For over 25 years, Eddie Spaghetti and The Supersuckers have been playing a raw brand of hillbilly soaked rock and roll in just about any venue that would care to book them. Over the years, a definite country influence has steadily wormed its way into the band's creative center resulting in 1997's s ... More >>
Find more of this weekend's best shows in our shiny new concert calendar. Fort Worth Music Festival Will Rogers Memorial, Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29 Whether it's the deep soul of Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, the tears-in-my-beer ballads of Hayes Carll, or the smooth ... More >>
Things slow down just a bit tonight as SXSW gets fully underway tonight down in our state capital. Still, there are certainly some viable musical options available this evening for the discerning listener.
Saturday, December 25, at Trees
If you grew up watching Mr. Peppermint wave his candy-striped magic cane in syndication on the telly or watching Pep's son Gibby Haynes wave his megaphone (and, on occasion, his willy) onstage as the frontman of Butthole Surfers, then this article from the June 6, 1996 edition of the Observer--fo ... More >>
Thursday, December 17, at Trees
They just re-form their legendary local acts to play around town every 15 years or so
Twenty years into his career Eddie Spaghetti has no intention to change his band's soundfor better or worse
Only one (of many) is really super
Thursday, January 18, at the Granada Theater
What good would a 20-year punk scene reunion be without a scuffle?
And summertime means more music
The Burden Brothers want you to check out their packages
Arts Magnet High School is throwing itself a party
South by Southwest comes to Austin, but why can't Dallas get in on the action?
Band-related paper cuts and other ironies.
Music can free your soul, but can it spring the West Memphis Three?
Chomsky, Brutal Juice and others make the news
The best of Bloodshot Records
The Supersuckers get in the van to prove they're the greatest rock-and-roll band in the world
Last Beat is the local scene's full-service stop
South by Southwest '97: Will guitars give up the ghost? Yes and no, but mostly no
Mr. Peppermint loves his little Butthole (Surfer)