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Robert Ealey Tribute Saturday

Nazi Punks, F*ck Off

Bertha Coolidge: Jazz in Your Rock Pants

Best Fort Worth(-ish) Albums of ’16

Maren Morris Is Our Hero

Blotch Jumbo

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Burning Celluloid

The folks at Walden Media were having a helluva time finding the right Texas band to play a small performance bit in one of...

Grazin’ in the Grass

The jaunty trad-bluegrass standard "We've Got Franklin D. Roosevelt Back Again" is one thing (i.e., awesome), but young folks playing it today is a...

Kind of Blue

High times for jazz are here apparently. Last week, legendary composer Herbie Hancock won the Grammy for Album of the Year. River: The Joni...

Jazz Week

For every great movie Spike Lee serves up, he drops a clunker or two. For every Do the Right Thing (1989) or Summer of...

Super Groups

It doesn't happen very often, a veteran singer-songwriter hooking up with a veteran band to form a new, um, solo band. But over the...

Fair Warning

Here's all I have to say about Van Halen: If you're a fan, don't go to the legendary hard-rock band's show this Saturday at...

Doctor’s Blues

He's feeling fine, he's been cancer-free since undergoing treatment several months ago, and he's still playing, writing, and producing. But last week, legendary Fort...

Newness En Route

Anglophilia here in the States usually - and annoyingly - takes the form of obsession with the royal family. Prince William washed his hair...

Looking Back

Here are some of the best and worst things, I think, that happened this year, starting with the worst: 1.) The closing of the...

Red Herrings, Kerrang

When they started out about a year ago, the Red Herrings were three guys with some moderately respectable indie cred - bassist Coby Queen,...