When I first saw She and Him were playing at Verizon Theater, in Grand Prairie's desolate "entertainment district," I wondered why for the group's first ever stop in Dallas, they didn't play a venue like Granada Theater or Palladium Ballroom. But once their set was done, and the almost all-couple a ... More >>
I know I say this every week, but Dallas REALLY DOES have a little something for everyone this week, including a local band's EP release, an underground hip-hop show, a gig from a country singer-songwriter, a national folk-pop duo, a metal and hardcore show, a gigantic '90s music concert and a Tom W ... More >>
Beyoncé Saturday, July 6, at American Airlines Center Tickets go on sale Monday for the "Mrs. Carter Show" world tour, with stops in more than forty cities worldwide. The North American dates kickoff in L.A. on June 28. If Queen Bey's Superbowl half-time show this past weekend was any indication of ... More >>
Last month, She & Him's Volume Two hit stores, featuring the "unlikely dynamic duo" of actress Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward. Since then, many celebrities have become jealous to achieve this same intellectual-indie success. Last year, Scarlett Johansson & Pete Yorn made a little CD called B ... More >>
Hold Time (Merge)
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 >>
So, weirdest thing happened late yesterday. I was starting to write an item about the AFI Dallas International Film Festival entry The Go-Getter -- featuring a cameo appearance from former Denton legend John "Corn Mo" Cunningham -- when the phone rang. On the other end was a woman who identified her ... More >>
M. Ward's recipe for political change: Let's ignore the president.