post on a Monday, rather than the usual Thursday post. We're trying out something a little different. From here on out, we will have y ... More >>

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    April 10, 2013

    The Power of Dallas: Erykah Badu Gives Tyler a Bump and Bill's Old Friend Makes the White House

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Tyler, The Creator features several artists on his new album, and according to CD Source owne ... More >>

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    April 3, 2013

    Local Independent Record Vendors are Rooting for the Underdogs

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Similarities emerged at CD Source and Good Records this week with top artists reaching high sa ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Who Rules Dallas DJing? Meet Five of the Contenders

    DJs are no longer the music geeks they used to be. Now, they are front and center and depended on, not just to speak the language of the party but to create the conversation itself. This Friday, the Red Bull Thre3style Sub Regional Qualifying competition will kick things off in North Texas for thei ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    The Fort Worth Music Festival - Will Rogers Memorial Center - 9/28/12

    The Fort Worth Music Festival Will Rogers Memorial Center Friday, September 28 All the highways and random roads that lead from Dallas to Fort Worth throw me completely out of whack and often I end up lost and late. This happened Friday night as I braved Texas' "HOLY SHIT IT'S RAINING" traffic and ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts In Dallas This Weekend

    Find more of this weekend's best shows in our shiny new concert calendar. Fort Worth Music Festival Will Rogers Memorial, Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29 Whether it's the deep soul of Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, the tears-in-my-beer ballads of Hayes Carll, or the smooth ... More >>