Thursday, February 14, at The American Airlines Center, $31-$86
KSOC-FM "Old School" 94.5 has earned the nickname "The Baby Making Station," as the station's nighttime programming of "Old School Lovin'" has become a go-to staple of gatherings in the area. So it comes as no surprise tha ... More >>
Houston native Roger Creager has been a mainstay of the Texas-centric festivals and college-town honky-tonks that make up the Texas country circuit. Over the course of six full-length albums and 14 years, Creager's become known more for his rambunctious live shows than he has his relatively small ca ... More >>
100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom"
Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins
99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft"
Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>
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19. Billy Preston, "Nothing From Nothing"
Houston pianist Billy Preston got to hang around some decent talent (The Beatles, The Stones), but his solo material went in another direction altogether. This is ... More >>
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59. Tum Tum, "Caprice Music"
For years, the Dallas hip-hop community's had a love affair with the Chevy Caprice Classic. Tum Tum's "Caprice Music" was an ode to that car culture, illustrating the unique trend ... More >>
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For those paying attention to area booking, a curious string of events has been occurring this summer. Grand Prairie's Lone Star Park has cornered the market on Texas country with their Lone Star Music series, which has already drawn more tha ... More >>
It's a Tuesday night at Austin's Horseshoe Lounge and two members of the band Mike and the Moonpies are here to do an interview. Frontman Mike Harmeier is wearing snakeskin boots and a Dwight Yoakam trucker cap. Lead guitarist Catlin Rutherford vaguely resembles Chris Hillman when he wears a mustach ... More >>
Singer-songwriter Gary P. Nunn has been making music for nearly half a century. In that time, Nunn has played with a Who's Who of Texas country musicians. Best known for writing "London Homesick Blues," the theme song for Austin City Limits, Nunn has worked with, among others, Jerry Jeff Walker, Mi ... More >>
The Indonesian Blood of Eagles is among the first dirty dozen titles selected for this year's Dallas International Film Festival.While in the middle of dealing with some South by Southwest film fest logistics, this announcement arrived from the Dallas International Film Festival: It's ready to de ... More >>
Eric NealIf you're done with your taxes (unlike, say, me) there are a couple of shows worth venturing out for this deadline Wednesday...Local singer/songwriter Eric Neal headlines a nice local bill at Dada's Listening Room. Back in August, Pete did a nice post on Neal's Birthday Bash, also at ... More >>
Last weekend, I set off on my bike. I would save gas, stay close to home, and kill like three birds with one stone by brunching at the promising-sounding Garden Café, on Junius Street in Lakewood. I'd been there as a pre-vegan, and I remembered a lovely garden in the back.
The garden, as it tur ... More >>
Hailing from New Mexico, Michael Hearne plays Americana music with such a gracious demeanor, some might overlook the depth of his songs simply because of their mellow, mostly acoustic presentation. To do so would be a shame, however, as Hearne is one of the best singer/songwriters (not to mention g ... More >>