"Hello, we're the Toadies." So says Vaden Todd Lewis in one of his few between-songs remarks in the latest installment of Globe Trek Productions' Busking series. Appropriately, it comes after he and the boys have finished playing a cover of Blondie's "Heart of Glass" -- just in case there was any ro ... More >>
By Ken Bethea This weekend, the Old 97's take part in Dia De Los Toadies Festival at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth as the Toadies wrap up their 20th-anniversary celebrations of Rubberneck. With the Old 97's preparing to reissue their first album later this fall, guitarist Ken Bethea reflect ... More >>
Run The Jewels' stage banter Together, Killer Mike and El-P have put out one of the best albums of 2013, so it was surprising to see them in such an early time slot on Friday. The 6 p.m. crowd was noticeably thin, of course, but it made Dallas' first time seeing Run The Jewels material live an intim ... More >>
Update: The Dia is upon us! The Toadies' festival kicks off tonight in Fort Worth. Prepare yourself with a second video of Vaden Todd performing in Klyde Warren Park -- this one's for "Magic Bullet" and it's at the end of this post. Original post follows... This weekend, Fort Worth institution Th ... More >>
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Back in early March, you may recall, we pointed your attention toward this oh-so-incredible acoustic performance by the Toadies of their song "Tyler," filmed and recorded on location at last year's Dia de Los Toadies festival. Greatness. Meanwhile, in another world, LCD Soundsystem performed its ... More >>
Toadies, LIONS, DescenderTreesDecember 30, 2009Better than: Any other Toadies performance we've seen since the release of No Deliverance.Expect a slideshow from last night's concert in the coming days...There wasn't much direct addressing of the crowd at last night's show, the first of two Toadie ... More >>
Wednesday, December 30, at Trees
In case you were still curious about how the Toadies fared at ACL this year--and our own coverage wasn't enough--well, you might wanna check out the above video. You'll get some footage of the band's Sunday afternoon performance on the festival's main stage, and a few glances at the massive crowd ... More >>
WIth No Deliverance, The Toadies revert to the bare bones of their past
This band of brothers falls into rock 'n' roll limbo
Five staples in the head of a Dallas Observer employee. Wound courtesy of a drunk asshole at the Toadies' reunion concert. The crowd at Saturday's Greenville Ave. St. Patrick's Day Parade concert bided its time. As long lines filed into the blocked-off Yale Boulevard party zone, Dallas' Baboon unl ... More >>
Who cares if the Toadies aren't going ape over their first reunion show in five years? The kids sure are.
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