Willie Nelson was born 80 years ago today in the small town of Abbot, Texas. This really should be a holiday.
Nelson has been a Texas institution for over 50 years now. He's closely tied to our state's image -- his long career saw him start as a DJ in Houston, move to Nashville as a song writer, en ... 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. Spike JohnsonSean KirkpatrickSean Kirkpatrick has been a busy fellow lately: His band, Nervous Curtains, opened for Destroyer last ... More >>
You know it's a weird week when Mike Modano's final home game as a Dallas Star is only the second-saddest story.
Went out to Texas Stadium Sunday morning for a funeral and - hate to admit this - but I cried. For a building. I know, silly.
Or is it?
Just after dawn - 7:07 a.m. if yo ... More >>
We spent 2009 sorting through piles of folk and Americana releases, revising this list in our heads till the bitter end and failing repeatedly to understand the hype behind the Avett Brothers in the process. While a year of listening brought no shortage of pleasant surprises, our hands-down favorite ... More >>
Fittingly, the stadium with the hole in the roof - so God could watch his favorite football team, duh - was christened by a 10-day Billy Graham crusade.
A month later - Oct. 24, 1971 - Texas Stadium opened for Cowboys' business. Come Saturday night, the ol' joint at Loop 12 and Highway ... More >>