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Billy Bob Thornton

15 years ago by Darryl Smyers
Despite such strong evidence as the likes of Bob Dylan and Jules Shears, a bad singer does not always equal a great songwriter. And make no mistake: Actor Billy Bob Thornton is one hell of a bad singer. He mumbles, whispers and moans throughout Hobo vainly searching for the suitable...
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Giveaway: Tickets To Catch Billy Bob Thornton and The Boxmasters Tonight at The Loft

11 years ago by Pete Freedman
The Boxmasters are a country band--one that, yes, happens to be fronted by one Billy Bob Thornton. And, though the former Mr. Angelina Jolie may not want you to consider his acting when considering his band's music, well, it's pretty tough not to, all things considered. Surprisingly enough, though, the...
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Last Night: Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters at House of Blues

12 years ago by Pete Freedman
Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters House of Blues July 24, 2008 Better than: Watching Hearts Afire on DVD. What do you think of when you see the term actor/musician? Do you think of someone who is great at both, like Zooey Deschanel? Or do you think of someone who’s...
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Today In Music News: Phil Spector's Found Guilty, Billy Bob Thornton Cancels His Tour and Bow Wow Retires

12 years ago by Lance Lester
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, April 14, 2009...In what should be a surprise to no one, Phil Spector was found guilty in his re-trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson. He could spend at least the next 18 years in prison.Billy Bob Thornton's band The Boxmasters...
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Gig Alert: Billy Bob Thornton and Somebody's Darling Perform At Tonight's SAG Holiday Party

11 years ago by Pete Freedman
David Ponder, guitarist for the local alt-country combo Somebody's Darling, just sent word that his band and The Boxmasters (Billy Bob Thornton's band, which just played The Loft earlier this week) will both play the Screen Actor Guild's Holiday Party tonight at Gilley's.Although Gilley's website doesn't mention the gig, SAG...
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Billy Bob Thornton Breaks Vegan Edge for Texas Barbeque, and Other Fun Discoveries

8 years ago by Jennifer Medina
Billy Bob Thornton's in town for the Lone Star Film Festival, where Jayne Mansfield's Car, his first film behind the camera in more than 10 years, screened on Wednesday. It's a story about two families -- one southern and one British -- that are pressed together over a shared loss...
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Famed Honky Tonk Billy Bob's Will Reopen as a Restaurant With 20% Capacity

2 months ago by Garrett Gravley
The concert industry remains lousy with economic strife during the COVID-19 pandemic, but country music mainstay Billy Bob’s Texas is reopening its doors next week anyway. There are, of course, some caveats before the Fort Worth venue can do that, namely a strict enforcement of social distancing guidelines and compliance...
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An Update on (Almost) Every Live Music Venue in DFW

15 days ago by Alex Gonzalez
When COVID-19 hit, music venues were forced to shut down, leaving artists without tour dates and patrons without the joy of music. As restaurants reopened with new guidelines in place, many bars and music venues remain closed. Not all can afford to build kitchens to function as a restaurant —  one...
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Live Music Slowly Returns as Venues Reopen as Restaurants – if They Can Afford It

1 month ago by Jessica Strange
Most live music venues remain shuttered nearly six months after pandemic closures. The nightlife industry as a whole has been hit hard, and many North Texas music venues face an uncertain future — that is, unless they have a kitchen. Billy Bob’s Texas, the "world’s largest honky-tonk" that now identifies as...
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Obama's Yearly Playlists Ranked from Best to Worst

1 month ago by Garrett Gravley
If your new landlord comes into your house once a month and dumps a frothy bucket of garbage on your bed, it makes any landlord that doesn’t pour trash where you sleep look like Desmond Tutu. It also helps bolster the previous landlord’s image when they have better taste in...

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