The 50-foot limestone angels trumpeting from the façade of Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth face a trio of venues hidden from the outside world. Hyena's Comedy Night Club is down a grand staircase on the right. There's a smaller stage next to it. And on the left is Queen City Music Hall, which o ... More >>
This work-week ender is a double-header -- two nights in November 1983, back-to-back benefits for the great Ronnie Lane, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1976. It was Lane himself who came up with the benefits, held beneath the banner of Action for Research into Multiple Sclerosis -- ... More >>
Led Zeppelin played Memorial Auditorium six times between March 28, 1970, and April 1, 1977 -- including back-to-back, attendance-record-setting gigs on March 4 and 5 in '75. Those shows remain perhaps the two best-documented concerts in local hard-rock history: The band's official Web site featu ... More >>
Andra DuRee Martin/Manitou Springs COCA fruitcake tossing competition.Everyone's heard the doorstop joke, as well as the one about a single fruitcake being regifted over the centuries. Yes, and if you blast through the outer layer, you find strata that would fascinate geologists.And they are anci ... More >>
(Check out our final ACL wrap-up slideshow on Monday for photos of this and other acts from ACL) The crowds may not have been all that familiar with the catalog of Them Crooked Vultures, the supergroup comprising of Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters, others), Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, August 5, 2009... Looks like we have another supergroup to contend with (and it's not Damnocracy.) Josh Homme, Dave Grohl and John Paul Jones have joined to form Them Crooked Vultures. Looks like Snoop Dogg has a new label mate--The Pope! I ... More >>
Thursday, July 5, at House of Blues
Yes, she can. Genocide, adultery, dead cats--merry Christmas from Diamanda Galas.