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.
1 day ago | Concert Reviews
Willie Nelson Billy Bob's Texas, Fort Worth Saturday, November 28, 2015 After all these years, Willie Nelson is still going strong. At the ripe old age of 82, the country legend may have slowed down a bit — added a shuffle to his step, sure — but ...
7 days ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
We know what you're thinking: "A 27 Club-themed party? Damn, that's dark." And well, okay, maybe it is, but just a little bit. After all, rock 'n' roll has always had a fascination with death and, well, who wants to go to another boring-ass Spring...
8 days ago | Columns
Thursday was a big day for KXT 91.7 FM. It was part of a big month, in fact. About 30 people gathered in a small TV studio inside the KERA building as the small Dallas radio station entered new territory. Indiana band Houndmouth was...
11 days ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
Now's when the real fun begins. Voting has been open for the 2015 Dallas Observer Music Awards for just about six weeks, and we're in the home stretch. (If you haven't already voted, you'd better make your way over to 2015musicawardspoll.dallasobs...
12 days ago | Busking
Last weekend was a pretty good weekend for Jim Heath. For the fourth year running, he got to enjoy the spoils of performing at his own music festival (well, combination music and tattoo festival) as his alter ego, the Reverend Horton Heat, with no...
13 days ago | DFW Music News
Can you have too much of a good thing? If the good thing is "fun," then to the most part, no. (Until someone puts an eye out or whatever.) In the case of Dallas music festival Spillover (formerly known as Bro Fest), avoiding going overboard has al...