Look, Dave Matthews seems like a great guy. I even like him as an actor. But the guy's music bores the living hell out of me. Maybe it's because he's basically a younger version of Jimmy Buffet just playing to a crowd partying with a different substance. Maybe it's because he jams too damn much and ... More >>
Fifteen years ago this month, the Old 97's released their major label debut, Too Far to Care. Last week, frontman Rhett Miller released his latest solo record, The Dreamer. Darryl Smyers and Eric Grubbs sat down and talked about the legacy of Too Far to Care, and whether or not it's a bigger deal th ... More >>
Pull up a stool, order some cheap whiskey and dont forget to duck when the beer bottles fly
Patrick MichelsBehind them, the tattoo design teenagers everywhere will be looking at with regret years from now.Check out even more photos in our slideshow here.Two days after George Strait closed out the biggest show on the planet, there's still trash from the show under the seats of Cowboys Stadi ... More >>
Life has a way of dragging us off the charted path and into rather randomly obtuse trajectories. Sometimes you just feel like you're everywhere, all the time. Like you've got the whole world in the palm of your hand.It often comes down to an intangible law of attraction: Many of us have that one ... More >>
Roger McGuinnMcDavid StudioNovember 22, 2008Better than: Watching one of those Time Life infomercials about reliving the '60s though a 10 CD compilation featuring the likes of Hermann's Hermits and Ten Years After.Starting promptly at 8:00, Roger McGuinn treated the packed house in Ft. Worth's McDav ... More >>
Radiohead's May 18 show was Dallas' top-selling concert of the summer, far as StubHub's concerned.(Michael Insuaste) StubHub just announced "America's 20 Most Rockin' Cities of 2008," and Dallas came in at a somewhat respectable tenth place, edging out Atlanta and Las Vegas but slipping three space ... More >>
Wade Phillips, kneeling, with a proud papa named Bum. Speaking of, wonder what Bill Parcells is gonna do now. I have the new Dallas Cowboys head coach's cell phone number. He knows Terrell Owens' name. And when he strode into the main meeting room at Valley Ranch for Thursday's press conference, the ... More >>
Roderick Carlton Demmings will perform at Carnegie Hall on Thursday for a PBS broadcast. Twelve-year-olds around the country begin cursing his name Friday. Something to do with "raising the bar." Roderick Carlton Demmings makes me feel like a total loser. At 12, I was in my middle-school choir in G ... More >>
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