This just in from our Facebook page – it appears that local folktronic favorites Ishi have a shot at getting into the yearly music discovery engine known as SXSW. Taking place over a week in March, SXSW is arguably one the biggest and most important music festival / conference of the entire year, and is [...]
The Dallas Observer has FINALLY announced the nominees for the Dallas Observer Music Awards (or, as we call it, DOMAXXIIIIIIIII). And the other day, they opened up public voting. To aid in your selection process, we’ve notched our votes below. Group Act Air Review Calhoun RTB2 Seryn Telegraph Canyon True Widow Sissyphis: This is a [...]
According to our friends over at Pegasus News, the Lakewood Bar and Grill closed last night after a lock-out note was posted on the longtime hangout’s door. A Facebook post confirms the bad news – after 18 years, the LBG is closing down. For local bands and promoters (or at least for us), this is [...]
Catching up on some recent release here at BIJLM, here are six recent releases that you should add to your collection immediately. LehtMoJoe – Aisle 7 Local Dallas, Texas native LehtMoJoe released his latest LP towards the end of April, and it’s been picking up buzz locally. The entire album is ready made for a [...]
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one music blog to put forth a candidate for Music Director of a local radio station, and to assume among the powers of the Dallas music scene, a decent respect to the opinions of said bloggers and their readers and they should declare the [...]
Looking for something to do tonight? Come out to the Libertine Bar (easily one of the best bars in Dallas, BTW) for Pete Freedman’s one year anniversary party for The Local Hang.
Just in case you haven’t been initiated into the awesomeness that is Denton’s RTB2, we’ve discovered a free download of their 14 track debut album, The Both of It.
The Bone, quite simply, has the best view of downtown Dallas – even better then the renowned views at The Belmont Hotel. The Bone is a two story bar – the ground floor is fairly standard, with a long bar, small stage, and some pool tables in an adjacent room. The rooftop patio is what really sets this venue apart from other Deep Ellum music haunts. The upstairs patio features a full-service bar, small stage, and large seating area.
City Tavern is an oasis in Dallas’ otherwise almost deserted downtown. More a bar then a music venue, The City Tavern is popular among a young professional, but unpretentious crowd.