OCTOBER 2012 VOLUME 2, ISSUE 2
Photo by David Minton
Bone Doggie can’t keep the hint of irony out of his rasping voice when he names the date he and the Hickory Street Hellraisers were born into the personae they now enjoy. “I can tell you exactly when the band we have now came to be,” he says, pausing to exhale a long drag from his e-cigarette. “It was at Denton’s Day of the Dead last year.” Makes sense. Story by Lucinda Breeding
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the alchemist If you’ve never had a
something for himself Will Johnson is a staple among
Texas musicians, having long played in and toured with his share of rock
Jägerbomb, you’re in for a vaguely
bands across the state, including his group, Denton-based favorite
licorice-flavored trip down memory lane.
Centro-matic. And because of this, making time for his own solo record
releases can be challenging, Johnson says.
work the room Head to the
get on the list Spune Productions wears many hats these days:
rockin’-est country venue this side of the
booking agency, artist developer, record label and promoter. Whether
music lovers are out to see a favorite big-name artist at the Palladium
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flavor junkie Oatmeal chocolate-
the Dallas-Fort Worth-based company is likely behind the show. On >>
Ballroom or hoping to discover a new indie favorite at a local festival, Oct. 5 and 6, Spune will play host to the first Index Festival.
arranger and trombone player David Pierce unveiled both his undying
all hallow’s fun Nearly four years ago, Denton decided to cele-
affection (get it?) for Halloween and Cirque du Horror. This year,
brate Halloween good and proper. That’s when Denton composer,
the show’s bigger and better than ever.
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chip creme pies with bourbon milk? After you’ve done your homework, dear.
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