Although it may appear that many of your friends are at South by Southwest this weekend, battling crowds and struggling to find solutions to basic things like parking, eating and peeing, there is still much fun to be had on your own turf this weekend. This spring weather is a breeding ground for tou ... More >>
It's a Tuesday night at Austin's Horseshoe Lounge and two members of the band Mike and the Moonpies are here to do an interview. Frontman Mike Harmeier is wearing snakeskin boots and a Dwight Yoakam trucker cap. Lead guitarist Catlin Rutherford vaguely resembles Chris Hillman when he wears a mustach ... More >>
Shelby LynneIt's kind of hard to look the other way when you see that Shelby Lynne's coming to Dallas, and the Kessler Theater of all venues. Should be a great, intimate place to catch a handful of the country star's hits.That's just the start.We already mentioned Daniel Hart at El Sibil on Satur ... 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 >>
If known only for his guitar playing and production work with Dwight Yoakam, singer/songwriter Pete Anderson would still be a legend in both the country and alt-country genres.
There is much more to Pete Anderson than the stellar licks on such Yoakam hits as "Guitar, Cadillacs" and "Streets of B ... More >>
BeckYesterday Beck announced that he had been "recording some tracks" with country singer Dwight Yoakam. And yeah, we guess we could kind of see that, as Beck has run the gamut of styles during his career, touching on hip-hop, electronic, folk, and mariachi.
But, even though it makes sense when ... More >>
Dwight YoakamDwight David Yoakam, the modern savior of the Bakersfield-style of electric country music, is actually a native of Kentucky and he's now been a staple of Hollywood productions for years. Such a quizzical mélange makes sense, really. Give a listen to the way in which Yoakam has blen ... More >>
Welcome to My First Show, where we
give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended --
no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Matt PittmanMatt Pittman is a busy man as of late. When not working on new material for the (thankfully) still-active Red Animal W ... More >>
A Baptist General headlines We Shot JR is DeadThis weekend marks the end of an era: After a five-year run, the most critical critics in North Texas over at We Shot JR are calling it quits. We suspect it's only a matter of days until the comments on DC9 increase in anonymity and negativity, but, b ... More >>
Rosie FloresSan Antonio's Rosie Flores makes a stop in our fair city this evening, bringing her brand of hardcore honky-tonk and rockabilly to the Double Wide. She's been a fixture of the South Texas scene for decades, earning accolades in whatever city she decided to call home--hell, even the ma ... More >>
Jason WolterNothing goes together quite like country music and rodeo action. So with Dwight Yoakam coming to North Texas in February, what better place to perform than the Resistol Arena, home to the Mesquite Rodeo?The country legend hasn't released anything since 2007's tribute to Buck Owens, bu ... More >>