Joe Ely
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The Flatlanders: Now It's Now Again
6 Nov 2014 // 7:15 PM

The tale of the musical journey of the Flatlanders—Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Butch Hancock—from a house in Lubbock, Texas to a sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall.

The Eccentrics
31 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

You need not be popular to break the rules, and you need not be popular to break your own conventions. Sometimes the very best music is being crafted right on the fringes of the mainstream, and it is for that reason that sometimes you will find some of rock music's greatest DETOURS.


Do iPhones Dream of Boxcars? Joe Ely and Sci-Fi Country
8 Feb 2015 // 8:30 PM

In 1983, road-weary Texan Joe Ely hovers over gadgets and wires, entering a brave new world of technology. Is he creating science-fiction country music?


Joe Ely: Satisfied at Last
6 Jul 2011 // 4:00 PM

There's a reason that one man sang that he couldn't get no satisfaction, and another that he couldn't be satisfied -- because satisfaction doesn't make for interesting art, as evidenced by Joe Ely's first studio release in four years.

Joe Ely: Happy Songs from Rattlesnake Gulch
28 Feb 2007 // 2:00 PM

Finely crafted, confident, and energized, Rattlesnake Gulch is another great album in singer-songwriter Joe Ely's canon.


Joe Ely and Joel Guzman - 5 July 2008: Berwyn, IL, Fitzgeralds
7 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Pictures by Sarah Zupko / Words by Karen Zarker.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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