Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Jason Whitbeck's come a long way since his earliest days in Deep Ellum, as a street rep slinging free Camel cigarettes. He's become quite a successful video director, shooting for notable ... More >>
John Lefler might be better known as a member of Dashboard Confessional, but he has built a pretty impressive catalog as a Dallas-based solo artist. With the recently released six-song EP Shoutfire, Lefler shared with us some of his musical firsts. What was the first instrument you learned to play? ... More >>
Wednesday, April 20, at Granada Theater
One touring show and a ton of great local talent highlight this evening's musical options...
Larry BrownAmerican writer Larry Brown was born and grew up in Oxford, Mississippi. His works caught the eye of Alejandro Escovedo, who often played back-up for Brown during his public readings. Brown passed away in 2004, but Brent Best, Chris Welch, and Isaac Hoskins will celebrate his birthday ... More >>
Rivalries bring out the best in people, huh?Don't even begin to kid yourselves: Getting around town this weekend will be a pain. Lower Greenville in particular? It's gonna suck. So hard.What really sucks though, is that it's a pretty packed weekend of live music, and if you're gonna head out on t ... More >>
Method Man and Redman House of Blues November 16, 2008 Better than: Smoking out at home and watching How High--not that I've done that or anything... The return of Method Man and Redman to Dallas came at a bittersweet cost for some concertgoers. In particular, my entourage, who sent me back and ... More >>
This season's Christmas album offerings