Steely Dan WinStar Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma Friday, July 18, 2014 At Winstar Casino in Oklahoma last Friday night, Steely Dan marched in with a sophisticated army of 13 musicians armed to mellow you out. The band's music always has a peculiarly lukewarm character, not quite uptempo enough to ... More >>
If the past few days have been a little disorienting thanks to this polar vortex, then fear not: there are concerts coming to help us all make a little more sense of the world again. This weekend brings performances from folk legends, a trio of rockin' brothers from Texas, and a legendary Houston ra ... More >>
That most notoriously unsentimental of bands, Steely Dan, are coming back to North Texas. (Well, the North Texas area. Kind of.) Comprised essentially of two men, singer Donald Fagen and guitarist Walter Becker, the band has shuffled unapologetically through its band members over the years, drawing ... More >>
As I walked out of the Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie late Saturday night, I commented that Steely Dan sure featured some good musicians. "Great musicians, you mean," said my father-in-law. "Those guys were great." And so they were. Some four decades after Walter Becker and Donald Fagen first dec ... More >>
Steely Dan and Backstreet Boys are both in town this week, two bands your friends can't tell if you like sincerely or ironically. Looks like they're about to find out. If you answered neither, fret not! You've got plenty of options. Looking for something a little hard, fast, and intimate? Well, you ... More >>
See the other Walter and Donny at Nokia
Thursday, August 21, at Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie
Madeleine Peyroux gives up the love
Earlier in the week, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker--collectively known as Steely Dan, duh--posted to their Web site a missive addressed to Luke Wilson but aimed at bro Owen accusing the latter of being an accessory to plagiarism. Specifically, the Dan'ers insisted Owen, by appearing as the title ch ... More >>
Luke Wilson needs a stunt butt. Jessica Alba, probably not. Don't get too excited--he's just talking about his own tuchus and how outta-shape it's gotten and why, for My Super Ex-Girlfriend, he needed a booty double. Fact is, he got to pick his own butt double (henh). No word on whether bro Owen got ... More >>
The Dan and McDonald hit Nokia
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AC/DC , Steely Dan
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