Tag: Deep Ellum

Punk bands let loose at Three Links with The Wee-Beasties, Lipstick Stains and more

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Three Links hosted a classic night of high-energy loud music, featuring locals The Wee-Beasties, American Shit Storm, Nip Slip, and Memphis-based Lipstick Stains. The show was a part of Lipstick Stains’ 2023 Texas Takeover Tour, which came through Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Houston. Lipstick Stains released their latest single “Lop It Off” a day… Read more »

North Texas’ Heartbreak Heroes offer sad songs to support mental health

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Sarah Johnson hosted Heartbreak Heroes at Adair’s Saloon in Deep Ellum on Wednesday night, benefitting mental health nonprofit Porter’s Call. The organization supports touring recording artists by helping them find counsel, support, and encouragement – specifically attuned to their unique profession. The night also celebrated Johnson’s the release of her new EP Stages, a 3-song… Read more »

10 North Texas acts to help mark Deep Ellum’s 150th anniversary

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Deep Ellum, from its earliest days, has been a fertile creative playground for all manner of artists, particularly musicians. From gritty blues and raw-boned country to punk, rock, jazz and hip-hop, the area just outside downtown Dallas has long been a sonic melting pot, blending together the sounds of those born and raised here along… Read more »

“Lonesome Blues” explores the ghosts of Dallas musical history

Downtown Dallas is haunted by the ghosts of blues legends. It might be difficult to spot them, but throughout the Deep Ellum neighborhood and in various corners of downtown proper, you can find traces of some of the genre’s most legendary players, many of whom got their start busking on area street corners. One of… Read more »