We all know that the flashy types like Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani and Yngwie Malmsteen get (or got) kudos simply for playing super fast. But being a great guitarist is more than just burning up a fret board. Here are the five folks who best know that nuance is just as important as flamboyance.
Good god, Dallas. It's going to be a cheap Monday. This weekend you've got live music in the city, in the suburbs, Fort Worth, and everywhere else in between. Unfortunately it's not a matter of who you're going to see, it's who you're going to have to miss. It's 2013, and though we were promised je ... More >>
It's a far cry from B.B. King's legendary 1968 performance at Fillmore West in San Fransisco, where the story has it that he was booed by black audience members. But, as he's done many times since, King is returning to perform at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth on Saturday, February 25.Tickets fo ... More >>
Guitarist/singer-songwriter Tab Benoit is Cajun to the bone. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but raised in the small town of Houma, Benoit was brought up on a steady diet of Hank Williams, George Jones, B.B. King and John Lee Hooker. It's no wonder that Benoit's songs echo the influences of classic ... More >>
Secret shows are the stuff of legend. There was a certain Prince secret show at the Red Jacket in 2002, and the Old 97's occasionally perform under the name Rhomin' Hitchhikers. Now, it looks like Leg Sweeper, with the help of Parade of Flesh and Gorilla Groove, is jumping on the secret sho ... More >>
Tonight's docket first seemed a pretty drab one. Then we caught wind of who got booked to be the secret performer at Elm Street Tattoo's annual Christmas affair at Curtain Club tonight.
N.E.R.D.A few weeks ago, the Gorillaz show at Verizon Theatre on Wednesday, October 20 slid in under the radar. There's no doubt that the show from the animated band will be huge--but it just got a little bit bigger: N.E.R.D has just been announced as the opening act. N.E.R.D is touring to promot ... More >>
Proof that Sting sucks.Summer, that season when old farts get back in the tour bus to milk a few more million bucks out of nostalgic fans, is just around the corner, as evidenced by three big Superpages.com Center concert announcements this week. First, Iron Maiden will open its The Final Frontie ... More >>
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