Getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha freak on! We all know that there are lots of ways to become immortalized at a massive outdoor music gathering like Ultra Music Festival. Say, humping a tree. Or dancing naked while getting arrested. But yo' momma would probably prefer if you lived forever ... More >>
The festival now known as 35 Denton first set up its permanent residence in the city five years ago. More than 20 musicians from the area have played all four previous incarnations and will be back again this year. We asked a few of them to share their thoughts on the festival and its growth. See a ... More >>
WaterTower Theatre commits musical re-gifting.
For the last hour or so, a rumor's been circulating via the Facebook and e-mail that the ginormo tent built inside the Cotton Bowl for the XLV Party -- featuring DJ sets from Duran Duran's Roger Taylor, Passion Pit and Samantha Ronson, among others -- collapsed beneath the weight of last night's ... More >>
Two months back we revisited that magical New Year's Eve in 1984 when Prince played Reunion Arena, a high number in my all-time concert-going Top 10. And, sure, there's no more Reunion, but there's still a Prince Rogers Nelson, and per the announcement that landed in the Unfair Park in-box mere m ... More >>
Robert's been doing a pretty decent job of keeping folks appraised of the Super Bowl-related(ish) events we can expect to be inundated with come February when the big ol' XLV comes through to rock Arlington (with the Black Eyed Peas) -- like the two-day Diddy-hosted affair, and the Pam Anderson p ... More >>
We are 59 days from kickoff of Super Bowl XLV in Arlington, and The Great Prostitution Invasion of '11 only feels like a long way off. But, no -- time to party plan. And yesterday, this invite arrived to a three-night-stravaganza at Fair Park starting February 3 called, simply, XLV Party. Better ... More >>
DJ Bad Holly admits that she got her start at DJing through a complete and utter accident. Holly Evans, a.k.a. Bad Holly, volunteered to DJ a party at Doublewide last year at the last minute--and to her surprise received and abundance of positive feedback. "Several people I'd never met came up to ... More >>
Even though I was only 10, I actually cast a ballot in the 1972 election. You'll recall that it was a landslide. And as with every election in which I could legally vote afterwards--at least until the early 90s--I ended up on the losing end. That's right, I marked the box that would've kept Qua ... More >>
The "Jubilee" dining room on the Carnival Fantasy. I'll upload my own food pics, soon as I unpack the camera.Carnival Fantasy1-888-CARNIVALDude Factor: 7, or Jack Sparrow, on a scale of 1 ("In The Navy"-era Village People) to 10 (Popeye the Sailor)Every time it came up in conversation that my fam ... More >>
Reel Big Fish, The English BeatGilley'sJuly 26, 2009Better than: Going to bed early out of loyalty to a 9 to 5 job you don't like anyway."Hey, after the show, you wanna turn this energy around and ride the rollercoaster on the ceiling?" says Reel Big Fish frontman Aaron Barrett, referring to the ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, April 1, 2009...Director Spike Jonze and Kanye West are reportedly filming a 10- to 15-minute mini-movie featuring Ye's song "See You In My Nightmares."Outkast's Andre 3000 was detained for speeding in suburban Atlanta. He was only going 109 mph ... More >>
Kendrick's cowboys are stabled at the Afterimage
Under the stars, a disco-era Dream; unpleasant peasants mar murky Les Miz
This Texas Jewboy wants to be the next governor of Texas, and if you think he's kidding, the joke may be on you
Have today's country and western stars been consulting with the Fab Five?
Good news at two musical revues; GZTC counts the 12 plays of Christmas
Razzle Dazzle promises a gay ole time
At 32, the USA Film Festival proves it can still play ball
Diaz, Applegate star in the dumbest thing this side of a lobotomy
Bill Rossell had two dreams: owning a bar and running a baseball team. The first dream came true. The second is about to. Somebody wake him.
Kinky Friedman gets in the Mile High Club
New traditionalist Dale Watson
Or: Rock and roll isn't dead, it just doesn't smell bad