Craig Finn, Mount Moriah, Beau Jennings & the Tigers
Wednesday, February 1
Craig Finn stepped on stage with his four bandmates and declared, "I'm Craig Finn. This is my band. We need a name."
Serving as the opening date for a two-month tour ahead of them, the erstwhile Hold Steady frontman wa ... More >>
Shelby Lynne's show at the Kessler Friday night is just about sold out, and with good reason.
We also talked with Craig Finn and Lydia Loveless, two artists who channel religion in different ways on their latest albums.
North of the Dial interviews Andrew Barton about that kooky "Heart Throb" vi ... More >>
In case you're already blinded by the golden aura of 2012's major releases -- The Shins, T.I., Soundgarden, Nicki Minaj, Mumford & Sons, Muse, Sigur Ros -- we want to make sure you don't forget about some other sure-to-be-top-notch albums that will see release next year. They may not shine on the iT ... More >>
If that 2012 movie was right -- and it surely was because, ya know, Hollywood knows science -- then we're all going to die in a spectacularly crappy tidal wave of CGI effects next year. Huzzah. However, that movie came out in 2009. C'mon, Hollywood. We need to be more terrified going into the new ye ... More >>
The Polyphonic Spree certainly loves the holidays. It makes sense, seeing as they're the most joyful band on the planet. And only three weeks after they throw their annual Holiday Extravaganza at Lakewood Theater, they're throwing a New Year's Eve bash at House Of Blues on December 31. Which show ... More >>
"Meltdown! Meltdown!" He wouldn't stop shouting it. No, not Brent Best or anyone in Slobberbone. Some dude in the crowd during a recent gig.It was constant. Consistent, too. Always "Meltdown! Meltdown!," never just "Meltdown!"This was a guy that I had already moved away from once, yet somehow fo ... More >>
Jesse HugheyPolvo Sunday, November 7, at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin.I kept repeatedly asking myself the same question on Sunday: "Why can't Dallas do something like this?" Seriously: It's high time Dallas music fans let their Austin friends couch-surf for a change -- we certainly owe them for all ... More >>
The Hold Steady, The WhigsJuly 10th, 2010Granada TheaterBetter than: sitting at home and watching that episode of Lost where Hugo mentions The Hold Steady.All photos by Evan ClintonThe Hold Steady got the Granada rockin' on Saturday. Check the slideshow for proof.There were a few understandable q ... More >>
The Brooklyn-based bar rockers in The Hold Steady, having just dropped their latest, Heaven Is Whenever album in May, are knee-deep in their national summer tour, with stops all over the U.S. and even the occasional dip across the Canadian border. Their new album has met widely positive reviews, and ... More >>