The Dig

Welcome to "The Dig" our weekly rundown of our favorite things happening in music right now and a look ahead at what we are excited for this week.

Sound on Sound

Some good news was just announced for those festival goers still reeling from the cancellation of Sound on Sound Fest. The schedule and tickets for the rescheduled shows have been announced, check the line-up below. Margin Walker is working on rescheduling more artists from the fest to make up dates throughout the remainder of 2017 and 2018.

Tickets go on sale at 8:00am CST on Wednesday, October 18th.

Backyard Block Party

A group of local musicians hope to fill the void in Denton after Oaktopia music festival was moved to Deep Ellum. Backyard Block Party is scheduled for Nov. 17-18 at the popular bar and music venue Backyard on Bell.  To see a full lineup of the artists playing check out their facebook event here.


Three Links - Deep Ellum

Last Friday, Three Links played host to a showcase of some of the greatest local musicians including David Matsler of Quaker City Night Hawks, Medicine Man Revival, and Atlantis Aquarius.  Check out some photos from the show below.

Upcoming Shows

Here is a list of some of our favorite artists playing in the DFW area this week:

Monday, Oct. 16 - White Reaper @ Club Dada
Tuesday, Oct. 17 - Run The Jewels @ South Side Music Hall
Tuesday, Oct. 17 - Macklemore @ House of Blues
Tuesday, Oct. 17 - The Roomsounds @ Twilite Lounge
Wednesday, Oct. 18 - Alvvays @ Trees
Wednesday, Oct. 18 - JD Mcpherson and Nikki Lane @ Kessler Theater
Friday, Oct. 20 - Larry Gee, Sam Lao, LEV @ Deep Ellum Art Co.
Saturday, Oct. 21 - Blue October @ Toyota Music Factory
Sunday, Oct. 22 - Kid Cudi @ The Bomb Factory

Vinyl Releases

We here at Crate Diggers are obviously a big fan of vinyl so we've compiled a list of some of the albums being released this week we are most looking forward to.





Beach Slang


We Were Babies & We Were Dirtbags [Quiet Slang]



Under the Western Freeway



Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga


Turnpike Troubadours

A Long Way From Your Heart