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Mississippi Delta

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Texas Musicians Remember Johnny Winter

    For more than 50 years, Johnny Winter made his guitar sing the blues. A lightning fast player mixed with a growling voice, Winter was part of a long lineage of Texas blues guitarists like Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker and Stevie Ray Vaughan who simply didn't just play the blues but channeled them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    The Top Ten North Texas Blues Albums

    See also: The best Texas songs of all time, #100-80 See also: The best Texas songs of all time, #79-60 Alex Moore, Alex Moore Barrelhouse pianist "Whistling" Alex Moore spent all of his life in Dallas, recording for Columbia in 1929, Decca in 1937, and RPM/Kent in 1951. During the '60s blues reviv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Ronald Shannon Jackson - The Kessler Theater - 7/7/12

    Ronald Shannon Jackson The Kessler Theater Saturday, July 7 Wish fulfillment at a concert? I've experienced it a few times: Captain Beefheart in 1976, Muddy Waters in 1977, Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton in 2001. It happened again this past Saturday night, when Ronald Shannon Jackson and the Decodin ... More >>

  • Music

    December 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Heard Through the Grapevine: Who Deserves Credit for Great Dining Finds?

    Who cares how you know? Just tell us where the good stuff is.​Is restaurant scouting an open source activity? That's essentially the question underlying local barbecue blogger Daniel Vaughn's frustration with Dallas Morning News critic Leslie Brenner's new list of the top barbecue joints, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Somtimes a Pickle is More Than Just a Pickle

    ​Taking a cue from pickle-happy high-end chefs, a few fast food chains are reassessing the role of the once-humble dill. The obligatory pickles slapped on burgers by the nation's leading chains have long been thin, watery afterthoughts. But Wendy's this week announced its planned line of prem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    When Beef, Cheese and Bacon Go Wrong: Reviewing the State Fair Fried Goods, Part Two

    Photos by Stephen MaskerThe chicken BLT. Why?​City of Ate this week set out to sample all the new fair foods that didn't make the Big Tex competition finals. Here, part two of our deep-fried review. Check out part one here, and see more food in our opening week slideshow. 1. Chicken BLT It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Giveaway: Two Pairs of Tickets To Tomorrow Night's Delta Spirit Show at The Loft

    The above clip features footage of San Diego's Delta Spirit in its recording studio as it prepared its newest offering, the June-released Histroy From Below, and felt like waxing poetically about its headspace and things like that. It's a solid second offering from the seemingly super-consistent, co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    The Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Blues Men Took To Dallas

    They wheeled David "Honeyboy" Edwards, 93, to the edge of the stage. People in the shadows helped him to stand, and he crossed into the spotlight, taking slow deliberate steps, carefully placing each foot until he reached the plain wooden chair placed in the stage's center. The crowd, full of st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    17-Year-Old Blues Prodigy To Perform Saturday At Free Blues Fest

    Marquise Knox sure doesn't sound 17... (Peter Newcomb) Elvis T. Busboy and The Blues Butchers, a Dallas cover act, are the ostensible headliners at the Blue Shoe Project’s free festival Saturday, but the real highlight will be Marquise “Big Daddy” Knox from St. Louis. Knox is just 17 years o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 7, 2008

    Blues Dues

    See some wise, old bluesmen in Grapevine

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    Blues Legends, Recorded Live in Dallas, Are Up for a Grammy Award

    Grammy nominations were announced today, and though there aren't just a whole lot of locals on the list -- LeAnn Rimes (who barely counts these days), Brave Combo (best polka album, whadya think?) and the Combo's Bubba Hernandez and Alex Meixner -- there is one album recorded in Dallas up for an awa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    Blues Legends, Live in Dallas Up for a Grammy Award

    Grammy nominations were announced today, and though there aren't just a whole lot of locals on the list -- LeAnn Rimes (who barely counts these days), Brave Combo (best polka album, whadya think?) and the Combo's Bubba Hernandez and Alex Meixner -- there is one album recorded in Dallas up for an awa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 14, 2006
  • Dining

    November 14, 1996

    Delighting in the details

    Picardys is much more than shrimp--or even seafood

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