Patio SessionsEvery Thursday in the fall at AT&T Performing Arts Center, FreeIt's time for cooler weather again, and with it comes the AT&T Performing Arts Center's free outdoor concert series, Patio Sessions, which is sponsored by DC9 At Night. They've put together a fantastic lineup for th ... More >>
Yesterday, various social media outlets were literally on fire with the news of Centro-matic singer Will Johnson's "supergroup" with the Kadane Brothers and Pedro the Lion's David Bazan.
That almost made us forget about his other other band, New Multitudes, which features Jay Farrar, Anders Parker ... More >>
Bettmann/CorbisWillie Nelson at his second annual Fourth of July picnic in 1974It's hot as hell and the area burn bans are in full effect, which can only mean one thing: It's time to celebrate our independence! This weekend's live music offerings are fairly strong, but at Billy Bob's Texas in For ... More >>
Peter Bjorn and JohnIn 2006, when Peter, Bjorn and John broke through with their catchy hit song "Young Folks," which might be more commonly known as "that whistle song," the blogosphere ate it up, and so did droves of newly acquired American fans. Rightfully so: Writer's Block was one of the bes ... More >>
Telegraph Canyon, Doug Burr, Seryn, Monahans, Birds & Batteries, Glen FarrisHailey's Club, DentonDecember 4, 2010Better than: paying for your own wassail.Telegraph CanyonThe folks at Spune have not only established themselves as a leading local label and promotion company. They've also become ... More >>
It's that time of year, again. The Austin City Limits Festival line-up was unveiled early this morning via the fest's official website. There isn't any question: This year's docket will have people gabbing--whether it's vitriolic hate or nostalgic, warm-fuzzies. Sure, for many, bashing on the cho ... More >>
Yeah, pal, that's "college rock," scare quotes very much included. Look, it's a meaningless term. As are "indie," "alternative," "hipster," etc., etc. Let's not overthink this: Here we have ten splendid records with an amorphous rock 'n' roll designation, albeit in a perhaps slightly more experiment ... More >>
Cursive, Capgun Coup, Old Canes, The Timeline PostHailey's ClubNovember 27th, 2009
Better than: realizing that the Black Friday deal you got was a Black Friday bust.
CursiveWatching the four-band bill on Friday was like watching many Dallas Cowboys' wins: Everything came together in the last ... More >>
David Bazan, Say HiDan's Silverleaf, DentonOctober 8, 2009Better Than: trying to drive home in the rain.If we pretended that this photo was from last night, you'd probably believe us, huh?Even before the storm rolled in and David Bazan finally lumbered on stage at Dan's Silverleaf, last night's e ... More >>
Today, we welcome back an old friend to the blog. That's right: It's the return of Aural Ambush, a feature we hope will be back and running regularly in these confines we call DC9. It's been a while, though, so, for those who may have forgotten the concept, a quick refresher: We grab an mp3 from an ... More >>