WATCH: Sia at the Granada on Sunday night

Did you make it out to Sia? Tell us about it. The out singer hosted a sold out show at the Granada Theater on Sunday. With two solid openers, Oh Land and Ximena Sariñana, the night was a strong one for female artists. We found a few videos of her performing her signature song “Breathe Me,” which was great, but we’re glad someone also caught “Clap Your Hands.” Watch it below.

—  Rich Lopez

Twist GLBT announces 2nd show in East Dallas, but where are all the gay male artists?

SuZanne Kimbrell put on such a great night of gay musicians, that I had to include it in our year in review list. And that was just the first night. She’s made some tweaks for this second edition of Twist GLBT where she brings mostly local LGBT bands with original music and gives them a stage at the Lakewood Bar & Grill. This lineup already looks vastly different than the one in November.

Kimbrell and I met to talk about the local LGBT live music scene and wondered where the boys are. Lesbian women dominate the scene but she and I agreed that there have to be a slew of gay men doling out the music as well. We listed a few names, but they were far outweighed by the number of female artists. And Kimbrell wants to keep the Twist lineups diverse. So here’s a call to all the gay male musicians and singers as well as trans and bi folk to land a slot on upcoming Twist nights. It’ll be so worth it — not just to you, but to local LGBT music supporters as well.

—  Rich Lopez