Noah W. Bailey

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  • 4 years ago | Concert Reviews

    Drive-By Truckers, Centro-maticGranada TheaterSeptember 2Better than: "Freebird." In the Drive-By Truckers documentary The Secret to a Happy Ending, a young female fan jokes that she often wears diapers to DBT shows, just so she won't miss an...

  • 4 years ago | Concert Reviews

    Wilco, Smith WesternsUNT AuditoriumMay 7, 2011 Better than: The female country singer loudly covering "Smells Like Teen Spirit" at some bar near campus after the show, and many, many other things. I've seen Wilco in venues large and small, but I'd...

  • 4 years ago

    You've no doubt heard the long and sordid tale of Wilco told ad nauseam by now, so we'll spare you a blow-by-blow retelling. After all, we're sick of it, too, though most of us here at the Observer still love the band. In fact, "love" might be an ...

  • 4 years ago | Concert Reviews

    Mavis Staples8 p.m. at Main Stage OneGospel soul legend Mavis Staples took the stage to the whoops and hollers of several hundred people Thursday night in the parking lot behind Wells Fargo, and from the opening notes of the harmony-rich "Wonderfu...

  • 4 years ago

    Three years into its existence and, finally, 35 Conferette organizer Chris Flemmons is seeing his dream of a walkable music festival in downtown Denton turn into a reality. We've seen shades of the festival shaping up this way for a few years now....

  • 4 years ago

    Barbec's8949 Garland Road214-321-5597Dude Factor: 10, or The Hangover, on a scale of 1 (Very Bad Things) to 10.  A good friend of mine describes Barbec's as "where East Dallas meets East Texas." Walk in any morning and you'll see what he mean...