With July 4th coming up this Friday, this will be that most patriotic of weeks where we can sit back and bask in the glory of our homeland: Texas. (Well, America too.) And can mean only one thing: lots of and lots of country music. From singer-songwriters to outlaws and Willie Nelson's picnic, there ... More >>
What a production. The folks at Index Festival have gone out of their way this year to build up anticipation for the show, now in its third year, which will happen in late September. Case in point was last night's announcement party at Trees, which was sponsored by Chicago brewer Goose Island and fe ... More >>
My Morning JacketOn the heels of an incredible performance at Austin City Limits Music Festival last weekend, My Morning Jacket have announced that they'll be taking their show on the road. And, thankfully, since they skipped North Texas on the first leg of their Circuital album tour, they'll be ... More >>
One of the many incarnations of Okkervil RiverStill fresh from the release of their new album I Am Very Far, Austin's Okkervil River seems to be working quite hard to let everyone know about it. The album is quite solid, thanks in part to the production work of local producer John Congl ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.Tami ThomsenAs a high school student, Tami Thomsen, the main cog in the wheel that is (former Dee ... More >>
A pretty slow Wednesday evening musically, but at least there's a nice triple-bill of up-and-comers at Andy's for anyone who wants to head to Denton. And, if you're feeling sentimental, you can head to the arts district and catch a Peter Cetera-less Chicago playing with the DSO...
On Monday night, English post-punk act The Futureheads stop by for a gig at The Loft in support of their new, fourth studio full-length, The Chaos--and, for the first time in about a week or so, it's a gig from a worthwhile band that isn't just stopping through the region as part of its trip to Aus ... More >>
Get your tickets now: As if this year's Coachella music-fest (April 27-29) lineup wasn't stellar enough, boasting acts from Rage Against the Machine to Willie Nelson to Roky Erickson, there's one more reason for Dallasites to pack up their tents and make the long journey to the deserts of California ... More >>
The Arctic Monkeys kick it old school and rep for their hood. Seriously.
Gang of Four return, and all pretenders should watch their arses
We drove to the Austin City Limits Music Festival in ponchos, but we left wearing surgeon's masks
SXSW 2005: The crowds, the hype bands and all the Shiner Bock you can drink
The Futureheads ignore their post-punk contemporaries--and their buzz