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.
4 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...
6 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...
6 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 ...
9 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...
11 days ago | Feature Stories
When Dezman Lehman was a teenager, his grandmother decided to stage an intervention for him. Lehman, at the time a 15-year-old freshman at Lincoln High School in Oak Cliff, is gay, and his grandmother, a religious woman, called in God to fix him. ...
12 days ago | DFW Music News
There are some things you just don't do in Deep Ellum. You don't mess with Keyboard Bob, you don't harass the bar staffs and you sure as hell don't fuck up any of the artwork. Those are the sorts of things that were supposed to have been confined ...