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Rundown: 3/01

1 Mar

Happy March, everyone! We’ve been slacking on the Rundown lately. But we’ve been sick/busy. Here’s what’s going on tonight. -Jess

Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise Show @ The Loft

I’ve been anticipating this show since October. So. Excited.

Fat Tuesday 90s Night @ Hailey’s

It appears that Yeahdef will be spinning tunes by fat 90s rappers all night. And they’re giving away beads. So that’s something.

Andrew Tinker @ Dan’sI’ve been anticipating this show since October. So. Excited.

It’s free. That’s about all I have to say …

Singles Going Steady @ RGRS

You know the drill by now.

Rundown: 2/17 – 2/19

18 Feb

Sweet Zombie Baby Jesus do we ever have a packed weekend.


Diamond Age /  The Flowers of God @ Pastime Tavern

Ordinarily this would easily be our show pick of the night as we have a well-known history of adoring FoG, and we can’t help but heartily recommend this show if you want to go outbut don’t want to be overrun by fanboys or x’d up dancers. A special bonus for those of you smart enough to catch this show: you’ll go home with a free download code for the FoG album and a screen printed poster. Really, who would hate on that?

Robyn / Diamond Rings / Natalia Kills @ South Side Music Hall

I’m very thankful for the Dallas Voice helping bring this dance party to Dallas tonight as this is easily the show of the weekend for me. Expect to dance, expect to drink and expect to be blown away by someone who is head and shoulders above her lesser contemporaries.

Sebadoh / Quasi @ Granada

Have you guys noticed that Jess is a little excited for this show? (Jesseca’s note: Yes, yes I am.)

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals /  Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights @ HoB

Expect lots of 30-somethings rocking out to “their type” of music. I’m not sure what that means, but I overheard this while at a shitty bar in Lewisville.

Babar / Two Knights @ The Hydrant

This is being billed as a “cuddle” party; that’s the twee-est thing to ever twee.

Beth Orton @ Dan’s

meh. (Jesseca’s note: Not meh. Not meh at all. The opposite of meh, in fact.)


Ty Segall / A Giant Dog @ RGRS

A Giant Dog is getting a lot of press around Austin right now and when you take a listen to their brand  indie-punk you can see why critics and kids alike are all over them. Should be a good time. Also, it seems this is band #123567665453 that Orville is in.

Swans / Wooden Wand @ South Side Music Hall

This is the polar opposite of what’s happening in this venue on Friday night.

Mixmaster Mike @ Granada

Sadly he will be sans 3MCs, but you should expect a good show nonetheless.

Tapes ‘n Tapes @ Good Records

This is free at 3 and will supposedly have a keg and food … party.

Tapes ‘n Tapes @ The Loft

I rather liked The Loon, I liked Walk It Off, hell I’ve even been defending Outside but it’s getting to a point where having to defend a band over & over just because they’ve fallen out of the hypecycle has become exhausting. I think from now on, instead of discussing it I’m just gonna put on “10 Gallon Ascot” and walk away.

Broken Social Scene / Zeus @ HoB

I really wish this was at a different venue.

Sundress / Spooky Folk / The Hannah Barbarians / Retro Run / The Western Skies @ Hailey’s

The Others / Collick @ 1921 Hemphill


Hares on a Mountain @ Dan’s

Rundown: 2/16/11

16 Feb

Death Angel / Lazarus A.D. / Early Man / Bonded by Blood / Hexen @ Trees

Blogosphere: Pearl Snap Discount presents Pale Horse / Manned Missiles / Soviet @ Club Dada

Thin Line Film Fest: The Anatomy of Vince Guaraldi

Thin Line Film Fest: The Big Uneasy

Dance+Drinks+Dominos with Gavin G & Oleg B @ RGRS

Brent Best / Danny Baylis / Chad Stockslager / Dave Little @ Dan’s

Rundown: 2/14/11

14 Feb


The O’s / Stu Dicious / the Tom Tom Club @ the Eight-Track Museum 2630 E. Commerce St.

Rundown: 2/11 – 2/13

11 Feb



The Hope Trust / MATAS / Baruch The Scribe / Ben Rodriguez @ Dan’s

FreshMillions / Heiha @ RGRS


Light Fantastic / Here Holy Spain / Darstar / Rocket Arm / Able Youth @ Annex House

The Lindale House Presents… Spooky Folk / Soviet / The Lindales / Roy Robertson @ The Lindale House

Lumberjack Fest No. 7 w/ The Holler Time – 6-6:30 / Tony Ferraro – 6:50-7:20 / Isaac Hoskins – 7:40-8:10 / Pinebox Serenade – 8:30-9:00 / Birth to Burial – 9:20-9:50 / Deep Snapper – 10:10-10:40 / RTB2 – 11:00-11:40 / Spitfire Tumbleweeds – 12-12:40 @ Dan’s

Reverend Horton Heat @ House Of Blues

The Sword @ Granada

The Hana Barbarians / Somebody’s Darling / Hormones @ The Moon


Jonathan Richman @ RGRS

This is what all of you should be doing this weekend.

Rundown: 2/10/11

10 Feb


80s Night: The Lovers w/ Gavin G

Woolfy @ PM Lounge

Amos Lee @ HoB

The Lonesome Hereos / Dim Locater @ The Kessler

The PASS / Sextape / Kiwi Sisters @ City Tavern

Discipline @ RGRS

Rundown: 2/9/11

9 Feb

Buzzov-en / Cough / Four Days To Burn / Vorvadoss / K.Lloyd @ Trees

Old Man Markley / Trinity River Folk @ DoubleWide

Dance + Drinks + Dominoes @ RGRS