Gorilla Vs. Bear Festival IISaturday, July 28, at Granada TheaterHard to believe we're almost a year removed from the first Gorilla Vs. Bear Festival, which took place in an ice-cold Granada Theater during the hottest part of last summer. You can expect this year to be another oasis, both physically ... More >>
Crushed Stars' newest record, In the Bright Rain, came out this week, and to celebrate, we asked band mastermind Todd Gautreau and drummer Jeff Ryan about their first shows.
What was the first show you remember seeing? Were you with your parents?
Todd Gautreau: My first show was KISS. I must have b ... More >>
Koo Koo Kanga Roo are two guys name Neil and Bryan (first names only, please), who together are the epitome of the love them or hate them musical act. Hailing out of Minneapolis, Neil and Brian first began fusing their twisted hip-hop and dance music with kindergarten memories about four years ago. ... More >>
Kevin TodoraIt's looking like a good weekend of shows, starting with Club Dada's New Year's Eve Do-Over Party on Saturday night. It'll feature performances from Hoyotoho, Damaged Good$, galleryCat, and Datahowler, and includes a Champagne toast at midnight.But that's not the only big show happeni ... More >>
The Flaming LipsThe Flaming Lips have been performing in Dallas for over two decades. The last time they came through town, they stopped short just north of Big D, for a headlining performance at the 2010 NX35 Conferette, during which the power blew several times. Hopefully, they won't have as mu ... More >>
Reel Big Fish, The English BeatGilley'sJuly 26, 2009Better than: Going to bed early out of loyalty to a 9 to 5 job you don't like anyway."Hey, after the show, you wanna turn this energy around and ride the rollercoaster on the ceiling?" says Reel Big Fish frontman Aaron Barrett, referring to the ... More >>
at AllGood Café on Friday, July 24Foot stomping, banjo picking and two good 'ol boys screaming heartache? I'm
absolutely loving this duo. You may notice Willie Nelson keeping a close eye on
The O's during this set...
Remember the great ska craze of the mid-90s? My memory of that era is a bit cloudy, but from what I recall it was a thankfully short-lived phenomenon in which kids rediscovered English ska punk from the '80s, which itself was a rediscovery of the original version of ska, a Jamaican dance music that ... More >>