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 | Columns
It's October in Texas, which means only one thing: festival season. With it comes the eternal question for Dallas music fans: Will I go to Austin, and if so, for which festival? Today kicks off the first of back-to-back weekends for Austin Ci...
4 days ago | DFW Music News
It's hard to say where St. Vincent is going to pop up next these days. Chances are, it'll be somewhere that makes us jealous if it's not Dallas. Last we heard from the artist otherwise known as Annie Clark, she jumping onstage with Taylor Swift in...
5 days ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
Here we go again, Dallas. For the 27th year running, the Dallas Observer Music Awards are on their way. Each year, the Observer throws a big-ass party to help celebrate all the hard-working musicians of the Dallas music scene. Two of them, in fact...
7 days ago | Concerts
Fall festival season is getting into full swing in Texas, but while Denton's Oaktopia Fest has just come and gone the biggest, most obvious one this week (and the week after) is down in Austin. Of course, we can think of plenty of reasons to not f...
10 days ago | Video
If you made it out to the Van Halen show on Wednesday, chances are you had a pretty bizarre night. You may still be recovering. David Lee Roth has that kind of effect on people. But for all of the bizarre things that happened on stage at Gexa Ener...
10 days ago | Concert Reviews
Van Halen With Kenny Wayne Shepherd Wednesday, September 23, 2015 In the middle of a 10-minute-long "How to Dance Like David Lee Roth" monologue Wednesday night at Gexa Energy Pavilion, David Lee Roth got serious for a minute. Sort of. Having walk...