Although they may look like rejects from the casting call for a sequel to The Craft, Nashville's The Black Belles are actually more original than their look suggests. The band was "discovered" by Jack White, but the four Belles see him more as mentor than Svengali. Speaking from Laredo and in anti ... More >>
Shelby Lynne The Kessler Theater Friday, January 27 Shelby Lynne does things her way, and that's how it was Friday at The Kessler. She has a voice that rivals anyone in terms of control, clarity and power, with a honeyed Southern twang used to good effect. She applies that amazing instrument to her ... More >>
Shelby LynneIt's kind of hard to look the other way when you see that Shelby Lynne's coming to Dallas, and the Kessler Theater of all venues. Should be a great, intimate place to catch a handful of the country star's hits.That's just the start.We already mentioned Daniel Hart at El Sibil on Satur ... More >>
Shelby Lynne's show at the Kessler Friday night is just about sold out, and with good reason. We also talked with Craig Finn and Lydia Loveless, two artists who channel religion in different ways on their latest albums. North of the Dial interviews Andrew Barton about that kooky "Heart Throb" vi ... More >>
There are weeks when the show announcements are about as flimsy as a wet persimmon. Fortunately, this is not one of them. For starters, Grimes is coming to town. Her last performance was a brilliant showing at Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest, in which she wooed the audience with her mix of Madonna's ... More >>
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