To call a place a honky-tonk is almost as nebulous as labeling a place a dive bar. Ask five different people what one is, and you're more than likely to get six different answers. Of course, North Texas has dozens of places that complement any of them.
The earliest published mentions of the term h ... More >>
The doorman. They are Dallas' gatekeepers, ticket takers, fight breaker-uppers and occasional crowd curators. Before you ever get past that velvet rope, or even show your ID, they are sizing up our city's finest and not-so-finest. The Overserved wants to introduce you to the gents and ladies letting ... More >>
Randy Rogers, Wade Bowen, Casey Donahew, Reckless Kelly, Bart Crow, Brandon Rhyder and more converged on Lone Star Park, as part of Saturday's Wolfdance 2012, 99.5 FM's Red Dirt jam. Here are some of the sights.
A couple of weeks ago, we told you how Red Dirt stud Stoney LaRue decided to follow other big names and host a charity golf and poker tourney in Grapevine, with the help of some his famous friends from the world of sports and music. That specific event, which benefited the Cook Children's Recording ... More >>
The country music community of Texas and Oklahoma has been a fantastic supporter of children and their families battling various medical issues. Over the past few years, Ft. Worth DJ Justin Frazell has been a driving force behind the all-star Pickin' for Preemies series of Labor Day concerts, with p ... More >>
TobaccoLess than a year ago,
Tobacco, the Pennsylvania-born electronic musician and frontman for the
experimental group Black Moth Super Rainbow, released his latest solo album,
Manic Meat, a dark and seedy work that outshone its 2008 predecessor,
Fucked Up Friends. As a solo artist, Tobacco ... More >>
Folks who like their Americana earnest and earthy should think about heading down to Poor David's Pub tonight to catch a crowded bill of country singer-songwriters.Headlining this acoustic evening is Wade Bowen. Born and raised in Waco (although we shouldn't hold that against him), Bowen now resi ... More >>
Undone: A MusicFest Tribute to Robert Earl Keen hits the streets in a couple of weeks, and the double disk set features a handful of talented local artists, including Max Stalling, one of the area's best country singer/songwriters (who takes on "No Kinda Dancer," quite possibly Keen's most renowned ... More >>