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Boy George’s New Life
The most subversive pop singer of the Eighties, Boy George brought alternative lifestyles into homes around the globe via Culture Club MTV smashes “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” and “Church of the Poison Mind.” These days, George O’Dowd, 57, would prefer to talk about the new LP by the original Culture Club ahead of playing the Moody Theater on Tuesday.

9:00AM Wed. Jul. 4, Tim Stegall Read More | Comment »

Alejandro, Blaze & Townes Shake the Continental Club
“It’s been quite a while since I played here,” offered Alejandro Escovedo on Saturday, the second installment of his two-night, packed-house return to the Continental Club. “I can’t tell you how much I missed everyone and how happy I am to see you again.”

11:05AM Mon. Jul. 2, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
End Pride Month right by uniting through song. This weekend's soundtrack includes tunes from your favorite local artists: VAASKA, Impalers, and Ginger Leigh.

2:30PM Fri. Jun. 29, The Music Staff Read More | Comment »

Amanda Shires’ Closet Craft
Amanda Shires is used to getting creative. Her toddler’s curiosity modified the songwriting processes of she and her husband Jason Isbell. A broken phone forced her to make a new friend. The Lubbock fiddler’s flexibility launched her into a new sonic landscape on August’s To the Sunset, which she samples before John Prine on Saturday at Bass Concert Hall.

9:00AM Thu. Jun. 28, Abby Johnston Read More | Comment »

Jeremy Nail Traverses Abiquiu
Even when you know where you’re going, you don’t know what you’ll find there. Jeremy Nail went looking for Georgia O’Keeffe’s old stomping grounds in Abiquiu, N.M., but ended up confronting majesty and ruin in the Land of Enchantment.

12:00PM Mon. Jun. 25, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
This weekend's soundtrack comes with an extra helping from Down Under with King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard at Stubb's and trio Middle Kids at Antone's.

12:54PM Fri. Jun. 22, The Music Staff Read More | Comment »

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Get Ready to Blaze With This New Trailer
Blaze Foley may go down in musical history as the great coulda, woulda, shoulda – a charismatic performer and incredible songwriter who self-destructed long before he could achieve the fame his supporters believed he deserved. Now the first trailer for his life story, directed by Ethan Hawke, has arrived.

12:20PM Fri. Jun. 22, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

The Gospel According to Lee Fields
Saturday’s Ice Cream Festival boasts an after hours lineup of sweet soul music topped by soul survivor Lee Fields, 67. His “Honey Dove” is a confection so pure he recorded it twice, first for 2002’s Problems and again on 2009’s My World. The latter was the first of four albums with the Expressions, the crack Brooklyn band that joins him at Fiesta Gardens.

11:30AM Fri. Jun. 22, Thomas Fawcett Read More | Comment »

Skeleton Dystroys
Following a pair of ferocious flexi discs, Skeleton returns with its third self-titled release in as many years: a pummeling, four-song 7-inch that arc welds menacing hardcore punk with D-beat, sludge, and metal influences.

11:30AM Mon. Jun. 18, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Drunk on a Train Four friends bar crawl their way down the Capital Metro Red Line

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