ALL ROADS LEAD TO TOWNES - "Rake"
Rake - def. - A fashionable or wealthy man of dissolute or promiscuous habits.
There's a moment in every live show when the band and the audience know it's going to be a good night.
A big time publicist, who will remain nameless, sent me an advance reading copy of a novel due out this fall. I didn't ask for it, but I like this press rep, and she's been really nice to a small market reviewer like me, so I gave the book a whirl.
Count me as a new convert to the increasing number of people who think Madeleine Peyrox (Pey - roux) is one of the great talents on the jazz scene. Have enjoyed her records for several years, but gained a whole new appreciation for her gifts after seeing her perform at the AT&T's Wyly Theatre Thursday night.
April 22, 2012 - It was a hell of a show on Sunday at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco for Edgefest 22, the mostly-annual alternative-rock music festival hosted by KDGE 102.1 The Edge. Close to 20,000 fans came out to see such bands as the Black Keys, Garbage, Cake, Evanescence, Blue October and Cage the Elephant. Despite the very talented, but much ballyhooed, headliner band, the Black Keys, rocking the house in a big way, without doubt Garbage and Evanescence stole the show.