Editor: In last week's music feature, Christian McPhate began his search for a guitar. Not just any guitar, but his Trigger, his missing part. In that story, he went north to our weird music utopia, Denton, and came away with nothing. Here, he tries his hand in Dallas. I'll start you with his opener ... More >>
At 25 years old, Chadrick Honore has lived the life of a man at least twice his age. The New Orleans native and esteemed trumpet player for Rebirth Brass Band has traveled the world, won a Grammy, and contributed to the critically acclaimed HBO series Treme. But the devoted father & true music fan i ... More >>
This year, Dallas Observer music blog DC9 at Night and Houston Press music blog Rocks Off teamed up to bring you only the greatest moments from last week's SXSW madness. Here are the 12 best shows and moments we saw.
-There's an App to Get You Laid at SXSW, But You Absolutely Don't Need t ... More >>
Opinionated, but still down-to-earth, Austin's Ryan Turner is the epitome of an old-school country singer. He prefers Merle Haggard to Kenny Chesney any day, and believes most popular country singers have simply lost their way. Turner has just released a new EP called Sweet Time, a five-song affa ... More >>
Blitzen Trapper with Fruit Bats, Pearly Gate Music
House of Blues
October 14, 2010
Better Than: The Houston show, it appears.
All photos by Kiernan MaletskyBlitzen Trapper's Eric EarleyBlitzen Trapper opened with "Wild Mountain Nation," which is about as good a show opener as it is possible to ... More >>
Photo by Robert BostickScott RomanoYesterday, we brought you a profile of Scott Romano, executive chef at our favorite downtown restaurant Charlie Palmer at The Joule. Today we toss a few questions his way, and tomorrow demonstrates how to make one of his dishes. We don't know which dish yet, ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scen ... More >>