8 days ago | Concerts
Billy Strings may be the most controversial name in bluegrass, playing blazing leads on acoustic and distorted electric guitar, an instrument frowned upon by the genre’s hardcore traditionalists. But the 25-year-old may just be following a family ...
21 days ago | Concerts
If you do a Google search for the band Handsome Jack, chances are you’ll quickly come across writers comparing the power trio with the Faces, Rolling Stones and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Lead singer and guitarist Jamison Passuite doesn’t mind ...
29 days ago | Concerts
Unlike most of the musicians who will play at the Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival in Farmers Branch this weekend, Ronnie McCoury will play in two bands. He'll hold down the mandolin chair for his dad’s Del McCoury Band and then play in The Travelin’ M...
2 months ago | Concerts
Speaking from his London home a few days before launching a tour that will bring him to Dallas with surf/instrumental band Los Straitjackets, Nick Lowe chuckles about the first time he played Big D. Rockpile, the band he co-founded with Dave Edmun...
11 months ago | DFW Music News
Last week, we published a profile of Jimmie Vaughan in which the guitarist talks about his new album, Live at C-Boy's, and coming up as a musician in Dallas. Vaughan also had a lot to say about the equipment he plays with, and we're sharing our co...
12 months ago | DFW Music News
Jimmie Vaughan's new album, Live at C-Boy's, is a big step forward and backward for the guitarist and Dallas native. The track listing reads like a hip mid-1960s jukebox. It comprises some straight-up blues covers of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brow...