Perfume Genius, Dusted
Wednesday, October 17, at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, $13/$16
Spune Productions is making good use of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Last time they brought in School of Seven Bells, but this time they're bringing in the Perfume Genius, who was just here in late March.
Ghost of Blind Lemon Five-Year Anniversary
Friday, August 24, at Curtain Club, $10
Impressively, The Ghost of Blind Lemon blog, run by local music fan Chris Mueller, has lasted five years. He's celebrating with a sampling of his eclectic taste at Curtain Club and Liquid Lounge. On Friday, August 24, acts like Rahim Quazi, Hormones, Dovetail and others will perform.
RTB2 Record Release
Friday, August 31, at Double Wide
Ryan Thomas Becker might be the most prolific artist in the metroplex. It's pretty difficult to see any decent band in town without looking over to find him pulling the strings of a gritty Fender Jazzmaster. He's somehow found time to make another RTB2 record with drummer Grady Don Sandlin.
Thursday, October 4, at Granada Theater, $20/$23
Electronic producer Paper Diamond has just been announced to play at the Granada Theater on Thursday, October 4. The Pretty Lights artist will make good use of the venue's massive subwoofers.
Bryan Street Tavern's Big F'ing Anniversary Show
Saturday, October 6, at Bryan Street Tavern, Free
Bryan Street Tavern enlisted the help of Parade of Flesh to book the bands for the bar's four- year anniversary. Parade of Flesh, in turn, booked a massive show with Royal Bangs, White Mystery, Turbo Fruits, Rayon Beach and an unannounced headliner.
Friday, October 26, at House of Blues
It's been only a few months since I reprimanded House of Blues for booking too many cover bands. Now here I am praising one. It's actually a Smiths tribute act featuring the Morrissey of Dallas, Josh Venable, who is also the program director over at The Edge.
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Say Anything, Murder By Death, Tallhart, Merriment
Saturday, October 27, at Ridglea Theater, $16.50
Say Anything's lead singer now lives in Tyler, so this is kind of a local show, right? His band is big amongst emotive youngsters. It's the third show announced for the Ridglea Theater, now that it'll be back up and running soon.
Taking Back Sunday, Bayside
Thursday, November 1, at House of Blues, $25
Taking Back Sunday has been making music for 10 years, and, even more impressively, people have actually paid money for it. And it's likely this show will sell out.
Thursday, December 20, at House of Blues, $34.75
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