Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet the people in the local music scene that you don't see on stages. Sterling WinfieldIt's such a cool thing when our LMA subjects have the humble beginning of simply being a fan. Even more exhilarating is the fan who elevates to a position of we ... More >>
Wilonsky and I attended the John Wiley Price rally together yesterday. He has already done a fine job here reporting on what happened. The only reason I would even open my mouth is in response to some of the comments I see in response to his item. One commenter asked what's wrong with John F ... More >>
Record Hop, goofing off in a photo booth. That's Porter on the right.Welcome to My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Guitarist Scott Porter has helped anchor Record Hop with two ... More >>
Billy BlairFor no apparent reason, not one, but two Dallas-based musicians made contributions to Robert Rodriguez's latest film, Machete: 17-year-old Tiger Darrow, a burgeoning local pop artist and Rodriguez intern was afforded the opportunity to score three different scenes in the film, and lo ... More >>
ACL is over, and with it, the spillover has left. I guess it's back to a more typical slate of weekday shows tonight. Still an interesting collection of touring acts invading our area this evening, though. Something for everyone. Almost.
Friday, December 19, at The Door Dallas
Kii Arens Another impressive show to add to the growing list of jaw-droppers the Door's been booking to its stage lately: The Eagles of Death Metal. No, seriously. On Friday, December 12. Add that to the list that already includes Ice Cube, Fishbone, King's X, Plain White T's, Job for a Cowboy a ... More >>
A Dashboard Confessional member actually chose to live in Dallas. Also: Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest Brings another Spillover, and—Hey—have you seen the Prophet bar's upcoming show calendar?
Don Nelson's getting back to basketball. Coulda sworn he quit forever when he left Dallas. Hunh. So now we know exactly how much Don Nelson disliked Mark Cuban. After quitting the Mavericks and saying he was just tired of the travel and ready to settle down with his wife on a beach, the former Dall ... More >>
Theater's show is rated X
A few of Craighead-Green's new Texas talents have something worth saying
After a self-imposed exile in Mexico and obscurity, a Texas bluesman comes home
Or: Rock and roll isn't dead, it just doesn't smell bad
The Nixons go national with the dread-inspiring Foma