Jeff Gage has been in the alt-weekly game since 2009. He spent four years on staff at City Pages in Minneapolis and can confirm that he is indeed taller than Prince. (He went to the guy's house once. Kind of.) In April 2014 he moved to Dallas, and not Austin (on purpose), to become the music editor of the Dallas Observer. In spite of his hair, he harbors no fantasies of being a rock star, but thank you for asking.
18 hours ago | Video
The last time Spector 45 took to the stage to play music, it was under the most tragic of circumstances. Shortly after the turn of the new year in 2011, the beloved Dallas punk band played their last show at Club Dada — as a tribute to their falle...
2 days ago | Concerts
Breathe easy, folks: A three-day weekend is just around the corner. So too is the end of the summer, which means it's about time to make the most of the hot weather. Dallas has been hopping with shows the past few weeks and this next one — the fir...
6 days ago | DFW Music News
Taylor Swift has been sharing the stage with a lot of her BFFs recently on her 1989 World Tour. Everyone from Alanis Morissette to Nick Jon es to Fetty Wap and Ellen DeGeneres have popped up at her shows so far, and last night she added another na...
9 days ago | Concerts
Remember when the weather got comfortable for a minute last week? Yeah, that was kinda cool (no pun intended — although, probably). Last week featured a plethora of outdoor shows that, over the weekend, left all to roast in 100-degree heat — becau...
9 days ago | Best Of Dallas
It's that time of year again, folks: No, not time for school and no, not time for football season. (Well, both of those, too.) It's time for the Dallas Observer's annual Best Of Dallas issue, which rolls out this year on September 24. This year's ...
11 days ago | DFW Music News
Where do you go after Skrillex? That would seem to be the big, soul-searching question for EDM these days, amidst all the talk that the genre is already on the decline. It's also a question that a festival like the Mad Decent Block Party is soon t...