Dillinger Escape Plan With Tera Melos, Vattnet Viskar, and Baring Teeth Trees, Dallas Thursday, May 1, 2014 Last time I saw the Dillinger Escape Plan, I informed you of their status as the best live band in the world. I took ten months, searching up and down, over hill and dale, from sea to shining ... More >>
Things of Earth is a four-piece that started in Mesquite, where a majority of its members reside. But instead of taking the route of being a derivative Slipknot knockoff or a cover band destined to play wallpaper corporate gigs, this band has a thundering sound of twisting post-rock with a metallic ... More >>
Last night Mumford and Sons played their make-up date at Gexa Energy Pavilion. Good times were had. And I don't mean to pile onto the chorus of indignation aimed at a band whose biggest sin is getting famous. If vests and repetitive song construction really offends your sensibility so much, go liste ... More >>
Johnny MarrSo, in the news this week Pope Francis said that he would allow sinners time off of purgatory if you follow him on Twitter. No joke. Just thought everyone should know. You can Google it after you read this less confusing post about show announcements in DFW.
At 16, Michael Briggs was a Deep Ellum kid hanging with the late-night, all-ages coffee crowd at old favorite Insomnia Café. Briggs has come a long way for the cause since then, running a great local music podcast called The Violitionist Sessions, which has spotlighted over 100 artists from our own ... More >>
My Morning JacketOn the heels of an incredible performance at Austin City Limits Music Festival last weekend, My Morning Jacket have announced that they'll be taking their show on the road. And, thankfully, since they skipped North Texas on the first leg of their Circuital album tour, they'll be ... More >>
Marnie Stern, Tera MelosSons of Hermann HallFebruary 24, 2011 Better than: corporate team-building exercises. Marnie Stern Marnie Stern stepped onto the small, half-circle stage at Sons of Hermann Hall, looking casual and cool with her hair braided down the side, wearing a cut-up Elvis Costello ... More >>
You know what I like? A show poster that isn't just about the artist or about a unique illustration, but one that takes the setting of the show into account.
Holy shit, Sherlock, we have a busy musical Thursday evening on our hands! If you can't find a quality show to go to tonight, then you're not a real fan of music.
TobaccoLess than a year ago, Tobacco, the Pennsylvania-born electronic musician and frontman for the experimental group Black Moth Super Rainbow, released his latest solo album, Manic Meat, a dark and seedy work that outshone its 2008 predecessor, Fucked Up Friends. As a solo artist, Tobacco ... More >>
Earl HarvinThis weekend has some pretty interesting shows. One of the most exciting is Jazz at The Kessler with The Mike Dillon & Earl Harvin Show at The Kessler Theater. Dallas drumming legend Earl Harvin makes his return to town after several years of living in Los Angeles and Berlin, with ... More >>
Bad BrainsJust because we're barely on the other side of the triple digit heatwave doesn't mean that it's too early to start thinking about Christmas, right? The folks over at Trees don't think so, at least. They've gone ahead and announced the first Christmas show of the year: A performance from ... More >>
Friday, January 26, at the Door