George Benson

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Marriage Proposals, $16 Margaritas and Other Things Seen and Overheard at Chris Botti's Verizon Theatre Show

    ​Let me make myself clear: I love Chris Botti's music. Not in an ironic or tongue-in-cheek way. Yes, Botti, the trumpet player who's played with everyone from Sting to Josh Groban to Steven Tyler. He's the kind of guy your parents love, along with Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand. This admis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    As Motley Crue Turns 30, Mick Mars Balances Pleasing The Fans With Finding His Own Muse

    Mick Mars​Motley Crue are a love-or-hate type of deal. From their look to their music, everything about them gets a reaction. And, for 30 years now, the Crue has refused to go away, still living as loudly as they play. Guitarist Mick Mars is known as the quiet, stoic member of the Crue -- relative ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Bonus MP3: Smiling at the Ceiling -- "Nostalgia Company"

    ​Smiling at the Ceiling just might be the best kept secret to emerge from the plenteous Denton jazz scene. And while they can't quite be called a supergroup, per se, it's still safe to say the group's members are still probably best known for their other projects. Formed in 2007 as Dr. Mobutu, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Only in Arlington: Manny Pacquiao Saved His Biggest Hits for Post-Fight Concert

    Patrick MichelsManny Pacquiao landed 246 of his punches Saturday night, and most of his high notes.​Manny Pacquiao double-booked himself Saturday night, and while he may have had a bigger audience at Cowboys Stadium for his 12-round decision over Joshua Clottey, he spent more time onstage at his p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Picture Show: Manny Pacquiao's Post-Fight Concert in Arlington

    Patrick MichelsA welterweight in the boxing ring, but a heavyweight on the six-string.​ Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao followed his Saturday night defeat of Joshua Clottey at Cowboys Stadium with a post-fight concert next door at the Ballpark in Arlington, joined onstage by Journey's lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Gig Alert: Amy LaCour at Opening Bell Mosaic

    What? Good soul music on a Tuesday night in Dallas? It's true: Those in need of a mellow shot of rhythm and blues should check out Amy Lacour tonight at Opening Bell's Mosaic location. LaCour, an L.A.-based singer-songwriter born and raised in Seattle, is working on her full-length debut, but alread ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Jill Scott

    Collaborations (Hidden Beach/Epic)

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Various Artists

    Off-Centre: A Riot on Old Street (BBE), Beats & Pieces Volume Two (BBE), Funk Rock (BBE)

  • Film

    June 15, 2000

    Crash of the Titan

    Disney-esque characters and anime stylings don't mix, but at least the battles are cool

  • Music

    February 19, 1998

    The glory of Bugs

    Texas guitar hero Bugs Henderson wouldn't swap family for fame

  • Music

    May 23, 1996

    Bronco hole

    Dallas' last great concert hall suffers growing pains