It is impossible to understand what Scott Hutchison is saying, but that's part of the charm. On Saturday night at Trees, the Frightened Rabbit front man bantered with the audience between songs, but unless you managed to squeeze your way to the front of the sold out room, his thick Scottish accent b ... More >>
With the announcement of 35 Denton's initial lineup, it was only a matter of time before you felt that tightening in your chest, aka the first round of SXSW acts. North Texas' Blackstone Rangers, Ronnie Fauss, the Relatives, Somebody's Darling, Sarah Jaffe and Tedashii are all represented. Thurston ... More >>
The Dallas Independent School District is expected to officially hire Mike Miles, a former Army Ranger and U.S. Senate candidate and the superintendent of a small school district in Colorado, as its top official later today. Although Miles was named a "lone finalist" a few weeks back, his hiring was ... More >>
Laura CalderWhether it's intended or not really doesn't matter: The minute a cooking program dubs itself French Food at Home and offers up a chef trying to be as understated, quirkily charming, yet educational as, yes, la grande dame d'American French cooking -- Julia Child -- it's setting it ... More >>
Mark GrahamTristan Simon, circa 2003, when everything was in black and white.â€‹Diners generally care more about the chef than the restaurant owner. After all, you visit Nana for Anthony Bombaci's brilliant touch rather than for decisions made in some distant Hilton boardroom.Yet the best restaurate ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, October 30, 2009...Folk singer Taylor Mitchell was killed by a pack of coyotes in Nova Scotia.Punk drummer Chuck Biscuits has died. Wait... no he didn't?An alleged autopsy photo of Michael Jackson have been shopped around to the media.
Darius HolbertWho needs a corner, window office? Former Dallas resident and musician Darius Holbert proves you don't need a 9-to-5 to keep up with the mortgage. Just a little creativity is all.That's how Holbert says two of his tracks ended up in the upcoming films World's Greatest Dad (starring Rob ... More >>
Another coup for that spaceship out in Arlington: It's the Beatle's first Dallas show since 2005, and his sole Texas stop on his current North American tour.
Perhaps most impresively, though, the press release announcing the show indicates that the concert should last a solid 2.5 hours.
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Stardeath & White Drawfs is a single entity, an experimental rock band from Norman, Oklahoma. And, led by singer Dennis Coyne (nephew of Wayne Coyne, lead singer of The Flaming Lips) Stardeath serves as this evening's headliner. But the real attraction (at least for me) is Wintersleep.Hailing fr ... More >>
OK, so there's a clause at the bottom of the press release we just received--y'know "The list is subject to change" blah, blah blah--but lo and behold, here it is: The first round of announced performers for the 23rd SXSW festival, schedule to take place this year March 18-22. After the jump, the c ... More >>