Music

Blues, on Main or in the House

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This much about the Main Street Blues Room is true. It is located on Main Street, in historic Grapevine.


Hogpig

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It wasn’t all that long ago when the guys in Hogpig were splitting time between two stellar North Texas bands: Little Grizzly, cut from nearly the same cloth as better-known neighbors Centro-matic, and the brilliantly silly B...



Sound Waves

Dan Hunter, a.k.a. PlayRadioPlay, has done what it takes to put his brand of electro-straightedge in front of a national audience.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Some guys have all the luck.


Larry Joe Taylor

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The guy who coined “coastal-and-western” has learned a thing through the years.



Headbangers

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A news story published last week in the Star-Telegram strongly suggested that the Ridglea Theater would be closing or auctioned off due to the owners of the building’s inability to pay their taxes.


Relatively Heavy

With a stunning debut album under their belt, the two brothers and a friend who make up Jefferson Colby are Inadaze.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Danny Mabe grew up the youngest of three brothers in a highly musically talented family.



Charles Mingus

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Legacy churns out many reissues from Columbia, RCA, and smaller, “swallowed-up” labels.


Ghostcar

Too Strong/The Art of Transition (Self-released)
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With no identifiable tracks — or limitations — North Texas improvisationalists Ghostcar’s Too Strong/The Art of Transition is a paradox in polycarbonate.



It’s Time to Party

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Several years ago, a solo singer-songwriter with long, greasy hair, a five o’clock shadow — and a body frame that otherwise would have qualified as skinny if not for the presence of a baby beer gut — made a huge national ...


The Von Ehrics

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If you listen to any Dropkick Murphys album, you get a sense that Boston, their hometown, is largely made up of blue-collar punks who are as enamored with their union cards as they are of Guinness pints. There are plenty of Yan...