"I feel like we've been abandoned in the Universe of all forces of good and they're just watching us self-destruct," says X frontwoman, Exene Cervenka from her Seattle hotel room. "It's saddened me because I really thought something would have come around and said 'Nonononono, these people are all g ... More >>
X, Dum Dum GirlsGranada TheaterSaturday, November 3We've so far focused Kids These Days on classic albums, but when a friend asked if I'd want to help chaperone a trip with my daughter and her friend Emma to see Saturday's X show at the Granada, it seemed an ideal way to get a couple of teenagers' h ... More >>
A bit of a slow-down this Tuesday evening. But there are still a couple of quality shows worth checking in on...
Steve VisneauTrue WidowIt's been three years since local slow-grinding act True Widow released their self titled debut album to local acclaim. But their debut grabbed the attention of Kemodo Records, who signed the band just last year. And now they are poised to release their follow up, the ridic ... More >>
The KnittersWe already mentioned it in print, but this one merits a reminder: The Knitters, the alt-country spinoff of legendary L.A. punk rock band X, make a rare area appearance tonight at Dan's Silverleaf. John Doe and Exene Cervenka, the founding members of X, started The Knitters way back in ... More >>
Wednesday, May 19, at Dan's Silverleaf in Denton
George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic at the Granada Theater in 2006.Don't burn your entire stash on 4/20, because just two days later George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will touch down at House of Blues in Dallas.Bandleader Clinton, as if you needed an introduction, is a true legend of ... More >>
John Doe is more than the old flame of his old band
Friday, June 29, at Hailey's, Denton
Sunday, November 19, at Gypsy Tea Room
Exene Cervenka's Sinners might not be Original
Twenty years later, members of punk legends X get to their roots again. Their roots-rock, that is.
Tuesday, October 19, at Nokia Live
We say listen to Deadman, but what do we know? We're screwing up everything.
For the Deep Ellum Film Festival, the third time's the charm
Burning Patience needs a touch more heat
It's about the artists, not the stars at the 31st annual USA Film Festival
John Doe doesn't have to run from yesterdays anymore
Jon Dee Graham almost gave up on music; good thing it didn't give up on him
After working the Picket Line, Kevin Russell and the Gourds finally make a record as good as they are
Penelope Spheeris wallows in the Decline of Western Civilization one more time
The old world discovers the Old 97's
Tributes to Buddy Holly and Willie Nelson are anything but
The Go-Go's return - again - to finish what they began 15 years ago