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    August 18, 2014

    B.o.B. to Play Prophet Bar October 25

    When XXL revealed its Freshman Class of 2009 much of the hype went to Asher Roth, but it was B.o.B. who would see the most commercial success. In 2010 the Atlanta based rapper unleashed The Adventures of Bobby Ray on the world and quickly shot up the billboard charts with hits like "Nothin' On You," ... More >>

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    March 3, 2014

    My 16-Year-Old Daughter Reviews the Pixies at South Side Ballroom

    My 16-year-old daughter, Iris, is probably the most enthusiastic and positive person I've ever known. So when I asked her to write up the Pixies' show as part of our sporadic series of Kids Say the Darnedest Things About Music posts, I figured she'd have nothing but good things to say about the band ... More >>

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    March 11, 2013

    Five Ways to Solve the Energy Crisis Preventing Us from Tweeting Photos of Dogs in Shirts at Music Festivals like 35 Denton

    The new currency of big festivals is electricity. You, might, if you wanted to make a terrible pun, say it is the current-cy. No, keep reading. It gets better, I promise. A few years back, we all had cell phones that could seemingly hold a charge forever. The trade off for this, of course, is that t ... More >>

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    March 15, 2012

    Five Attractive, Strange People Working for Tips at SXSW

    Paying homeless people $70 a day to serve as human wifi hotspots is a bizarre way to make a buck, but it's indicative of the hustler's spirit at South By Southwest this year. Folks are grinding hard and employing increasingly gimmicky measures to make money. But there's more to it than that. Lik ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Local Designers Somehow Cram More Character Into Grand Prairie's Nokia Theatre

    Patrick MichelsA look back inside two of the Nokia Theatre's newly remodeled suites. Check back soon for a slide show with more photos.​Nobody's ever accused the Nokia Theatre of having too much character, but thanks to a down-to-the-guts remodeling of its luxury suites, the Grand Prairie venue is ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Gig Alerts: The Craziest Monday Night We've Seen Around Here In Some Time...

    ​In an odd quirk of scheduling, four major national acts bless our area's venues, offering up an incredibly hectic start to the music week begins this evening. Besides Sunny Day Real Estate at the Granada, Rob Thomas at Nokia and Artic Monkeys at the Palladium, you can also catch Jack W ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009

    Gig Alert: Hippiefest Tonight at Nokia Theatre

    ​Yeah, yeah. I know that these oldie tours are an easy target for the cool, indie rock naysayers out there, but most of the acts on tonight's Hippiefest bill at Nokia Theatre are just a wee bit older than Aerosmith and ZZ Top, and I didn't hear anyone complaining about that recent gig. Anyh ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    Good Friday: Tori Amos, Tomorrowpeople, CKY, Phoenix Project Benefit, Les Americains, Happy Bullets, Tim Sweeney, Yanari and More

    It's Friday! Party time! Excellent! After Tuesday's festivities, it almost feels redundant to have an actual weekend. But there are plenty of musical reasons not to waste the weekend catching up on all the things that hangover kept you from finishing on Wednesday. As for stuff going on Friday, ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009
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    April 6, 2009

    Weekend Roundup: Britney Spears, the Pussycat Dolls, Leonard Cohen, Hello Lover and Chamillionaire

    Britney Spears @ the American Airlines Center, Tuesday, Mar. 31 This is the first edition of roundup since B. Spears graced the stage in Dallas last Tuesday. Bald and umbrella-wielding last year, the (un)disputed Princess of Pop has reclaimed her throne. Britney showed off her musicianship showma ... More >>

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    April 1, 2009

    Picture Show: Disturbed at the Nokia Theater

    Roger CaldwellDisturbed closed out a long list of bands playing at the Nokia Tuesday night, including Killswitch Engage, Lacuna Coil and Chimaira. Roger Caldwell's shots from the show are up in our slideshow here.

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    February 23, 2009

    Last Night: Slipknot and Coheed and Cambria at Nokia Theatre

    Slipknot, Coheed and CambriaNokia Theatre, Grand PrairieFebruary 22, 2009 Better Than: Accidentally stumbling onto the set of a Rob Zombie movie without realizing you've been written into the plot. Last night at the Nokia Theatre, the earth shifted, the foundation cracked, and hell poured out t ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    Weekend Roundup: Death Cab, Buckcherry, the Hollywood Undead, the Hit

    Was there a weekend? It sure doesn't feel like it, but the videos don't lie so it must have happened. Oh well, it's Monday now, and there are videos to watch. Don't forget that Christmas is closing in and it's high time we all started getting those wish lists ready for Santa. Now let's see. I want ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    Giveaway: Pretty Much A VIP Package Tonight's How The Edge Stole Christmas Show At The Nokia Theater

    I think we're all in agreement here, right? Of the two nights the Edge booked for its How the Edge Stole Christmas festivities this year, night two is clearly the tops.And, lookie lookie, night two is tonight. And, lookie lookie again, we've got a pretty sweet package lined up for people interested ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008

    Last Night: Jackson Browne At Nokia Theatre

    Jackson Browne Nokia Theatre October 29, 2008 Better than: Attending (with wife and kids in tow) the various fall festivals at churches in my neighborhood. At 7:30 p.m. sharp, while many folks were still trying to find their seats, Jackson Browne hit the stage at Nokia last night and opened wi ... More >>

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    October 27, 2008
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    October 22, 2008

    Last Night: Weezer At Nokia Theatre

    Weezer, Angels & Airwaves Nokia Theatre October 21, 2008 Better than: Trying to pretend I'm not a nerd and attending the Girl Talk show, I guess. Sure, it was a little goofy. But, when Weezer came out on stage last night to launch into its hour-and-a-half-long set at Nokia Theatre and all the gu ... More >>

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    August 7, 2008

    Details On Weezer's Upcoming Dallas Gig...Or, Rather, Dallas-Area Gig

    So, since it seems we're off on a blazing slow blog day, I figured I'd put this out there (even though its already been alluded to in our comments section): Weezer, as we expected, will be coming to the area in the near future. If, well, "near future," in your mind, calculates to October 21. 'Caus ... More >>

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    July 11, 2008
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    June 18, 2008

    Last Night: Death Cab for Cutie at Nokia Theatre

    Death Cab for Cutie, Rogue Wave Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie June 17, 2008 Better Than: getting stuck in traffic on I-35E on the way home. There were two bad accidents, so it took 45 minutes to get to Nokia, but one hour and 45 minutes to get home… Is that Ben Gibbard or Neil Young? For more p ... More >>

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    April 27, 2008

    Last Night: UltraViolet Rock Show at Club Dada

    UltraViolet Rock Show April 26, 2008 Club Dada Better than: Just being satisfied with the awesome compilation CD that was pulled together for the benefit as well. The good music vibes from last weekend were apparently still in the air last night, because the UltraViolet Rock Show and Art Aucti ... More >>

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    April 23, 2008

    Over The Weekend: New York Dolls at Granada

    The punk icons The New York Dolls at the Granada. (Daniel Kramer)New York Dolls April 20, 2008 Granada Theater Much Better Than: expected, and way better than getting your punk thrills via an over-coifed trio of emo bands at Nokia. Download: See photos from Sunday night's show. Critic’s Notebo ... More >>

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    April 16, 2008
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    April 2, 2008

    Last Night: Atreyu, Avenged Sevenfold at Nokia Theatre

    Taste of Chaos 2008 featuring Atreyu and Avenged Sevenfold April 1, 2008 Nokia Theatre Better Than: This week's Rob & Big. (Oh, we TiVo'd it.) Download: Avenged Sevenfold live photos. Avenged Sevenfold live at Nokia. (Matt Mueller) After a handful of hassles trying to get into the Taste of Chaos ... More >>

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    January 31, 2008

    Video: Jonas Brothers' Rooftop Performance

    The Jonas Brothers' have fanned the tween love flames in Dallas. Nokia Theater had to institute special rules for parents purchasing tickets to the boys' February 28 show. The day the tickets went on sale -- January 19 -- the boy band took to the rooftop of Nokia and offered up a preview. Needless t ... More >>

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    January 16, 2008

    Follow the Rules for Jonas Brothers Tickets

    Tweens get ready. Or maybe, parents should, because the Jonas Brothers are heading your way. Yay. Fun times. The adolescent rockers are coming to Nokia Theater February 28 and with the frenzy they tend to cause with tickets, Nokia decided to lay down some rules. So parents, take notes, mark your cal ... More >>

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    December 10, 2007
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    December 9, 2007

    Last Night: Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage at Nokia Theatre

    Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, Devildriver and Soilwork December 8, 2007 Nokia Theatre Better than: Watching the Children of Bodom DVD Chaos Ridden Years with your friends. Download: Check our slideshow or take a look at our videos: Killswitch Engage performing "Breathe Life," Lamb of God playing ... More >>

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    November 22, 2007
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    October 30, 2007

    Win Smashing Pumpkins Tickets

    We happen to have a pair of tickets to the Smashing Pumpkins show at Nokia on Saturday, Nov. 3. We love you guys, so we thought we'd share the wealth. I'm a Halloween nut, so we're having a little Halloween-themed contest. Below is a picture, compliments of a DC-9 friend, of a zombie lady. We want y ... More >>

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    October 25, 2007

    Cheap Sugarland Tickets Tonight

    OK, our bad. We may be about six hours late getting you cheap concert ticket info, but hey, you still have six more hours to take advantage of it. For you country music fans, AEG Live sent out word that today only, tickets for the CMT on Tour show with Sugarland, Little Big Town and Jake Owen are ... More >>

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    September 6, 2007

    Greek Pit

    Nokia hosts a kegger

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    June 7, 2007
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    June 7, 2007

    Favorite Fables

    Local boys make good

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    May 24, 2007
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    March 26, 2007

    He-Man Called and Wants His Phone Back

    Ever heard the local band Greyskull? No? Dude, they rock. Or so Nokia thinks, anyway: Says here that the band's been tapped to provide the soundtrack for a series of ads promoting the company's new Nseries phones -- specifically, the new N93i video phone. Only, you won't get to see the spots: Whilst ... More >>

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    February 9, 2007

    Free Pair o' Tix to Craziest Concert Line-up Ever

    Exactly a week ago, we mentioned a fundraiser taking place tomorrow night at the Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie featuring Willie Nelson and Jessica Simpson performing gospel songs with the Fort Worth Symphony, a performance by the Dallas Black Dance Theater and an emcee duties provided by Kinky Frie ... More >>

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    February 2, 2007

    Whiskey River, Dosed With Acid

    On February 10 at the Nokia Theatre in Grand Prairie, Willie Nelson will be performing with the Fort Worth Symphony...and Jessica Simpson...and the Dallas Black Dance Theater. Oh, and Cirque du Soleil. Oh, yeah. And Kinky Friedman. Swear to God I had that very same dream last night. It's all part of ... More >>

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    December 14, 2006

    Merry SeXmas

    Get ready for a new jack holiday

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    November 22, 2006

    Is This a Collect Call?

    Once more, looks like someone's trying to put their chocolate in your peanut butter, only it just doesn't feel that right. There's a piece this morning in American Banker--which we only take because Lithuanian Lawyer folded, and this was the default replacement--about how cell phone and credit card ... More >>

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    October 9, 2006

    Lookin' for Space in All the Right Spaces

    Come this time, oh, December, the company that books the Nokia Theatre in Grand Prairie just might be runnin' this lil' ol' South Side honky-tonk. AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. Really--that's precisely what it says on the company's Web site. And I don't ... More >>

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    September 21, 2006

    Arena Rock

    Yes, when you think intimate theater-sized venues, certainly the American Airlines Center is the first venue that comes to mind. When the Dallas Stars play in the American Airlines Center, the joint holds 18,000 people; when the Mavs are there, the capacity jumps to 19,200. But the AAC is just as li ... More >>

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    August 25, 2006

    Do Not Get Your Freakonomics On

    A few weeks ago we touted the lecture Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, the authors of Freakonomics, were scheduled to give September 9 at the Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie. Well, go ahead and take that off your schedule. It's been axed due to a "scheduling conflict," according to the Justin ... More >>

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    December 8, 2005


    Got thousands of dollars? Then a new wave of corporate-sponsored music venues wants to talk to you.

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    December 1, 2005

    A Grown and Sexy Christmas

    Friday, December 2, at Nokia Theatre

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    July 21, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Radiant goes Over There, Ward Richmond goes to jail and every band in Dallas gets put on hold

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    October 16, 2003
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