Check out Austin-based indie-rock band The Rocketboys and their upcoming show at Club Dada in Dallas on June 10. The band is gearing up to tour in support of their forthcoming album, Build Anyway that was released June 5, 2012.. They’re an incredible up-and-coming band who have built great momentum since the release of their debut album 20,000 Ghosts in 2009. Three years later and the band has returned with what could possibly be one of the most heartfelt, best Indie rock albums of the year. Continue reading
Category Archives: Deep Ellum
What can be a more American way to celebrate Memorial Day than to drink beer and eat barbecue? Deep Ellum Brewing Company agreed and Sunday was the 2nd annual Brew-B-Q in the new Beer Garden and they brought friends: Martin House Brewing, Armadillo Ale Works and (512). From 6-10pm, it was a mad house of samplings, food and music.
When we walked up to Deep Ellum Brewing Company, I was surprised by the line of people waiting to buy a ticket and get inside. It was at least 50 deep and the facility was already packed. This is a good sign for all of the new craft breweries opening up in North Texas. The setup was simple once inside, far right was Whole Food and barbecue and there were several stations set up throughout the garden giving samples. If you haven’t been to too many events like this, the trick is to drink while in line. Get your sample, find the next line you want to get into and socialize from there to maximize your samples. Continue reading
Some months ago we asked the craveDFW readers to lend a hand and support the SoupMobile in making sandwiches, and many of you came out to lend a hand. At that time I was touched by the efforts that some of the readers took, including getting their entire office set up in the volunteer effort. You all make a difference. Continue reading
Tonight is Singer/ Songwriter night at The Free Man located at 2626 Commerce in Deep Ellum. If you or a friend are a frustrated talent and want to show the world your chops, stop by at 10pm where host JT Dale will feature you on the stage. This should be a fun and interesting night. Continue reading
Beer continues to pour freely through the streets of Dallas and we have a bit of news that should prove interesting to those that enjoy a good craft beer.
The guys at Union Bear finally received their brewing equipment and worked on their first batch of home grown this weekend. The guys made a Belgium Pale Ale that will make its debut in about three weeks. We will keep you posted on that bit of news. In the mean time they are hatching new ideas for some crazy good beers and even crazier names.
Deep Ellum Brewing Company continues to the be bad boy of beer in Dallas and you can sample on some of their finest in several places this week, including the world headquarters for the beer located in in Deep Ellum. Continue reading
Adair’s Saloon was opened in 1963 on Cedar Springs and operated by S.L. and Ann Adair. They were known for cold beer and a half pound cheeseburger that brought in plenty of local college students who were encouraged to let their artistic side out by marking up the walls with graffiti. Continue reading