Nick Curran passed away on Saturday, October 6, after a two-year battle with oral cancer. He was just 35 years old. After touring with Dallas rockabilly legend Ronnie Dawson when he was barely in his 20s, Curran moved to DFW from Maine to back Kim Lenz and the Jaguars. More recently, he'd been livin ... More >>
Whenever I drive down this stretch of IndustrialRiverfront, which is often, I think about what used to be there: the Three Teardrops Tavern, the honky-tonk that served as home-away-from for old-timers (Boots Bourquin was a regular), newcomers (Ed Burleson got his start there) and those in-between ... More >>
With plans for a follow-up to this year's acclaimed Division, 2012 looks good for pop-punk trio Here Holy Spain. To tide you over, they have a song on this year's Idol Christmas compilation called "God-Damn This Christmas."
As the band wraps up the year, all three recently shared with us t ... More >>
Johnny Cash at the Big "D" Jamboree in the mid-'50sA good Friend of Unfair Park who knows of my fondness for Johnny Cash and the old Big "D" Jamboree -- and those magical moments when they meet on a piece of paper -- was kind enough to send along this Columbia/Legacy press release issued yesterda ... More >>
Patrick PerezMany greats have played Sons' stage.Mike Snider is sick of area musicians dying. Worse, he's sick of seeing how the whole community comes together in the wake of a death -- not because there's anything wrong with that, he's quick to say, but because he doesn't understand why we can't ... More >>
Courtesy Paula BosseByron Nelson signing copies of his 1993 book at the Preston Royal BordersA few weeks ago, my old friend Paula Bosse posted to her Facebook page a collection of random photos taken over the years at the Preston Royal Borders, which, of course, is on its way to becoming a Centra ... More >>
Madison King will watch over you when you park at Deep Sushi. Or at least this mural will. Pop quiz, hot shot: Name all the artists who're currently honored with murals depicting their likeness in Deep Ellum.Hmm. Tough one. Off the top of my head, let's see: Erykah Badu, The Reverend Horton Heat, ... More >>