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Dixon Milner

Dixon Milner was born in Santa Fe but got to Dallas as fast as he damn could. Despite graduating from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, he prefers Texas country to the “contemporary” style; in fact, he prefers the Texas version of just about everything. He recently returned to Dallas after spending two years in Arlington, Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C. His interests include music, college football, politics, history, trivia, India Pale Ales, bourbon, BBQ and being outdoors.

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Yonder Mountain String Band on Devo and the magic of live music

By Dixon Milner

Yonder Mountain String Band is one of the most aptly named bands around today, especially in the jam band genre. Based outside of Boulder in Nederland, Colorado, the four-person string ...

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Alejandro Escovedo reflects on Texas music and his journey prior to Gruene Hall

By Dixon Milner

Alejandro Escovedo is a true Texas original. He hails from a musically inclined family and his father came here from Mexico. Settling in Austin in the '80s, he's also ...

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The Drive-By Truckers' Mike Cooley on recording live & how the Internet changed the South

By Dixon Milner

The Drive-By Truckers have been exploring what it means to be Southern through storytelling songs since 1996. The two founding members, Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley, are from northern Alabama ...

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Old Crow Medicine Show talks new tour, a return to roots and Guns N' Roses

By Dixon Milner

Old Crow Medicine Show, internationally famous for the hit sing-along "Wagon Wheel," is back on tour promoting new album, Carry Me Back. The band's first album in four years ...

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Modern rockers Delta Spirit talk songwriting and moving to the East Coast

By Dixon Milner

Delta Spirit has been on the move lately. After releasing their eponymous third album in March, the band recently moved from Southern California to Brooklyn. Formed in San Diego in ...

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