Tag Archives: House of Blues

Rundown: 8/11

11 Aug

Happy Birthday, Granada!

There’s a lot of excitement going on for a Wednesday night. I love summertime … except for the heat … and the mosquitoes … and the schoolchildren crowding me everywhere I go …

Anyway, here are my top picks for tonight.

Granada’s 6th Anniversary Party w/ Built to Spill/Finn Riggins/Telegraph Canyon

The Granada has been one of my favorite venues in DFW since the first time I went there to see two of my favorite bands, Belle and Sebastian and the New Pornographers, back in 2005. It’s a gorgeous venue with a great setup and sound system. I’ve been to many memorable concerts there, most of them with people I cared about deeply, so I’m gladly braving the trek to Dallas celebrate the 6th anniversary of its revamping. Getting to see Built to Spill for the first time doesn’t hurt either.

Weekly Tape Deck Presents: Sundress/Naomi Punk/Masters & Johnson @ Dan’s

We love Weekly Tape Deck. We love Sundress. We love Dan’s. Dentonites who can’t make it to Dallas/afford the BTS tickets should go to this show. Oh, and it’s Ryan E.’s (of WTD) birthday, so buy him a shot and give him a hug from us!

Cyndi Lauper w/ David Rhodes @ House of Blues

If Built to Spill weren’t playing tonight, this is would be my pick for Dallas shows.

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Rundown: 4/20 to 4/26

20 Apr

I’m not one to complain about the opportunity to see some quality live music, but doesn’t it feel like the calender has been rather hectic since NX35? It’s been one big touring act after another, and countless quality local fare almost every night for over a month now. Like I said, far be it for me to complain about actually having things I want to see, especially when there can be some pretty bleak times around these parts, but man I’m fucking broke. Anyway, this week is loaded yet again with quality and quantity, take a look after the cut. Continue reading

Rundown 2/23 to 3/1

24 Feb

Pitchfork has this mind boggeling article that is best summed up as Hanson + The Smashing Pumpkins + Cheap Trick + Fountains of Wayne= Huh?

If you’re brave Rolling Stone has the single streaming on one of their blogs.

We shot jr has a pretty awesome run down of tuesday nights no idea fest that’s going down at Lola’s in Ft. Worth.

Anyway tonight you’ve got Paul Slavens at Dan’s in Denton.

Tomorrow No idea fest at Lola’s, Joan Baez at Lakewood, and yeahdef and bangs are doing a Fat Tuesday party at Hailey’s

Wednesday This Will Destroy You & Mom are at the Granada

Thursday Son Volt & Doug Burr are Dan’s, and Ume is at the Lounge with Record Hop for a album release show.

Friday will have Chrissie Hynde enthusiast will be at the House of Blues, while the Starlight Mints play Hailey’s.

Saturday Gutterth is throwing a show at RGRS.

Also I’ll be heckling the world’s worst band at their cd release party

And, Sunday is a day of rest bitches.