by Steven Doyle
Taste Addison is beautiful way to spend a fantastic Spring weekend, dining on tasty bite from local restaurants and listening to cool bands. This year will be bigger and better than ever with bands such as blue October, The O’s and the Turnpike Troubadours.
This year’s Taste Addison offers plenty of family friendly events including arts and crafts, a kids carnival and as always, Bonkers the Clown. For the big kids we can enjoy a wings eating contest courtesy of Buffalo Wild Wings, wine seminars and a fair bartending exhibition performed by the folks at Sherlock’s. Continue reading
by Mary Szefcyk
Tuesday nights are reserved for taking in live Jam sessions at Sandaga 813 which is located on Exposition near Fair Park. Nothing more; nothing less. Do not come expecting dinner or hand-crafted cocktails (note that the pours are strong), but do partake in some of the most remarkable Jazz creative improvisation. A $5 cover not only gets your soul cranked with unforgettable exquisite duets and solos performed by innovators of immense music powers. In jazz creative input is egalitarian. Let’s face it, jazz invented cool and why not take in some of this entertainment that this stage has to offer. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
Starting Mar. 7, one of our favorite restaurants, SĒR Steak + Spirits, will feature live entertainment from local pianists and singers Jennifer Perryman and Annagrey.
The restaurant will feature live music Thursday through Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the upper level of the bar. Continue reading
by Dr. Spin
Back when I was in high school, desegregation of public schools through busing was still a unilateral practice. Based on my street address, I was bussed across town for three years as a representative of the middle-class, white population from the south side. At the end of my junior year, however, busing was deregulated, and I had the opportunity to attend a local high school for my senior year. The campus was about ten minutes from my house and had a quality band program at the time, so I was more than happy to make this change. Get happier at the Pharmacy…
by Steven Doyle
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
by Steven Doyle
Known for their hard drinks, hot blues and rock and rock and occasional jam sessions where musicians sat in to play extra long sets, the Cottage Lounge located on Northwest Highway has closed its doors after a legendary run, taking its cue from a similar music venue Hole In The Wall which shuttered last year. We need to save our small live music venues. Wake up, Dallas.
Here is a set to take them out.