Usually for those hitting up the Warped Tour bright and early in the midday, you don't have to sit in a long line of traffic. Not this year. Traffic for the Summer Adventures at Fair Park bled into the traffic going to Gexa, so a usual short drive turned into almost a half-hour. I missed Mixtapes, a ... More >>
No question, T2's long-running raunchy-fun Avenue Q has learned its lessons.
JusticeWednesday, October 31, at Palladium Ballroom, $40Justice is sort of a gateway band for many younger electronic music fans. Their concise jams (I'm partial to their high-profile remix of Simian's "We Are Your Friends") make it easy to get on the dancefloor, which is essentially what is expecte ... More >>
GirlsOne of the biggest records of 2011 came from San Fransisco's Girls, who successfully mine early rock and roll influences to create notable and at times brilliant albums. Gorilla Vs. Bear has championed the band for years, and the blog is bringing Girls to the Granada Theater on Friday, March ... More >>
Hey Peter Murphy, there's something on your face. Yep, you got it!Seems that the big acts in this week's show announcements were even bigger some 20 years ago. Much bigger. You might think we're talking about Morrissey, or Wilco (who still seem to be on the fringe of their prime) or Thi ... More >>
The Mavs are NBA champions, but are they the best team in franchise history?
Warped Tour LaunchGexa Energy Pavilion June 24, 2011 Better than: spending all day on traffic control at the new In-N-Out Burger. Rachel ParkerThe crazy kids today and their crowd-surfing ways.Let's address the elephant with the pink tutu standing in the corner: Sure, there were doubts about t ... More >>
Bush reunites, forgets to floss.It looks like this week's edition of Show Announcements could have been written in 1995 thanks to two big shows coming to town. On Friday, October 22, a newly reformed Bush will be passing through town at the Palladium Ballroom. And I'm sure everyone over at Kirtla ... More >>
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