Huey Lewis

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    April 12, 2014

    Coachella: Band and Drug Pairings Guide

    Ever since sunshine acid saturated Woodstock back in 1969, music festivals and recreational pharmaceuticals have gone together like wine and cheese. Which is why we'd like to recommend a few pairings for those so chemically inclined, a fine list of musical acts coupled with good stuff sure to provid ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    Huey Lewis and the News - Annette Strauss Square - June 13, 2013

    Really, in terms of appreciating material at live concerts there are two distinct paths - bands you go and see because you like their current stuff, or to hear new things or unashamed nostalgia fests where we all collectively suspend the clear evidence that, well, it ain't like it used to be in the ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    A Road Trip Through Texas, And The State of Dallas Radio

    In the last few months, research for a project has taken me across the state and, more recently, into Mexico. It may be something sentimental in me, or this weird notion that road trips are meant to be soundtracked by where you are and not by a list you cultivated online, but I noticed what was popu ... More >>

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    July 20, 2012

    Huey Lewis: "Phil Lynott Taught Me Most of What I Know"

    At 62, Huey Lewis is happy to get by on the hits. His tour with Joe Cocker comes to the Meyerson tonight, so we asked about his band's popular ascension in the '70s, how he feels about singing with one of his idols and why he will never produce another album. How did this tour with Joe Cocker come ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    BUZZ KILL: Fifteen Songs About What Happens To You When You Do Drugs.

    ​Good morning, potheads. Enjoy your wake and bake? Good, good, glad to hear it. We hope your early-morning sesh was, like, "totally killer."Where were we, you ask?Oh. About that. Well, sorry to "harsh your mellow" and all, but, um, some of us don't work behind the counter at the local head shop; w ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    My First Show: Beau Wagener Tells Us About Seeing Weird Al in '87 In Advance of His Debut With People on Vacation This Weekend

    Welcome to My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Beau Wagener​Beau Wagener might be best known around town as the bassist for Macavity and, more recently, as one of three guitarist ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Clearing Out The Mailroom: Monday, December 13, 2010

    ​We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.Various ArtistsImus Ranch Record II (New West)With tunes from Jamey Johnson, Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Listomania: Five Star Trek Cast Albums To Launch You From Fan to Trekkie

    Starlog 665: Just bought Spaced Out at Half Price Books...​To the Trekkies and Harry Pottererers who skipped all this weekend's claw fever for the Star Trek Fan Days at the Plano Center: We've brewed up some memorabilia for you to get autographed in the future.If you didn't know already, William S ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    Top 100 Most Annoying Summer Songs

    Shut up, Jimmy Buffett.​You know what really gives us the summertime blues? "Summertime Blues," not to mention other maddening summer hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Margaritaville" or the shotgun-in-mouth-inducing "Hot Hot Hot." It's bad enough global warming is cooking the planet like a plastic cu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Idol Rich: The NTX2 Search Their Souls

    ​Last night, we got to see the Top 10 taking the stage with soul and R&B hits from the likes of Chaka Khan, Aretha and domestic threat Chris Brown. Oh, and we also got to watch the weirdest backstage camera shots ever. Mmm, creepy voyeurism...Usher served as the mentor this week and somet ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    Idol Rich: TUrban in the Bottom and Demi and Joe Are Together At Last.

    ​Hey, I got two out of three. We wound up with Paige Miles, Tim Urban and Katie Stevens in the Bottom Three. And Paige Miles, as expected, was sent home. What wasn't expected was for Simon to tell her there was absolutely no chance in hell they'd give her the coveted judges save no matter wha ... More >>

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    March 24, 2010

    Idol Rich: The NTX Two Get Schooled By Miley Cyrus...Um, What?

    ​This week's theme was Billboard Number Ones. A valid theme for American Idol if there ever was one. Props to Lee Dewyze for kicking out the Box Tops jam "The Letter" even though, sadly, no one mentioned the recently late lead singer of said group, Alex Chilton. Not saying DeWyze did the song any ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    Listomania: Declan Patrick MacManus' Five Best Records

    In honor of his appearance Wednesday night at Nokia, here are my oddball choices for the best five efforts from Declan Patrick MacManus, better known as Elvis Costello.1. King of AmericaThis countrified effort from 1986 still doesn't get the kudos it so richly deserves. Songs like "American With ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009
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    September 4, 2008

    Back In Time

    The Meyerson hosts Huey Lewis

  • Film

    August 7, 2008

    True Bromance

    Rogen and Franco, on the run and madly in love in Pineapple Express

  • Calendar

    January 17, 2008

    Malt Shop Memories

    Hear the sounds of doo-wop at Nokia

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2007

    Back in Time

    Michael J. Fox turns on his mom

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    June 22, 2006

    Worst Concert Ever?

    C'mon, it's Chicago and Huey Lewis

  • Music

    September 1, 2005

    Through the Danger Zone

    Kenny Loggins and Jimmy Messina saw the '80s differently. On their reunion tour, the duo finally meets halfway.

  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    The Legend of Billy Hicks

    Or, why sax player is no longer a viable occupation in rock and roll

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    Radio Ready

    How The Vanished's "My Favorite Scar" became my favorite guilty pleasure

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2003

    Get Your Kicks

    These Kung Fu cats are fast as lightning

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    The Thin Line

    Jurassic 5 knows the difference between hip-hop and rap

  • Music

    January 18, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    A flood of inaugural party invites hits our mailbox

  • Culture

    January 4, 2001

    The Tired Gun

    Or: Why winning an Oscar sometimes means losing sight of a career

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Unusual Suspects

    This year's lineup of 10 best is so much better than the rest of the year's trash, it's criminal

  • Film

    September 14, 2000

    For the Love of Mic

    Duets explores the world of karaoke singing, and rather sweetly at that

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    Ride with Ray

    The best friend Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys ever had

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    May 1, 1997
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    January 19, 1995

    A new Lowe

    The once and future Jesus of Cool reveals the beast in him