If you recognize Kaia Bellanca Beggs, it's most likely been from walking through the door at recent Deep Ellum casualty La Grange. Handling the door, and other La Grange duties, was just one of her jobs. Kaia is quite immersed in the local music community and has her own small business doing makeup ... More >>
Percussionist Mickey Hart has devoted his life to rhythm. Whether performing as the drummer for the legendary Grateful Dead during two different stints totaling 15 years, or as the author of multiple books which discuss the origins of sound, rhythm and ultimately, music, Hart has kept busy.
Mysteri ... More >>
It's that time of the year where you're sure to hear all the classic Christmas songs -- the exact same songs you listened to the year before. Snooze! Enter the indies, adding their own twist to your holiday favorites so you don't get sick of them. Okay, so we threw in a couple oldies, but the ... More >>
David Card at Poor David's on Lower Greenville in a photo taken some time in the mid-1980sI was digging through our old photo archives Friday afternoon -- I think I'm the only one left 'round here who knows we even have such a thing -- looking for a photo that, turns out, I remembered wrong. I th ... More >>
If you attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, subscribe to High Times or frequent The Flying Saucer's commemorative 420 glassGas Pipe, you're well aware that today is the official holiday for devoted fans of Phish and the Grateful Dead, better known as 420. Spend the day hugging you ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, October 27, 2010...Girl Talk is planning a new album that features Rick Ross. Let's hope the record isn't called "Dell Laptop Music."Asher Roth has decided to get political... about making weed legal in California.Bluegrass lends their ow ... More >>
Hump day once again and what an interesting collection of acts we have descending upon Dallas this evening. Tonight, there's a little bit of something for everyone--so long as that something includes alternative rock, jam bands, post punk or deathcore.
I'm not much of a Grateful Dead fan, if I may end the week with an understatement; I pretty much start and finish with American Beauty, depending on the hour and the herb, though the missus was once known a long while ago to follow a tour or two. Lord knows it ain't hard to turn up a Dead bootleg ... More >>
Besides being ranked 23rd on Rolling Stone's Greatest Guitarists of All Time list, Warren Haynes is also one bad mother on stage.But, off stage, the Allman Brothers/Gov't Mule guitarist turned out to be a pretty affable guy who spoke quite eloquently about a number of subjects--beginning with wha ... More >>
Kvanhorn, via FlickrOn The Range is a weekly exploration of the history and lore of Texas menu items.San Francisco in the mid-1960's. Peace, love, and cable cars. Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. If you were into music, you could go to the Avalon Ballroom or Bill Graham's Fillmore Wes ... More >>
On this Acid Flashback Friday, while Pete's busy posting best-ofs and music-biz breakdowns over on DC9 at Night, let me extend to the Deadheads among the Friends this Chrismukkah offering. It's a soundboard recording of the Grateful Dead performing in Oakland in February 1993, during which they were ... More >>