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.
6 days ago | DFW Music News
Richard Haskins is a free man. After serving six and a half months in prison for an attempted bank robbery, the Denton punk singer, showman and provocateur is on the patio at Killer's Tacos, surrounded by friends. On the table before him is a welc...
13 days ago | Feature Stories
Just past 2 o’clock on a Thursday afternoon, Maren Morris is seated on a stool in the middle of the Foundation Room at Dallas’ House of Blues, a spotlight shining in her face as she speaks into a local TV news camera. This is one of...
27 days ago | Concert Reviews
Maren Morris With Devin Dawson House of Blues, Dallas Thursday, March 23, 2017 Gruene Hall, New Braunfels Saturday, March 25, 2017 Maren Morris had a pretty good homecoming last week in Texas. The Arlington-born singer, who won her first Grammy la...
1 month ago | Concert Reviews
At the Drive-In With Le Butcherettes Club Dada, Dallas Tuesday, March 14, 2017 A few songs into At the Drive-In's surprise Tuesday night concert at Club Dada, Cedric Bixler-Zavala got serious. The singer had virtually burst onto stage at the begin...
1 month ago | Festivals
For the past couple years, Oaktopia Festival has been Denton's golden child. Started by a couple of University of North Texas students in 2013, the three-day music festival has grown into arguably the best in all of North Texas, and one of Denton'...
2 months ago | Concert Reviews
Green Day With Against Me! American Airlines Center, Dallas Saturday, March 4, 2017 Billie Joe Armstrong didn't waste much time getting the crowd involved on Green Day's visit to American Airlines Center on Saturday night. During the very first so...