Even before the stage lights came on at American Airlines Center on Saturday night, the stage set-up was noticeably sparse, with minimalist scaffolding that looked downright reserved compared to other arena acts such as Kanye West's elaborate, Las Vegas-style Yeezus mountain. The audience immedia ... 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 >>
Chris CornellChris Cornell is, no doubt, most well-known for fronting heavy rock outfits Soundgarden and Audioslave in the '90s and '00s, respectively. But when he performs at House of Blues this weekend, he won't have the option of hiding behind a thunderous wall of blistering guitar riffs. For ... More >>
No matter what the weather is like in late January, there'll be a couple of marvelous nights for a moondance. Van Morrison will perform at Bass Concert Hall in Fort Worth Sunday, January 24 and the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas Monday, January 25. Tickets for both shows go on sale ... More >>
The Beach Boys are popping up everywhere this year in music but don't seem to be getting their due
We took this off Sam Coats' Web site, because, damn it, it just makes us giggle. Just don't let Dr. Seuss' people see this. Well, it's time, once again, for your end-of-the-week rankings of the top eight mayoral candidates. Usually when I do this I make it clear there is a very distinct chance I don ... More >>
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These two people were at the Gypsy Tea Room. Apparently, just being around them makes people very, very horny. No idea why. Anybody who thinks this music gig is loaded with perks wouldn't necessarily be mistaken, but one of those wasn't a ticket to the Justin Timberlake concert at the Gypsy Tea Room ... More >>
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