This year, Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night, the music blog at our sister paper Dallas Observer, teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness.
John Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival survivor John Fogerty gets overl ... More >>
The story behind No Doubt's sixth album, Push and Shove is oddly familiar. The band put out a record a few years ago, toured, and then fell off the radar for a bit. It took No Doubt seven years to follow up Tragic Kingdom with Return of Saturn. The album wasn't quite as good as its predecessor, but ... More >>
BBQ, beer, peaches -- sounds like the makings of a spectacular time!
This weekend is packed full of fun outdoor food events and you better get outside and take advantage of 'em before even just the though of stepping one foot outside gives you a sunburn.
Here's what's on our plate this weekend.
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Beer is a big deal in the Valley. From tastings and tappings to pairing dinners and more, there's a different beer event to attend pretty much every night. Every week, we'll curate upcoming brew-related goings-on and lay them out for you here. Your calendar will be as full of beer as your belly.
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Everyone knows "Tequila," the 1958 hit by the California combo The Champs, even if they don't know the name of the band that recorded it. The song was originally cut as a toss-away b-side for rockabilly artist Dave Burgess' single "Train to Nowhere." But it was "Tequila," written by songwri ... More >>
The members of bygone local ska band Kongo Shock.The featured story in this week's music section detailed the growing success of local ska band 2 Tone Lizard Kings. While my piece mainly focused on 2TLK, the six-year-old ensemble is only one of seven different ska acts that are actively performing i ... More >>