Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here.
Best Americana/Roots Act
J. Charles & The Trainro ... More >>
In March of 2010, Sam Bush was granted the title "Father of Newgrass" by the Kentucky state government. That's kind of a big deal. Bush is as revered and accomplished a player as can be found in music where "grass" is in its title.
Whether it's traditional bluegrass, newgrass or the more amped-up ... More >>
Jessica Lea Mayfield is only 21 years old, but her songs feel like they've been around much longer than that. Dark and heartbreaking, Mayfield's songs have a weight missing from many performers in her age group. Tell Me, Mayfield's sophomore full-length effort, came out this past February and featu ... More >>
Marty StuartTraditional country music champion Marty Stuart hasn't been a major force on the Billboard country charts for some time now. But don't confuse that absence as a sign of Stuart having slowed down in the least. In fact, the man's arguably more relevant today than he was during his wave ... More >>
Mumford & SonsNovember 4, 2010House of Blues Better Than: Going to a show at House of Blues when the Mavericks or Stars are in town.Andrew ShepherdMarcus Mumford. For more photos, check the slideshow.
The frenzy that currently envelopes English folk-rockers Mumford & Sons is as clear as ... More >>