Well, with all of the recent concert announcements we've been getting in, this is shaping up to be a quite promising, non-shitty winter this year. After you read this post, you should take some time to review the ones you may have missed.
We're seeing a couple repeat performances/announcements this week. Guess they just can't get enough of Dallas, y'all. Speaking of which, what's the shortest amount of time you've seen a national band play a city and then turned around to come back through and do it again? See you in the comments!
Over the course of the last few years, the Sunday before Labor Day has seen some really good times take place on the dusty plot of land next to Billy Bob's in Ft. Worth's Stockyards district. Day-long festivals headlined by acts such as Cross Canadian Ragweed, the Black Crowes and the Randy Rogers B ... More >>
New York by way of Texas husband-wife duo The Mastersons are too perfect of an idea to never happen. Chris Masterson has performed and produced for many others (Jack Ingram, Son Volt, Bobby Bare Jr.) while also releasing a bit of his own material in the past. Same for his wife, Eleanor Whitmore, who ... More >>
Since the 2005 release of his modern outlaw coming-out party, Put the "O" Back In Country, Shooter Jennings has proudly waved the banner his mother and father, Jesse Colter and Waylon Jennings, had helped design decades ago. After the surprising release of his 2010 concept album, Black Ribbons, Jen ... More >>
That two-year-old listening to KKDA-104.5 FM K104 in Dallas (local tie!) in the clip above is cooler than all of us. But we've got some cool news to share about some artists with local ties -- among them Erykah Badu, ZZ Top, Kelly Clarkson, [Daryl], Teenage Cool Kids and Big hud -- so that's a start ... More >>
1100 Springs, Roger Alan Wade, Lucero & Shooter Jennings at MusInk's Second nightFair Park Centennial BuildingApril 10, 2010Better than: Watching the Rangers continue to fail to come anywhere near our already low expectations.Kevin TodoraLucero dirtied MusInk up a bit.Seeing a lively crowd en ... More >>
Kevin TodoraThe Miss Tattoo Texas competition at Musink on Saturday afternoonMusInk 2010 drew some of the region's finest body artists--it was hosted by Elm Street Tattoo's Oliver Peck--and most dedicated tattoo lovers. (Cover the left half of your face with a scorpion? That's dedication.) It was ... More >>
In this week's paper version of DC9, I extol the virtues of this weekend's MusInk tattoo-meets-music 'splosion at Fair Park, which, in addition to featuring 110 tattoo artists from around the country, also sees live performances from the Old 97's, Lucero, Shooter Jennings, Stardeath & White ... More >>
Holy crap, it's a busy weekend. Let's run it down again, shall we?Tonight's jam-packed. There's The Big Pink and A Place to Bury Strangers at the Granada. There's the Old 97's kicking off the MusInk Festival deal at Fair Park. Tomorrow night's even busier: The Buck Pets reunite at Trees; Camera O ... More >>
The Used can get a slightly more professional-looking tat at MusInk than depicted on the cover of their latest.As we mentioned a couple of weeks ago when Lucero and Telegraph Canyon were added to the bill, the lineup for the MusInk Tattoo & Music Festival April 9 through 11 looked like it wou ... More >>
You may have noticed the item about the April 9-11 MusInk Tattoo and Music Convention in Fair Park in the November 18 Show Announcements post. At the time, all we knew was that Old 97's, Shooter Jennings and Roger Alan Wade would be performing--certainly enough to pique our interest. After all, A ... More >>
Ever notice how those angel sculptures on the exterior of Bass Hall sorta look like they're chiefing on enormous brass one-hitters? No? Well, here's betting that Cheech and Chong will make that observation when they perform at the Fort Worth performing arts hall Friday, April 30, 2010. The dope d ... More >>
Vans Warped TourSuperpages.com CenterJuly 5, 2009 Better Than: falling asleep on the beach and getting a funny-looking tan. The weather could have been way worse for Sunday's Warped Tour date. It could have rained all day. Or it could have been sunny and extremely hot. Luckily, the weather fl ... More >>
1. God damn, Texas is hot in July.Even with cloud cover and a bit of a sprinkle, walking around Superpages.com Center on Sunday was like strolling with Dante through Hell. Outdoor festivals in the middle of summer just don't seem like the brightest of ideas.2. Bikini tops should only be worn at the ... More >>
Nate RehlanderThe Boys Named Sue are cooking something up for Idol. Erv Karwelis sure must like what he's seen from The O's, John Pedigo and Taylor Young's bluegrass duo, which signed with Karwelis' Idol Records label back in October. Why's that? Well, 'cause today comes word that Karwelis has signe ... More >>
Look at all the concerts ACL is leading our way this weekend (while ignoring the ugly side effects)!
ZZ Top and friends rock Smirnoff
A little Skynyrd feels like home
Country, rock and Joaquin Phoenix all converge upon Shooter Jennings
Saturday, April 1, at the Granada Theater