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  • Big Freedia

    published December 27, 2012

    When Big Freedia, the "queen diva of bounce," was in town this past fall for Denton's Hot Wet Mess, audiences saw a whole lot of ass-shaking... More >>

  • Ishi

    published December 27, 2012

    Dallas' electronic darlings Ishi won't be dropping their second LP, Digital Wounds, until spring 2013, although they're sure to play... More >>

  • The Gorehounds and the Rich Girls

    published December 27, 2012

    Don't go broke this New Year's Eve. For just $10, you can cover all your tribute band bases and ring in the new year with sexy Cramps cover... More >>

  • Skeleton Coast, Daniel Hart

    published December 27, 2012

    If you find yourself in Fort Worth, celebrate by checking out lo-fi dream-pop band Skeleton Coast, gritty rock 'n' roll group The Longshots and... More >>

  • Starparty

    published December 27, 2012

    Electro-pop band Starparty will be busting out the laser lights and glow sticks at Hailey's in Denton with psychedelic pop band H.I. Jr. If... More >>

  • This Will Destroy You

    published December 20, 2012

    Texas' cinematic rock group This Will Destroy You will headline a show at Granada with local stoners True Widow and dark folk ensemble The... More >>

  • The Virgin Wolves are Pretty Evil

    published December 20, 2012

    Since 2009, the Denton-born Virgin Wolves have seen many incarnations, starting off as the husband-and-wife team of Chase and Jaimeson Robbins,... More >>

  • KXT 91.7's Holiday Concert

    published December 6, 2012

    As part of KXT 91.7's holiday concert series, the radio station is hosting three shows in December, one of which features folk quintet Milo... More >>

  • The Long, Strange Tale of Pee Pee Cat and Fart Dog

    published November 22, 2012

    If you've urinated in a Denton club restroom in the past four years or so, you've probably come across a couple of the city's mascots. Pee Pee... More >>

  • Hailey's Features Turkey Bash VII

    published November 22, 2012

    Looks like Denton will be hosting all of the best Thanksgiving shows this weekend, including Hailey's Club's seven-years-running Turkey Bash,... More >>

  • The Sea and Cake

    published November 15, 2012

    Chicago's electro-jazz group The Sea and Cake have been around, in many forms, since the mid-'90s. The band just released its airy 10th LP,... More >>

  • Rock Lottery 11

    published November 15, 2012

    The Rock Lottery concept first came from Good/Bad Art Collective's Benefit and Music Programming Coordinator Chris Weber, and has a simple yet... More >>

  • Rachel Watts
    COVER STORY

    Here are the Winners of the 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    published November 15, 2012

    Best Album Best Solo Act Best Female Vocalist The Body Wins, Sarah... More >>

  • Rachel Watts
    COVER STORY

    The Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase: A User's Guide

    published November 8, 2012

    It occurred to me recently that, within the DFW music scene, people really love to draw county lines. So what we were trying to illustrate with... More >>

  • Good Sons, Pinkish Black

    published October 18, 2012

    By now, your Halloween-themed events roster is getting a little lengthy, but if you have time to squeeze in one more, let it be Good Sons and... More >>

  • Sofar Sounds' Secret Shows come to DFW

    published October 11, 2012

    As torrential thunderstorms spanned North Texas one day last August, a petite woman stood clutching a clipboard on the large wrap-around porch... More >>

  • Dinosaur Jr.

    published October 4, 2012

    With the September release of I Bet On Sky, Dinosaur Jr.'s 10th full-length album since 1985, the trio is proving they've still got the... More >>

  • Free Pussy Riot Benefit

    published September 27, 2012

    In the wake of Russian punk band Pussy Riot's famed prison sentencing for "hooliganism with religious hatred," following their February arrest... More >>

  • Free Week at Rubber Gloves

    published August 30, 2012

    Few things mark a summer's end in Denton quite like Rubber Gloves' Free Week. This year's seventh annual event hosts Danny Rush & the... More >>

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