Mick Jones

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Foreigner and the Trouble With Second-String Band Members

    With extremely low expectations, I made my way into the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie on Saturday night to catch a trio of acts that saw their best days nearly four decades ago: Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder, of Eagles fame. For the two co-headliners, it was a case of replacement members and set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 5/6 - 5/18

    It's about time Dallas has a throwback weekend, don't you think? Well, even if you don't think so, that's a good part of what you're going to get. From here to Choctaw Casino, bands who had their day in that exciting epoch of history between the 1970s and the '90s will be swarming the North Texas ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, May 12 - 18

    Another weekend come and another weekend gone. Hopefully we all spent some quality time with our beloved mothers yesterday, having most likely spent all day Saturday doing some quality day drinking. (Or maybe we were just day drinking with our mothers.) It was perfect weather for both, in fact. Nat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Greg Richling of the Wallflowers Has a Pedigree Equal to His Famous Frontman

    Greg Richling, bassist for The Wallflowers, was pretty happy when Jacob Dylan called him and decided to get The Wallflowers back together in 2011. It had been over six years since the band had recorded and Dylan's solo career had brought him some of the best accolades of his career. Thankfully, The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2013

    The Ten Dumbest Things Overheard at SXSW

    For every insightful conversation I have heard or had at SXSW over the years, whether it was talking to Matt Pinfield while walking the streets of Austin talking about David Bowie, or telling The Clash's Mick Jones that he was in fact, in The Clash, I have overheard a thousand awful ones. Years of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Jeff Jacobs Went From Playing College Bars to Rocking The Keys on "We Didn't Start The Fire."

    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. Jeff Jacobs​Jeff Jacobs, a fairly recent transplant from Chicago, spends ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Last Night: Gorillaz and N.E.R.D at the Verizon Theatre

    Gorillaz, N.E.R.DVerizon Theatre, Grand PrairieOctober 20, 2010Better than: an evening spent watching the Cartoon Network.Roger CaldwellDamon Albarn, triumphant at last night's Verizon Theatre show. For a full slideshow from last night, click here.​Shame on anyone who expected a cartoon-ish displa ... More >>

  • Music

    January 8, 2009

    Lou Gramm's Still a Jukebox Hero

    For ex-Foreigner frontman Lou Gramm, it still feels like the very first time, every time

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    Too Much Time on Our Hands

    The transcript of a conference call that never wasmaybe

  • Film

    May 18, 2006

    Shell Game

    Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Joe Strummer Revisited

    Two long-lost reissues shed light on a punk icon.

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    The Clash

    London Calling: Legacy Edition (Legacy/Epic)

  • Film

    August 19, 2004

    Future Shock

    Michael Winterbottom paints a plausibly problematic tomorrow in Code 46

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Various Artists

    White Riot: A Tribute to the Clash (Uncut Magazine)

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    He Goes Now

    Joe Strummer is dead. Merry effin' Christmas.

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    The Rebel's Waltz

    For 10 years, Joe Strummer made little noise. Finally, the Clash front man returns with a record he can call his own.

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Naked eye

    Turn on and tune in to the Dallas Video Festival

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Viva Sandinista!

    Is the Clash still the only band that matters?

  • Film

    January 28, 1999

    How Strange Fruit got its groove back

    For those who are about to rock, Still Crazy salutes you

  • Music

    July 9, 1998