Author Archives: Ally Sandoval

Quaker City Night Hawks Acoustic Sessions in January

Yes, it’s true! The Quaker City Night Hawks, Sam Anderson + David Matsler are here at Sundown at Granada for live acoustic sessions every Wednesday this January. We were able to catch up with Anderson and get his take on the weekly gig – “Wednesdays nights at Sundown are great because we get to go […]

New Music Spotlight: Motel Radio

Every once in a while (or sometimes quite often) we stumble upon a band that we fall in love with, and we are LOVIN’ New Orleans band Motel Radio. We love their style so much that we’ve already booked them to play Sundown at Granada twice this year! Formed in 2014, Motel radio has created […]

11th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Concert Series

Cystic Fibrosis is a progressive, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to breathe over time, ultimately leading to respiratory failure for someone diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. This complex disease affects over 70,000 people worldwide, with approximately 1,000 new cases being diagnosed every year. Though there has been significant progress in […]

Granada Theater Private Events

We are blessed to have a baddass events department, and we love to show them off whenever we get a chance. Dallas, please let me introduce to you our incredible events team, Meagan and Callie. These ladies work tirelessly day and night to provide customized events to the community and make event planning, for those […]

New Music Spotlight: Charlie Stout

Charlie Stout is a storyteller above all. His songwriting romanticizes the West Texas plains and American frontier, telling stories of less than moral outlaws, either on the run or on trial. His music focuses on cinematic lyrics, evoking the contemplation of life and death. A native of West Virginia, and now a resident of West […]

Yelp names Granada one of “Top 50 Music Venues in the U.S.”

Let me tell you something that you may have already known; working in the music industry is so freaking cool! I never thought I’d be lucky enough to get into this business. Music has been a huge part of my life, so be able to say I work for one of the best music venues […]

Granada Theater: Press Highlights 2016-17

Did you know our precious theater was built in 1946? It’s a post-WWII behemoth that has sat at 3524 Greenville Avenue for a long time now. We constantly hear stories from crowds of all ages about them or their parents and grandparents seeing a movie when they were younger. It’s wonderful neighborhood press that we […]

Granada Theater: A Brief History

The Granada Theater has been entertaining audiences for a long time. It’s not the oldest theater in town, but we’re not that far off. 1946 is when it all began and has since seen a few different transformations. Remnants from Granada’s past still remain (the “crying” room, marquee, neon lights, art deco) but we’ve definitely […]

Industry Interview: T

I recently sat down in a Q/A session with “T”, who has over 20 years of music industry experience working numerous jobs including field marketing, sales, ad systems, and booking. “T” takes us on a walk through her career, how she got started, and some insights into the current state of the industry… How did […]

Serenity: A Quick History

“The bb bois”, “The boys”, “Boys R Us” — whatever they’re referred to as, Serenity is a state of mind. And, I can say that — it’s how I got my start here. Staffing a venue like the Granada takes time and diligence. Finding the right people to fill the building is what makes a […]