Posts Tagged ‘concert review’

CLUTCH Spins Yarn And Shakes Up The Monkey In Dallas, Texas On Sunday September 23 Clutch (Gas Monkey Live – Dallas, TX) 9/23/18  |  ©2018 James Villa Photography. All Rights Reserved. Man, core CLUTCH fans are f’ing serious about this band! Now, I am a fan in the definition of I love their music and have for a good 15…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – Music Hall at Fair Park – Dallas, TX – Monday, August 1st, 2016 The Music Hall at Fair Park isn’t the first North Texas venue that comes to mind when you think about going to see a country show. Then again, Steven Tyler is far from the first singer you think of when yo…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa & Ronnie Jackson – Trees – Dallas, TX / Monday, September 14th After spending years sweating it out on the club circuit the San Antonio-based rock outfit has finally started the true ascent to fame, keeping extremely busy over the last year and a half. They’ve done multi…

House of Blues Dallas – Cambridge Room // July 22, 2015 -Photos by Ronnie Jackson / Words by Philip James – Last week our friends at Dallas independent record label, Hand Drawn Records did something out of the norm. They connected with the Recording Academy’s Texas Chapter (office of the GRAMMY Awards) and co-presented…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – The Bomb Factory – Dallas, TX / Friday, April 17, 2015 It was a busy Friday night in Dallas. A good handful of national acts were hitting the town at various venues, no doubt causing some hard choices to be made by music fans in the area; and even some great local show…

South Side Ballroom (Dallas, TX) – Words by Jordan Buford // Photos by James Villa – Once fame struck for the Lyonshall, Herefordshire native Ellie Goulding, things started happening quickly. Her debut LP “Lights” achieved international success, and so has her follow-up, while she has shared the stage with acts like Ka…

American Airlines Center (Dallas, TX) – Words and Photos by James Villa – At the risk of giving away my age, Elton John has been around for quite some time now. I remember my sister playing his songs though out most of my early childhood. It was early 1970 when he made his first appearance on North American soil, and s…

Granada Theater (Dallas, TX) – By Austin Reed – We get it: Pharrell Williams looks young for his age. Like, really young. Young enough to have convinced a larger-than-acceptable populace that he’s a vampire. I’m not making this up: So many people made this observation that Williams had to confirm publicly that he, in f…