5 days ago | Music History
RL's Blues Palace II, in the Fair Park neighborhood, is a stand-alone venue in more ways than one. Its surrounding streets are far from Dallas' sanctioned nightlife districts. The adjacent strip mall parking lots get crowded with loiterers on hot ...
9 days ago | Feature Stories
JT Mudd, the frontman of the band Ishi, has been invited to select some tunes at local radio station KNON. It's before his call time of 10 p.m., and he's out by the station's building. The show's producers have yet to arrive, but he punches the co...
10 days ago
11 days ago | Feature Stories
If Leon Bridges' story followed the typical plot line of a made-for-TV biopic, the Fort Worth R&B singer would have already unraveled after his quick rise to fame. In the span of a year, the now 27-year-old signed a major label deal with Colum...
26 days ago | Arts & Culture News
The Dallas Observer has recently been collaborating with a team of videographers known as Exploredinary. (Perhaps you've seen this video they made about a party store in Oak Cliff selling Donald Trump piñatas, or this one about Leon Bridges.)...
1 month ago | Feature Stories
John Tipton is a familiar figure in the music scene, and a towering one in person. The 6'5" Dallas native has been in and out of musical projects for the last few years, but Tipton has settled, for the last couple of years, into a band called...