We're going to see triple-digit weather this weekend and it's most likely going to suck. A lot. But to make it suck less, might we suggest a cold beer and some of the best concerts Dallas has to offer this weekend? What do you say?
We've now officially got our first taste of August. Between the weather and activities, it was a pretty perfect first weekend of the month. However, now that Monday is here, you might as well saddle up because there's only looking forward at this point. So start planning ahead because this week of c ... More >>
Last summer, Houston's one-woman pop monopoly Beyoncé Knowles introduced the world to one of her grittier alter-egos with the unleashing of Third Ward Trill. With chopped-and-screwed rap deliveries, à la promotional single "Bow Down/ I Been On," fans received a taste of the hip-hop influences to f ... More >>
By Rebecca Haithcoat You may have heard the term "trap music." You may even realize that what people are calling "trap music" today, which sounds a whole lot like dubstep, is not necessarily what people were calling "trap music" a few years ago. So, what the hell is trap music? Not too long ago, ... More >>
Trae Tha Truth, JMack, Big HudTreesAugust 13, 2011Better than: trying to act like Dallas has a hip-hop pedigree to compete with Houston.Trae Tha Truth There wasn't much of a build-up to Trae The Truth's entrance at Trees on Saturday night. After a particularly high-energy set from JMack and a fun ... More >>
Ahh, codeine cough syrup. It started off innocently enough, as a remedy for a sore throat. However, if it can get you high, people will use it to get high. And, if it gets you high, someone will at some point write a song about it. Purple drank, sizzurp, lean -- whatever you choose to call ... More >>
Last year's performances at Lola's Sixth in Fort Worth marked the first time the improv/experimental music No Idea Festival came to the North Texas area. This year the event will be held in Dallas at a far grittier venue, the home base of the non-profit art- and music DIY collective known as Phoe ... More >>
Get your asses to Bass Hall for Kenny Rogers
H-Town's favorite Dirty rapper lives the diamond life
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