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.
16 hours ago | DFW Music News
When Heather Lowe came to Dallas a little over a year ago to work at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, she realized she was sitting on a gold mine. While the Dallas Public Library system had taken on a series of budget cuts over the years, one ...
1 day ago | DFW Music News
It has been a rotten — and downright scary — week for Motörhead front man Lemmy Kilmister and his fans around the world. The English speed-metal ace, whose band was due to visit Dallas on Friday night for a show at The Bomb Factory, in the midst o...
2 days ago | Columns
Alpine Valley is tucked away off the interstate in southeast Wisconsin. Most of the state, flattened out by glaciers during the last ice age, is plains and farm fields, but around East Troy — near where Alpine Valley is, at the edge of Kettle Mora...
4 days 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...
5 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...
10 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...