There it is. Nestled in South Dallas, rescued by caring souls of our local arts.
The beacon that is The Kessler.
A majestic Texas juke joint, pampered with TLC and vision that only a handful of true music fans could bring. The Kessler (or rather, "The Kessler X " as our subject refers to it) is o ... More >>
Thanks to all the area musicians, DJs, loacl music fans, and, well, everyone else who stopped on in The Libertine last night to check out the little experiment we're calling The Local Hang with Playlister P. It was a night not without flaws--I'll admit that it took me a while to figure out the so ... More >>
Patrick MichelsDanny Balis, still my favorite ABA starWhile I'm sitting around waiting for a few call-backs, a suggestion: Head over to DC9 for a moment, where Pete's got some songs worth downloading to your Walkman or whatever it is you kids use to listen to music these days. I highly recommend ... More >>
Eddy Westveer We don't get too too many chances to talk jazz in these here DC9 parts--although, really, when you have the time, you really should do yourself a favor and check out the great Monday night Bad Ass Jazz gigs at the Amsterdam Bar in Expo Park--so pardon this little sidetracking. Anywa ... More >>
The Waco-born and Booker T. Washington-educated two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove has announced the details of his next album, a disc called Emergence, which will see the light of day a month from tomorrow, on August 25.The disc is a little bit of a departure for Hargrove, bu ... More >>