Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Lima, Peru, native John Nicholson has helped out a lot of DFW musicians over the years. His early gigs included Sound Warehouse, Bill's Records and label promotion for Polygram, A&M and V ... More >>
Plain White T'sAlthough originally conceived as a pop-punk outfit, Chicago's Plain White T's have evolved into a more mainstream, alternative rock band. Having a number one hit will do that to you. 2007's "Hey There Delilah" was the single that exposed the band to the world. Light, sentimental a ... More >>
Curren$yLouisiana' Curren$y's been around for nearly a decade at this point, but it's only been in the last few years that the rapper really seen his stock rise. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that he's released more than 14 mixtapes since 2007? Probably. Anyway, he'll be coming to to ... More >>
Allison V. SmithThe O'sIt's hard to put your finger on an actual date when The O's will officially celebrate the release of their new album, Between The Two. The hilarious duo, who we caught up with in this week's print edition, have already played a handful of release shows this week, but Club D ... More >>
Broken Social SceneFresh off the release of yet another critically acclaimed album Forgiveness Rock Record, Broken Social Scene is planning a North American tour that will pass through Dallas at House Of Blues on Saturday, February 19. The aptly named band, a revolving door of Canadian indie-rock ... More >>
Morrissey @ Palladium, Friday, April 10 The Smiths, largely due to Morrissey's emotionally-fueled lyrics, are credited with bringing a fragile side to alt-rock in the early-'80s. But make no mistake, dude ain't afraid to make a statement! The Moz has been stirring controversy, causing feuds and ta ... More >>
Kii Arens Another impressive show to add to the growing list of jaw-droppers the Door's been booking to its stage lately: The Eagles of Death Metal. No, seriously. On Friday, December 12. Add that to the list that already includes Ice Cube, Fishbone, King's X, Plain White T's, Job for a Cowboy a ... More >>
A Dashboard Confessional member actually chose to live in Dallas. Also: Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest Brings another Spillover, and—Hey—have you seen the Prophet bar's upcoming show calendar?
So, the Gypsy Tea Room's damned near done for -- closing March 31, in case you forgot. We've been expecting word for weeks about what the joint has planned for closing night but never got the news, and the club's Web site ain't much help: It still says TV on the Radio's playing April 4 and Ted Leo a ... More >>
That radio station's stealing Christmas!