YES! King Khan And The Shrines, one of my favorite acts at last year's SXSW, is coming to Dallas in April on what's being billed as a "comeback tour." The band is hitting 17 cities in late March and the first half of April, but perhaps wisely altogether avoiding Kentucky, where Khan and his BBQ S ... More >>
Yet another reunion show recalling Deep Ellum's glory days is in the works as The Buck Pets, whose history Jeff Liles tackled in Echoes and Reverberations last year, will play Trees Saturday, April 10. We haven't heard any kind of formal announcement yet, but the calendar on the Trees MySpace page c ... More >>
Well, it's Friday the 13th again, folks. Hope you've planned ahead and set aside 13 bucks for a "13" tattoo at Oliver Peck's Elm Street Tattoo. As for your show-going plans. Well, we've got your collective procrastinating backs. First, the shows we've already hyped.Tonight, for instance, has a to ... More >>
"Videobob" Moseley, new owner of The Grill At Reno's (adjacent to Reno's Chop Shop, which, on Thursday, was approved for a three-year extension on its SUP), is introducing a new menu that includes a hamburger inspired by slain Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott. Moseley w ... More >>
Perhaps you've seen the above ad in the past couple issues of our dead tree publication about a new monthly happening down in Deep Ellum, brought to you by seven of the neighborhood's venue's, one of its art galleries and us here at DC9? Yeah? Well, as the above image implies, the deal's called D ... More >>
I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>
Is this smaller-sized store the future of Blockbuster?Blockbuster held is annual shareholders meeting yesterday, and the presentation was chock-a-block with sneak peeks at the Dallas company's future -- or, at the very least, its plans for the future. After the jump you'll find the complete 31-page ... More >>
Tonight, Reno's Chop Shop in Deep Ellum has a great lineup of punk and punk-influenced local acts that includes Rocket For Ethiopia, Warcola, Division of Power, Sleep As The Enemy, Just Another Consumer and Embolization. Even better than the bill is the cause. The Phoenix Project is a DIY space curr ... More >>
We already reminded you once, but what the heck, let's do it again: Sunday is Mother's Day. Remember it. Write it in permanent ink on your hand. Don't spend the next year in the doghouse with mom, because, really, moms rock. Now, onto some actual rock. As always, let's lead with the show's we'v ... More >>
Darryl is totally stoked that this guy is coming to town.Quite a variety of musical happenings this weekend; and it's a nice mix of national and local fare. First the shows already covered in print or in the blog: Jesse did a nice job hipping you to tonight's Chalie Louvin/AM Ramblers show in Fort ... More >>
Hospital Ships may have slipped under most calendar radars this weekend--but that doesn't mean you should skip the band's show on Sunday with Bosque Brown and Fight Bite.Welcome to another weekly installment of Good Friday. A couple big shows happening this weekend--some we've talked about already, ... More >>
After a Year on the Job, Our Music Editor Looks Back
In a year that saw Ozzy, the Jonases and The New York Times storm through North Texas, which area music stories will go down as the most important of 2008?
It's a pretty good-looking weekend of shows this time around, folks. Go out and see some bands and stuff, y'know? First, the shows we've already mentioned... Tonight, there's Delta Spirit and Nada Surf at Hailey's in Denton, Torche, Black Cobra and Clouds at The Lounge, The Black Crowes at the ... More >>
The old gypsy woman peered into her crystal ball Friday afternoon. “I am seeing for this weekend a very boring time, not much happening,” she said in a low and ominous voice. “I am seeing cold, hibernation, few video postings.” “Yeah, yeah whatever. What about my fame? My fortune? How ab ... More >>
"Anchor baby" is just another way of saying "United States citizen"
The Red Blood Club's doors are closing—and Dallas' hardcore scene is all but dying with it
Dallas' Uncontrollable Urge leaves everything onstage, from its extremely mixed sound to its bleeding jock
Believers say indigo kids are the next wave of evolution. Sort of like X-Men, but without the cool uniforms.
Thought Deep Ellum's rep was bad? It only gets worse at this weekend's Dallas Music Festival.
With The Women, CTD tests the Clare-voyance of a 1930s single-sex comedy
Friday, January 21, at Double Wide
Want to design video games? SMU's Guildhall can show you how, if you're willing to work like a dog.
Nas no-shows; Lil' Flip is going to trial; and RIP, ODB
It's free jazz night at the Meadows
Buzz sheds a tear for 2003
Waking Up in Reno is not that bad, but it's not that good, either
Johnny Cash sings of Love, God, Murder and how all three make him a legend
The U.S. attorney general accuses WFAA of violating anti-wiretapping laws in the Peavy case
Plano wades into the thicket of Internet access, porn, and the First Amendment
When Fort Worth oil tycoon Tex Moncrief accused his secretary of embezzlement, she says, he left out one important detail: their 16-year affair
Silks' reach for culinary respectability fades in the stretch
After a brief setback, local prodigy is again on track