The multi-talented artist and producer makes a Texas-sized statement on vintage Chicano soul, but keep an eye out for the Black Pumas. BY KAHRON SPEARMAN
BY WILLIAM MICHAEL SMITH
The career of the country veteran, now 86, is off to yet another promising start. And he has Tripod the dog to thank. BY DAVE ZOBL
With a new lineup and album, Whole New Life, Jim Heath and rockabilly punk cohorts are stretching boundaries but still kicking ass. BY TREY GUTIERREZ
Two Texas icons of rock ’n’ roll — Jerry Allison and Sonny Curtis — recall their bandmate and friend, Buddy Holly, on the 60th anniversary of his death and reflect on their careers. BY COY PRATHER
BY CELESTINA BLOK
Music Festivals and Events for March 2019
The writer reflects upon his youth in Odessa — a city that attracted the notorious and the noteworthy.
Miranda Lambert helped put Lindale, Texas, on the map. Now, the small East Texas town has been certified as a music friendly community. BY CASSANDRA LANCE-MARTINEZ
Sixty years on, the pain of Feb. 3, 1959, remains. BY COY PRATHER
Where others see trash, Donnie Badgett sees guitars, drums and other instruments.
Dallas’ Deep Ellum neighborhood is rocking again, thanks, in part, to the husband-and-wife team behind its three biggest concert halls. BY PETE FREEDMAN