Part space-rock, part melodic-groovemeisters, The Frontier Brothers are all courage.
The history of rock ‘n’ roll is filled with would-be messiahs. John Lennon reportedly told his fellow Beatles — after multiple hits of acid — that he was the second coming of Jesus Christ.
Corrine West quit school and left her California home when she was 15 to travel with nomadic artists in a converted school bus, looking for something more. Nothing was wrong with her home life — it just wasn’t enough.
Cross Canadian Ragweed has delivered great live shows for the past decade, but the band’s CDs usually don’t live up to its promise.
With his smooth-as-milk country voice, Jamie Richards delivers 14 songs about love, lost love, whiskey, and his mom on the Fort Worth-recorded Drive, whose roots are in the successful George Strait-inspired school of music.
Thank goodness for Fred’s Texas Café. Now that the Wreck Room is gone (R.I.P.), the ancient diner and backyard hang-out is all that remains of underground culture in the once exceedingly underground area of West 7th Street.
A couple of years ago, I sat at a table at J&J’s Hideaway with Wreck Room owner Brian Forella and developer Philip Poole. The hot topic was the Wreck’s future.
Listening to the Red Stick Ramblers’ new album, Made In the Shade, you may get the feeling you’re at a shade-tree party in their native Southern Louisiana, which is no accident.
Anyone who’s seen The Juke Jumpers knows the wild, sweaty nights this band can invoke.
LaGrave Field is where many families regularly gather during the summer to watch the Cats aspire to – and often achieve – minor-league baseball excellence and also where, last Saturday, families and progressive-musi...
He’s been through a lot, but local rapper Smoothvega has a ways to go.
Smoothvega, back-to-back winner of best rap/R&B artist in our annual Music Awards (2006, 2007), wants to make one thing abundantly clear: He is by no means a “gangster rapper.”