Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase

You voted for them and now we’re bringing them to you. Fifty of Dallas-Fort Worth’s best loved bands will invade nine stages across Deep Ellum, from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. at this year’s Dallas Observer Music Awards. The line-up includes bands selected from more than 200 finalists, all voted on by more than 200 journalists, musicians, promotors and fans of DFW’s diverse local music scene. Stretching from Reno’s Chop Shop to The Door, local stars such as Bobby Sessions, Charley Crockett, Cygnus and The Outfit TX will come together for one night celebrating the many sounds of North Texas. Newcomers to the award-showcase, like four-piece punk outfit Loafers and The Heavy Hands, will tear down the house while fan favorites including Sea Lion, Blue, the Misfit and Vincent Neil Emmerson cement their local legacies. The eclectic mix of acts will all by vying for one of 40 awards to be given out this year, with winners to be announced 8 p.m., Dec. 6 at the Bomb Factory. Voting will remain open until the day before the show, so be sure to cast your ballot.

Promotional Event Description

Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase Tickets On Sale Now!

28th Annual Dallas Observer Music Awards!
1 Night, over 50 local bands on 9 stages in Deep Ellum!

On Saturday, December 3rd sample the sounds of over 50 local bands in Deep Ellum, TX. Venues include: Club Dada Indoor & Outdoor Stage, The Door, Green Room, Off the Record, Prophet Bar, Reno's Chop, Three Links and Trees!

Tickets are ON SALE NOW! to buy tickets visit ticketfly.com.

JHD III Consulting VIP Ticket includes:
• Entry to all participating Showcase Venues
• 3 Drink Tickets at JHD III Consulting VIP Private Bar (Private Cash Bar available after tickets are used)
• Catered food from Pollo Tropical, Stonedeck Pizza Pub and Bucky Moonshine's
• Dallas Observer Music Awards T-Shirt

Check out last year's Music Awards video

Dallas Observer Music Awards 2016 is brought to You By: Deep Ellum Brewing Company, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, JHD III Consulting, LLC, Brass Tacks Barbershop, Artistic Encounter Custom Tattoos & Piercing, The Sound Foundation

A portion of proceeds benefiting Foundation45

All Guests must be 21+, with a Valid I.D. More information at dallasobservermusicawards.com


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