This Saturday, Deep Ellum will become a North Texas music family reunion for the Dallas Observer Music Showcase, with 58 bands on eight stages. The lineup ranges from experimental noise bands to hypnotic singer-songwriters. There are rappers playing damn near their first gigs and rock bands returnin ... More >>
The Dallas/Fort Worth music scene has an unusually strong subculture of tribute bands with an even more unorthodox subculture: dedicated tribute band fans. The bands themselves aren't just background noise for private parties or corporate events or openers for bigger acts to keep the crowds entert ... More >>
Beastie BoysThe first concert I went to without a parent was the Beastie Boys, Licensed to Ill, at the Summit in Houston, circa 1986. I was 11 and my brother was 16. We had floor seats, and I remember it being a crazy show. Afterward, we walked to a hotel across the street to use a pay phone ... More >>
Local luminaries leave a print or two at this year's Sasquatch! Festival
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