Around Deep Ellum, Alan Keys is best known as "Alan from Reno's"...the guy who threw a hell of a party for many years at Reno's Chop Shop, bringing a pretty raucous and heathy-sized rock crowd in. Keys networked hard to get a lot of national touring acts to stop by for a drink or two as well: Avenge ... More >>
Edgefest 21 with Jane's Addiction, Weezer, Social Distortion, Flogging Molly and othersPizza Hut Park in FriscoApril 30, 2011 Better than: staying at home, engaged in a rousing game of Tetris. Every year, in the cruel summer heat, KDGE-102.1-FM The Edge's annual Edgefest concert draws large cr ... More >>
Breaking Down The Sights and Sounds of Saturday's Dueling Shows.
On Friday afternoon, the folks at KDGE-102.1 FM The Edge announced the bill to the 21st edition of their recurring Edgefest concert series. And, after years of disappointing bill after semi-disappointing bill, this one, finally, packs an actual punch.At Pizza Hut Park in Frisco on Saturday, April ... More >>
Tim DeLaughter and The Polyphonic Spree perform at Festival At The Switchyard on Friday.Well, we've finally recovered from our Austin City Limits Music Festival hangover--and just in time, too. This weekend's Festival At The Switchyard in Carrollton is yet another suburban rock fest featuring som ... More >>
Tessa AngusBRMCBlack Rebel Motorcycle Club's 2010 album Beat The Devil's Tattoo isn't quite as popular as their previous efforts, but they still have some pretty big tour plans in support of the disk, including a few Texas dates with Stone Temple Pilots. Initially, though, the band wasn't coming ... More >>
We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take four or five at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it. Wild Light (New Hampshire)Adult NightsWe received this one recently to ... More >>
We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take four or five at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it. Confusion Only (San Antonio) The Story Of... The Middle-Eastern percuss ... More >>
Saturday, October 25, at Pizza Hut Park, Frisco
Poetry about the acts on Edgefest 17's bill? It's music to our ears.
They're not exactly Pixar, but a crew of Highland Park teens find fame--not fortune--making machinima movies on the Xbox
Wednesday, July 27, at Galaxy Club
102.1 FM is killing rock music one mid-'90s hit at a time
There's nothing Robert Schimmel won't talk about
May 17 and 18
Every egg matters; The little ingrates; Groucho does Iowa; Conan's feminine side; Salt in the wounds