Hey! Stop moping around about Cat Power, jackass.
Chan Marshall's cancellation is actually a blessing in disguise, folks...you were gonna be spread out super thin if you tried to catch her show in addition to the other three huge, must-see events happening in Dallas and Denton this weekend.
Now you'll just be spread out kinda thin. Better carb up either way.
Concernathon 2008 6 p.m. on Friday, April 18, and 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios in Denton
Dammit, Denton! You have to go an host this event during the one weekend in which we in Dallas really come together in an effort to do something cool? Is the drive really so bad from Denton to Dallas that you couldn't come to our weekend showcases and you had to host your own? I don't get it. But I will give credit where it's due. You've got some nice bands on your all-Denton bills. Friday's got Record Hop, Shiny Around the Edges, Bridges and Blinking Lights, Burnt Sienna Trio, Tre Orsi, Jetscreamer, Handbrake and Last Men. Saturday's got Astronautalis, Mom, History at Our Disposal, Single Frame, Sarah Jaffe, Gazelles, Raised by Tigers, Tame... Tame and Quiet, Florene and Grassfight.
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Good Records Eighth Birthday Party 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 19 at Good Records
Mokah Music Showcase and Summit 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 20, at Life in Deep Ellum
I told you about this yesterday. There'll be music. There will be panels discussing the future of local music. Thus, there will be ample opportunity to determine what an awesome weekend like this means for Dallas' musical future. Heads will explode. --Pete Freedman