A two-set performance at a rock show is as rare as a not-self-indulgent guitar solo. But those rarities are exactly what a full house at the Granada was treated to Saturday night at the Granada. Prior to the show starting there was some speculation in the crowd about how the two sets would be format ... More >>
The second season of TLC's Next Great Baker premieres tonight, and two bakers from the metroplex are among the baker's dozen vying for a chance at the grand prize of $100,000, a spread in Brides Magazine and an opportunity to work with the show's host Buddy Valastro in Carlo's Bakery, in Hoboken, Ne ... More >>
Detroit's Electric Six is all about one Dick Valentine. Also known as Tyler Spencer, Valentine has led some form of his band since 1996. And he's been largely successful: The band has become renowned for its chaotic live shows and interesting mixture of punk, funk and alternative rock.
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For a whopping quarter of a century now, Hoboken's Yo La Tengo has existed comfortably at or near the top of the indie rock heap, showcasing an ever-changing aesthetic that, at various times in the band's career, has seen the band touching on various psych-, garage-rock and shoegaze styles. In this ... More >>
After we watched the county commissioner's temper tantrum yesterday (again and again and again), Patrick "Buzz" Willliams declared it awfully "bush league." We talked about how it was like one of those council meetings you see excerpted on newscasts across the country during which the anchor stares ... More >>
Caught up with Rhett Miller this morning over the phone--and overseas too, actually, as Miller's currently in the UK, out on tour as the opening act for Steve Earle. The bulk of the conversation focused largely on Miller's upcoming gig at the Grnada Theater on Saturday, November 14, as part of the ... More >>
More big news from Mike Snider today--this time about an upcoming string of shows scheduled between Christmas and New Year's Eve at Sons of Hermann Hall. In short: Longtime favorite local alt-country outfit the Old 97's has been booked to play four consecutive nights at the Deep Ellum ballroom, f ... More >>