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Monday music picks: Lonelyland, Nightowls

Lonelyland at the Saxon Pub. A scroll through the live-show archives page on Bob Schneider’s website — which includes bandcamp links to recordings of the performances — affirms he’s had a typically busy 2014. 134 more words

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Sunday music picks: Holiday shows, Marcia Ball & Carolyn Wonderland

Last of the holiday hoo-hahs. It’s the weekend before Christmas, and all through the town, many venues are stirring, with one last throwdown. Perhaps best of all is the… 323 more words

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Saturday music picks: Legends & Legacies, Ruthie Foster & Eliza Gilkyson

“Legends & Legacies” at Strange Brew. If the holidays are largely a family affair, Strange Brew has a fitting lineup on the last night before winter officially arrives. 198 more words

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Friday music picks: AndrewFest, Robert Earl Keen, Black Keys

AndrewFest at Red 7. Local musician Andrew Collins faces major medical expenses after a motorcycle crash in August that left him in a coma for a week. 310 more words

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Thursday music picks: Centro-Matic, Timberos Del Norte

Centro-Matic farewell tour at the Parish. When current Americana sensation Jason Isbell sat in with Denton indie group Centro-Matic last week in Nashville, he referred to them as “my favorite band” and added, “Thank you for letting me be part of your beautiful music.” Highly respected by their peers, the group is calling it quits after nearly 20 years together, though its members remain active with other projects in performance and production, especially guitarist Will Johnson and drummer Matt Pence. 236 more words

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Wednesday music picks: Blind Boys of Alabama, Glass Animals

Blind Boys of Alabama at One World Theatre. One of the great gospel singing groups of all time, the Blind Boys have been performing since the 1940s. 167 more words

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Tuesday music picks: Armadillo Christmas Bazaar, Train

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar opening day at Palmer Events Center. Nearly 40 years old now, this tradition born at the late, great Armadillo World Headquarters has had an itinerant existence, wandering for a while through downtown locations such as Austin Music Hall and the Convention Center before landing in the Long Center complex across the street from its original spot. 102 more words

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