4th of July Fun at Dallas Arboretum

by Kaitlin Street on June 28, 2018

If you’re looking for some family fun this Independence Day, we suggest heading to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Relax on your day off by listening to live blues music enjoying a hot dog...

Dallas Sees Double: Weezer and Pixies, 6/27 Starplex Pavilion

by Cody Neathery on June 18, 2018

Although sharing the same stage on several occasions, never have two of the most influential rock bands in modern American musical history joined ranks for a blockbuster summer tour. With careers spanning decades, Weezer and...

#TravelTuesday: Outlaws & Armadillos, When Austin and Nashville Collided

by Judy McDonough on June 12, 2018

Okay, so you didn’t get to Nashville last week for the CMA’s annual Country Music Festival – does that mean Music City isn’t a good destination for a Texan this summer? Actually, the Country Music...

Music Monday | The Evolution of Sarah Sharp

by Daniel Ramirez on June 11, 2018

Hidden beneath the marquee-lit moniker of "Live Music Capital of the World," there is a powerful undercurrent. With so many talented musicians calling the same place home, it's inevitable that, in addition to the singer/songwriters...

Dave Matthews Band Delivers Again, Despite Controversy

by Greg Lemen on June 5, 2018

The Dave Matthews Band played a long, gracious set at the Austin360 Amphitheater on their May 22nd visit to the Capitol city. Humbled yet vicious, the act seemed to be reinventing itself ever since allegations...

Vagabon and Julie Byrne Keep the Nasher Vibing ‘til Midnight

by Will Maddox on June 2, 2018

When May and June roll around, the heat chases most Dallasites inside, but in the Arts District downtown, there exists a place to escape the sweltering summer. The Nasher Sculpture Center’s shaded grove provides a...

Preview of Bowen MusicFest + an Auction for a Good Cause

by Daniel Ramirez on June 1, 2018

Wade Bowen, a native of Central Texas, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his musical gathering, known as Bowen MusicFest, this coming weekend at McLane Stadium in Waco, TX. Like other music festivals, the lineup...

Five Minutes With Mike Ryan, Singer Songwriter

by Britni Rachal on May 30, 2018

Sweet, soulful, country music songs with a Texas twist. That’s the best way to describe the style of rising country music star, Mike Ryan. Approaching #1 on Texas radio charts for country music, the San...

She Is Back: Kelly Willis and ‘Back Being Blue’

by Greg Lemen on May 30, 2018

Kelly Willis has emerged with her first solo album in 11 years, dubbed ‘Back Being Blue.’ With tracks described by her as “folky-country, ‘60s-era sounding,” this album threads heartache through four cover songs and six...