There is no physical way you could carry or wear enough clothing to properly prepare for Texas weather. I thought at the beginning of the day that a sweater might have been overkill. About two hours later I felt distinctly underprepared. Actually, given that it was too much in warm weather and soake ... More >>
The festival now known as 35 Denton first set up its permanent residence in the city five years ago. More than 20 musicians from the area have played all four previous incarnations and will be back again this year. We asked a few of them to share their thoughts on the festival and its growth.
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Check out more of this weekend's shows via our shiny new concert calendar
Afghan Whigs, Centro-matic
Sunday, October 14, at the Granada Theater
Within the bowels of the '90s reunion machine, Ohio's Afghan Whigs are one of those bands you never really expected to be spat out again. Their 1993 LP, Ge ... More >>
Fall in Denton is a breeding ground for music.The town receives its annual boatload of fresh faces dropped at its doorstep, from college freshman to young couples laying roots. I've sifted through the crap to bring you a list of five new Denton bands you should know.
A recent Lubbo ... More >>
"We felt a certain level of exhaustion," drummer Grady Sandlin admits, discussing his band, RTB2, and their now-legendary rate of playing shows. "I've never been criticized to my face about playing too much, but I've heard others say that people criticized us for it," he says.
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Denton's Boxcar Bandits have been playing their warped version of Americana for just over half a decade. In that time, they've played countless shows and produced two albums: 2008's Smells Like Grass and the recently released Live at Dan's Silverleaf.
And while live efforts are often perfunctory p ... More >>
Welcome to our 2011 Dallas Observer Music Awards breakdown, wherein we'll use the weeks leading up to the DOMA showcases on Saturday, October 15 (which is also when voting ends), to explain the nominees in each category Today, we look at the nominees in the Best Group, Best Blues and Be ... More >>
Because we can all use a palate cleanser now and then--and, also, because there's never a wrong time to listen to RTB2--check out the clip above, featuring Ryan Thomas Becker and Grady Sandlin performing their song "Whistle" in the still-under-reconstruction Kessler Theater in Oak Cliff.And, since ... More >>