Well, so much for the polar vortex. With the temperatures looking set to start climbing back up in the coming days, it's going to time to start finding some places to take shelter indoors. Lucky for us, there are plenty of cool, welcoming concert venues that are nice enough to throw open their doors ... More >>
The Kills blazed a sold-out Granada Theater last night, along with Jeff the Brotherhood and Hunters. Oh yes, blood pressures were raised. Take a gander via Mike Brooks' photos.
The Kills Granada Theater Monday, January 23 Better than: No! No no no no no no!!!!! A mediocre performance by The Kills has more rock star quality than an excellent night for most bands. Hate to say it, but last night at the Granada, the band was a bit on the mediocre side. There was the snarling ... 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 >>
Old 97'sIn addition to yesterday's "Local Edge" sponsored show with The Burning Hotels, Mon Julien, Air Review and Menkena, the Granada Theater has some impressive shows to announce this week.First off, The Old 97's, who have had an impressive resurgence this year after releasing the brilliant Th ... More >>
Wednesday, May 11,at Hailey's Club in Denton
The KillsGranada TheaterApril 19, 2011 Better than: sweating in a real sauna.The KillsThe early evening rain made for a swampy atmosphere at the Granada last night -- entirely appropriate for the greasy sonic assault of The Kills, who played to a packed house of ecstatic fans. On a stage made ... More >>
Lots of musical action happening this evening. Kinda feels like half of the Pacific Northwest is in town tonight.
To infinity... and beyond!Gossip, gossip -- if you've been following our daily power rankings of buzz at SXSW 2011 over the past few days, then you know that, yes, indeed, Kanye West has had it all week long at this year's annual festival in Austin.And, after briefly losing the top slot in our ra ... More >>
British Sea PowerBrighton's explosive British Sea Power are fresh off the release of their fourth studio album, Valhalla Dancehall, which, unfortunately, doesn't quite match up to the power chord anthems on their previous record, Do You Like Rock Music. Rather, the new album hearkens back to thei ... More >>
Smile Smile's Ryan HamiltonDelightfully catchy.That's exactly how you can describe the folk-flavored indie pop being made by the boy-girl duo Smile Smile. Members Ryan Hamilton and Jencey Hirunrusme are riding high on the success of their Kirtland Records-released sophomore offering Truth on Tape ... More >>
The Dead WeatherHouse of BluesOctober 5, 2009Better Than: Sunny Day Real Estate, Rob Thomas, and Arctic Monkeys combined. Yeah, I said it.The Dead WeatherAs far as rock 'n' roll supergroups are concerned, there are two main varieties: those comprised of members of formerly great bands, reeking of ... More >>
In an odd quirk of scheduling, four major national acts bless our area's venues, offering up an incredibly hectic start to the music week begins this evening. Besides Sunny Day Real Estate at the Granada, Rob Thomas at Nokia and Artic Monkeys at the Palladium, you can also catch Jack W ... More >>
Horehound (Third Man)
This weekend was too long to just have one video recap. Seriously. So, we gave everyone a little extra time, and now are adding more of this weekend's videos. The new additions include: Dax Riggs and The Kills (May 25 at the House of Blues), Daphne Loves Derby (May 25 at The Door) and G-$quad (May 2 ... More >>
Torn ACL fest? Austin City Limits announced its lineup today for its September 26-28 festival...and we're a little underwhelmed by it. There are a lot of good bands on the bill, sure. But we're most excited about the fact that both Black Joe Lewis & The Honey Bears and Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings ... More >>