96.5 the Buzz kicked off their Buzz Under the Stars concert series at the Kansas City Power & Light Live stage.
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Walk the Moon’s hit single is the definition of ubiquitous in Dallas — even going as far as getting radio play on a country station despite its very synth pop sound. So it was no surprise when the band’s upcoming tour date at House of Blues sold out so quickly that tour promoters hastily found a slightly larger venue, South Side Ballroom, to hold the throngs of eager fans decked out in their face paint and Coachella-esque headbands. The change to South Side Ballroom ended up being nice nostalgic throwback for the band, who held the opening slot at the same venue last fall when they came through town, and now they’re selling it out as headliners.
Perez Hilton has announced his return to Austin with his SXSW closing party: One Night in Austin. This annual event benefits the VH1 Save the Music Foundation.
Taking Back Sunday stopped by Dallas’ South Side Ballroom for a diverse, career-spanning set. Letlive and The Menzingers opened.
Bronchitis couldn’t hold back Motion City Soundtrack from treating Dallas to a special performance of Commit This to Memory in its entirety.
In the case of Guster’s current tour, it’s in your best interest to get there early for opener Kishi Bashi, especially if you have never heard of this artist because you will fall in love.
The 2015 Middle of the Map lineup is here and it’s featuring some long awaited local band reunions, as well as special tribute that Joy Division fans won’t want to miss.
“Big Eyes” is the least Tim Burton-feeling Tim Burton film in years and that’s a very good thing. Consequently, it’s also the best Tim Burton film in years. Burton’s been in a bit of his rut, his last few films have featured the same tired set of actors (cough *Johnny Depp* cough) and have been […]
The life and even name of Alan Turing remains a vast unknown to most people even though his influence is a part of almost everyone’s day to day. The man who paved the way for the modern computer led a life shrouded in secrecy and sadness as he worked to crack German codes during WWII. […]
This weekend two trilogies have their final chapters hitting cinemas. One is a fun adventure with a well-known cast of characters, some shorter than others, but all fighting together against supernatural elements. The other is about a hobbit. That’s right “Night at the Museum” is back with all your favorites and a few new fun historical and mythological figures join as well for “Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb.”