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.
3 days ago | DFW Music News
It's February, which in Texas means it's just about festival season. Really. South By Southwest is only a month away, meaning so too are 35 Denton and Spillover. Hell, music and film fest Thin Line is next weekend. So it's about time for some of D...
5 days ago | Feature Stories
The location of the party is top secret. There are no fliers, no public advertisements, not even an address for those who have been invited. There is only a private group on Facebook, and a message: “WE ARE THE UNDERGROUND. WE WILL NEVER SURRENDER...
5 days ago | DFW Music News
From the moment Johnette Napolitano walked onstage at The Live Oak in Fort Worth on Friday night, it was clear there was a problem. The Concrete Blonde singer was in town for a solo acoustic performance, but from the very beginning she was visibly...
12 days ago | DFW Music News
"River," one of the standout tracks from Leon Bridges' 2015 debut Coming Home, thrives on its understatement. A contrast to the R&B bounce of singles like the title track or "Better Man," "River" is stripped down and bare, mostly Bridges with ...
16 days ago | Concerts
Quick, name the last Coldplay song you listened to. Well okay, it's been a little while, hasn't it? It's been a quiet stretch the past couple years for (one of the many) band(s) formerly known as "The Next Radiohead," what with the conscious uncou...
17 days ago | DFW Music News
The last time Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band were in Dallas, it was for a one-off performance at Reunion Tower during the NCAA March Madness festivities back in 2014. As usual, The Boss put on a killer show, although the novelty of having...