Austin City Limits' lineup for 2013 was just announced: Headliners include Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse, Kings of Leon and noted teenage-girl-advice-givers Atoms for Peace.
Tickets go on sale May 7 -- early bird passes are sold out but VIP is available if you just can't wait.
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You know how some bands are just fun? They're not especially musically great or anything, but they're born entertainers. Well, Electric Six are one of those bands. Featuring some of the best stage banter I've heard since, well, since Devin Townsend, these guys pretty much conquered Dada in a way you ... More >>
Saturday, February 23, at Dada, $15
Electric Six, the warhorses of heavy and frantic disco-rock, roll into Dada to spray high-energy chaos over Dallas' most extensive corner stage. After the release of their latest album in October, a live greatest-hits number, "The Six," as I have arbi ... More >>
Detroit's Electric Six is all about one Dick Valentine. Also known as Tyler Spencer, Valentine has led some form of his band since 1996. And he's been largely successful: The band has become renowned for its chaotic live shows and interesting mixture of punk, funk and alternative rock.
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Bon Iver's Justin VernonIt's a risky career move, holing up in a cabin in the woods to create a debut album, but for Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, it seems to have paid off in spades. Between nods from Kanye West and the success of his R&B side project Gayngs, his highly anticipated self-titled s ... More >>
This is not nearly as packed a weekend as last weekend was--and good thing, too. We're still catching up on sleep from running around all last weekend, both in Austin for ACL and here in Dallas for all the spillover. But, though less busy than last weekend, there are still some worthwhile shows g ... More >>
When the British indie/new wave/minimalists, The xx released their debut album X last year, the ripple that formed in the blogosphere was somewhat polarizing. But, love 'em or hate 'em, they're bringing their turntables and Dieter's Dance Party haircuts to the Granada Theater on Friday, October 8 ... More >>