Spotlight: Adrian Quesada

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

When Rock ‘n’ Roll Came to the Oil Patch

The writer reflects upon his youth in Odessa — a city that attracted the notorious and the noteworthy. BY WILLIAM MICHAEL SMITH

Musical Mojo: Who’s Who of Odessa Notables


Texas Tales: Jerry Green

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

Mark Your Calendar–March 2019

Music Festivals and Events for March 2019

Trees, the Bomb Factory and Canton Hall

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

The Rebirth Of Reverend Horton Heat

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

One Man’s Trash

Where others see trash, Donnie Badgett sees guitars, drums and other instruments.

Q & A: The Crickets

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

Pioneers: Not Fade Away

Sixty years on, the pain of Feb. 3, 1959, remains. BY COY PRATHER