Blazing through guitar riffs on stages across Texas isn't something an average 15-year-old does. But Tyler Tallant of Keller/Fort Worth area isn't your average teenager. He's someone whose passion for music causes him to spend most of his waking hours mastering the craft of guitar playing. And his c ... More >>
Next month will mark one year since Mary Larke Pewitt Godfrey lost her son, Deep Ellum fixture Sean Ashford, and gained a following she never expected, via Sean's friends. Overwhelmed first by loss and later by support and adulation, Godfrey and her new following of Deep Ellumites who knew and loved ... More >>
Mick Jagger, the ultimate frontmanMake no mistake; there is a big difference between a run-of-the-mill lead singer and a bona fide frontman. Huge, really. Not just anybody has the magnetism required to convince 20,000 people at the American Airlines Center to raise their hands above their heads a ... More >>
Mike AlvesDo those jeans make Axl look fat?
Jagger and Richards in Some Girls Live shot in Fort WorthA reminder: Tonight and tonight only is that big-screen screening of The Rolling Stones: Some Girls Live In Texas, shot during the band's Will Rogers Auditorium stopover on July 18, 1978, under the moniker the "London Green Shoed Cowboys." ... More >>
Welcome to My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Mission Of BurmaRoger Miller sings and plays guitar for a band that might have been forgotten about years ago. Luckily, Mission of ... More >>
On July 8, actor Michael Rapaport's directorial debut, a documentary called Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, will earn its release theaters in New York City and Los Angeles. Later that month, on July 28, the film will begin a run locally at Dallas-area Angelika Theat ... More >>
Ramblin' Jack ElliottPoor David's PubJune 25, 2011Better than: a good 90 percent of artists over 65 still out there performing. Laura MannRamblin' Jack still goes hard.People make fun of The Rolling Stones because they're still trying to rock out at almost 70 years of age. Ramblin' Jack Elliott i ... More >>
Not quite an A . But 2010 was still a pretty good year for music.If the '00s were dominated by hip-hop, this decade looks as if it's being dominated by electronic music. While electro-pop has had some resurrections over the years, it's now a mainstay of popular music. Look no farther tha ... More >>
During the Cowboys-Saints game on Thanksgiving day, after months of speculation, rumor, denial and, let's face it, turmoil, the NFL went ahead and formally announced the Black Eyed Peas as the halftime entertainment for the Arlington-hosted Super Bowl XLV on February 6, 2011. The NFL send out a p ... More >>
Scorpions' Rudolph SchenkerSince The Scorpions didn't reach great commercial success until the late '70s and early '80s, many people don't realize that some form of the band has been around since 1965. 45 years later, and massive hits from the '80s such as "Rock You Like a Hurricane" and "No One ... More >>
Greg Lake's resume reads like a who's who of classic rock. If only Lake were known as the first singer/bassist for King Crimson, his iconic status would still be secure. But Lake chose to leave King Crimson and form a trio with Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer. ELP went on to sell over 30 million album ... More >>
Maria May at the AT&T Performing Arts Center just sent over a release announcing the 2010-'11 seasons of the Brinker International Forum, TITAS and JAZZ ROOTS -- quite the trifecta, especially when you look at the roster for the Brinker International Forum. The whole kit, along with the atten ... More >>
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