Bad Religion, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and More of the Best New Show Announcements
Bad Religion, Against Me!, Polar Bear Club
Thursday, March 14, at House of Blues, $25
Tickets go on sale Friday to see punk warhorses Bad Religion, who are making a pit stop in Dallas after the release of their brand spankin' new album, True North, next week. We'll see if the 34-year-old group still has stuff to be angry about.
Friday, March 1, at House of Blues
You've gotta hand it to her -- very few (if any) musicians come to mind who are mixing classical violin and dubstep. Props for originality.
Saturday, March 9, at House of Blues, $30
I always get excited about Rock the Bells shows, and this year is no different. Now that we know that Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are headlining, as part of their 20th anniversary tour, I'm curious to find out what other groups will be taking up the hip-hop slack.
Sunday, March 17, at Sandbar Cantina, $15.91
We already told you about the first round of acts announced for Spillover 2013, Deep Ellum's one-day event that culls together acts who are still on the road from South by Southwest. New bands just announced: Alex Bleeker & the Freaks, The Coathangers, Ducktails, Parenthetical Girls, Parquet Courts, Today is the Day and Young Widows.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Bass Drum of Death
Saturday, April 27, at House of Blues, $20
The last time I saw BRMC was at South by Southwest a few years back, and the fog excreting from the fog machine was so dense that when the lights hit it, you couldn't see the stage. It was like all of Austin was being serenaded with BRMC's gritty folk, as performed by a posse of ghosts.