Eagulls With Twin Peaks and Sealion Three Links, Dallas Friday, May 23, 2014 For any band who's accustomed to playing extremely large venues, it can be a test to see how well they perform when they step down to a much smaller stage. Eagulls, a five-piece from Leeds, have played with titans like Fra ... More >>
Finally, we have a three-day weekend. No doubt the schedule for most over the next several days will be heavy on time spent outside, preferably grilling out or in a swimming pool. (Or better yet, both.) But there are also plenty of great show to be seen, and if the calendar is thinner on festivals t ... More >>
Which way do you want to rawk this week? Because there are a number of different ways to do so, given the lineup of concerts that hit Dallas between now and Sunday. If it's metal you're looking for, this should be an especially bountiful week. If it's arena-sized power ballads, you're in luck as wel ... More >>
It's about time Dallas has a throwback weekend, don't you think? Well, even if you don't think so, that's a good part of what you're going to get. From here to Choctaw Casino, bands who had their day in that exciting epoch of history between the 1970s and the '90s will be swarming the North Texas ar ... More >>
Another weekend come and another weekend gone. Hopefully we all spent some quality time with our beloved mothers yesterday, having most likely spent all day Saturday doing some quality day drinking. (Or maybe we were just day drinking with our mothers.) It was perfect weather for both, in fact. Nat ... More >>
Hailing from the autonomous Basque region of Spain and named for the featured vehicle in Back to the Future, Delorean is a dance-friendly foursome with an ever-growing fan base. The band's good fortune began a few years back when the members agreed to move in a more electronic direction. Since then, ... More >>
Austin City Limits is just a couple flips on the calendar away. This year's inaugural two-weekend run on October 4 to 6 and 11 to 13 also features a series of late-night shows in Austin. And a run of bands from somewhere on the lineup in other Texas cities, including Houston and Dallas. Most of th ... More >>
Well, with all of the recent concert announcements we've been getting in, this is shaping up to be a quite promising, non-shitty winter this year. After you read this post, you should take some time to review the ones you may have missed.
Tomorrow night, Hot Hot Heat, surely one of the bigger names in the early '00s rock revival explosion not named The Strokes or Franz Ferdinand, comes through Dallas for a date at The Loft. The tour comes in support of the band's new release, Future Breeds, which finds the band returning to its indi ... More >>
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Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, February 16, 2010...Aerosmith is slated to headline the Download Festival in England this summer... if the band has a singer by then.Franz Ferdinand is working on its fourth album.Peter Gabriel may reunite with Genesis for their Rock and Roll Hall ... More >>
Friday, June 12, at Hailey's Club in Denton
Franz Ferdinand at House of Blues, Friday, April 24The popularity of these Scottish rockers exploded after the success of their 2004 self-titled debut album (which sold 3.6 million copies worldwide). And, I mean, their first single "Take Me Out" didn't do too badly either! Did you know that band's n ... More >>
Friday, April 24, at House of Blues
Ready to take your weekly trip into the rockin' world of this past weekend's music? Bust out those headphones and let's do it! Remember, all videos come courtesy of your friends and mine, those camera-wielding folks at the front of the club. They press on, despite tired arms, so that you can I can e ... More >>
MSTRKRFT performs Friday, March 20, at House of BluesGrab your calendars, folks. After the jump, the latest batch of upcoming show announcements to come through our inboxes over the past week.
Made in the Dark (Astralwerks)
Sunday, September 16, at the Palladium Loft
Franz Ferdinand, international chowhound
Newest DDR: Same game, fresh set list
The Arctic Monkeys kick it old school and rep for their hood. Seriously.
Is weepy the new douchebag? Friday night, Observer Night & Day co-editor Merritt Martin and I hauled out to the Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie for the Franz Ferdinand-Death Cab For Cutie show and were surprised to find ourselves in the company of a remarkably large population of frat guys. To our su ... More >>
Who needs SXSW? Austin's Lemurs already have crazed fans in Dallas
After Green Day, expect more American idiots
The shiniest and catchiest of 2005's snap and fizz
Gang of Four return, and all pretenders should watch their arses
Plus: The Glasgow School, History Lesson
Suicidal tendencies, gut locker lovers and men who wail on their axes
Or, why sax player is no longer a viable occupation in rock and roll
Sara Radle's off to L.A.; LM5 calling it quits; Rubber Gloves gets anew look
The Stereophonics never made it big. That doesn't mean they never made good.
Silent Alarm (Vice)
The Futureheads ignore their post-punk contemporaries--and their buzz
Sounds Eclectic 3 (Palm Pictures)
Mapping out the trends of 2005
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.
Thursday, December 16, at Double Wide
Reverend Horton Heat has a guitar named after him, the Necro Tonz arebreaking up and When Pop Music Goes Bad, Part 2
Fashionable retro rock has jumped the shark. Here’s why.
The Texas sun outshone the stars at the Austin City Limits Music Festival
Elvis tanks, the Pixies rock and other tales from the 2004 ACL Festival
Dubya and Franz Ferdinand have made it OK for white guys to dance
The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads (Rhino)
Franz Ferdinand (Domino/Epic)