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Lucinda Williams

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    September 10, 2013

    Lucinda Williams' 11 Best Songs

    For the better part of four decades, Lucinda Williams has been one of Texas' best and most dependable songwriters and performers. Over the course of ten albums, Williams has moved from earthy blues and folk to jangly country/pop and has even dabbled in more contemporary sounds. What has remained con ... More >>

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    August 21, 2013

    The 27 Best Concerts Announced for Dallas So Far in August

    Every week more and more shows are added to the Dallas Observer live music calendar -- here's how to make sure your show is included. Below are the this month's best new additions, to date. The most recent announcements are in bold.

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    August 14, 2013

    Bands Coming to Dallas: No Age, Phantogram, White Lung and More

    Together, Dean Allen Spunt & Randy Randall make up the experimental post punk duo No Age. Since 2005, they've proven to be one of the most durable and exciting bands in punk. At the end of this month, they'll hit Oak Cliff's Texas Theatre for an intimate performance that promoter Spune is describing ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Lucinda Williams

    Friday, January 18, at The Kessler Theater

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    January 17, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts In Dallas This Weekend, January 17-20

    Stalley, Ace Mitch, Dustin Cavazos, Nice Major, -Topic, KO Boyz Saturday, January 19, at The Prophet Bar, $18 Maybach Music Group rapper Stalley was busy in 2012, mostly with the release of his popular mixtape, Savage Journey to the American Dream, featuring heavy-hitters like Rick Ross, Curren$y, 2 ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    Eight of This Week's Top Show Announcements: Jeff Mangum, Morrissey and More

    Morrissey Monday, February 18, at Palladium Ballroom, $39.50 We were really looking forward to road-tripping to Wichita Falls to see Moz at the end of the month, but since some of his U.S. tour dates were postponed, we'll just have to throw roses at him in Dallas. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 1 ... More >>

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    November 7, 2012

    Foodie, Drinkie and Bourdain-ie Events for the Week

    Dallas Beer Week gets tapped this Thursday and lasts for a solid eight days of sudsy celebrations. All you need to do is get your fancy beer-drinking pants out of the cleaners then just drink local beer everywhere. The goals, aspirations and, most important, calendar for the city-wide drink-off can ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012

    Kasey Chambers On The Songs She Couldn't Fit In Her Storybook

    Just over a year ago, we caught up with Australian singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers as she was touring behind her excellent LP, Little Bird. That album not only showcased original material, but a return to the folk-rock form she used to become a '90s country darling.

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    December 8, 2011

    Bettysoo

    Friday, December 9, at AllGood Cafe

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    October 6, 2011

    Lucinda Williams' Nine Most Emotionally Damaged Songs

    ​Master songwriter and storyteller Lucinda Williams has made her near-legendary career on raw, open-chested emotion. But over the course of her last couple of albums, including her most recent release, Blessed, Williams has seemingly found it easier to revel in the safer side of vulnerability. Cre ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Staff Trax: The Philistines Jr., Typhoon, Kylesa, Amy Cook and Fences

    Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Clearing Out The Mailroom: Monday, September 20, 2010.

    ​We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.Amy Cook (Austin, TX)Let the Light In (Root House)It's easy to assume that Dall ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Rhett Miller Was A Legless, Prosthetic-Armed Al Queda Member (On Squidbillies' Season Finale).

    Rhett as a squid? Sure thing.​Rhett Miller, singer/songwriter extraordinaire and frontman for the Old 97's, made a TV appearance last night as a legless, prosthetic-armed Al Queda member. No, really. The creators of Squidbillies, the Cartoon Network/Adult Swim staple about Appalachian squids, gath ... More >>

  • Music

    March 12, 2009
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    February 26, 2009

    Heartless Bastards

    Friday, February 27, at the Longhorn Saloon, Fort Worth

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    February 20, 2009

    Last Night: Lucinda Williams at the House of Blues

    Lucinda WilliamsHouse of BluesFebruary 19, 2009 Better than: sitting on my couch trying to (badly) play Lucinda Williams' "Drunken Angel" because it has easy chords (as opposed to "Crescent City" which has harder ones). Patrick MichelsWord was that folks at the House of Blues were fairly blue--ti ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    Picture Show: Lucinda Williams at HOB

    Patrick MichelsIn his Last Night review, Darryl wrote all about the boozy, amped-up show Lucinda Williams and her newish backing band put on last night.With her hair dyed jet black, dark makeup under her eyes and a black-jeans-and-leather getup, Williams was an apt centerpiece for the kind of adult- ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Gig(s) Alert: Great Roots Rock--At Several Area Spots--Tonight

    Those looking for a way to start the weekend early--especially those with a proclivity for Americana--can do so at a variety of local establishments tonight.Aside from the much-heralded Lucinda Williams kicking up her heels at the House of Blues this evening, you can also catch Austinite Jason Allen ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Morrissey

    Years of Refusal (Lost Highway/Attack)

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    February 19, 2009
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    December 26, 2008

    Worst Lyrics of 2008

    And now it's time for the "I love you like a fat kid loves cake" memorial Worst Lyrics of 2008, March Madness-style tournament, this year a terrifying mélange of appalling oral-sex requests, bargain-bin philosophies, grammatical atrocities, and cringe-inducing pillow talk. To elevate the drama, I p ... More >>

  • Music

    December 4, 2008

    Lucinda Williams

    Little Honey (Lost Highway)

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    October 14, 2008
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    September 13, 2007

    Oddities

    Still more sad stuff, plus the good news that the Longhorn will host a show

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    April 12, 2007

    Gurf Morlix

    Saturday, April 14, at the AllGood Café

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    February 16, 2007
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    February 8, 2007

    Bits and Pieces

    Greenville gets a boost

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Represent, Y'all

    The holler's not that far from the 'hood

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    March 23, 2006

    Lucinda Williams with Doug Pettibone

    Friday, March 24, at Lakewood Theater

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    January 19, 2006

    North Mississippi Allstars

    Friday, January 20, at Gypsy Tea Room

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Susan Gibson, Adam Carroll

    Friday, July 29, at The Horseman Club

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    March 27, 2003

    Kathleen Edwards

    Failer (Zoë)

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    February 6, 2003

    Country Girl

    Barricades & Brickwalls--and motherhood--won't keep Kasey Chambers from you

  • Music

    July 4, 2002

    Same As Ever

    Lucinda Williams might be the most acclaimed songwriter in America, but she doesn't see it that way

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    May 23, 2002
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    April 11, 2002
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    February 28, 2002

    Norah Jones

    Come Away With Me (Blue Note)

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    January 3, 2002

    ...And Finally

    Eight thoughts to remember 2001 by

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    March 8, 2001

    Out & About

    Lucinda Williams

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    August 24, 2000

    Drink Deep

    Known as much for multiple sclerosis as for songwriting, Victoria Williams finds Water to Drink under the desert sun

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    April 27, 2000

    His and hers

    For Buddy and Julie Miller, love, God, and country music are all that matters

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    You Slaid me

    On the road in his Dodge Dart, Slaid Cleaves is the last of the traveling troubadours

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    March 18, 1999

    Terry saves

    Lubbock-born sculptor-songwriter finally finds a little Salivation

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    December 24, 1998
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    December 24, 1998

    Listen up

    1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother

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    December 3, 1998

    Long journey home

    Lucinda Williams' Car Wheels roll on a perfect road

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    July 2, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    January 16, 1997

    Farther along

    Emmylou Harris has a new boxed set, but she won't be trapped by that cardboard tombstone

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