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.
12 hours 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...
7 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 ...
12 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...
12 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...
13 days ago | Best Of Dallas
We've gotten pretty spoiled of late here in Dallas. Three times in the past four months, one of our homegrown musicians has made it onto the biggest late-night TV stage in North America (and, arguably, the world): Saturday Night Live. First it was...
19 days ago | DFW Music News
Looking for a music festival with plenty of hip hop? Apparently Denton is the place to be. While most Dallas fests, save for JMBLYA and Rageville, only intermittently tap into rappers for their lineups (if at all, in some cases), Denton has been d...