Joni Mitchell

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    The 10 Biggest Classic Rock Douchebags

    By Johnny Whiteside While rock 'n' roll is necessarily classified as a form of pop music, it is actually an idiom whose radical, destructive primitivism established a new type of socio-cultural disorder. It's about rejection of the status quo and celebration of the dis-imprisonment it instills. Al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    The Seven Best Songs for Earth Day

    Today marks the 43rd Earth Day, and to celebrate, we over at DC9 at Night put together a list of some of our favorite songs about the large, luscious planet we call home. Make sure to add any favorite environmentally-themed songs in the comment section below. Happy Earth Day!

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    The Power of Dallas: Erykah Badu Gives Tyler a Bump and Bill's Old Friend Makes the White House

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Tyler, The Creator features several artists on his new album, and according to CD Source owne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Marriage Proposals, $16 Margaritas and Other Things Seen and Overheard at Chris Botti's Verizon Theatre Show

    ​Let me make myself clear: I love Chris Botti's music. Not in an ironic or tongue-in-cheek way. Yes, Botti, the trumpet player who's played with everyone from Sting to Josh Groban to Steven Tyler. He's the kind of guy your parents love, along with Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand. This admis ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 17, 2011

    It's Only Life Sends a Singing November Valentine

    Theatre Too romances tunes of John Bucchino; KDT takes dull journey with 26 Miles.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Last Night: Tom Rush at the Kessler Theater

    Tom Rush The Kessler Theater October 26, 2011 Better than: sitting at home waiting for it to stop raining in St. Louis. At 70, Tom Rush is the elder statesman of the singer-songwriter era that began in the late 1960s. Known as the person who introduced audiences to the songwriting talents of James ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Good Friday: The Independence Day Edition

    Bettmann/CorbisWillie Nelson at his second annual Fourth of July picnic in 1974​It's hot as hell and the area burn bans are in full effect, which can only mean one thing: It's time to celebrate our independence! This weekend's live music offerings are fairly strong, but at Billy Bob's Texas in For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Five Shows To Go See Tonight, Tonight

    Quite the busy Thursday evening of music we have here. From classic singer-songwriter fare to a trio of quality alt-country acts, there's a little something for everyone on display tonight.

  • Music

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Pedestrian Playlist: What Does Cowboys Stadium Architect Ralph Hawkins Listen To?

    Welcome to a new recurring feature here on DC9 where we talk to people of interest in the metroplex about their taste in music, including likes, dislikes, and guilty pleasures. We're calling it Pedestrian Playlist -- because, hey, everyone listens to music. A dude wearing a tie like that is bound to ... More >>

  • Film

    May 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Today In Music News: Bret Michaels Hospitalized, New M.I.A And Joni Mitchell Takes The Gloves Off

    Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, April 26, 2010...Brett Michaels has been hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage.It sounds like marrying into the Seagram's fortune hasn't dampened M.I.A's rebel spirit.Finally a music feud with some teeth... Joni Mitchell calls Bob Dylan a "fake and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2008

    Something's Afoot At The Old Tower Records Spot On Lemmon

    What a great shot this is! (Pete Freedman) Driving to and from lunch today, we noticed something going on at the old Tower Records location on Lemmon Avenue. You might remember it going out of business about a year and a half ago? Anyway, there were people there today! Doing stuff, too! OK, they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2007

    Sure Hope You Like Norah Jones

    Speaking of Arts Magnet grad Norah Jones -- which I was, kinda -- her publicist sends word this afternoon that she's about to be, well, everywhere. On TV (she's the performer on the Austin City Limits season premiere, set to debut October 6). In the movies (Wong Kar-Wai's My Blueberry Nights). On th ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Flower Power

    Lavender Diamond's Becky Stark on peace, love and understanding

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2007
  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    No Regrets

    Tom Rush continues his battle against the singer-songwriter stereotype

  • Culture

    December 14, 2006

    Jangled Belles

    Holi-divas! premiere and Santaland revival make it the worst Noel at WaterTower

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    The two weirdest extremes of local rock get the spotlight in great weekend music fests

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Beth Orton

    Comfort of Strangers (Astralwerks)

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Picks in '06

    It's time for some good news in local music--why not start with four amazing albums?

  • Music

    November 4, 2004

    Making Kingfish Pies

    Denton's enigmatic Midlake en route to success--and paying off their credit cards

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Julia Fordham

    Friday, August 20

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    Tanya Donelly

    Whiskey Tango Ghosts (4AD)

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004

    Déjà Vu

    Broken hearts and bleeding lungs

  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    Look No Further

    In 2003, the best was hard to find but easy to hear

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Mandy Moore

    Coverage (Epic)

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2003

    Beauty and the Beat

    Aria ready for Renée Fleming?

  • Film

    August 14, 2003

    Habitat for Inhumanity

    The "asylums" depicted in The Magdalene Sisters are insane

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003
  • Music

    March 27, 2003

    Turin Brakes

    Ether Song (Astralwerks)

  • Music

    February 20, 2003

    The Minus 5

    Down with Wilco (Yep Roc)

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Norah Jones

    Come Away With Me (Blue Note)

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    A Real Mother

    When Shawn Colvin had a kid, it made giving birth to a new album a little harder

  • Music

    December 21, 2000


    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings--and beatings

  • Music

    February 3, 2000

    Folk that

    The Chieftains prove folk music can be popular -- as long as you record with Elvis Costello and The Rolling Stones

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Girl trouble

    Rock and roll is still a man's, man's, man's, man's world

  • Music

    May 6, 1999
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    January 14, 1999
  • News

    August 27, 1998
  • Music

    July 30, 1998

    Fair game

    Feminism posing as trend, profit masquerading as activism, and a bunch of really bad songs: Why Lilith Fair isn't so fair at all

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Rock and roll over

    In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad

  • Music

    August 28, 1997

    Power lines

    Jimmy Webb wrote one of the greatest songs ever, but don't tell him that

  • Dining

    April 10, 1997

    Dallas doll

    Barry and Jerry's place offers good food and a touch of their idea of class

  • Music

    November 7, 1996
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    June 27, 1996
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    June 13, 1996
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    December 14, 1995

    Fifteen nailsin the coffin

    Or: Rock and roll isn't dead, it just doesn't smell bad

  • Music

    December 7, 1995
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    August 24, 1995
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