The Jayhawks.Last Night: The Jayhawks, Jolie Holland Granada Theater November 16 Better than: rummaging through closets for dubbed copies of Crossroads episodes. Looking only at The Jayhawks' set list from last night, you could think the show was more for a hardcore fan than a casual one, b ... More >>
The Jayhawks' Mark Olson.As previewed in last week's issue, The Jayhawks have returned with a new album and a new sense of joy. As the band returns to Dallas with Mark Olson and Karen Grotberg in the lineup, you can expect to hear plenty of great country rock on Wednesday night at the Granada ... More >>
Sallie Ford & The Sound OutsideCurrent Portland-dweller Sallie Ford has come on strong to quite strong this year. While her and her band had built up steam before the end of 2010, the group's New Years Eve show in front of a packed house of almost 8,000 while supporting the Avett Brothers in ... More >>
Explosions In The SkyFrom the looks of things, the AT&T Performing Arts Center is trying its hand at rock and roll. On Friday, September 16, Explosions In The Sky will perform the venue's first ever ticketed rock show at the adjacent Annette Strauss Square, an outdoor grassy plaza with about ... More >>
Saturday, february 14, at House of Blues' Pontiac Garage
In next week's paper, we'll unveil our national package on the best music of the year (the following week, we'll tackle the best in DFWd music). But, as a teaser, here's our paper's contribution to the national package: Noah W. Bailey's picks for the best Americana/folk releases of '08. Picking the ... More >>
The Living & The Dead (Anti-)
Calhoun, whose latest disc, Falter.Waver.Cultivate., I really enjoyed (along with plenty of other folks, if the "Press" section on the band's Myspace page is, indeed, accurate), shows up on Paste magazine's monthly compilation disc for the month of November--and with good placement, too: "Breathe," ... More >>
One of last year's most interesting music compilations was Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys, a double-disc compilation (dreamed up by Johnny Depp and Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski) that included performances by Nick Cave, Jolie Holland, Bono, Lucinda Williams ... More >>
Thursday, November 2, at 1919 Hemphill, Fort Worth
Need a little alt in your country? These ten don't.
Mara Lee Miller's Bosque Brown walks the fine line between darkness and light
Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.
Friday, August 20