Music

Eli Cook

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With recent and upcoming gigs at Baines Books & Coffee, The Dew Drop Inn, and the Senior Center Blues Barbeque in and around his hometown of Charlottesville, Va., Eli Cook might seem, on paper, like your typical 20-year-ol...


Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, James Cotton

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In 1977, a young albino white man from Texas was among the most popular blues-rock guys around.



Various Artists

Anchored In Love: A Tribute to June Carter Cash (Dualtone Music Group)
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Eventually almost overshadowed by her icon husband, June Carter Cash was still an American treasure.


Early Man

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Last week, fellow Weekly columnist Last Call wrote a valentine to a relatively new sports bar, Rock Star, out on South I-35 in the shack formerly occupied by the Penalty Box. In the column (“High Speed on Ice,” May ...



The Clientele

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“Nothing here has any value — nothing here is real,” croon the folks of The Clientele on the opening track of their new album, God Save The Clientele.


Wilco

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Wilco has quite a stormy past, beginning with their tumultuous birth from the ashes of Uncle Tupelo about 10 years ago.



Lone-ly Star?

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Not sure what to make of the change at 92.5, from a purely arena-rock format to a mix of Outlaw country, alt-country, and Southern rock.


Cory Morrow

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Have you ever bet everything on a nag to win, and then watched your horse burst out of the starting gate like a comet, only to blaze out and limp down the home stretch? Welcome to Cory Morrow’s latest album.



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...


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.