Hank Williams, Jr.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    8 Surprisingly Feminist Country Songs Written By Dudes

    We all know that country music, by and large, isn't the most progressive of musical genres. With loudmouth GOP musicians like Charlie Daniels and Hank Williams Jr., it's easy to forget that country music isn't all about trucks, America and hating President Obama. Believe it or not, there are surpris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    A Night of Racism, Patriotism, and Homophobia with Hank Williams Jr.

    Driving up U.S. 75 toward Durant, part of me was excited about seeing Hank Williams Jr. live. I knew that he was an arch-conservative, a bit of a racist, and probably too old to be any good, but there is always something exhilarating about seeing and hearing songs from your childhood performed live. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 5/6 - 5/18

    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 >>

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    January 17, 2014

    Whiskey Myers Leads an Unlikely Texas Country Revolution in Tyler

    It's less than an hour's drive from Palestine, Texas to the World's Rose Capital, Tyler, Texas. Both are considered to be the "Big City," for the folks living outside of their borders. Though that Dogwood-scented pocket of East Texas isn't a Metropolis by most standards, there's a great deal of musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Toby Keith, Large Segment of the Music Industry Are Suing a Tiny North Texas Bar

    A half hour south of Fort Worth and a couple of miles down a narrow Farm-to-Market road near Alvarado, you'll find the Turkey Creek Bar & Grill. It's an easy-going place with a dirt parking lot, corrugated roof and a generous front porch. You could almost call it a honky-tonk, but it's probably fair ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Five Non-Hank Jr. and Merle Acts to Catch at Sunday's Stockyards Music Festival

    Over the course of the last few years, the Sunday before Labor Day has seen some really good times take place on the dusty plot of land next to Billy Bob's in Ft. Worth's Stockyards district. Day-long festivals headlined by acts such as Cross Canadian Ragweed, the Black Crowes and the Randy Rogers B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Nine of This Week's Most Notable Show Announcements: Swans, Crushed Stars and More

    Swans, Xiu XiuSunday, September 16, at Trees, $20In 1997, post-punk act Swans went on hiatus and didn't return until 2010, when they released My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky. A successful tour followed. Seems the band has settled back in nicely, as they're set to release The Seer in Aug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Five References to Dallas in Pop Culture

    Is everyone so excited for the new season of Dallas? Oh, you are actually excited? Then you should join our friends at Mixmaster tonight at the Angelika for a screening of the first episode of the new show. We even made you a drinking schedule! So, to get you nice and limbered up for the big night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    3 Doors Down's Chris Henderson Saw 3 Doors Down Before He Was Even In The Band

    3 Doors Down​Love 'em or hate 'em, 3 Doors Down have been around since the mid-'90s, with five albums in their canon. They're currently touring on last year's mega-selling Time of My Life, but you can still hear songs on the radio from their debut album. Led by vocalist (and the band's original dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Listomania: The 15 Most Unexpected, Unlikely, and Downright Awkward Collaborations of All Time

    Beck​Yesterday Beck announced that he had been "recording some tracks" with country singer Dwight Yoakam. And yeah, we guess we could kind of see that, as Beck has run the gamut of styles during his career, touching on hip-hop, electronic, folk, and mariachi. But, even though it makes sense when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Tonight, Tonight: Headkrack at Renfield's Corner, Austin Cunningham at Poor David's Pub and N'dambi at the Prophet Bar

    Another hump day finds a couple of local acts displaying their talents. And, considering the holiday coming up, this isn't all that bad of a selection. Actually, it's a pretty great selection.

  • Music

    December 2, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    The 15 Worst ...and Friends! Albums Of All-Time

    ​It's hard not to remember Santana's 1999 album Supernatural. Besides just the Rob Thomas collab "Smooth," which we've spent the past decade trying to erase from our memories, the album received a lot of attention at the time for being one of those records that featured a different collaboration w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Dude Food: Love Shack

    Love Shack110 E. Exchange Ave.Fort Worth                                           &n ... More >>

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    Son of a Bum

    Not unlike a pair of old blue jeans, new Cowboys coach feels like a good fit

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007

    Wade Into Change

    Wade Phillips, kneeling, with a proud papa named Bum. Speaking of, wonder what Bill Parcells is gonna do now. I have the new Dallas Cowboys head coach's cell phone number. He knows Terrell Owens' name. And when he strode into the main meeting room at Valley Ranch for Thursday's press conference, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    Are You Ready For Some Futbol?!

    Come to think of it, we can't recall ever seeing Bobby Carpenter in a Dallas Cowboys uniform... If the answer to the question posed above is yeah, you'd better thumb a ride to Denver, where FC Dallas begins the Major League Soccer playoffs Saturday night against the Colorado, um, ... More >>

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    Steppin' Out

    Girl leaves the grind behind for a li'l two-stepping where the dry turns wet

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2006

    Are You Ready for Some Soup?

    I seem to recall that a few years ago, we wrote something unflattering about Chris Burney, who's second from right. Wonder what that was... Did you know Chris Burney, guitarist for Bowling for Soup, is in the new intro to Monday Night Football? (This assumes, of course, you know who Bowling for Soup ... More >>

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Bruce Robison

    Eleven Stories (Sustain)

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    I'll Drink to That

    Keep that New Year's Eve spirit all year long with these boozy sing-along tunes

  • Calendar

    July 22, 2004

    The Kids

    The dynamic duo of Rock and Hank Jr.

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Are You Kidding Me?

    The reigning king of Southern rock in concert

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2003

    Miike's Deeds

    Find Happiness at the Magnolia

  • Music

    April 3, 2003

    Bat Girl

    Kelly Osbourne would like everyone to just Shut Up

  • Culture

    September 13, 2001

    Feel His Pain

    Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife

  • Music

    April 9, 1998

    The accidental star

    Elliott Smith on his new album, the Oscars, and why he needs a new favorite shirt

  • Music

    June 12, 1997

    The ghost of Xmas passes

    Landmark local band packs it in

  • Music

    March 13, 1997

    Town and country

    Whiskeytown and No Depression pour into town

  • Music

    March 6, 1997

    Can't see the forest

    Tree-hugging compilation album takes on a Texas conglomerate

  • News

    October 24, 1996


    How Fort Worth's rhinestone socialites bushwacked the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame