Holly Williams, the 31 year old granddaughter of the iconic Hank Williams, has grown into a formidable artist all her own. Unlike her off-his-rocker dad and her crazy-ass half-brother, Hank Williams III, Holly hasn't really dabbled in the stone-cold honky-tonk sounds that her family has been making ... More >>
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Lima, Peru, native John Nicholson has helped out a lot of DFW musicians over the years. His early gigs included Sound Warehouse, Bill's Records and label promotion for Polygram, A&M and V ... More >>
Flickr user d double uA previous Double Wide pool partyIn the past, Labor Day has unofficially marked the end of the hot summer. But, this year, the heat will continue. There are some Labor Day parties this weekend, though, that will offer a chance to cool down and catch some good bands. The Doub ... 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 a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.Sheryl Crow (Kennett, Missouri)100 Miles to Memphis (A&M)Well, the phrase " ... More >>
Surely, you've noticed the pledge drive efforts going on over at KKXT-91.7 FM of late, yeah? Us too.Annoying? Mostly. Necessary? Most definitely, given the station's public radio domain.But it's not all bad: Anyone and everyone who pledged to the station this week--and anyone and everyone who doe ... More >>
Shut up, Jimmy Buffett.You know what really gives us the summertime blues? "Summertime Blues," not to mention other maddening summer hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Margaritaville" or the shotgun-in-mouth-inducing "Hot Hot Hot."
It's bad enough global warming is cooking the planet like a plastic cu ... More >>
This logo wasn't lying. In yet another sign that the '90s are back, or perhaps never really ended, Lilith Fair is returning this summer with a 33-city schedule (including Dallas) revealed so far. Even better news: the lineup is strong enough that you won't have to promise your boyfriend a blowjob ... More >>
No doubt your Today in Music News item's forthcoming. But till then, this bonus video from last night's so-so 30 Rock season ender, where, as Pete has pointed out a few times, a certain Old 97 made a cameo alongside the likes of Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Michael McDonald, Moby, Mary J. Blige, Cla ... More >>
Two follow-ups in this particular radio round-up. First, I exchanged a few messages with Alan Ayo via Facebook, and the long and short of it is, he's not at all upset that Clear Channel gave him his walking papers yesterday. Writes the former midday host and music director at KDGE-FM:I'm feeling rat ... More >>