Live thoroughbred racing returns to Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie this Thursday when the ponies take their post positions at 6:35 p.m. for the first race of the year.
Since last season the racetrack has spent $11 million on improvements, including a remodel of Silks Dining Terraces on the fourth ... More >>
The rains came early on Sunday morning, but by the time the ACL opened up for business before noon, there was hardly a cloud in the sky, making for an extremely warm and muddy day. The biggest acts of the day -- Red Hot Chili Peppers, Iggy & the Stooges, Crystal Castles, and the Avett Brothers -- he ... More >>
Over the course of the last few years, the Sunday before Labor Day has seen some really good times take place on the dusty plot of land next to Billy Bob's in Ft. Worth's Stockyards district. Day-long festivals headlined by acts such as Cross Canadian Ragweed, the Black Crowes and the Randy Rogers B ... More >>
As we look upon the massive machine Texas country has made chug along over the past several years, it's easy to see 1997 as a pivotal time. In college towns and major metropolises alike, the masses were demanding more music from people that shared their pride, enthusiasm and thirst for something dif ... More >>
Friday, May 25
Friday night, Oklahoma's Turnpike Troubadours and El Paso quarter the Dirty River Boys turned in a ferocious one-two punch that floored not only the packed lower level of the Granada Theater, but proved the newest generation of country and roots ... More >>
In recent months, the North Texas country community has produced some solid albums, and future months will witness the release of anticipated records from Somebody's Darling, Grant Jones and Ronnie Fauss. While vets like Eleven Hundred Springs, Tejas Brothers, the King Bucks, Nate Kipp and Mo Robson ... More >>
Summer is upon us (kind of has been since January), and that means it's time to get your butts wet on the Gexa Energy Pavilion lawn. Unless, of course, you're rich enough to have "reserved seating money." You kind of have to for the just announced Drake show on Wednesday, May 16, which will cost ... More >>
It would be a stretch to say that this week's show announcements are all that strong. There are some notable ones -- though perhaps not for the right reasons. For instance: On Sunday, November 20, the Palladium Ballroom has Korn and a handful of opening acts with names that don't mean anythi ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet the people in the local music scene that you don't see on stages.
Penny Lazo. With LMFAO. And a taco. No, the taco isn't real.Penny Lazo is a DFW-based rep for Universal Records. Despite being very rock 'n' roll in appearance, her main beat is coun ... More >>
Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into our o ... More >>
Pool parties, cookouts and cold ones--probably the best way celebrate the Fourth of July around here. And, as we mentioned earlier this week, the Double Wide will have all of those things on Sunday night. The pool party starts at 7 p.m. and the concert, which features Bruce Springsteen, Replaceme ... More >>
Proof that Sting sucks.Summer, that season when old farts get back in the tour bus to milk a few more million bucks out of nostalgic fans, is just around the corner, as evidenced by three big Superpages.com Center concert announcements this week. First, Iron Maiden will open its The Final Frontie ... More >>