This Sunday the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville will correct a grievous oversight when it inducts the late Jack Clement, who wrote an early hit for Johnny Cash ("Ballad of a Teenage Queen"), effectively desegregated country music by adopting Charley Pride as a protege, and produce ... More >>
Alt-J Bayou Music Center September 26, 2013 The fall music season is in full swing, and Bayou Music Center was alive and kicking with a sold-out crowd of young adults for a showcase of talents by the likes of English indie-rockers Alt-J, with their folkier friends Lord Huron as support. Alt-J have ... More >>
Did you know that it's National Ice Cream Month? You can celebrate by buying yourself a scoop at one of our 10 favorite ice cream shops, or you can let Prince's Hamburgers buy the ice cream for you. Prince's wants its guests to chill out this month, and will be offering complimentary ice cream float ... More >>
When you love Apple, you just plain love Apple. And Sharif John Reid is definitely an Apple-loving guy. Prosecutors say he used dozens of fake credit cards, all with the same name, to purchase iPods, iPhones and other Apple products in Louisiana and Texas. The Memorial City Apple store proved to b ... More >>
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyRick Perry last night did what most presidential candidates do after sucking again in a debate -- he went to a frat house. In explaining to the Beta Theta Pi boys his views of governance, Perry said that the American Revolutio ... More >>
Hells yeah, Benny, get after it dawg! Yeah, we know. The last few weeks, all of these facts blogs have been on cool, big-balled rock bands like the Doors, Queen, KISS and Led Zeppelin - your basic meat-and-potatos groups you get into from listening to too much classic-rock radio with your par ... More >>
Catastrophic Theatre stages a rock opera redemption.
Photos by Marc BrubakerMiss the bands in Austin this weekend? See as many as we could squeeze into our handy slideshow. Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin is on the cusp of change. A renovation to its home base, Waterloo Park, is due within the next year, so come next November the festival more than ... More >>
Catch James Cameron talking about Avatar on 60 Minutes last night? I thought it was awfully sporting of Viacom to throw some publicity at a movie it doesn't appear to have any stake in for once. Cameron, as usual, exuded confidence about the project. He explained his desire to make the film sinc ... More >>
Photos by Mark C. AustinKate Pierson of the B-52'sYou could roam, as the B-52s put it during their early afternoon set Sunday on the AMD Stage. But as Mudstock 2009 came to a close (let the debate about the later-in-the-year dates begin) most members of the muddy-stocking clan were losing their l ... More >>
Photo by kevindooleyThe Duke of Wellington famously called Waterloo "a close-run thing," but he ain't got nothing on Texas' battle to escape being a laughingstock.Thanks to a 7-7 vote, the State Board of Education rejected the infamous "strengths and weaknesses" curriculum that called for schools to ... More >>
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